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Question 1: In Spain, the bull of the Holy ________ (renewed periodically after 1492) allowed the consumption of dairy products[10] and eggs during Lent in exchange for a contribution to the conflict.
First seven Ecumenical CouncilsEast–West SchismCrusadesCounter-Reformation

Question 2: This word initially simply meant spring (as in ________ Lenz and Dutch lente) and derives from the Germanic root for long because in the spring the days visibly lengthen.
Spanish languageRomanian languageEnglish languageGerman language

Question 3: Many modern ________ consider the observation of Lent to be a choice, rather than an obligation.
Christian denominationProtestantismBaptistChristianity

Question 4: The days of Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday and ________ are considered a distinct period of fasting.
Holy WeekHoly Week processionEasterGood Friday

Question 5: In many liturgical ________, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday form the Easter Triduum.
ChristianityEcumenismChristian denominationBaptist

Question 6: The three traditional practices to be taken up with renewed vigour during Lent are prayer (justice towards God), fasting (justice towards self), and ________ (justice towards neighbour).
Charity (practice)AltruismTitheAlms

Question 7: ________
Coptic calendarFasting and abstinence of the Coptic Orthodox Church of AlexandriaCoptic Orthodox Church in AfricaCoptic history

Question 8: The six Sundays in Lent are not counted among the forty days because each Sunday represents a "mini-________," a celebration of Jesus' victory over sin and death.
PassoverLiturgical yearComputusEaster

Question 9: [13] The same is true for the feasts of St. Joseph and the ________, which are always March 19th and March 25th respectively.
Roman Catholic MariologyAnnunciationOrthodox ChurchBlessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)

Question 10: Converts to Christianity followed a strict ________ or period of instruction and discipline prior to baptism.
CatechumenCatholic ChurchBibleAnglicanism


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