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Amish Origins Trivia

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1. Where is the largest Old Order Amish settlement?

Lancaster PA
Holmes County OH
Belleville PA
Arthur IL



2. The Amish arrived in the U.S. approximately?

Early 1500's
Early 1600's
Early 1700's
Early 1800's



3. In what state did the Amish first settle?

Ohio
New York
Indiana
Pennsylvania



4. Who are the Amish descended from?

Catholics
Mormons
Protestants
Swiss Protestant Anabaptists



5. In what year did the group of members split from the home church?

1693
1745
1565
1824



6. After the split, this gentleman started the new group.

Joseph Young
Samuel Lapp
Jacob (Jakob) Ammann
Eli Amish



7. Which sect of Amish has the most members?

Nebraska Amish
Old Order
New Order
Conservative



8. Who are the Mennonites named after?

Eli Mennon
Joseph Smith
Menno Simons
Jacob Menno



9. The Amish began as a split-off of which sect?

Protestants
Swiss Mennonites
Catholics
State Church



10. During the 16th Century Reformation and persecution, the followers first fled where?

France
Germany
Russia
Switzerland