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Christianity in the United States: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1: Puritans were English Protestants who wished to reform and purify the ________ in the New World of what they considered to be unacceptable residues of Roman Catholicism.
Bishop of LincolnChurch of EnglandArchbishop of YorkArchbishop of Canterbury

Question 2: The mainline or mainline Protestant ________ are those Protestant denominations that were brought to the United States by its historic immigrant groups; for this reason they are sometimes referred to as heritage churches.
BaptistEcumenismChristian denominationChristianity

Question 3: The ELCA, through predecessor church bodies, is a founding member of the ________, World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches USA.
International Lutheran CouncilLutheranismLutheran World FederationLutheranism by region

Question 4: of Congregational Christian Churches
Presbyterian Church (USA)
________
Reformed Church in America
United Church of Christ
Reformed Church in the United StatesNorth American Presbyterian and Reformed CouncilPresbyterian Church in AmericaAssociate Reformed Presbyterian Church

Question 5: Modern Roman Catholic immigrants come to the United States from the Philippines, Poland, and ________, especially from Mexico.
Latin American cultureAmericasLatin AmericaSouth America

Question 6: The movement began with Jonathan Edwards, a Massachusetts preacher who sought to return to the Pilgrims' strict ________ roots.
CalvinismArminianismProtestant ReformationCovenant theology

Question 7: In typical usage, the term mainline is contrasted with ________.
ChristianityEvangelicalismEcumenismProtestant Reformation

Question 8: The differences between the ________ (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) largely arise from historical and cultural factors, although some are theological in character.
LutheranismHigh Church LutheranismLutheranism by regionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America

Question 9: The Dutch founded their colony of ________ in 1514; they established the Dutch Reformed Church as the colony's official religion.
New AmsterdamNew Netherland settlementsNew NetherlandNew Netherlander

Question 10: British preacher ________ and other itinerant preachers continued the movement, traveling across the colonies and preaching in a dramatic and emotional style.
John WesleyGeorge WhitefieldMethodismThomas Coke (bishop)
















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