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Christ Quiz


Quiz I

  1. What is the official name of the Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio De Janeiro created by Polish-French sculptor Paul Landowski?
  2. Who composed the lyrics of the 1970 rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar?
  3. The name for which fruit stems from the suffering Christ endured during his crucifixion?
  4. Which prominent New York City real estate developer had the middle name, Christ?
  5. The letter "Χ" used as an abbreviation for Christ is derived from which 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet?




  6. Christ comes from the Greek for Christos, what exactly does this mean?
  7. Who directed the 1988 religious drama film "The Last Temptation of Christ"?
  8. What word other than Christ, do Christians commonly refer to Jesus by?
  9. Who painted 'The Last Judgment', a fresco covering the whole altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican? It is a depiction of the Second Coming of Christ.
  10. In the New Testament, which large town is described as the childhood home of Jesus?
  11. Who produced, co-wrote and directed the 2004 American biblical film, "The Passion of the Christ"?
  12. On seeing Martian back-up singers in the film Mars Attacks!, which singer playing himself exclaimed: "Jesus Christ!"?
  13. What is the Latin name for the path that Jesus took to his crucifixion, it translates to the "Way of Grief"?
  14. What place, also called Calvary, is the site of Jesus' crucifixion?
  15. Which clothing is the best-known relic of Jesus?
  16. Most of Jesus' life is told through the four Gospels, known as the Canonical gospels, what are the four names of the authors of these gospels?
  17. Which city in New Zealand was named after a college in Oxford founded in 1546 by King Henry VIII?
  18. "Christ the Saviour is born" is a lyric from which Christmas carol?
  19. Which governor of the Roman province of Judaea, is best known for being the official who presided over the trial of Jesus?
  20. In which river did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?



Answers:

  1. Christ the Redeemer
  2. Tim Rice
  3. Passion Fruit
  4. Fred Trump (Donald Trump's father)
  5. Chi
  6. Anointed one
  7. Martin Scorsese
  8. Messiah
  9. Michelangelo
  10. Nazereth
  11. Mel Gibson
  12. Tom Jones
  13. Via Dolorosa



  14. Golgotha
  15. The Shroud of Turin
  16. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
  17. Christchurch (and the college is Christ Church)
  18. Silent Night
  19. Pontius Pilate
  20. Jordan river