This page shows a representation of the type of test questions that will be provided
in the assessment for our high school titles.
Identify the word
1. unfounded claim of racial superiority; discrimination based on race or ethnic background
___ ___ ___ ___ ___ m

2. the relationship between living beings and their environment
e ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

3. the enlightened one, a representation of Gautama Buddha
___ ___ d ___ ___ ___

4. official Church teaching
d ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

5. the principle, ideal, or virtue of just dealing or right action; giving God and others their due
___ ___ ___ t ___ ___ ___

True or false (T or F)
____ 1.
Idolatry is an act or attitude in which a person gives a thing or a person, rather than God,
the power to bring ultimate happiness.
____ 2. The Church encourages Catholics to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the time of approaching death.
____ 3. An evil means may be used only in order to achieve a good end.
____ 4. A morally right decision must be good for everyone.
____ 5. Pope John Paul II has spoken about the dangers of industrialization.

____ 1. prudence
____ 2. theocracy
____ 3. consolation
____ 4. Christian morality
____ 5. when male power dominates
A. patriarchy
B. a ministry to which all Christians are called
C. centered in Jesus
D. a person's sense of self-worth
E. rule by God

Choose the missing words
A. faith ____ 1. The _______ example of a moral rule is Jesus' command to his followers to love their neighbor.
B. Judeo-Christian ____ 2. Jesus almost always made a connection between healing and _______.
C. conscious ____ 3. We owe certain loyalties and responsibilities to the _______ to which we belong.
D. premier ____ 4. Catholics today are members of the _______ tradition.
E. communities ____ 5. Moral integrity involves a _______ decision to do what is right.

Fill in the blanks
_____________________ 1. People realize that they need to have good _______ to make right decisions.
_____________________ 2. The first five books of the Bible are called the _______.
_____________________ 3. Pride, covetousness, lust, anger, envy, and sloth are known as the _______.
_____________________ 4. An expression of a _______ in society would be women overall earning less than men.
_____________________ 5. Habitually doing right, and, for Catholics, frequently participating in the _______, makes us morally stronger.

Multiple choice
____ 1.
In 1979 the U.S. Catholic bishops referred to racism in the nation as
a. a natural occurrence
b. a curse from God
c. a fact and a sin
d. a crisis and a challenge
____ 2.
According to Jesus, how will we be judged after death?
a. by how well we loved others during life
b. by our sincerity in following God's word
c. by the strength of our belief in Jesus
d. all of the above
____ 3.
"How can we uphold the justice of God when daily we see examples of unjust suffering?"
This question is called what?
a. retributive justice
b. theodicy
c. thanatology
d. masochism
____ 4.
The four divisions of the Old Testament are
a. Genesis, Prophets, Psalms, and Wisdom
b. Pentateuch, Prophets, Historical, and Wisdom
c. Pentateuch, Prophets, Gospels, and Wisdom
d. Torah, Prophets, Letters, and Wisdom
____ 5.
The reward-punishment theory of conscience views right and wrong in terms of
a. what I feel good or bad about after
b. what feels good or bad to me
c. commonly accepted social standards
d. what pleases or displeases others
e. none of the above

1. What is the difference between voluntary active euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, and terminal sedation?
What is the Church's position on each?

2. Why does contemporary Catholic social teaching emphasize that to be anti-poverty means to be pro-child?

3. How do cults violate the religious freedom that Catholic teaching upholds?
How do you think you could tell if you were being solicited for membership in a cult?

4. What do we mean when we say the Church is God's assembly? Use the Greek word ecclesia in your answer.
Also connect with Judaism.

5. List the six steps your book presents that will enable you to be a good moral person.
Explain why each is an important step.