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Question 1: In Thailand, Laos and ________, a monastery is called a wat.
MalaysiaCanadaPapua New GuineaCambodia

Question 2: A monastery may be an abbey (i.e., under the rule of an ________), or a priory (under the rule of a prior), or conceivably a hermitage (the dwelling of a hermit).
Westminster AbbeyGlastonbury AbbeyAbbotChristian monasticism

Question 3: Benedictine monks ('The Black Monks'), founded by ________, stresses manual labour in a self-subsistent monastery.
Christian monasticismFrancis de SalesBenedict of NursiaPope Gregory I

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Abbey of Monte Cassino, originally built by Saint Benedict, shown here as rebuilt after World War II.
  St. Catherine's monastery on Mount Sinai, early 6th century AD
  Abbey of Monte Cassino, originally built by Saint Benedict, shown here as rebuilt after World War II.
  Abbey of Monte Cassino, originally built by Saint Benedict, shown here as rebuilt after World War II.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Abbey of Monte Cassino, originally built by Saint Benedict, shown here as rebuilt after World War II.
  The Svirsky monasteries are an example of twin monasteries that face each other.
  At the monastery gate (Am Klostertor) by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller.
  At the monastery gate (Am Klostertor) by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller.

Question 6: Saint Saba organized the monks of the Judean Desert in a monastery close to ________ (483), and this is considered the mother of all monasteries of the Eastern Orthodox churches.
JesusSanta ClausBethlehemChristmas

Question 7: For a discussion of the history and development of the life inside hermit cottages see monasticism and ________.
AbbotAbbeyPremonstratensianMonastery

Question 8: ________ was for a short time a cathedral, and was a Benedictine monastery until the Reformation, and its Chapter preserves elements of the Benedictine tradition.
Bath AbbeySt Augustine's AbbeyEly CathedralWestminster Abbey

Question 9: In the ________, both monks and nuns follow a similar ascetic discipline, and even their religious habit is the same (though nuns wear an extra veil, called the apostolnik).
Eastern ChristianityEast–West SchismOrthodox ChurchChristianity

Question 10: Unlike ________ monasticism, the Orthodox do not have separate religious orders, but there is one form of monasticism throughout the Orthodox Church.
PopePope John Paul IICatholic ChurchPope Gregory I







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