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1. The famous painting "The Creating of Adam" is said to contain a hidden message related to the "organization" of Freemasons. Who is the renowned artist whose work this is?
2. There is a two hour walking tour in a famous European city whose purpose is to retrace the historical significance of Freemasonry from its beginnings in the middle ages to the end of the 19th century. Where does this tour take place?
3. Up to 2010, there have been 108 US Supreme Court Justices. Although sources do not agree on the precise number, about how many of them are known to have been Freemasons?
4. What famous Boston-born statesman gave us the first printed evidence of Freemasonry, nearly 50 years before the USA became an independent nation?
5. Freemasonry in the USA around the years 1790-1820 imported two new higher degree systems of Masonry. One was the York Rite, which followed English traditions. What was the other Rite called, which today is better known for working with children in hospital settings?
6. Another famous Freemason, Giuseppe Mazzini, organized a group of revolutionaries called "Young Italy" whose goal was to free Italy from the control of monarchy and the Pope. What is the acronym of the organization that stemmed from Mazzini now know as?
7. What time, day or night, do Masons claim that their meetings symbolically take place?
8. A new code of Canon Law (outlined on November 25th 1983) omitted membership of the Masons from the list of offenses that are cause for automatic excommunication. The Catholic Church, among others, has determined that membership of the Freemasons is a "grave sin". Because of this "grave sin" Masons are not allowed to do what?
9. Craft Masonry (the first three degrees of Masonry) is where the vast majority of Freemasons belong as members. To go to higher levels one must pass ceremonies that offer a spectrum of higher degrees called the royal arch. What is the name of the system of thirty degrees that offer such titles as perfect master, prince of Jerusalem, grand pontiff, and chief of the tabernacle called?
10. There is no doubt colors are often symbolic of organizations and their beliefs, and this is certainly the case with Freemasonry. What is the color of the craft lodge typically associated to a Freemason's first three degrees?
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