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CATHOLIC DOORS MINISTRY
present
the Exam for the Bible Course,
"THE HOLY ROSARY"


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1. To who does the following prophetic verse refer to? "Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed." _____

a. Jesus.
b. The Virgin Mary.
c. Mary's cousin Elizabeth.

2. When Catholic pray the Holy Rosary, who do they pray to? _____

a. To God through Mary.
b. To Mary in the same way as they pray to God.
c. To Mary as a goddess.

3. What Marian Sacramentals does the Catholic Church recognize? _____

a. Blessed water and candles.
b. The Crucifix and medals of the saints.
c. The Holy Rosary and the miraculous medal.

4. Of all the different Marian devotions, which one is the most popular? _____

a. Litanies to Mary.
b. The Holy Rosary.
c. Novenas to Mary.

5. Tradition teaches us that the Feast of the Holy Rosary had its beginning when the Albigensian heresy was destroying the country of Toulouse. What Saint was credited with the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary? _____

a. Saint Don Bosco.
b. Saint Dominic.
c. Saint Francis.

6. Historical documents have not been able to accredit the saint in # 5 above with the origin of the Rosary. Who does it give credit to? _____

a. Alan de la Roche
b. Alphonse Liguori
c. Francis La Salle

7. The original Rosary consisting of a number of Hail Mary's on beads strung on a cord consisted of how many beads? _____

a. 50
b. 150
c. 200

8. During which century was the Rosary divided into three Chaplets of 50 Hail Mary's? _____

a. 13 rd century.
b. 15 th century.
c. 17 th century.

9. In what year did Pope Pius V established the Feast of the Rosary in thanksgiving to Our Lady to commemorate the naval victory of Lepanto? _____

a. 1531.
b. 1551.
c. 1571.

10. Which Pope commanded that the Feast of the Rosary be celebrated worldwide? _____

a. Pope Gregory XIII.
b. Pope Clement X.
c. Pope Clement XI.

11. In what year did the Blessed Virgin Mary reveal herself as Our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima? _____

a. 1913.
b. 1917.
c. 1930.

12. On what date, following the release of the Apostolic Letter "Rosarium Virginis Mariae" by Pope John Paul II, was 5 new mysteries added to the Holy Rosary? _____

a. October 16, 2000.
b. October 16, 2001.
c. October 16, 2002.

13. What is the first thing that you do when you start the Holy Rosary? _____

a. Make the "Sign of the Cross."
b. Pray the "Apostle's Creed."
c. Pray the "Our Father."

14. On which part of the Rosary do you pray the Apostle's Creed? _____

a. On the Cross.
b. On the first bead.
c. On the medal following the first 5 beads.

15. The Holy Rosary has how many decades? _____

a. 5.
b. 15.
c. 20.

16. When you pray an entire Holy Rosary, it includes... _____

a. 5 times the 10 "Hail Mary's."
b. 15 times the 10 "Hail Mary's."
c. 20 times the 10 "Hail Mary's."

17. A Holy Rosary contains how many Chaplets? _____

a. 2.
b. 4.
c. 6.

18. When you have prayed an entire Chaplet, you will have said how many "Hail Mary's?" _____

a. 5 times the 10 "Hail Mary's."
b. 15 times the 10 "Hail Mary's."
c. 20 times the 10 "Hail Mary's."

19. Most Catholics who are committed to this Marian devotion, they limit themselves to how many Chaplet(s) per day? _____

a. 1.
b. 3.
c. 4.

20. How many "Mysteries" as associated with the Holy Rosary? _____

a. 5.
b. 15.
c. 20.

21. On what day are the "Joyful Mysteries" meditated upon? _____

a. Monday and Saturday.
b. Tuesday and Friday.
c. Wednesday and Sunday.

22. On what day are the "Glorious Mysteries" meditated upon? _____

a. Monday and Saturday.
b. Tuesday and Friday.
c. Wednesday and Sunday.

23. The Mystery of "The Transfiguration" belong to which mysteries? _____

a. Sorrowful Mysteries.
b. Glorious Mysteries.
c. Luminous Mysteries.

24. What prayer is said after each decade? _____

a. The "Fatima Prayer."
b. The "Hail Holy Queen."
c. The "Sign of the Cross."

25. What prayer is said after each Chaplet? _____

a. The "Fatima Prayer."
b. The "Hail Holy Queen."
c. The "Sign of the Cross."

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