Thursday, April 25, 2013

St. Mark Trivia

What city is St. Mark the patron saint of?



A.Jerusalem

B.Barcelona
C.New York City
D.Venice

What is the name of the book St. Mark wrote?
A.Titus
B.Mark
C.Philemon
D.Romans

Where did Mark sit in Da Vinci’s picture “The Last Supper”?
A.Across from Jesus
B.Beside Thomas
C.Behind Judas
D.He wasn’t there

What population was the book of Mark probably written for?
A.Gentile Christians in Rome
B.Jewish Christians in Israel
C.Non-Christian Gentiles in Rome
D.Non-Christian Pharisees

Who took Mark along on a missionary journey to Cyprus?
A.He went alone
B.Paul and Barnabas
C.Paul and Timothy
D.Peter

Some scholars believe Mark was the first bishop of where?
A.Venice, Italy
B.Alexandria, Egypt
C.Crete, Greece
D.Jerusalem, Israel

How many chapters are in the book of Mark?
A.12
B.16
C.30
D.5

Which of the following does the book of Mark not contain?
A.Crucifixion
B.Resurrection
C.Birth of Christ
D.Parables
E.Miracles

What is the official symbol of St. Mark?
A.A winged lion
B.An olive branch
C.A cross
D.A dove

What is the name of the city St. Mark is thought to have been born in?
A.Alexandria
B.Cyrene
C.Crete
D.Venice

How and where was St. Mark martyred?
A.Crucified upside down in Venice
B.Stoned in Rome
C.Dragged through the streets of Alexandria
D.Burnt at the stake in Salem

Who baptized and taught St. Mark?
A.St. Paul
B.St. Peter
C.Jesus
D.John the Baptist

What was St. Mark’s racial background?
A.Greek
B.Ethiopian
C.Egyptian
D.Jewish

Where is St. Mark’s body said to be held?
A.St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome
B.St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice
C.Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
D.Coliseum, Rome

What is the official date of the “Feast of St. Mark”?
A.July 7
B.September 27
C.April 25
D.April 1


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