image of St. Francis

Week 9: Legenda Aurea: Franciscus.

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Reading Quiz (English)

The English reading comprehension quiz involves a series of true / false questions (log in to Blackboard to take the quiz). You can take the online quiz as often as you want; the computer will record your most recent score. The quiz will be available until Thursday midnight.

  1. In his early youth, Francis was a doctor.
  2. When Francis went to Rome, he stayed with the beggars by the Church of Saint Peter.
  3. Francis went around barefoot as an itinerant preacher.
  4. Pope Innocent refused to approve the new monastic order that Francis proposed.
  5. Francis showed his stigmata to all his followers as a proof of his divine calling.
  6. Francis would pick up worms and remove them from the roadside so they wouldn't get stepped on.
  7. Francis prayed for God to give him a bag of money to feed the poor, and he then found a bag of money by the road.
  8. Francis welcomed death after a long illness.
  9. A monk saw the soul of Francis shining in the sky like a star, as big as the moon, as bright as the sun.
  10. Francis preached that all sins were forgiven when people were on the verge of death.

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