E-Quip Quizzes LANDING PAGE AND TERM 1 QUIZZES Welcome to your E-Quip Quizzes! Each Quiz is on a new page and there are 10 questions in each. Each Quiz is based on a talk or talks in our Archdiocesan "E-Quip Course in Orthodox Faith and Life" linked on the index list below. You do not have to read the relevant E-Quip talk(s) first but you may get a higher score if you do. You can have two attempts for each Quiz. After completion you will get the results with explanations where appropriate. Good quizzing! INDEX LISTS FOR QUIZ RESEARCH AND LINKS TO ALL THE QUIZZES Each Term has a group of quizzes on a varying number connected pages covering all 10 talks. The first link below will take you to the relevant Term's E-Quip talks on the E-Quip web site. Within a Term you navigate to the next Quiz for the Term using the navigation buttons NEXT and PREVIOUS at the foot of each Quiz page. The second set of links at the foot of this page will eventually take you to the pages for all the other Terms' Quizzes. You will need to return to this page to access all of these. THESE INTER-TERM LINKS WILL NOT APPEAR HERE UNTIL THE TERM 2 QUIZZES ARE PUBLISHED. It will take several weeks for all the Quizzes covering the 9 Terms to appear here. Please check back regularly. E-Quip Year 1 Term 1 Talks Quiz 1 is based on Talks 1A1 and 1A2. Quiz 2 is based on Talks 1A3, 1A4 and 1A5 Quiz 3 is based on Talk 1A6 Quiz 1 Question 1Which monk said: "If you are a true theologian, you will pray. If you truly pray, you are a true theologian"? St Antony the Great St John the Faster Evagrius of Pontus St Symeon Stylites Quiz 1 Question 2Is there scope to be inexact or uncertain in Orthodox Christian Theology? Yes No Quiz 1 Question 3How many theologians with that title (Theologian) have there been in the Orthodox Church? 3 7 12 Too many to count Quiz 1 Question 4Who can experience directly the Uncreated Light? Only some monks Only some monks who are also elders or saints Only the ordained In principle, everyone Quiz 1 Question 5Which of these did St Basil instruct his students that they should NOT study? Mathematics Logic Literature None of these Quiz 1 Question 6Are we all born with the impulse to know God? Only those who will show this later in life, not from birth Only in those born to believing parents Some people perhaps but not all Yes, all are born with this Quiz 1 Question 7How can we know God directly and in our experience of Him? In His Essence In His Energies By reading the Scriptures, the Fathers or the Lives of the Saints By doing good deeds Quiz 1 Question 8Which is the theology of what God is NOT? Cataphatic theology Acrobatic theology Instamatic theology Apophatic theology Quiz 1 Question 9Which is NOT an acceptable rendering of God's Name in the appearance to Moses in the Burning Bush? He Who Is Yahweh I am who I am I will be who I will be Lord Quiz 1 Question 10Which term CANNOT be applied to God? Unchangeable Ineffable Inconstant Inconceivable Quiz 2 Question 1Only one of these is correct when it comes to truth according to Orthodox Christianity. Which one? Relativism Compartmentalism Postmodernism Recapitulation Quiz 2 Question 2In the gospels, what did Pontius Pilate say about truth? "What do I know?!" "Truth does not concern me." "What is Truth?" "Do you promise to tell the truth?" Quiz 2 Question 3Which of these does NOT appear in the classical Greek triad alongside Truth? Beauty Strength Goodness Quiz 2 Question 4Is theology should appear to disagree with science, which should give way? Theology Science Hypothetical question. In principle there can never be a conflict. Neither, "live and let live." Quiz 2 Question 5Which best describes the content of Tradition in the Church? Scripture alone Scripture as interpreted by the Fathers All canonical textual and oral traditions Scripture at the core of Tradition together with the Fathers, Councils, Saints, Services and Liturgical Arts Quiz 2 Question 6How long approximately after Pentecost did it take for the New Testament canon of 27 books to be agreed by the Church? 3 years 30 years 300 years 400 years Quiz 2 Question 7Which one of these does NOT bind the beliefs of Orthodox Christians for salvation? Dogma Theologumena Doctrine Quiz 2 Question 8Which collection and translation of the Old Testament do the Orthodox use in their Bibles? The Masoretic Text The Vulgate The Peshitta The Septuagint Quiz 2 Question 9Which of these is NOT an original language in which at least some of the biblical text was written? Latin Greek Aramaic Hebrew Quiz 2 Question 10Which of these is NOT an appropriate tool for understanding the meaning of Scripture? Typology The plain historical sense in context Allegory Proof texting Quiz 3 Question 1Where should we live? In hopes for tomorrow Not bound by space or time In the present moment In our imaginings Quiz 3 Question 2Which of these is NOT an Orthodox theological conception of humanity? In the image of God To differing degrees, in the likeness of God Of a corrupted nature since the fall With the potential to be deified Quiz 3 Question 3Which one of these is true concerning Mary, the others being false? She was compelled by divine grace to give birth to the Saviour She was a sinner until her death She was a virgin only at the conception of Jesus, not afterwards She is the Theotokos - the Birth-Giver of God Quiz 3 Question 4In relation to God, humanity is best compared to which of these? A noun An adverb A conjunction An adjective Quiz 3 Question 5The goal of deification is best seen as which one of these? Solely a work of grace A choice we make Something that only happens when we die. A process in which our will and God's will become perfectly aligned Quiz 3 Question 6Which of these is NOT a guaranteed path to theosis (deification)? Eros in marriage Asceticism for all Agape as sacrifice Theological study Quiz 3 Question 7What are we? (choose only one, the rest are heresies!) A divine spark imprisoned in a body Rotten to the core Embodied souls recovering our divine beauty Angels in disguise Quiz 3 Question 8Which of this is a true definition of the "passions" in the Orthodox Christianity? Expressing conviction about something that is good or that we like or believe in Disordered desires Sexual love The sufferings of martyrs before death Quiz 3 Question 9What is the meaning of "using your nous" in Orthodox Christian anthropology? Using your commonsense Using your intuition Using your spiritual intellect Using your rational faculties Quiz 3 Question 10Which Church Father said: "The glory of God is a living human; the life of the human is the vision of God"? St Augustine of Hippo St Gregory the Theologian St John Chrysostom St Irenaeus of Lyon 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!