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Question 1: As a Camaldolese ________, Cappellari rapidly gained distinction for his theological and linguistic skills.
MonasteryMonkNunHouseholder (Buddhism)

Question 2: The other major candidates, Emmanuele De Gregorio and ________, had been candidates in the previous conclave.
Henry Benedict StuartBartolomeo PaccaLeonardo AntonelliGiulio Maria della Somaglia

Question 3: At the time of election, Cardinal Cappellari was not yet a ________ - the last man to be elected Pope without episcopal consecration.

Question 4: The choice of Gregory XVI as his regnal name was influenced by the fact that he had been ________ of San Gregorio monastery on the Coelian Hill for over twenty years.
Glastonbury AbbeyWestminster AbbeyChristian monasticismAbbot

Question 5: He negotiated peace on behalf of ________ with the Ottoman Empire.
Armenian Catholic ChurchPope John Paul IIMelkite Greek Catholic ChurchCatholic Church by country

Question 6: Gregory in fact banned railways in the Papal States, calling them chemins d'enfer (literally "ways of ________," a play on the French for railroad, chemin de fer, literally "iron road").

Question 7: At an early age he joined the order of the Camaldolese (part of the Benedictine monastic family) and entered the ________ of San Michele di Murano, near Venice.
MonkMonasteryMonasticismChristian monasticism

Question 8: This was the same abbey from which ________ had dispatched missionaries to England in 596.
Pope John Paul IIPope Gregory IPope John XXIIICatholic Church


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