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Carthusian: Quiz


Question 1: The order has its own Rule, called the Statutes, rather than the ________, and combines eremitical and cenobitic life.
Benedict of NursiaRule of Saint BenedictChristian monasticismOrder of Saint Benedict

Question 2: The name Carthusian is derived from the Chartreuse Mountains; ________ Bruno built his first hermitage in the valley of these mountains in the French Alps.
JesusChristianityOrthodox ChurchSaint

Question 3: A single Carthusian Priory was founded in Scotland during the ________, at Perth.
Early Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 4: The first Carthusian monastery or 'Charterhouse' in England was founded by Henry II in Witham Friary, ________ as penance for the murder of St Thomas Becket.
Shepton MalletBath and North East SomersetSomersetMendip Hills

Question 5: James I and his queen Joan Beaufort (died 1445) were both buried in the priory church, as was Queen Margaret Tudor (died 1541), widow of ________.
James IV of ScotlandJames V of ScotlandJames III of ScotlandJames II of Scotland

Question 6: "Into Great Silence"—the award winning documentary on the hermit monks of the ________ Carthusian Order
Pope Gregory IPopeCatholic ChurchPope John Paul II

Question 7: The word charterhouse, which is the English name for a Carthusian ________, is derived from the same source.
Christian monasticismMonasteryMonkMonasticism

Question 8: The London Charterhouse gave its name to a square and several streets in the ________, as well as to the Charterhouse public school (in the British sense) which used part of its site before moving out to Surrey.
BristolCity of WestminsterGreater LondonCity of London

Question 9: There are no ________ and each house is headed by a prior and is populated by choir monks, referred to as hermits, and lay brothers.

Question 10: The order was founded by Saint ________ in 1084 and includes both monks and nuns.
Bruno of ColognePope Urban IICatholic ChurchCarthusian


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