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Novitiate: Quiz


Question 1: Novitiate, alt. noviciate, is the period of training and preparation that a novice (or prospective) monastic or member of a ________ undergoes prior to taking vows in order to discern whether they are called to the religious life.
Religious orderChristian monasticismCatholic ChurchCatholic religious order

Question 2: Many communities encourage frequent confession and reception of ________ by their novices.
Eucharistic theologyEucharistTransubstantiationSacramental bread

Question 3: The novice's day normally encompasses participation in the full ________, manual labor, and special classes designed to instruct the novices on the religious life they are preparing to embrace.
Liturgical bookCanonical hoursMatinsOrthodox Church

Question 4: The term novitiate also referes to the building or complex within a ________ or convent which is devoted exclusively to the needs of novices (sleeping, training, etc.).
MonkMonasteryChristian monasticismMonasticism

Question 5: In the ________, the novitiate is officially set at three years before one may be tonsured a monk or nun, though this requirement may be dispensed.
East–West SchismEastern ChristianityOrthodox ChurchChristianity


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