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Question 1: Churches beyond the eastern frontier of the former ________ use an Easter that differs four times every 532 years from this Easter.
Western Roman EmpireRoman EmpireByzantine EmpireByzantine Iconoclasm

Question 2: The Dionysian/Bedan computus remained in use in Western Europe until the ________ reform, which was mostly designed by Aloysius Lilius.
Gregorian calendarIslamic calendarTimeJulian calendar

Question 3: Towards a Common Date for Easter ________ (Faith and Order) and Middle East Council of Churches consultation; Aleppo, Syria; 5 - 10 March 1997
EcumenismChristian denominationWorld Council of ChurchesProtestantism

Question 4: The first day of a lunar month is considered the day of the crescent ________.
Full moonNew moonIslamic calendarHebrew calendar

Question 5: The medieval computus was based on the Alexandrian computus, which was developed by the Church of Alexandria during the first decade of the fourth century using the ________.
Coptic calendarEastern Orthodox liturgical calendarEthiopian calendarEgyptian calendar

Question 6: The Irish Synod of Mag Léne in 631 decided in favor of either the Dionysian or Victorian Easter and the northern English ________ in 664 adopted the Dionysian tables.
BedeWilfridSynod of WhitbyCeltic Christianity

Question 7: [12] They may have been adopted by Charlemagne for the Frankish Church as early as 782 from ________, a follower of Bede.
AlcuinAdoptionismCarolingian RenaissanceNorthumbria

Question 8: Then "E" is called the ________ for that year (from Latin: dies domini, day of the Lord).
MonthJulian calendarDominical letterGregorian calendar

Question 9: the great ecumenical council of Nicæa"[25] was based on a false claim by ________ (525) that "we determine the date of Easter Day ...
ComputusDionysius ExiguusGregorian calendarAnno Domini

Question 10: Basically the Gregorian calendar still uses the Julian calendar with a ________ every four years, so a Metonic cycle of 19 years has 6940 or 6939 days with five or four leap days.
March 1March 4January 1February 29







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