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The winners of the Easter online quiz have become known

On May 19, 2024, with the blessing of Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan, an online quiz dedicated to the holiday of the Holy Resurrection of Christ was held.

The event, organized by the commission for educational ministry of the Astana diocese, was attended by students of Sunday schools and members of clubs of Orthodox youth movements of the Kazakhstan Metropolitan District, as well as teams from Russia and Lithuania. In total, 17 teams took part in the online competition: 3 from youth clubs and secular organizations, 14 from Sunday and secondary schools.

The quiz questionnaire included tasks on knowledge of the Gospel events of the Resurrection of Christ, features of the Easter service, military historical topics and the biography of the famous Russian front-line writer V.P. Astafiev (in connection with the past celebration of Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War and the 100th anniversary of the playwright’s birth).

Based on the results of the intellectual competition, the following teams were recognized as winners and prize-winners.

Subgroup of Sunday schools (age of participants - up to 17 years)

1st place


“My Joy” (Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov, Chapaevo village, Alma-Ata region, Kazakhstan)
“Guiding Star” (Peter and Paul Cathedral, Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan)
“Grains of Faith” (team of Sunday schools of the parishes of Kerch, Republic of Crimea)
“The Joy of Faith” (Sevastian-Magdalinsky Church, Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan)
“Stanichniki” (Michael-Arkhangelsk Church, Presnovka village, North Kazakhstan region, Kazakhstan)
II place


“Blagovest” (Annunciation Cathedral, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan)
“Peresvet” (national team, Bryansk, Russia)
“Crystal” (Church of the Ascension, Kovernino village, Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia)
“Rays” (St. Nicholas Church, Tonshaevo village, Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia)
“Forget-me-nots” (Iveron Temple, Burundai village, Alma-Ata region, Kazakhstan)
III place


“Pokrov” (Church of St. Eleutherius of Rome, Stepnogorsk, Kazakhstan)
“Patriots” (secondary school No. 2, Chernushka, Perm region, Russia)
Subgroup of youth clubs (age of participants - over 17 years old)

1st place


“Guiding Star” (Peter and Paul Cathedral, Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan)
III place


“Anchor” (Protection of St. Nicholas Church, Klaipeda, Lithuania)
“Galilee” (Church of Blessed Xenia of Petersburg, Konaev, Kazakhstan)

The commission for educational ministry of the Astana diocese completed a series of eleven games of the 9th season with an Easter online quiz. The organizers thank the leaders of youth clubs, directors and teachers of parochial schools and secular educational institutions who took part in the events.

The next quiz will take place in October 2024.

The list of participating teams, as well as questions of the intellectual tournament, are available on the website of the Orthodox Internet Carousel.