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Liturgy of the Hours: Quiz


Question 1: Prime was suppressed by the ________, reducing the number of canonical hours to seven (cf.
Second Vatican CouncilCatholic ChurchPope Benedict XVIPope John Paul II

Question 2: Vespers has a very similar structure, differing in that Pius X assigned to it five psalms (now reduced to 2 psalms and a New Testament canticle) and the ________ took the place of the Benedictus.
AngelusHail MaryMarian devotionsMagnificat

Question 3: ________ or Night Prayer (before retiring)
Canonical hoursVespersMatinsCompline

Question 4: The major hours consist of the Office of Readings, Morning (or ________) and Evening Prayer (or Vespers).
Canonical hoursLaudsNone (liturgy)Matins

Question 5: a ________, typically a verse of scripture, but sometimes liturgical poetry
ResponsorySarum RiteGregorian chantMagnificat

Question 6: ________ instituted obligatory changes on 10 May 1602, 34 years after Pius V's revision.
Pope Sixtus VPope Adrian VIPope Clement VIIIPope Innocent XI

Question 7: At Evenning Prayer this consists of two psalms, or one psalm divided into two parts, and a scriptural canticle taken from the ________.
GospelJesusNew TestamentBiblical canon

Question 8: a canticle taken from the Gospel of Luke: the ________ (Benedictus) for morning prayer, and the Canticle of Mary (Magnificat) for evening prayer
Lord's PrayerBenedictus (Song of Zechariah)Nunc dimittisSign of the Cross

Question 9: ________ or Evening Prayer, major hour
VespersMatinsCanonical hoursLauds

Question 10: During the ________, when the Temple was no longer in use, the first synagogues were established, and the services (at fixed hours of the day) of Torah readings, psalms, and hymns began to evolve.
Babylonian captivityHasmoneanNevi'imIsraelites


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