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Frederick III, Elector of Saxony: Quiz


Question 1: Born in Torgau, he succeeded his father as elector in 1486; in 1502, he founded the University of Wittenberg, where ________ and Philipp Melanchthon taught.
Martin LutherSacramental unionLutheranismProtestant Reformation

Question 2: Frederick died unmarried at Langau, near Annaberg, in 1525 and was buried in the Schlosskirche at ________ with a grave by Peter Vischer the Younger.

Question 3: His court painter since 1504 was ________.
Martin LutherAlbrecht DürerLucas Cranach the ElderProtestant Reformation

Question 4: He protected Martin Luther from the Pope's enforcement of the edict by faking a highway attack on Luther's way back to Wittenberg, and hid him at ________ following the Diet of Worms.
WartburgRegensburgCologne CathedralWeimar

Question 5: He is commemorated as a Christian ruler in the Calendar of Saints of the ________ on 5 May.
High Church LutheranismLutheranismWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran Church–Missouri Synod

Question 6: Frederick ensured Luther would be heard before the ________ in 1521 and subsequently secured an exemption from the Edict of Worms for Saxony.
LutheranismPhilipp MelanchthonDiet of WormsDesiderius Erasmus

Question 7: He is notable as being one of the most powerful early defenders of Martin Luther[1], ________, and the Protestant Reformation.
Sacramental unionApostles' CreedLutheranismDivine Service

Question 8: This article includes content derived from the Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, 1914, which is in the ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyrightPublic domainCopyright infringement


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