Trivia quiz questions with answers about Popes and the papacy.
Catholic Pope Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers
What has been the most common name for Popes through the
Pope Clement VIII officially recognized a beverage as a Christian
drink in an edict issued in 1592. What was that beverage?
A: Coffee, which had been introduced to Europe by Arab traders and
was considered by many Roman Catholics to be the wine of infidels.
Pope John Paul II succeeded who as Pope?
A: John Paul I.
What was the name of the Pope with died in 1978 after only 33
days in office?
A: John Paul I.
In the 20th century, who has been Pope the longest?
A: John Paul II.
What did Pope Pius V do to Elizabeth I and Pope Paul III do to
Pope John Paul II comes from what eastern European country?
In 1980 the Pope made a triumphant homecoming visit to his home
country. What is the name of the country?
Henry VIII created what church when the Pope refused to give him
a divorce in 1534?
A: The Church of England.
Who addressed the U.N. in Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish,
French, and English in 1995?
A: Pope John Paul II.
The real name of the Pope who succeeded John Paul I was what?
A: Karol Wojtyla.
In 1798 Napoleon sent Pope Pius VI to the south of France when he
occupied what city?
Where did cantaloupe get its name?
A: The cantaloupe was named after the Pope's summer residence of
The Pope is delighted by what European country that has the
lowest divorce rate in the western world?
Pope John Paul II supported what Polish political movement in the
What caused the deaths of Charles V of France, Emperor Claudius
and Tiberius, Czar Alexander I, and Pope Clement VII?
A: Mushroom poisoning.
What baseball announcer said Pope Paul VI's death "puts a damper
on even a Yankees win"?
A: Phil Rizzuto.