E-Quip Quizzes Year 1 Term 2 E-Quip Year 1 Term 2 TalksThese questions do not reference material on Homiletics in the talks.Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 is based on Talks 1B11a and 1B12aYear 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 is based on Talk 1B13aYear 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 is based on Talks 1B14a and 1B15a Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 1How is faith related to worship?We believe then we worship.We worship then we believe.I believe then I worship.Worship presents The Faith to faith. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 2What is the BEST literal and etymological (source) meaning of "tradition"? Note: All the answers are correct to some degree but we are looking for the best LITERAL answer please.That which we have always done.That which has been safely handed down.What the Church teaches.History informing the present. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 3Which is the best explanation of what happens in worship?God acts.We pray, praise and offer ourselves.God acts and then we respond.God acts and we act - don't ask which comes first. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 4Which of these elements is NOT essential to liturgy?EschatologySalvationPersonal transformationOne particular rite Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 5Orthodox prefer the term "mysteries" to "sacraments." Which term would be inappropriate when describing the Orthodox approach to the Holy Mysteries?Divine and Ecclesial actsTheologically charged actsActs of transformation and deificationValidly constituted acts Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 6Why did Jesus undergo baptism by the hands of John the Forerunner?Because before baptism He did not have the Holy Spirit.To show that He was no different than anyone else.To fulfil all righteousness by an act of extreme humility, prefiguring the cross and resurrection.Because it was expected of Him if He was going to be taken seriously by the people. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 7Which of these did NOT take place in the preparation for baptism of adults in the early Church?The giving of a nameScrutiny of life by the bishopMultiple exorcismsLengthy catechesis Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 8Only one of these feasts in antiquity was NOT used for baptisms. Which one?TheophanyPaschaPentecostExaltation of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 9The prayer of Blessing of the Waters of the Font in the rite of Holy Baptism has the same structure as which other liturgical prayer?The Eucharistic AnaphoraThe Prayer for the Blessing of the Holy Oils in Divine UnctionThe Prayers for the Churching of a Mother and her ChildThe blessing of a sacred object used in Church Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 1 Question 10Why does the Orthodox Church baptise and chrismate (confirm) and commune infants? One of these reasons is wrong. Which one?Because they part of a Christian household.Because they are innocent at birth and naturally receive the grace of baptism.Because they are just as much part of the covenant relationship with God as their parents or guardians who will care for them.Because they need a good start in life, Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 1Which one of these is correct in the witness of all four gospels?The Eucharist is an exact re-enactment of the Last Supper.The Eucharist is a modified Passover seder (meal).The Eucharist is derived from the Last Supper but not identical to it.The Eucharist has nothing to do with the Passover. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 2Why does the Orthodox Church not use unleavened bread? (Choose the strongest argument - all the explanations have some merit).Because in John 6 (which anticipates the Eucharist) Christ uses leavened bread to feed the 5000.For the same reason that the Church does not reproduce other elements used in the Passover meal.Because Christ is risen (like the bread/prosphoron).Because in the New Testament, the word used for the bread at the Last Supper is "loaf" (Greek: arton) not "unleavened bread / matzah" (Greek: azymos). Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 3Which of these did NOT offer a symbolic commentary on the actions performed in the Eucharistic Byzantine rite?St John ChrysostomSt Maximos the ConfessorSt Symeon of ThessalonicaSt Nicholas Casbasilas Tear 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 4In what sense is the Eucharist an oblation (an offering)?It is simply and only an offering of our praise and thanksgiving for our salvation.It is a offering whereby Christ is sacrificed again for us on our altars.It is the unbloody sacramental offering which both participates in and represents to us the one, perfect and sufficient sacrifice of Christ on the Cross for our salvation.What we offer in bread and wine makes it possible for us to remember what God has done for us on the cross in a most vivid and real way; that is by eating and drinking. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 5How should we understand the completion of the transformation of the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ in the eastern rite Liturgies?By the Words of Institution ("... this is my Body ... this is my Blood ...").By the Invocation of the Holy Spirit on the Holy Gifts alone (the Epiklesis).By the faithful reception of Holy Communion by the believers.By both the Words of Institution and the Epilklesis Prayer in the context of the whole of the Anaphora (Eucharistic Prayer). Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 6Why are the petitions of the Litanies repeated so often in the Eucharistic eastern rites?Because a prayer repeated is a prayer resonating in the service, which is then also entrenched and remembered.Because these repetitions commend us to the Lord.Because they provided prayerful padding between the key parts of the rite.Because they involve the people more by way of the responses. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 7What is the gold standard for receiving Holy Communion (duly prepared)?Twice a yearOnce a monthAt least every Sunday and if possible also on major feastsDaily Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 8Why are the Mother of God and the Saints commemorated in the Anaphora before Communion?Because the Eucharistic offering is always made in the communion of the Church, the Communion of Saints.Because we need their prayers.Because they give us good examples of faith and life. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 9Which of these is often celebrated once a year across the Orthodox Church in her eastern rites?The Liturgy of St BasilThe Liturgy of St HippolytusThe Liturgy of St JamesThe Liturgy of St Mark Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 2 Question 10Which of these is correct concerning fasting before receiving Holy Communion according to the canons and teaching of the Orthodox Church?Fasting for 3 daysFasting for 24 hoursFasting for 1 hourFasting from at least 12 midnight the day before Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 1Which of these accurately describes God's actions in space and time?A chronological narrative.An action outside space and time.A transformation of this world in the kairos time of uncreated grace.The suspension of natural time by a supernatural agent. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 2Which term describes both past and future events being present now?AnamnesisEpiklesisEkphonesisPerichoresis Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 3Which one of these statements is FALSE?Beyond any doubt, Jesus Christ was born on 25th December (with a 13 day adjustment for the Julian calendar).Jesus Christ was born on an exact date unknown to us.Jesus Christ's exact date of birth is not a matter of concern.The celebration of Christ's birth is on a date for the Church to decide. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 4When does the day NOT begin in the Orthodox Church? (Some answers may not be exactly same but are nonetheless true).Midnight6pm (plus or minus an hour)SunsetTwilight Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 5Upon which day do we remember the reposed and Our Lady, the Ever-Virgin Mary and Theotokos?MondayTuesdayThursdaySaturday Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 6Which one of the following statements is the Orthodox Christian teaching concerning humanity after the Fall?The image of God in all humans is in tact but the likeness to God has been more or less lost.Both the image of God and the likeness unto God have been completely lost.Both the image of God and the likeness unto God have been more or less lost. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 7One of these statements is NOT the basis for Orthodox sacramental theology, or at least it is a very imperfect observation.. Which is it?We worship sacramentally because humans are embodied souls.We worship sacramentally because the physical world is a vehicle for God's Presence.We worship sacramentally because this world is also to be transformed by the power of God.We worship sacramentally because our faith can sometimes be weak and we need the reassurance of our senses. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 8What is the basis of the argument for the veneration of icons in the teaching of St John of Damascus and the 7th Ecumenical Council? None of these answers is technically wrong but only one substantially expresses the theology of icons.Icons are inspirational in worship.Icons adorn God's House with beauty.Icons reflect the uniting of God to matter in the Incarnation.Icons are one of the means by which God works miracles. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 9The characteristic design of a purpose built Orthodox temple includes some sort of dome rather than a spire. Why?It's easier to build with a dome and cheaper.It's just how things developed in the Christian east. There is no special significance.A dome allows more space for frescoes,A dome promotes the symbology of Christ, the Ruler of All, embracing his creation with loving intimacy from the apex. Year 1 Term 2 Quiz 3 Question 10Why do we bless objects (not just persons) to make them holy? Choose the BEST answer.Because everything that is set aside for worship or faith has God's blessing upon it.Because this helps people to believe.Because that is how God has told us to worship.Because that is what we find in the Bible and Church Tradition. Please fill in the comment box below if desired. Thank you for completing this Quiz. If you need feedback, please enter your email. If you need feedback, please enter your name. Time is Up!