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2. Which of the following is not a requirement to be a member of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, the Pope’s personal bodyguards?

Knowing Italian is not a requirement for applying to the Pontifical Swiss Guard. All members of the Swiss Guard are Swiss citizens and members of the Swiss Army.

Knowing Italian is not a requirement for applying to the Pontifical Swiss Guard. All members of the Swiss Guard are Swiss citizens and members of the Swiss Army.

Knowing Italian is not a requirement for applying to the Pontifical Swiss Guard. All members of the Swiss Guard are Swiss citizens and members of the Swiss Army.

Knowing Italian is not a requirement for applying to the Pontifical Swiss Guard. All members of the Swiss Guard are Swiss citizens and members of the Swiss Army.

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Members of the Swiss Guard must be unmarried males

 

Members of the Swiss Guard must be at least 5 ft. 9 in. tall.

 

Members of the Swiss Guard must be fluent in Italian

 

Members of the Swiss Guard must have a professional degree or high school diploma

 
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