General Knowledge "The Mormons"

See what you know about this American-born religion
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Last updated: May 20, 2014
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The founder and first prophet of the Mormon Church
Joseph Smith
Birthplace of the Mormon Church
Fayette New York
The flagship university operated by the Mormon Church
BYU
The headquarters of the Mormon Church
Salt Lake City, Utah
Formal name of the Mormon Church
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Informal name of the Mormon Church
LDS
Controversial doctrine abolished by the church in 1890
Polygamy
First Mormon major party candidate for President
Mitt Romney
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Name of current president and prophet
Thomas S. Monson
Top 3 states for Mormon membership
Utah, California, Idaho
Holy book of scriptures in addition to the Bible
Book of Mormon
Mormon leader known as the "Moses of America"
Brigham Young
Famous Mormon choral group
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Number of self-identified Mormons currently in the US Senate
6
Name of Mormon places of worship closed on Sunday
Temples
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Level 81
May 19, 2014
1) The Church was actually organized in Fayette, New York. 2) It looks like BYU is only accepted as an answer if it is entered in *both* abbreviated and unabbreviated form. It should probably be more flexible.
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Level 44
May 20, 2014
You are so right. I have asked that either BYU or Brigham Young University be acceptable. And, I asked that Palmyra be changed to Fayette. Thanks for catching those two erros.
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Level 19
Jul 28, 2015
Could you accept the 3 top states for Mormon membership as three separate answers rather than having to list all three in the same box? And accept temple as well as temples? Thanks
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Level 19
Aug 1, 2016
Could you accept temple as well as temples, and Salt Lake City as well as Salt Lake City, Utah?
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Level 35
Dec 8, 2018
Some of these answers are out of date, I should know, I'm Mormon. For example, Thomas S. Monson died.