TEST Echoes of Faith: Catholic Morality Directions: Please circle or fill in the correct answer to each section. I. What is Morality? 1. For Catholics, morality is ___________ in Christ. a) freedom b) life c) obedience d) honesty 2. Morality consists of ______________. a) values b) choices c) actions d) all of the above 3. ______________ and ____________ are the basis of morality. a) love, forgiveness b) truth, justice c) human dignity, community d) community, love 4. ____________ offers us the model of community. a) the Holy Family b) the Apostles c) the Trinity d) the Church II. What is Virtue? 1. _____________ are habits that prompt us to do the good. a) the Beatitudes b) the Commandments c) Virtues d) the Examination of Conscience 2. List the Cardinal virtues. a) prudence, justice, temperance, fortitude b) prudence, kindness, justice, forgiveness, c) care, kindness, joy, helpfulness d) caution, fairness, self-control, strength 3. True/False Happiness is rooted in right actions. 4. Jesus is our model of __________________. a) goodness b) compassion c) temperance d) forgiveness III. What is Subjective Morality? 1. ___________ morality deals with moral rightness or wrongness of an act. a) subjective b) objective c) scriptural d) both a and c 2. ____________ morality deals with the sincerity of a person’s moral decision. a) objective b) scriptural c) church d) subjective 3. True/False A subjective moral decision may be sincere yet morally incorrect. 4. ____________ for right judgment determines one’s level of moral responsibility. a) Hunger b) Knowledge c) Love d) Capacity 5. God continues to ____________ us despite our wrong choices. a) work with b) love c) forgive d) teach III. 1. 2. 3. 4. What makes action a sin? True/False Circumstances may change the moral rightness of an act. True/False Circumstances do not affect a person’s responsibility. True/False Christians have a moral responsibility. True/False One does not need to achieve perfect freedom to be directed toward goodness. IV. What is Sin? 1. _________________ is a negative moral action contrary to God’s law. a) Blaming b) Lying c) Stealing d) Sin 2. Sin involves the breaking of a relationship with ________, __________, and ____________. a) God, b) People, c) oneself d) all of the above 3. ___________ moral actions are always wrong. a) certain b) minor c) premeditated 4. ____________ sins are sins of lesser offences which can lead to more serious ones. a) mortal b) little c) big d) venial V. What is Conscience? 1. True/False Our conscience is our innate sense of right and wrong. 2. True/False Our conscience needs to be informed by the truth. 3. True/False We don’t have a moral obligation to inform and to follow our conscience. VI. Conscience and God’s Law 1. God’s __________ is rooted in God’s covenant promise of fidelity. a) love b) forgiveness c) judgment d) law 2. True/False The Ten Commandments of the old law describes behaviors of one who loves God and neighbor. 3. True/False The new law of Jesus does not fulfill the old law and is not compatible with it. 4. ___________ and the other sacraments nourish us to live a moral life. a) Baptism b) Reconciliation c) Eucharist d) Confirmation 5. True/False The Holy Spirit empowers us to live a moral life. Bonus Interviews 1. What did you learn about yourself from the bonus interview? 2. What will you take from these two interviews that you’ll be able to use with your students?