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Oriental Orthodoxy: Quiz


Question 1: It is also one of two dominant religions in ________ (50%).

Question 2: It is a minority in ________ (15%), Sudan (3-5% out of the 15% of total Christians), Syria (2-3% out of the 10% of total Christians), Lebanon (10% of the 40% of Christians in Lebanon) and Kerala, India (8%[1] out of all the 2.3% of total Christians in India).

Question 3: These churches are generally not in communion with ________ with whom they are in dialogue for a return to unity.
ChristianityEast–West SchismEastern ChristianityOrthodox Church

Question 4: Twenty years after Ephesus, the ________ declared that Jesus is in two complete natures, one human and one divine.
First Council of NicaeaCouncil of ChalcedonFirst Council of ConstantinopleFirst Council of Ephesus

Question 5: In terms of total number of members, the Ethiopian Church is the largest of all Oriental Orthodox Churches, and is second among all Orthodox Churches among Eastern and Oriental Churches (exceeded in number only by the ________).
Bulgarian Orthodox ChurchGeorgian Orthodox ChurchRussian Orthodox ChurchArmenian Apostolic Church

Question 6: The least divisive of these disputes is within the ________, between the Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin and the Catholicosate of Cilicia.
Armenian diasporaRussian Orthodox ChurchArmenian Apostolic ChurchGeorgian Orthodox Church

Question 7: The Oriental Orthodox Church and the rest of the Church split over differences in ________ terminology.
Biblical canonChristian theologyChristologyTrinity

Question 8: The separation resulted in part from the refusal of Pope Dioscorus, the Patriarch of Alexandria, to accept the ________ dogmas promulgated by the Council of Chalcedon, which held that Jesus is in two natures: one divine and one human.
Christian theologyBiblical canonTrinityChristology

Question 9: Pope Dioscorus would accept only "of or from two natures" but not "in two natures." To the hierarchs who would lead the Oriental Orthodox, this was tantamount to accepting ________, which expressed itself in a terminology incompatible with their understanding of Christology.
NestorianismChristian theologyTrinityBiblical canon

Question 10: Additionally, it accepts a ________ dyophysite Christology that is categorically rejected by the Oriental Orthodox Communion, and venerates as saints people anathematized as heretics by the latter.
Biblical canonChristian theologyTrinityNestorianism


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