The Anabaptists: History & Beliefs


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Who led the Anabaptist group that started a violent uprising in the town of Munster?

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1. Who founded the Mennonites?

2. Which of the following was a key belief of the Anabaptists?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Anabaptists were part of a religious movement popular during the 16th century. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your knowledge about Anabaptist beliefs as well as some of the key figures involved in the religious movement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Why Anabaptists advocated adult baptism
  • The founder of the Mennonites
  • The meaning of millenarianism
  • The Anabaptist figure that led a violent uprising in the town of Munster
  • Identifying a key belief of the Anabaptists

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about significant figures from the related Anabaptist lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the key beliefs of Anabaptists
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the history of Anabaptists to answer questions about adult baptism and millenarianism

Additional Learning

To learn further about the Anabaptist movement, check out the corresponding lesson called The Anabaptists: History & Beliefs. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the Anabaptists and their religious movement
  • Detail the origins of the Anabaptist movement and its ties to the teachings of Ulrich Zwingli
  • Explain the Anabaptist movement in Switzerland in the 16th century
  • Clarify the establishment of other religious groups tied to Anabaptists
  • Detail the key beliefs of Anabaptists
  • Define millenarianism