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Question 1: These may be the physical remains of ________, such as bones, pieces of clothing, or some object associated with saints or other religious figures.
JesusOrthodox ChurchChristianitySaint

Question 2: Relics of the ________ became very popular from the 9th century onwards and were housed in magnificent gold and silver cross-shaped reliquaries, decorated with enamels and precious stones.
Orthodox ChurchEarly ChristianityByzantine EmpireTrue Cross

Question 3: A philatory is a transparent reliquary designed to contain and exhibit the ________ and relics of saints.
Human skeletonHead and neck anatomyBoneHuman skull

Question 4: [1][2][3] In these cultures, reliquaries are often preserved in stupas or temples, to which the faithful make ________ in order to gain merit.
Christian pilgrimageGaya, IndiaPilgrimageBuddhist pilgrimage

Question 5: They range in size from simple pendants or rings to ________-like containers, to very elaborate ossuaries.

Question 6: A reliquary (also referred to as a shrine or by the French term chasse) is a container for ________.
Saint PeterRelicJesusOrthodox Church

Question 7: ________ often centered around the veneration of relics.
Buddhist pilgrimageChristian pilgrimageGaya, IndiaPilgrimage

Question 8: Relics are venerated in the Oriental Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox, Roman Catholic and some ________ Churches.
Ecumenical councilEpiscopal Church (United States)AnglicanismCatholicism

Question 9: Many were designed with portability in mind, often being exhibited in public or carried in procession on the saint's feast day or on other ________.
HolidayChristmas controversyChristmasEaster

Question 10: The use of reliquaries became an important part of ________ ritual from at least the 4th century.
ChristianChristianityCatholic ChurchJesus


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