The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you have completed the exercise, check your answers with the answer
key that follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which contains
the portion involved.
Situation: You are a chaplain assistant assigned to the garrison chapel at Fort Opportunity. In the
course of your assigned duties, you must prepare the chapel for a collective Protestant service.
You are preparing the altar. You position the cross/crucifix
centered on the front edge of the altar, with the crucifix facing the congregation.
centered on the rear edge of the altar between the two candlesticks, with the "IHS" facing
towards the congregation and the crucifix facing away from the congregation.
on a wall behind the altar with the "IHS" and the crucifix facing towards the congregation.
equidistant between the candlesticks and flower vases on the front edge of the altar, with
the crucifix facing the congregation.
You are continuing preparations of the altar, and are trying to decide which altar items are
use of vases with flowers are optional.
collection plate is optional if one is placed on the credence table.
use of a crucifix on the altar is optional, if a large crucifix is on the pulpit or lectern.
optional items are those so designated in the Ordo.
When you prepare the narthex, you are
preparing the most sacred part of a religious building.
setting up the seating area.
preparing the entrance area.
preparing the place that some Christians believes represents the meeting place of God and
man in activities of worship.