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Reader (liturgy): Quiz


Question 1: There is a special service for the ________ of a reader, although in contemporary practice a layman may receive the priest's blessing to read on a particular occasion.

Question 2: This order is higher than the Doorkeeper (now largely obsolete) and lower than the ________.
SurpliceStole (vestment)SubdeaconRoman Catholic theology

Question 3: The reader is licensed to lead non-sacramental worship (including, in some cases, ________), may assist in the leadership of eucharistic worship and may preach.
FuneralDeath and cultureCremationBurial

Question 4: In the ________, the Reader (in Greek, ἀναγνώστης/anagnostis; in Church Slavonic, Чтец/Chtets) is the second highest of the minor orders of clergy.
Eastern ChristianityChristianityOrthodox ChurchEast–West Schism

Question 5: After a period of theological training, (often, in the case of the ________, three years of evening classes), a lay person is licensed to preach and lead public worship.
Church of EnglandBishop of LincolnArchbishop of YorkArchbishop of Canterbury

Question 6: A reader is not a member of the clergy, and cannot preside at the ________, baptize, perform marriages, absolve or bless.
Eucharistic theologyEucharistTransubstantiationSacramental bread

Question 7: An ________ reader usually wears a blue tippet with choir dress.
Episcopal Church (United States)AnglicanismCatholicismEcumenical council

Question 8: In the Latin Rite of the ________, the term "lector" is used in preference to that of "reader".
Pope Gregory ICatholic ChurchPope John Paul IIPope

Question 9: This practice is not universal, however, and many bishops and priests will allow a reader to perform his function dressed only in a cassock or (if a ________) a riassa [2].
MonkMonasteryHouseholder (Buddhism)Nun

Question 10: Minor orders were discontinued in the reformed ________.
Bishop of LincolnArchbishop of CanterburyChurch of EnglandArchbishop of York


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