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Ephrata Cloister: Quiz


Question 1: The community was descended from the pietistic Schwarzenau Brethren movement of Alexander Mack of Schwarzenau in ________.

Question 2: The grounds of the community are now owned by the ________ and are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
ConnecticutNorth CarolinaNew JerseyPennsylvania

Question 3: Around this charismatic leader a semi-monastic community (the Camp of the Solitary) with a convent (the Sister House) and a ________ (the Brother House) was established called Ephrata.
Christian monasticismMonasteryMonasticismMonk

Question 4: The Ephrata Cloister or Ephrata Community was a religious community, established in 1732 by Johann Conrad Beissel at Ephrata, in what is now ________.
Elizabethtown, PennsylvaniaColumbia, PennsylvaniaLancaster County, PennsylvaniaLancaster, Pennsylvania

Question 5: The brothers and sisters of Ephrata are famous for their writing and publishing of ________, and the composition of tunes in four voices.
Gospel musicChristian metalChristian musicHymn

Question 6: In addition to celibacy, the members believed in strict interpretation of the ________, and self-discipline.
Christianity and JudaismBibleBiblical canonNevi'im

Question 7: Although the Cloisters often practiced their religion by interpreting Biblical works, they also engaged in ________ and papermaking.
Framing (construction)CarpentryEnglandEnglish language

Question 8: They manufactured ________ on a mill and kept their lives busy by creating duties and obligations.
SilkDress codeClothingWool

Question 9: They ate one small ________ meal a day.
No Compromise (magazine)VeganismVegetarianismPhysicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Question 10: until 5 A.M., with a two-hour break to "watch" for the coming of ________.
New TestamentGospelChristJesus


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