Year 7 Religion - Study guide 2009 1. What is a formal meeting of church leaders to study decrees called. (12) 2. Which group makes up the major proportion of the Church. (4) 3. What best describes the gift of grace. (12) 4. What is the main difference between a martyr in the normal sense and a dry martyr (12). 5. Who was the martyr who was tied to a spit and roasted over the hot coals. (3) 6. During which century were more people martyred for their faith. (3) 7. What Council was set up by the Pope in 1959. (4) 8. What Saint during the Second World War gave his life to save the life of another (46) 9. What two sacraments can be used frequently to help us to be Holy.(7) 10. What is the name of the ceremony during which someone is declared a Saint. (R) 11. Which modern day Saint was declared a Saint of the Church in October 2002.(11) 12. Who was the only one of the twelve apostles who was not martyred for the faith. (R) 13. What does the Latin word “Sanctus” mean. (3) 14. What is the sacred vessel used during Mass that contains the Blood of Our Lord.(R) 15. The large host that is to be consecrated during Mass is placed on this.(R) 16. These glass containers hold the water and wine before Mass. (R) 17. What is the most important part of the Mass. (R) 18. What best describes the prayer of petition. (27) 19. What best describes the prayer of adoration. (27) 20. What best describes the prayer of contrition.(27) 21. What best describes the prayer of thanksgiving. (27) 22. What is the main difference between vocal and mental prayer. (27) 23. What are some of the reasons why our prayers may NOT be answered. (22) 24. Which prayer was given to us by Jesus and sums up the whole Gospel.(19) 25. If we prayed to win a football match will the prayer always be answered. (22) 26. Why can we have spiritual dryness during our prayer. (24) 27. What does the prayer of the persistent widow in the gospel teach us. (21) 28. Who is called to be a saint in the Church. (R ) 29. What does the prayer of the Pharisee and the tax collector teach us about prayer. (21) 30. What is the highest form of prayer. (23) 31. What is the central mystery of the Christian faith. (33) 32. What is the role of God the Father. (35) 33. What did the first council of Nicea declare. (35) 34. What does the name Jesus mean.(36) 35. What is the moment when God became Man known as. (37) 36. What are some of the early Church teachers and writers known as (R) 37 How can the Church be described in relation to Christ (56) 38. What is meant by the unity of the Church (57) 39. What is meant when we say the Church is Catholic. (58) 40. What do we mean when we say that the Church is Apostolic. (58) 41. What is another name for the general judgement (59) 42. What is the judgement that happens immediately after death (58) 42. What is the teaching body of the Church known as. (63) 43. What title did the Church give Our Lady in 1854 (75) 44. What Dogma of our Lady was declared in 1950 (70) 45. Where does the word Bible come from (81) 46. During what century was the official canon of scripture written (81) 47. What does revelation mean (81) 48. What are the two parts of the deposit of faith (81) 49. What is another name for the teaching body of the Church. (82) 50. How many books are contained in the Old Testament (82) 51. How many books are contained in the New Testament (82) 52. What four divisions is the Old Testament divided into (82) 53. What name is given to the first 5 books of the Old Testament (82) 54. How did the Jewish people divide up the Old Testament. (82) 55.Who is the author of the Pentateuch. (83) 56.What is the term given to the correct number of books in the Bible (83) 57. How many books were there in the Septuagint (83) 58. What is meant by deuterocanonical (83) 59.What is a non- canonical book called (84) 60. Give an example of private revelation (85) 61. What is miraculous about the image of Gaudalupe (87) 62. What does Genesis mean in Greek.(93) 63. List the five books of the Pentateuch (93) 64. What are the three effects of original sin (93) 65. What does exodus mean in Greek (94) 66. Who leads the people out of Egypt (94) 67. What is the main theme of the book of Leviticus (95) 68. What is the main theme of the book of Numbers (96) 69. What does Deuteronomy mean in Greek (97) 70. What does the word Gospel mean (105) 71. When did divine revelation end (105) 72. For whom was the gospel of Matthew written (106) 73. When was the Gospel of Matthew written (106) 74. In what language was the Gospel of Matthew written (106) 75. Who did Mark write his Gospel for (106) 76. Where did Mark get the information for his Gospel from (106) 78. What is Mark's Gospel called (107) 79. Who was St Luke (107) 80. What is the purpose of Luke’s Gospel (107) 81. Who was St John (108) 82. What was special about John during Our Lords passion. (108) 83. What is the other important book of the Bible that St John wrote (108) 84. Who is the author of the Acts of the Apostles (109) 85. Who became a great missionary after his miraculous conversion (110) 86. Where was St Paul martyred. (110) 87. What are the two names for the last book in the Bible (111) 88. Who forms a link between the old and new testaments (112) 89. Which king martyred John the Baptist (112) 90. A well educated Jew who studies and explained the law (113) 91. What is a sacrament (125) 92. How do you describe Sanctifying Grace. (125) 93. What is the usual name of the first Sacrament of Initiation (131). 94. Which sins does the grace of Baptism remove (132) 95. What two elements are needed for a valid baptism. (133) 96. What are the three types of baptism (135) 97. What is considered to be the birthday of the Church (143) 98. What type of sacrament is Confirmation (143) 99. What are the words said by the Bishop during Confirmation (143) 100. What is another name for the sacred oil that is used during Confirmation (144) 101. When is confirmation given in the Eastern Church (145) 102. State three requirements for the reception of Confirmation. (145) 103. Who is the normal minister for Confirmation (146) 104. Who is the patroness of the missions (148) 105. Why is it unusual for her to be the patroness of the missions (148) 106. What sacrament is considered to be the summit of Christian life (155) 107. During which Jewish feast was the Eucharist instituted (155) 108. What event in Our Lords life is the Eucharist a re-enactment of (156) 109. What is the process that converts the bread and wine into Our Lords Body and Blood. (157) 110. What are the requirements for the reception of the Eucharist. (158) 111. What type of sin is it to receive the Eucharist unworthily (158) 112. How often are Catholics required to receive the Eucharist. (159) 113. Who can validly offer the Eucharistic sacrifice. (160) 114. What are the two basic divisions of the Eucharistic liturgy. (161) 115. Which Saint in the 2nd century was martyred for celebrating the Eucharist. (161) 116. What are the four old testament requirements for a sacrifice (162) 117. Which Saint greatly encouraged the frequent reception of the Eucharist (165) 118. What type of sacrament is Penance (173) 119. What are some of the other names for the sacrament of Penance (173) 120. What story in the New Testament show Our Lords forgiveness during Confession (174) 121. What six points are needed to make a good Confession (175) 122. What are some of the effects of the sacrament of Confession (176) 123. What are three things we can do to make satisfaction for our sins (177) 124. What are the three conditions for a sin to be mortal (178) 125. What can be given by the Church for the remission of sins (178) Bonus questions: 1. How do we know that everyone is called to be Holy - how do we know that people not part of the Christian Faith are called to be Holy. 2. How do we know that God is really listening to our prayers – why can we pray and not have our prayers heard? 3. The Trinity is a mystery that we cannot understand. How can it be true if we cannot explain it? 4. How do we know that God founded the Catholic Church and not one of the other religions? How can the Pope who is a man be infallible? 5. Why Do Catholics see our Lady as being special when she was just another creature like us. How can you call Mary who was a human the “Mother of God?” 6. How can we believe everything in the Bible when there are apparent contradictions? How do we know which books to believe from the many that were written?