10 most difficult Christianity riddles A list of ten (out of 29) Christianity related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Christianity quiz Was an Englishman a pope?Yes, it was Adrian IV. Nicholas Breakspeare, better known as Adrian IV (b. Approx. 1100 in the Abbots Langley) was the pope in the period from December 4, 1154 to September 1, 1159, the only Englishman on the Chair of Peter. He was the son of a monk Robert of St. Albans. Nicholas began his schooling at St Albans, but soon moved to France, where he joined the Congregation of Canons Regular of St. Rufus.very hard 24% no, there was no such popeno, there was no such pope42%yes, it was Thomas Beckettyes, it was Thomas Beckett14%yes, it was John VIyes, it was John VI17%yes, it was Adrian IVyes, it was Adrian IV24%Created by: Krzysztof Moskal. Statistics based on 4209 answers in 4 languages »popes riddles » What was the first major empire in the world to officially adopt Christianity as a state religion?Kingdom of Aksum (Africa). In about 316 AD, Frumentius and his brother Edesius from Tyre were taken to the Ethiopian court as slaves. They were given positions of trust by the monarch, and converted members of the royal court to Christianity. Ethiopia, a major empire at the time, was the second country to officially adopt Christianity (after Armenia).very hard 30% RomeRome37%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 26%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)30%PersiaPersia5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4371 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia riddles » What is the highest rank of an angel in the Christian theology?Seraphim. Seraphs are described in the Book of Isaiah as fiery six-winged beings that fly around God's throne singing "holy, holy, holy". The Seraphim are easily recognizable on medieval paintings thanks to six fiery wings. The name Seraphim means "the burning ones."very hard 33% SeraphimSeraphim33%CherubimCherubim9%ThronesThrones3%ArchangelsArchangels54%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 7418 answers in 2 languages »Bible riddles » In which European country, the most common surname comes from the word "priest"?In Romania. Such occupational surname could have been passed to next generations only in areas dominated by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have children. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.very hard 36% in Portugalin Portugal40%in Polandin Poland12%in Icelandin Iceland10%in Romaniain Romania36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14459 answers in 2 languages »Romania riddles » What was the color of Jesus' eyes?Brown. The Scriptures tell us that Jesus didn’t look different from an ordinary Jewish man of His time. Any other color of eyes than brown would have been surely noted down. In the 2004 movie, The Passion of the Christ, Jesus was portrayed by Jim Caviezel who had his blue eyes digitally changed to brown.very hard 39% brownbrown39%blueblue24%greygrey2%it is not knownit is not known33%Created by: Kinga H. Statistics based on 8535 answers in 4 languages »Jews riddles » Which of the following is not a dead language?Aramaic language. Dead language is a language that is no longer used as a means of communication. Aramaic is used in the Middle East since the second millennium BC to the present.hard 41% Coptic languageCoptic language20%SanskritSanskrit12%LatinLatin25%Aramaic languageAramaic language41%Created by: Svope/Jakub. Statistics based on 5743 answers in 2 languages »alphabets riddles » When did the Great Schism (East-West) occurred? 1054. The Great Schism, also known as the East-West Schism, was the event that divided "Chalcedonian" Christianity into Western (Roman) Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy. Though normally dated to 1054, when Pope Leo IX and Patriarch Michael I excommunicated each other, the East-West Schism was actually the result of an extended period of estrangement between the two bodies of churches. The Church split along doctrinal, theological, linguistic, political, and geographic lines, and the fundamental breach has never been healed.hard 46% 1453145319%1242124217%1459145916%1054105446%Created by: Stav. Statistics based on 142 answers in 2 languages » Which organization had an office of devil's advocate?Roman Catholic Church. The office of Advocatus Diaboli was formally established by Sixtus V in 1587. The devil's advocate role was to critically examine the life of and miracles attributed to an individual proposed for beatification or canonization. This included the presentation of everything unfavorable to the candidate. The office was abolished when Pope John Paul II in 1979 to speed up canonization and beatification process.hard 49% Ku Klux KlanKu Klux Klan18%High Court of England and WalesHigh Court of England and Wales16%Nuremberg Military TribunalsNuremberg Military Tribunals15%Roman Catholic ChurchRoman Catholic Church49%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 9258 answers in 4 languages »culture riddles » Which architect designed the famous cathedral in Brasilia?Oscar Niemeyer. In 1956, Juscelino Kubitschek, newly elected Brazilian president, visited Niemeyer: ‘I am going to build a new capital for this country and I want you to help me’. Niemeyer organized a competition for the lay-out of Brasília, the new capital, and the winner was the project of his old master and great friend, Lúcio Costa. Niemeyer would design the buildings, Lucio the plan of the city. hard 50% Frank GehryFrank Gehry8%Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer50%Sir Christopher WrenSir Christopher Wren22%Le CorbusierLe Corbusier18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12132 answers in 2 languages »cathedrals riddles » What does the word "Bible" literally mean?The Books. English word Bible comes from Latin biblia sacra "holy books". The plural "biblia" was often improperly interpreted as singular feminine, hence the old Anglo-Latin singular "biblia". The root "biblia" is shared with words such as bibliographer or bibliophilia, unrelated to the Bible.hard 50% The HolinessThe Holiness3%The BooksThe Books50%The WordThe Word33%The TruthThe Truth12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 17353 answers in 2 languages »words riddles » Play Christianity quiz and see all the questions.