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Question 1: Eparchies are governed by ________ (Russian: епископ, episcop or архиерей, archiereus).

Question 2:
What is the metropolitican population of Russian Orthodox Church?
90,000,000+ world wide

Question 3: The ________ was dissolved and the Tsarist government - which had granted the Church numerous privileges - was overthrown.
Golden HordeRussian EmpireBritish EmpireOttoman Empire

Question 4:
Where are the headquarters of Russian Orthodox Church?
123846 Moscow, 1905 year streat, 7
Moscow, Stary Petrovsko-Razumovsky Proezd 1/23, Building 1
Moscow, Russia
Moscow, ID 83843

Question 5: Some of these images represent the ________ (who is particularly revered in the Russian Orthodox Church), saints, and scenes from their lives.
Blessed Virgin MaryTheotokosRoman Catholic MariologyBlessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)

Question 6: The Christian community that became the Russian Orthodox Church is traditionally said to have been founded by the Apostle Andrew, who is thought to have visited Scythia and Greek colonies along the northern coast of the ________.
Black SeaAegean SeaMediterranean SeaBaltic Sea

Question 7: Sergius, which culminated in the foundation of the ________ known as Trinity-St.
MonasticismChristian monasticismMonasteryMonk

Question 8: By 1987 the number of functioning churches in the ________ had fallen to 6893 and the number of functioning monasteries to just 18.
Joseph StalinEast GermanySoviet UnionRussia

Question 9: On the ceiling of many churches (inside the main dome) is the ________ of Christ as Pantokrator ("Ruler of All").
Gothic artIconographyHalo (religious iconography)Madonna (art)

Question 10:
Which of the following languages is spoken in Russian Orthodox Church?

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