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CATHOLIC DOORS MINISTRY
present
the Exam for the Bible Course,
"HOW TO PRAY"


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1. Throughout the course, the writer uses a symbol that represents presenting a prayer to God. What is it? _____

a. A branch.
b. A flower.
c. A bouquet.

2. How important is it to have the right disposition during a prayer petition? _____

a. It is absolutely necessary or God will not answer a prayer petition.
b. It is not necessary at all.
c. The petitioner must be properly disposed. But God might still answer the prayer of a person who is not properly disposed.

3. The first petal that is absolutely necessary prior to approaching God in prayer is... _____

a. A conversion of heart.
b. To pray on one's knees.
c. To maintian a worldly way.

4. "When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do." [Mt. 6:7] Who said this? _____

a. Jesus.
b. Saint Paul.
c. Saint Peter.

5. Why should an elderly person consult a physician prior to fasting? _____

a. Because it is a good topic to talk about.
b. Because the physician (doctor) has to know everything that his patient does.
c. To ensure it will not have an adverse effect on his health.

6. What does the Sacrament of Baptism entitle a believer to do? _____

a. It entitles him to call God the Father, "Abba!"
b. It entitles him to keep on sinning because now, he is saved.
c. It entitles him to obey the Church teachings if he wants to, when he wants to and how he wants to.

7. Can a person spread and defend his faith without practicing it? _____

a. Yes.
b. No.
c. Only if he is not a hypocrite.

8. What does the Sacrament of Confession do to the symbolic flower? _____

a. It destroys it so the person can start over with a new flower.
b. It embellishes it, taking away every possible flaws that can be found on the petals.
c. Nothing at all.

9. Through the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist, Jesus is ___________ present with the believer. (Give the best answer.)______

a. Spiritually.
b. Mentally.
c. Physically.

10. Who instituted the Sacrament of Marriage? _____

a. Jesus.
b. The Church.
c. Humans.

11. Which statement is true? _____

a. Thos who live common-law can expect God to answer their prayers.
b. Those who live in mortal sin cannot expect God to answer their prayers.
c. Those who marry outside the Catholic Church without a dispensation can expect God to answer their prayers.

12. Which statement is true of these days? _____

a. Some believe that God owes them whatever they ask.
b. All know that God no longer answers prayers.
c. God only answers the prayers of those who are very holy.

13. Jesus blessed the world with a beautiful prayer. What prayer was that? _____

a. The Magnificat.
b. The Lord's Prayer.
c. The Hail Mary.

14. This course teaches "to enjoy a holy relationship with God, it is necessary to _____ .

a. Call on Him at times.
b. Wait until one gets to Heaven.
c. To pray 4 times per day.

15. Matthew 10:25-27 teaches us that there is only one way that the Heavenly Father is revealed to us. How is that? _____

a. Through Christians revealing Him to us.
b. Through the Church revealing Him to us.
c. Through Jesus revealing Him to us.

16. What kind of prayer fulfills the Words of Jesus, "The hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth?"_____

a. Adoration.
b. Singing.
c. Suffering that is offered up.

17. Which symbolic example is true? _____

a. Eucharist = presenting a flower to Jesus at the physical level.
Adoration = presenting a flower to God at the spiritual level.
b. Eucharist = presenting a flower to Jesus at the spiritual level.
Adoration = presenting a flower to God at the spiritual level.
c. Eucharist = presenting a flower to Jesus at the spiritual level.
Adoration = presenting a flower to God at the physical level.

18. When does suffering become a form of prayer? _____

a. When the suffering is expected.
b. When the suffering is ongoing.
c. When the suffering is offered up to God.

19. When should we pray for others? _____

a. Before praying for ourselves.
b. While praying for ourselves.
c. After praying for ourselves.

20. What is the greatest obstacle to sanctification? _____

a. Lack of humility.
b. Not praying on a regular basis.
c. One's inability to forgive another person.

21. Which are private prayers? _____

a. Holy Mass, retreats, group Rosary.
b. Litanies, Novenas, reading the Bible.
c. Holy Mass, Litanies, Novenas.

22. A public prayer becomes "public" when..._____

a. At least 2 persons are praying together.
b. A group of 10 or more are praying together.
c. A group of 100 or more is gathered.

23. Which fruit of the Holy Spirit is the greatest? _____

a. Faith.
b. Hope.
c. Love.

24. How many questions should you ask yourself before praying for something? _____

a. 3.
b. 6.
c. 9.

25. To receive the Word "of" God, to walk "with" God, and to walk "for" God is called..._____

a. The fullness of the prayer life.
b. Assurance of Salvation.
c. The Commandments of Jesus.

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