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Crown of Thorns: Quiz


Question 1: France: ________: a portion of the Crown of Thorns, now devoid of thorns, displayed the first Friday of each month and all Fridays in Lent (including Good Friday)
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, ParisLouvreNotre Dame de ParisSainte-Chapelle

Question 2: The relic stayed there until the ________, when, after finding a home for a while in the Bibliothèque Nationale, the Concordat of 1801 restored it to the Church, and it was deposited in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame.
National Constituent AssemblyFrench DirectoryNational ConventionFrench Revolution

Question 3: The relic preserved in the Capella della Spina at ________, as well as that at Trier, which though their early history is doubtful and obscure, are among the largest in size, afford a good illustration of this peculiarity."

Question 4: Italy: ________, Spedali Riuniti di Santa Chiara: a Branch with Thorns from the Crown of Thorns

Question 5: Spain: ________, Cathedral: a Thorn from the Crown of Thorns
Sagrada FamíliaBarcelonaÀmbit metropolità de BarcelonaLa Rambla, Barcelona

Question 6: New reliquaries were provided for the relic, one commissioned by Napoleon, another, in jewelled rock crystal and more suitably Gothic, was made to the designs of ________.
Eugène Viollet-le-DucFranceGothic Revival architectureParis

Question 7: ________ describes it thus (KJV, ch.
John the EvangelistNew TestamentJohn the ApostleSaint Peter

Question 8: In 1238 Baldwin II, the Latin Emperor of ________, anxious to obtain support for his tottering empire, offered the Crown of Thorns to St. Louis, King of France.
Byzantine navyHagia SophiaByzantine EmpireConstantinople

Question 9: In 2001, when the surviving treasures from the Sainte-Chapelle were exhibited at the ________ across the Seine, the chaplet was solemnly presented every Friday at Notre Dame.
LouvreLouvre PalacePavillon de FloreTuileries Palace

Question 10: Detail of the 19th century reliquary preserved today at Notre-Dame Cathedral, ________.
MarseilleÉvry, EssonneParisVersailles


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