Angel Quiz

Today is the Feast of  St Michael and the Holy Archangels. See if you know the answers in this little quiz about angels.

How many orders are there, traditionally, in the hierarchy of angels?

Which order of angels surround the throne, and live in the presence of God?

In the Hebrew Bible the prophet Isaiah has a vision of seraphim. How many wings did they each have?

In Islam, Munkar and Nakir are believed to be the angels who ask three questions to souls in their graves – which questions?

In Islam which angel revealed the Koran to the Prophet?

How many of the seven archangels St Gregory names can you name?

Why does a Catholic priest at a Dominican Republic resort town want to destroy artwork of angels in his church?

What is the traditional official title for the feast on September 29th?

Which angel revealed the gold plates containing the Book of Mormon to Joseph Smith?

What’s the purchase price of The Angel Islington in the board game
“Monopoly”?

Which pop-group sang “I believe in angels”?

Which Christian group/s refer to the Archangel Michael as Christ Michael believing he is Christ before he became man?

A supplementary question was – Using Miss Arnold Forster’s 3 volume ‘Studies in English Church Dedications’ what are the top four most popular dedications of churches in England?

Answers below under comments.

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One Response to Angel Quiz

  1. How many orders are there, traditionally, in the hierarchy of angels?

    Nine; Seraphim, Cherubim, Thrones, Dominions, Virtues, Powers, Principalities, Archangels, Angels.

    Which order of angels surround the throne, and live in the presence of God?

    Seraphim

    In the Hebrew Bible the prophet Isaiah has a vision of seraphim. How many wings did they each have?

    Six

    In Islam, Munkar and Nakir are believed to be the angels who ask three questions to souls in their graves – which questions?

    Who is your Lord? Who is your Prophet? What is your religion?

    In Islam which angel revealed Koran to the Prophet?

    Jibrail (Gabriel)

    How many of the seven archangels St Gregory names can you name?

    Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Phanuel, Zarachiel, Simiel.

    Why does a Catholic priest at a Dominican Republic resort town want to destroy artwork of angels in his church?

    Because they have a ‘diabolical, homosexual expression.’ Details here: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/292901

    What is the traditional official title for the feast on September 29th?

    The Feast of the Dedication of St Michael.

    Which angel revealed the gold plates containing the Book of Mormon to Joseph Smith?

    Moroni

    What’s the purchase price of The Angel Islington in the board game
    “Monopoly”?

    £100

    Which pop-group sang “I believe in angels”?

    Abba

    Which Christian group/s refer to the Archangel Michael as Christ Michael believing he is Christ before he became man?

    Seventh Day Adventists, and also Jehovah’s Witnesses.

    Top four church dedications in Church of England, in order of popularity are; The Blessed Virgin Mary, All Saints, St Peter and St Michael.

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