Quiz: Expelling Evil Spirits: The Exorcism Quiz
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Expelling Evil Spirits: The Exorcism Quiz
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About This Quiz

Exorcism may be forever linked to one iconic film, but the practice has deep religious roots and a history that's as long as it is controversial. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of exorcisms real and imagined.

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How many people worldwide are certified to perform Catholic exorcisms?
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True or false: Priests performed an exorcism on Mother Teresa before her death.
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What symptom led to Mother Teresa's exorcism?
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What year did the famous exorcism that inspired "The Exorcist" take place?
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What name did the church use to protect the privacy of the boy in the 1949 exorcism?
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True or false: The real Roland Doe has never spoken about his brush with the devil.
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What is the English translation for the Greek word "<i>exousia</i>," which gave us the term "exorcism"?
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True or false: Some demon possessions are voluntary.
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True or false: Some victims of demons still maintain some control over their actions.
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How long does a Catholic exorcism take?
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When did the Roman Catholic Church write its first rule book for exorcisms?
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What year was the 1614 Catholic exorcism guide updated for the first time?
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True or false: Any priest can perform an exorcism.
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What piece of information must a priest ask the demon when performing an exorcism?
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True or false: Pope John Paul II performed an exorcism.
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What is the name of the real family that inspired the film "The Conjuring"?
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How many exorcisms were performed on Anneliese Michel?
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Where was Anneliese Michel from?
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True or false: Anneliese Michel's exorcists went to jail for their actions.
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True or false: You need an exorcism if you are subject to the evil eye.
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Whose exorcism was broadcast on "20/20" in 1991?
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True or false: The Catholic Church forbids covering an exorcism in the media.
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True or false: People have died recently during exorcisms.
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Which of these is NOT a common sign of possession?
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How many priests in the U.S. are certified to perform exorcisms?
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What is the 2011 film "The Rite" based on?
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Who wrote the book "The Exorcist"?
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True or false: "The Exorcist" was never supposed to be a horror novel.
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What year was "The Exorcist" movie released?
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What is the name of the demon victim in "The Exorcist"?
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