FACT or FICTION: An Impossibly Difficult Quiz for Seasoned Latter-day Saints

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Fact or Fiction text with images of golden plates and President Hinckley.

There’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news is that this quiz is going to be extremely challenging. The good news is that, on each question, you’ve got a fifty percent chance of guessing correctly. So, who knows, maybe you’ll do alright!

Pay close attention to the wording and details of each question before answering. This quiz is meant to be deceptive, tricky, and maybe even frustrating. Am I in your head yet?! Good luck.

FACT or FICTION: Brigham Young believed that both the sun and the moon were inhabited by human-like beings.
Brigham Young
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Joseph Smith's "golden plates" were made of solid gold.
gold plates mormon
via bookofmormoncentral.org
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According to the Doctrine and Covenants, the name of the brother of Jared is Mahonri Moriancumr.
A painting of the brother of Jared.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints owns and operates a large nuclear-bomb-proof vault that is embedded in the ground underneath Temple Square.
SLC Temple LDS
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All of the following statements are true:

  • Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Elder Quentin L. Cook were mission companions in England back in the 1960s.

  • The late Elder Richard G. Scott was Elder D. Todd Christofferson's mission president in Argentina back in the 1960s.

  • As a missionary, Elder David A. Bednar was inspired to give Elder Boyd K. Packer (then a general authority) a German 20-mark note, which Elder Packer later used to bribe a train conductor.

missionary
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Joseph Smith had three younger siblings: Samuel, Lucy, and Don Carlos.
Painting of Joseph Smith
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While overlooking the Salt Lake Valley, Brigham Young famously stated, "This is the place."
Salt Lake valley
Image via Wiki Commons.
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Presidents Russell M. Nelson, Thomas S. Monson, and Gordon B. Hinckley did not serve full-time missions when they were younger.
Four Mormon prophets
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As a missionary, Lorenzo Snow presented a Book of Mormon to Queen Victoria.
Black and White Photo of Lorenzo Snow
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According to legend, some of the gold leafing used on the interior and the Angel Moroni of the Salt Lake City Temple was acquired from sacred Native American mines/treasure hordes.
Image of a gold nugget
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Click "View Results" to see how you did! (By the way, this counts as a question and is therefore a freebie that'll be added to your final score. You're welcome.)
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David Snell is a proud member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He's the Founder of The Sunday Pews, and has experience writing for Mormon Newsroom Pacific, KBYU11, Classical 89 Radio, FamilyShare.com and plenty more. He tries not to take himself too seriously and just wants to brighten your day a bit.