The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation


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Why was the Council of Trent convened in 1545?

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1. What held religious authority in Protestant belief?

2. Which was a Catholic religious order?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of 16th century Protestant and Catholic reformers. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding when the Protestant Reformation began as well as who convened at the Council of Trent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Origins of the Reformation
  • The Council of Trent
  • Source of authority in Protestant belief
  • Religious order of Catholics
  • Beliefs of the Anabaptists

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Protestant and Catholic reformers
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding Protestant and Catholic reformers and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Protestant and Catholic reformers lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about the clash of ideas in this period, review the corresponding lesson called The Reformers & the Catholic Church: How Religious Beliefs Transformed During the Reformation. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the time for major change in the Catholic Church
  • Identify who led the Protestant Reformation and why
  • Describe major Protestant beliefs in rejection of Catholic tenets
  • Appreciate the details of the response of Catholics in-kind with their own Counter-Reformation