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Trivia Quiz - Mary Baker Eddy - Church Founder


Driven by her burning faith, Mary Baker Eddy did what very few women have done - establish a religion. Take ten questions on this intense woman who believed solely in the power of prayer.

Quiz Number: 5524
Date Submitted: September 04, 2015
Quiz Categories: History, Religion, American History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 56.4 percent
Times Taken: 14 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Mary B Eddy

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1. Born in 1821, Mary Baker became an adherent of her parents' religion which was?
  A.   Presbyterian
  B.   Congregationalist
  C.   Methodist
  D.   Baptist

2. What affliction troubled the adolescent Mary Baker?
  A.   violent seizures
  B.   tourette's syndrome
  C.   voluntary mutism
  D.   curvature of the spine

3. How many times did Mary Baker Eddy marry?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

4. Following the death of her husband, George Washington Glover, what further heartbreak did Mary Baker Eddy suffer?
  A.   Her parents disowned her.
  B.   She discovered her husband had two other wives.
  C.   She miscarried their child.
  D.   Her son was removed from her care.

5. What was the name of the religion Mary Baker Eddy founded?
  A.   Science and Health Church
  B.   Scientology
  C.   Christian Science
  D.   Theological Science

6. When Mary Baker Eddy was 67 she adopted a male as her second son. How old was he?
  A.   4
  B.   9
  C.   23
  D.   41

7. Who in 1907 described Mary Baker Eddy as "vain, untruthful and jealous but in several ways the most interesting woman that ever lived."?
  A.   Mark Twain
  B.   Theodore Roosevelt
  C.   Ambrose Bierce
  D.   William Randolph Hearst

8. Mary Baker Eddy suffered a fall on an icy pavement in Lynn that was the genesis of her religion via the power of prayer. In what US state is Lynn?
  A.   Pennsylvania
  B.   Vermont
  C.   Illinois
  D.   Massachusetts

9. Much of Mary Baker Eddy's theology revolved around what theory?
  A.   vegetarianism
  B.   existentialism
  C.   out of body experience
  D.   animal magnetism

10. Following Mary Baker Eddy's death in 1910, what type of memorial was erected in her birthplace in 1921?
  A.   Eddy depicted as an angel
  B.   A globe of the earth signifying the universal nature of her religion
  C.   A pyramid
  D.   A lifelike statue


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