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Question 1: An interesting difference between the Eastern and Western observances is that while in the West the chanting of ________ ceases during Lent, in the East its use is increased.
AlleluiaGradualGospel (liturgy)Liturgical book

Question 2: ________—The Mystical Supper
Good FridayMaundy ThursdayPalm SundayEaster

Question 3: In the Greek practice, ordinary Compline is chanted on Friday night together with the ________ to the Theotokos (Mother of God).
Liturgical yearAkathistOrthodox ChurchGreat Lent

Question 4: Whereas the ________ is forbidden on other Lenten weekdays, the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil (combined with Vespers) is celebrated on this day.
John ChrysostomEastern Catholic ChurchesOrthodox ChurchDivine Liturgy

Question 5: In the evening, instead of the normal ________ (the final service before retiring at night), the much longer service of Great Compline is chanted.
MatinsVespersCanonical hoursCompline

Question 6: The First Sunday of Great Lent originally commemorated the Prophets such as Moses, ________, and Samuel.
AaronAbrahamEnoch (Biblical figure)Isaac

Question 7: This is especially significant at the Great Entrance during the ________ on Palm Sunday morning, since liturgically that entrance recreates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.
John ChrysostomOrthodox ChurchEastern Catholic ChurchesDivine Liturgy

Question 8: A number of Saturdays during Great Lent are ________, with many of the hymns of the Daily Office and at the Divine Liturgy dedicated to remembrance of the departed.
All SaintsOrthodox ChurchAll Souls' DayCatholic Church

Question 9: Holy and Great Saturday—The Burial of Jesus and the ________
PredestinationLutheranismPhilipp MelanchthonHarrowing of Hell

Question 10: The services for this day are similar to those on the Great Feast of the ________ (September 14).
Orthodox ChurchFeast of the CrossGreat LentEaster


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