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Gloria in Excelsis Deo: Quiz


Question 1: A setting of the Gloria by ________ for solo soprano, lost and then discovered at the end of the twentieth century.
Messiah (Handel)Agrippina (opera)Acis and Galatea (Handel)George Frideric Handel

Question 2: [12] The ________ indicates several different plainchant melodies.
Roman Catholic theologyTridentine MassSummorum PontificumRoman Missal

Question 3: The hymn is used also in the Divine Service of the Lutheran Church and in the services of many other [1] ________ churches.
JesusChristianChristianityCatholic Church

Question 4:
Which of the following titles did Gloria in Excelsis Deo have?
Look What Happened
Member of Parliament for Linlithgowshire
Gloria VIII from the Roman Gradual
2008 Khurcha incident

Question 5: In the ________ (used by the Eastern Orthodox and Greek Catholics), the Gloria is referred to as the Doxology, and there are two forms: the Greater Doxology and the Lesser Doxology.
Eastern Catholic ChurchesJohn ChrysostomEast–West SchismByzantine Rite

Question 6: In the usage of the Eastern Orthodox Church and those Eastern Catholic Churches which follow the ________, the Great Doxology is one of the high points of the festal Matins service.
East–West SchismByzantine RiteMonophysitismJohn Chrysostom

Question 7: "Gloria in excelsis Deo" (Latin for "Glory to God in the highest") is the title and beginning of a hymn known also as the Greater ________ (as distinguished from the "Minor Doxology" or Gloria Patri) and the Angelic Hymn.
PsalmsDoxologyLord's PrayerChristianity

Question 8: The Latin translation is traditionally attributed to Saint ________ (c.
Hilary of PoitiersBasil of CaesareaBonaventureAmbrose

Question 9: [2] The Vulgate Latin translation of the ________ was commissioned only in 382.
BibleChristianity and JudaismNevi'imBiblical canon

Question 10: The ________ as revised in 1970 simplifies this, saying: "The Gloria is intoned by the priest or, if appropriate, by a cantor or by the choir; but it is sung either by everyone together, or by the people alternately with the choir, or by the choir alone.
Summorum PontificumTridentine MassRoman Catholic theologyRoman Missal


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