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CATHOLIC DOORS MINISTRY
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the Exam for the Bible Course,
"ROMAN CATHOLIC VESTMENTS"


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Enter your choice of answer on the line _____, either a, b or c.

1. The word 'vestment' comes from the Latin. It means: _____

a. Clothing.
b. An investment.
c. A Sacrament.

2. Which of the following is the right answer? _____

a. Vestments are the uniform of the priest when he is "on duty."
b. Vestments are the uniform of the priest when he is "not on duty."
c. Vestments are the uniform of the priest when he is "on and off duty."

3. Based on the text that you read, which answer is correct? _____

a. Vestments were redesigned throughout the centuries to reflect the fashions of those days.
b. The vestments that are worn at the Holy Mass are a reflection of what the priest designed and likes to wear.
c. The vestments worn at the Altar originated in Ancient Rome and represents the costume of the priest's predecessors.

4. Which vestment symbolizes the innocence and purity that should adorn the soul of the priest? _____

a. The Alb.
b. The Amice.
c. The Cassock.

5. Which statement is true regarding the Amice? _____

a. Nowadays, it is mandatory that the priest wear the Amice during Liturgical services.
b. The wearing of the Amice is optional, provided that the Alb worn by the priest does cover all of his clothes underneath.
c. The Amice is not associated with the "helm of salvation."

6. Which statement is true regarding the Biretta? _____

a. It is black for priests.
b. It is scarlet for bishops.
c. It is purple for cardinals.

7. Which statement is true regarding the Camauro? _____

a. It is worn during Liturgical occasions.`
b. It is worn by the entire clergy.
c. It is worn by the Pope.

8. What is another name for the "Cappa?" _____

a. The Camauro.
b. The Cope.
c. The Cappello.

9. Which statement is true? _____

a. All cassocks are identical, of one style.
b. The cassock usually has 30 buttons down the front.
c. Most clerics wear the black cassock.

10. Which statement is true? _____

a. The Chasuble is put on during Liturgical services.
b. The Chasuble is only worn during Funerals.
c. The Chasuble is only worn during Holy Mass.

11. Which statement is true? _____

a. The Chimere is only worn by priests.
b. The Chimere is only worn by bishops.
c. The Chimere is only worn by cardinals.

12. The Cincture is the cord used as a belt to gird the ___________ (What?) _____

a. The Alb.
b. The Chimere.
c. The Dalmatic.

13. The word "Crosier" comes from what Latin word? _____

a. Bend.
b. Broken.
c. Straight.

14. Who wears the Dalmatic? _____

a. The bishops.
b. Only the priests.
c. The deacons and sub-deacons.

15. Which statement is false? The Douillette... _____

a. Is white for the Pope.
b. Purple for the Bishops.
c. Black for all the other clerics.

16. Which statement is false? _____

a. The Episcopal Ring is the Pope's Ring.
b. The Episcopal Ring is the Bishop's Ring.
c. The Episcopal Ring is the Fisherman's Ring.

17. Who does not make use of the Farraiolo? _____

a. The bishops.
b. The priests.
c. The Pope.

18. What was the original purpose of the Gauntlets? _____

a. To keep the hands of the bishops warm during liturgical ceremonies.
b. To complete the liturgical vestments.
c. To keep the hands of the bishops warm when they travel.

19. Where do you find the Manipule? _____

a. Around the neck of the priest.
b. Over the left forearm.
c. Over the right forearm.

20. Which statement is true? _____

a. The mitre is worn by priests.
b. The mitre is the common headdress of bishops.
c. Only the Pope wears a mitre.

21. Which statement is true? _____

a. The Mozzetta is only worn by the Pope.
b. The Mozzetta is always the same color as the cassock.
c. The Mozzetta is never the same color as the cassock.

22. In what year did the Pope begin using the Pastoral Staff instead of the Crozier? _____

a. 1968.
b. 1978.
c. 1979.

23. Who wears a Pectoral Cross? _____

a. Only bishops.
b. Only cardinals.
c. Both, bishops and cardinals.

24. Which statement is true regarding the Stole _____

a. It is no longer necessary to wear it.
b. It is worn whenever a priest celebrates Mass or administers the Sacraments.
c. It is only worn by the bishops.

25. The Triregno is a triple crown that represents what? _____

a. Teaching, sanctifying and governing.
b. Authority, humility and service to the Church.
c. Authority, Infaillibility, and obedience to God.

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