Christianity 02
Christians go on pilgrimage to Bethlehem because it is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus.

Christianity 02

Christianity is a religion based on the teachings of Jesus. Did you know that Christianity is the world's most populous religion, with over 2 billion followers? It is the most common religion in the UK, but how much do you know about its beliefs and practices?

Improve your knowledge of Christian holy days, celebrations and angels. If you haven't already played our first KS2 RE quiz on Christianity, try that one too and see if you can get 10 out of 10 in both quizzes. If you want to find out more about Christianity, there are plenty of quizzes here at Education Quizzes on the subject to play. Have a look through the website to find them!

Test yourself with this second quiz on Christianity.

What do Christians celebrate at Easter?
Jesus' death
Jesus' birth
Jesus' resurrection
Jesus' baptism
Easter usually falls in March or April
Christians believe that Jesus is the son of God, and also God in human form. This union of divine and human is known as .......
the knowledge of God
the epiphany
the incarnation
the scriptures
The word incarnate comes from Latin and means 'in the flesh'
Who asked Mary to be the mother of Jesus?
The angel Gabriel
The angel Michael
The angel Raphael
Mary's faith and trust in God is considered to be an example for all Christians to follow
Most Christians believe that there are seven sacraments (visible signs of God's grace). What are these seven sacraments?
Birth, life, education, marriage, suffering, work, death
Baptism, confirmation, eucharist, marriage, ordination, confession, anointing the sick
Prayer, baptism, repentance, pilgrimage, creed, sorrow, death
Birth, baptism, education, work, pilgrimage, almsgiving, death
Some Christians do not agree that there are seven sacraments, only believing in two: Baptism and the Lord's Supper
Which of these is NOT a holy day for Christians?
Bonfire Night
Christmas occurs on December 25th
Which of the following is the season of fasting and repentance (sorrow for sins) that comes before Easter?
Lent lasts for 40 days (six and half weeks, including Sundays) and is a time when Christians fast and pray, remembering Jesus' 40 days in the desert
Christians go on pilgrimage to which city because it is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus?
Bethlehem is in Palestine
Which of these occasions marks the beginning of a Christian life?
Baptism, which is commonly called 'christening', is the moment a person becomes a Christian. A person is either immersed in water or has water poured over the forehead while a priest or minister prays. Baptism represents a new life for the believer
What do Christians mean when they call someone a 'saint'?
All people who follow Jesus
People who have lived especially holy lives and set a good example
People who were killed for being Christian
All of the above
'Saint' has many meanings for Christians. The Bible refers to all believers as 'the saints', while particular saints are people who are considered to have led very holy lives, some even dying for their faith
Most Christians celebrate a sacrament known as the Eucharist (also called Mass, Holy Communion or the Lord's Supper). This is based on which event in the Bible?
The visit of the Magi
The feeding of the 5,000
The wedding at Cana
The Last Supper, when Jesus shared a meal with his followers
The Last Supper is also a painting by Leonardo da Vinci
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - Christianity

Author:  Sheri Smith

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