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Enter your choice of answer on the line _____, either a, b or c.
1. Which statement is true? _____
a. The Catholic Church considers very few claims of
supernatural manifestations as being worthy of
b. The Catholic Church approves most claims of
supernatural manifestations as being of a
c. The Catholic Church only approves 50% of all the
alleged supernatural manifestations.
2. The word "discern" means _____. _____
a. "To investigate."
b. "To evaluate."
c. "To separate out."
3. In cases where alleged supernatural manifestations are
not of God, they can be the result of how many
different possibilities? _____
4. Discernment is a gift of Charism of the Holy Spirit.
What is its purpose? (Only one answer is correct.) _____
a. It is for the purpose of the spiritual growth of the
person who has received the gift from the Holy
b. Directly or indirectly, it benefits the Church for
her building up, for the good of men and to the needs
of the world.
c. It is to predict the future so the Catholic Church
can know things to come.
5. Which statement is true? _____
a. No Charism is exempt from being referred and
submitted to the Church's shepherd.
b. When a Charism concerns the personal life of the
mystic, it does not have to be submitted to the
c. Only about 10% of cases of Charism have to be
referred to the Church's shepherd.
6. When submitting himself to a Bishop, the mystic
a. Submit himself to the Bishop of his choice.
b. Submit himself to the Bishop of his Diocese.
c. Deal only with the Vatican if his calling is of an
7. In most cases of alleged supernatural manifestations,
who makes the final proclamation? _____
a. The Parish priest.
b. The local Bishop.
c. The Vatican.
8. Which statement is false? _____
a. In cases of apparitions that have a local
significance, the Diocesan Bishop can make the
final Official Proclamation.
b. A Bishop has no jurisdiction over a mystic in
c. A personal statement of the Pope is more binding
than the Official Proclamation of a local Bishop.
9. Following most major Church apparitions, the copy-cat
syndrome takes place for a number of reasons. How
many possible reasons are there? _____
10. If two mystics share identical private revelations and
one is proven by his Bishop to be a false mystic, what
can be concluded about the second mystic? _____
a. His private revelations are also false.
b. His private revelations must be reviewed carefully
to see if they have another meaning.
c. The private revelations of the first mystic has
no influence on the private revelations of the
11. Authenticating an alleged supernatural manifestation
by what it feels is to... (Give the correct answer.) _____
a. All one needs to discern the spirits.
b. Receive an inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
c. Sensationalize one's faith.
12. "Non constat de supernaturalitate" means... _____
a. Although there is no evidence of supernaturality at
this time, there may be at a later time.
b. There is lots of evidence of supernaturality but
the Church has not seen it as of yet.
c. There is no evidence of supernaturality.
13. Which statement is true? _____
a. No private revelation can claim to surpass or
correct the revelation that was given to us by
b. Private revelations can surpass the revelation
given to us by Jesus Christ if it comes from a
c. In the case of Joseph Smith (Mormons) and
Mohammed (Moslems), their private revelations
have surpassed the revelations given to us by
14. Is God the Father an old Man? _____
a. Yes because it says so in the Old Testament.
b. God the Father is neither man nor woman.
c. Yes because there are pictures of God the Father as
an old Man.
15. When an alleged mystic refuses to submit himself to
the final Proclamation of the Church, is he of God? _____
a. He cannot be and is not of God.
b. It depends if the Bishop is prejudice against the
c. It depends if the mystic was interviewed during
the investigation of the Bishop.
16. Which statement is true? _____
a. A genuine mystic is honest when relating his
b. A genuine mystic forgets some of the details of
his spiritual experiences after a couple of years.
c. A genuine mystic only recalls what is worthy of
recalling based on his judgment.
17. The Catholic Church appears to accept the private
revelations of a child as being more credible
a. A child never lies.
b. From the mouth of the babes comes the truth.
c. A child can accurately relate a dogmatic message
of a profound meaning without understanding its
18. Once a Bishop has rejected the claim of a false
mystic, should the faithful continue to believe in the
a. "It is better to believe than not to believe."
b. No because there no longer are any heavenly
blessings as if the mystic's messages were of
c. Every Catholic has to decide for himself on this
19. What does Matthew 24:34 reveal to us? _____
a. That there are horrible disasters coming in this
b. That everything that Jesus spoke about in Chapter
24 of the Gospel of Matthew has happened in the
generation of those days.
c. That Jesus will be born again in this world.
20. When a mystic's private revelations condemn the
Vatican, Communion in the hand, kneeling versus
standing during the Consecration, it is because... _____
a. God is very upset at the way the Church leaders are
guiding the Catholic Church.
b. The Holy Spirit is no longer guiding the Catholic
Church because the devil is controlling it.
c. These are the mystic's personal desires.
21. What statement must be rejected of received in a
private revelation? _____
a. We are partakers in the earthly Kingdom of Christ
through the Church and the Sacraments.
b. Christ shall return to reign as King on earth for
c. In the Tabernacles of the Catholic Church, we find
the Real Presence of Jesus who already dwells
22. What supernatural manifestations must be rejected? _____
a. Those that lead to division within the Church.
b. Those that promote unity among the faithful.
c. Those that recognize the authority of the Church.
23. What statement is true? _____
a. All Churches are equal.
b. The Catholic Church is a sister Church to all the
other Christian Churches.
c. The Catholic Church is the Mother Church of all
24. What statement is true?_____
a. Jesus Christ is the only Mediator between man and
b. A believer can be saved by going directly to God
c. In the future, the Sacraments will not be necessary
25. Why must all spiritual manifestations pass the test of
time? (One answer is false. Which one?) _____
a. To determine the validity of miracles when such are
b. Because the bureaucracy of the Church takes a long
time to approve an apparition.
c. To monitor the fruits of the alleged supernatural
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