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Quiz on Ash Wednesday and Lent for You

Quiz on Ash Wednesday and Lent for You. Yesterday, I published a set of quizzes on Anglicanism. So, today while surfing the net, I stumbled upon questions on Lent and Ash Wednesday. These questions have options where you are expected to choose the correct answers.

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The first question is on Lent. How much do you know about the Lenten season? Here are 10 questions on all the activities done during Lent. The correct answer is marked with a strikethrough.

Quiz on Lent

  1. How many days are counted in lent?
    1. 30
    2. 40
    3. 46
  2. What color is traditionally associated with the lent season?
    1. Green
    2. Purple
    3. White
  3. Which day of the week is NOT included in the lent season?
    1. Friday
    2. Saturday
    3. Sunday
  4. The main reason Christians give up coffee, chocolate, or Facebook during lent is:
    1. Because they are bad for you
    2. To make space for Jesus
    3. To save money to donate

  • Some Catholic countries give up eating what during lent?
    1. Meat
    2. Shellfish
    3. Chocolate
  • Maundy Thursday or Holy Thursday commemorates what?
    1. Jesus trials
    2. The last supper
    3. Jesus’ execution
  • What food is often eaten on Shrove Tuesday?
    1. Shroves
    2. Pancakes
    3. Bread and wine
  • What is traditionally done on Ash Wednesday?
    1. A cricket match between Australia and England
    2. Clean out the chimney
    3. Put ashes on your forehead

  • On Palm Sunday, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on what?
    1. A horse and cart
    2. The shoulders of his disciples
    3. A donkey
  • What word is not meant to be said or sung during Lent?
    1. Alleluia
    2. Amen
    3. Jesus
  • The Wednesday before Easter is called Holy Wednesday, but is also sometimes called:
    1. Easter Wednesday
    2. Spy Wednesday
    3. It doesn’t have another name


  1. B – Jesus spent 40 days fasting and being tempted in the desert.
  2. B – Purple means both sorrow (because we do wrong) and royalty.
  3. C – Sunday, because the Lord’s day cannot be a day of fasting.
  4. B – to make space for Jesus
  5. B – Meat
  6. B – The Last Supper
  7. B – Pancakes. On Shrove Tuesday, people used up all their rich food (eggs, butter) to prepare for the limited meals and fasting during lent. ‘Shrive’ means to confess, they were encouraged to say sorry to God before the beginning of Lent.

8. C – Put ashes on your forehead. The ashes are often from the burnt remains of last year’s palm crosses.

9. C – Donkeys were viewed as animals of peace while horses were viewed as animals of war.

10. A – Alleluia. This exclamation of praise was not said so it would remain special and used to celebrate and praise God on Easter Sunday.

11. B – Spy Wednesday, because Judas spied on Jesus and his disciples in the garden of Gethsemane.

Quiz on Ash Wednesday and Lent for You

Quiz on Ash Wednesday and Lent for You

Quiz on Ash Wednesday

The quiz on Ash Wednesday is given to access how much you know about Ash Wednesday. Here, there are also 3  answers provided for each question. The correct answers have been marked.

However, you should do yourself a favor to attempt giving answers to the questions without looking at the answers first.

  1. Name the event observed by the Christians 42 days after Ash Wednesday.

A. Good Friday

B. Palm Sunday

C. Easter

  1. The ash mark is put on the forehead because it symbolizes

A. a person’s mind

B. a person’s brain

C. a person’s ownership  = (Ash you are, ash you shall return)

  1. The ash on Ash Wednesday are a biblical symbol of… (Find the one that doesn’t agree with the Bible)

A. mortality and death.

B. mourning and penance.

C. refinement and resurrection.

4. How are the ashes made of?
A. burning plum Fronds

B. burning paper monds

C. burning palm fronds


  1. Which of the following is not a ritual of the Ash Wednesday?

A.  Fasting

B.    Mourning

C.   Abstinence,


6.   Ash Wednesday is not observed by which of the following Churches?

A. Catholic

B. Greek Orthodox

C. Episcopal

  1. What else than Ash Wednesday has the ritual of putting a Cross on the forehead?

A.  Exorcising

B. Baptism

C. Rechristening


  1. Which of the following is very important to the activities of Ash Wednesday?

A. the forthcoming Palm Sunday

B. last year’s Palm Sunday

C. the coming Maundy Thursday


  1. Do you think Christ got ashed on the Ash Wednesday? Why?

A.  Yes! As a thiest, he was keen to have it.

B.   No! There was no such Day then.

C.    Cannot be told. No evidence is available.

  1. Receiving ashes on the head was made popular in 1091 at…

A. the Synagogue of Benedicts

B. the Synod of Benevento

C. the Syndicate of Baptists

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