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Names of Syriac Christians: Quiz


Question 1: "Chaldeans", after ancient Chaldea, advocated by some followers of the Chaldean Catholic Church ("________")
Chaldean Neo-AramaicAssyrian Neo-AramaicChaldean ChristiansAssyrian people

Question 2: The historical English term for the group is "Syrians" (as in, e.g., ________).
East–West SchismJohn ChrysostomCatholic ChurchEphrem the Syrian

Question 3: Syriac Christians from the Middle East shouldn't be confused with Syriac Christian Dravidians from India, who are an entirely different ethnic group but follow the same version of ________ that was spread by Syriac Christians from the Middle East, centuries earlier.
EcumenismChristianityChristian denominationBaptist

Question 4: Limited de facto use of "Syriacs" in the sense of "authors writing in the Syriac language" in the context of ________ can be found even before World War I.
Early ChristianityChurch FathersEast–West SchismPatristics

Question 5: In ________, this name dispute has its beginning when immigrants from Turkey, belonging to the Syriac Orthodox Church emigrated to Sweden during the 1960s and were applied with the ethnic designation Assyrians by the Swedish authorities.

Question 6: ________ has “The people we [Greeks] call Syrians were called by the Syrians themselves Aramaeans”.

Question 7: Such an Aramaean identity is mainly held by Syriac Christians in ________, Turkey, Syria and in the diaspora especially in Germany and Sweden.

Question 8: "Phoenicians", after ancient Phoenicia, advocated by some Maronites, Melkites and other Syriac Christian factions in ________.

Question 9: The ________ explicitly still recognizes this usage alone:
Oxford English DictionaryUnited KingdomJames Murray (lexicographer)Dictionary

Question 10: The terminological problem goes back to colonial times, but it became more acute in 1946, when with the independence of ________, the adjective Syrian referred to an independent state.


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