What is the Eucharist? - Definition & Overview


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Intinction in Eucharistic practices refers to which of the following?

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1. In the Eucharist the bread symbolizes what?

2. What does the Greek word eucharistia mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While there are many differences in how religious sects view the Eucharist, all that hold the rite do so to commemorate Christ's crucifixion. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of this ritual, including its origin, theology, and symbolization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Mastery of this quiz will require knowledge of the following:

  • Symbolization of the bread
  • Origination of the word eucharistia
  • Painting of The Last Supper
  • Doctrine of transubstantiation
  • Religions that include sacrament of the Eucharist

Skills Practiced

This learning resource provides practice in the following related skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Eucharist
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as intinction and transubstantiation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast ways in which the Eucharist is celebrated and viewed in different religions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Eucharist's origins, symbolism, and rituals

Additional Learning

Read the lesson titled What is the Eucharist? Definition and Overview to learn more about this religious rite. The lesson, together with this quiz and worksheet, contains the following objectives:

  • Examine I Corinthians 11:23-26 in regard to Eucharist's origin
  • Introduce practice of intinction used by some churches to deliver the Eucharist
  • Analyze Roman Catholic belief of transubstantiation in contrast to Protestant churches