Angel Quiz

Priests of the Manchester Chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests gathered for their Michaelmas celebration and once again had fun trying to answer an angel quiz – all the answers have a connection with angels. See how many you can get. (Answers in about a week’s time!)

Panel Painting of St Michael the Archangel in the Anson Chapel

Which famous hymn by Francis Pott first appeared in his Hymns fitted to the Order of Common Prayer in 1866 under the heading “For the dedication of an organ”?

What is the well known singer doing when “pain walks down a one way street”?

Where do Angels fear to tread?

Which saint is attributed with the saying “non angeli sed angli” (not angels but angles) and how do Sellers and Yateman translate that in 1066 and all that ?

Can you complete the phrase from this Christmas hymn, O hush the noise ye men of strife…..

Can you complete the phrase with which Disraeli thought he had settled the problem raised by Darwin’s theory of the origin of species. It begins  “The question is this: is man an ape or an angel? Now I am ……”

If you land on the Angel Islington in Monopoly, with a hotel on it, what rent do you have to pay?

What are the four ingredients of a Fallen Angel Cocktail?

In which Abba hit do they “believe in angels”?

Which 18year old in 1823 is said to have seen his first vision of an angel who announced his name and proceeded to give a detailed description of an ancient record that the angel had personally completed and buried 1400 years earlier?


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2 Responses to Angel Quiz

  1. Trish says:

    And how many angels can dance on the head of a pin? 🙂

  2. Here are the answers to this year’s Angel quiz:

    1. Angel Voices ever Singing
    2. ‘Loving angels instead’ – Robbie William’s Angels hit song.
    3. Where fools rush in.
    4. St Gregory the great, ‘Not Angels but Anglicans’
    5. …and hear the angels sing.
    6. “Now I am on the side of the angels.”
    7. £550
    8. Gin, Creme de Menthe, Angostura Bitters, Lime (or lemon) juice
    9. I have a dream.
    10. Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormons.

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