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Question 1:
What type is thing is Pentecost?
Studio Album

Question 2: In other words, it falls on the eighth Sunday, counting Easter Day (see article on ________ for the calculation of the date of Easter).
ComputusGregorian calendarLiturgical yearByzantine calendar

Question 3: The ________ movement of Christianity derives its name from this biblical event.
Early ChristianityCatholicismPentecostalismOneness Pentecostalism

Question 4: Following the passing into law of the ________, however, the date of this holiday was regularised as the last Monday in May.
Boxing DayLabour DayGood FridayBank holiday

Question 5: Orthodox temples are often decorated with greenery and flowers on this feast day, and the celebration is intentionally similar to the Jewish holiday of ________, which celebrates the giving of the Mosaic Law.
Yom KippurPassoverShavuotShabbat

Question 6: The Orthodox icon of the feast depicts the Twelve Apostles seated in a semicircle (sometimes the ________ (Virgin Mary) is shown sitting in the center of them).
TheotokosBlessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)Blessed Virgin MaryRoman Catholic Mariology

Question 7: In ________ it is not a public holiday, since Pentecost Monday (Annandag Påsk) through a government decision 15 December 2004 was abolished as a public holiday, in favour of June 6, the National Day of Sweden.

Question 8: In the East, this range of possible dates presently corresponds to May 23 through June 26 on the ________.
TimeJulian calendarGregorian calendarIslamic calendar

Question 9: In ________ it was customary to scatter rose petals from the ceiling of the churches to recall the miracle of the fiery tongues; hence in Sicily and elsewhere in Italy Whitsunday is called Pasqua rosatum.

Question 10: Pentecost is part of the Moveable Cycle of the ________.
EasterHebrew calendarByzantine calendarLiturgical year


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