Masonic Symbol Quiz
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Take this Masonic
Symbol Quiz to test your knowledge of the many Masonic Symbols within
Freemasonry to refresh your memory.
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Masonic Symbol Quiz - 20 Questions
Test Your Masonic Symbol Knowledge!
1. What does the "Pot
of Incense" symbol represent?
a. Innocence of Youth
b. Purity of Heart
c. Aroma of the Gods
d. One of the Six Senses
2. What does the
3. What does the "Sword
to the Naked Heart" symbolize?
a. The duties of
b. To be reminded
of the tenets of Freemasonry
c. To be reminded
of your obligation
d. To never reveal
the secrets of Freemasonry
4. What does the "Rough
cornerstone of the Lodge
b. Building of
imperfect, untutored state of man
d. A tool used
by the craftsmen
5. What does the
"Perfect Ashlar" represent?
An educated, refined man whose mind is filled with
of King Solomon’s Temple
A condition that is rarely found in a candidate
Found in the Middle Chamber of King Solomon’s
6. What does the
That early Masons were sailors
Part of Noah’s Ark
That you should be set in your ways
d. The voyage
7. What does the
a. Used for
b. Used to draw
d. The Junior
8. What does the
Fairness, balance, firmness and stability
Honesty, charity, fairness and balance
Brotherhood, hope, faith and charity
9. What does the
a. A symbol
b. A symbol
c. A symbol of
d. A symbol
10. What does the
“Sheaf of Corn” represent?
11. What does the
“Lambskin Apron” represent?
12. What does the
"Mosaic Pavement" symbolize?
b. Peace and
c. Good and
13. What does the
"Tessellated Edging" of the Mosaic
blessings and comforts that surround us
trials and tribulations of life
evils of life
continual circle of life
14. What does the
"Blazing Star" symbolize?
aid to guide you through your travels at night
Reliance on the divine providence
of heaven's wonders
15. What does
"The All Seeing Eye" represent?
Holy of Holies
Lodge of Master Masons
16. What is an “Eavesdropper”?
a. Another name
for the Tiler’s door
b. Someone who
attempts to steal the secrets of Masonry
c. An item of
d. Another term
for the Hoodwink
17. What does the
"Setting Maul" symbolize?
A tool used by craftsmen
A tool used by the Worshipful Master
Another name for the Gavel
18. What does the “Sprig of
a. A plant with
b. Faith and Hope
c. Faith and
d. A part of the
19. What does the
"Father Time with a Scythe" symbol represent?
Passing of time
Life is passing
20. What does the "24 Inch
Gauge" symbol represent?
A tool used by early Masons to draw lines
The Junior Steward's jewel
tool to teach us to divide our time between God, work and rest
The principle working tool of a Master mason
Masonic Symbol Quiz Answers
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