US History
Catholicism
Christmas
Holy Mass

100

The first large wave of European immigration happened in the 1840's. The Irish were the first group to come in large numbers. Why was this?
Because of the potato famine in Ireland

100

What language spoken by Jesus and disciples
Aramaic

100

Name the famous novel on Christmas by Charles Dickens?
A Christmas Carol

100

Word Eucharist means?
Thaksgiving

200

In 1814 during the War of 1812 the British invaded Washington, D.C. They set fire to many public buildings and stole property from the buildings. What single thing probably saved the city from destruction?
A sudden and violent thunderstorm extinguished most of the fire

200

According to the Catholics, there are three theological virtues.
Faith, Hope and Love (Charity)

200

This milk-based beverage is available around the Christmas holidays and comes in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions.
Egg Nog

200

When did Christ institute the Eucharist?
Last Supper

300

Most people know that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Many ships were sunk and the American fleet was dealt a heavy blow. What single stroke of good luck saved the Pacific fleet from total destruction?
The United States aircraft carriers were not in Pearl Harbor having left for a training mission

300

in St, Johns Gospel who is called the "Word of God"?
Jesus

300

According to the popular song, what did a reindeer do to grandma?
Ran Over

300

Name all sacraments of initiation?
Baptism, Communion, Confirmation

400

In 1803 the United States purchased a large amount of land from the French. President Jefferson needed experienced people to explore this land then report back to him. Who were the explorers that he chose?
Lewis and Clark

400

The day in which the Eastern and Western traditions celebrate the encounter of Thomas with Risen Lord?
Sunday after Easter

400

What do I want in finishing the title of the song "All I Want for Christmas is my ..."?.
Two Front Teeth

400

According to the Book of Exodus, where did Moses receive the Ten Commandments?
Mount Sinai

500

Who was the highest wicket-taker in the 1983 world cup tournament?
Hernando de Soto

500

Who are the men in colorful costumes who have been responsible for the personal safety of the pope since 1506?
Swiss Guards

500

On the tenth day of Christmas, what does my true love give to me?
Ten lords a-leaping

500

Which of these words refers to the area over which the Pope has jurisdiction as its bishop? St. Peter's Cathedral Roman Curia Lateran Palace Holy See
Holy See