Statistics for Monks and Nuns

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  • The average score is 14 of 20

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Albanian nun who won a Nobel Peace Prize for her work in KolkataMother Teresa
98%
Monk who supposedly nailed his Ninety-five Theses to a church door in 1517Martin Luther
91%
Before China invaded in 1950 - about half of the male population of this
region were Buddhist monks
Tibet
88%
Russian mystic known as the "Mad Monk" who was assassinated in 1916Rasputin
87%
Common term for a place where nuns live, starting with CConvent
82%
Beverage which French monk Dom Pérignon is inaccurately
credited as having invented
Sparkling wine
80%
Country in which you'd find Mount Athos, famous for its many monasteriesGreece
78%
Friar who was a companion of Robin HoodFriar {Tuck}
75%
"A" word which refers to the head of a monasteryAbbot
74%
Trappist monks in Belgium are famous for making thisBeer
74%
"H" word that refers to the clothing of a nun or monkHabit
74%
Perhaps feeling guilty for dissolving the monasteries, this king's last words
were "monks, monks, monks"
King Henry VIII
73%
Whoopi Goldberg movie about a woman who poses as nun to hide from the mobSister Act
70%
Work by Geoffrey Chaucer whose many characters included a monk,
a friar, and two nuns
The Canterbury Tales
63%
What Hamlet said to OpheliaGet thee to a {nunnery}
59%
Modern country with the most Buddhist monks per capitaMyanmar
59%
The three typical monastic vows are poverty, ______, and obedienceChastity
56%
Friar whose pea plant experiments led to the understanding of dominant
and recessive genes
Gregor Mendel
47%
Chinese monastery known as the cradle of kung fuShaolin
40%
Venerable monk who wrote a history of England in the 8th centuryBede
34%

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