10 most difficult Christianity riddles A list of ten (out of 38) Christianity related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Christianity quiz Which saint on the icons was depicted as a knight with a dog's head?St. Christopher. In the Eastern Orthodox Church, certain icons covertly identify Saint Christopher with the head of a dog. The background to the dog-headed Christopher is laid in the reign of the Emperor Diocletian, when a man named Reprebus, Rebrebus or Reprobus was captured in combat against tribes dwelling to the west of Egypt in Cyrenaica. very hard 14% St. ChristopherSt. Christopher14%St. BernardSt. Bernard43%St. janSt. jan7%St. HubertSt. Hubert34%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 975 answers in 2 languages »religion riddles » 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 25% no, there was no such popeno, there was no such pope42%yes, it was Thomas Beckettyes, it was Thomas Beckett15%yes, it was John VIyes, it was John VI17%yes, it was Adrian IVyes, it was Adrian IV25%Created by: Krzysztof Moskal. Statistics based on 4394 answers in 4 languages »popes riddles » Which saint is a patron of brewers?Saint Arnulf of Metz (c. 582 – 640 AD) was a Frankish bishop of Metz and advisor to the Merovingian court of Austrasia, who retired to the Abbey of Remiremont. This bishop became famous by miraculous reproduction of beer in south France. Also he is author of prayer to beer.very hard 25% Saint Arnulf of MetzSaint Arnulf of Metz25%Saint Alcmund of HexhamSaint Alcmund of Hexham20%Saint Atto of PistoiaSaint Atto of Pistoia20%Saint Amand of BordeauxSaint Amand of Bordeaux33%Created by: Marcin Słyś. Statistics based on 2617 answers in 4 languages »saints riddles » Which Catholic religious order is called "Dogs of the Lord"?Dominicans. The name of the order comes from the name of its founder, Saint Dominic. However, it can be also read in Latin "Domini canes", meaning "dogs of the Lord". This pun was adopted by the Dominicans as well, and the order is symbolized by a white dog.very hard 28% JesuitsJesuits15%DominicansDominicans28%CisterciansCistercians28%JoannitesJoannites27%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1124 answers in 2 languages »dogs 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 31% RomeRome37%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 26%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)31%PersiaPersia5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4565 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia riddles » Saint Paul from Tarsus, known as the Apostle of the Nations, was born as a ...Jew. Paul the Apostle was an apostle (though not one of the Twelve Apostles) who taught the gospel of the Christ to the first century world. Paul is generally considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age and in the mid-30s to the mid-50s AD he founded several churches in Asia Minor and Europe. He took advantage of his status as both a Jew and a Roman citizen to minister to both Jewish and Roman audiences.very hard 31% GreekGreek21%RomanRoman32%AryanAryan14%JewJew31%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3971 answers in 2 languages »religions 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%ArchangelsArchangels53%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 7869 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 Poland11%in Icelandin Iceland10%in Romaniain Romania36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14900 answers in 2 languages »Romania riddles » What saint is associated with the Bloodhound dog breed?Saint Hubert. The St. Hubert hound was, according to legend, first bred ca. 1000 AD by monks at the Saint-Hubert Monastery in Belgium; its likely origins are in France, home of many of modern hounds. Whether they originated there, or what their ancestry was, is uncertain, but from ca. 1200, the monks of the Abbey of St Hubert annually sent several pairs of black hounds as a gift to the King of France. Charles described the 'true race' of the St Hubert as black, with red/tawny marks above the eyes and legs usually of the same colour.very hard 37% Saint BernardineSaint Bernardine24%Saint FrancisSaint Francis22%Saint SebastianSaint Sebastian15%Saint HubertSaint Hubert37%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2995 answers in 2 languages »legends riddles » The Congregation of the Passion of the Lord (CP) founded by Saint Paul of the Cross is a convent more widely known as:The Passionists are a Roman Catholic religious institute founded by Saint Paul of the Cross with a special emphasis on the Passion of Jesus Christ. Professed members use the initials C.P. after their names. A known symbol of the congregation is the labeled emblem of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, surmounted by a cross and is often sewn into the clothing attire of its congregants. very hard 37% The JesuitsThe Jesuits26%The PassionistsThe Passionists37%The CamaldolesThe Camaldoles22%The BenedictinesThe Benedictines13%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 235 answers in 2 languages »religions riddles » Play Christianity quiz and see all the questions.