Biblical Studies (suite): Week 4,5 And 6 Review

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  • 1. 
    Ramses II agreed to an extensive peace treaty with the Hittites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    The stories of Moses and Sargon of Akkad both claim birth from a priestly  lineage
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    . The stories of Moses and Sargon of Akkad both claim they were saved in a  basket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    The stories of Moses and Sargon of Akkad both claim they became great  military leaders
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    The stories of Moses and Sargon of Akkad both claim they were discovered by  a princess.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    According to Faley, the Pharaoh usually associated with the time of the Exodus is Seti I. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    According to Faley, the plagues that Moses brought upon the Egyptians were impossible and  never happened.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    According to Faley, which of the following law codes tends to emphasize love of YHWH as the  core goal and purpose of the law?
    • A. 

      Holiness code

    • B. 

      Law of covenant

    • C. 

      Deuterenomic code


  • 9. 
    According to Faley, the Decalogue is an example of ancient case law
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    According to the HCSB, the story of the rebellious midwives recalls such fairy tales as Snow  White.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    According to the HCSB, which of the following was NOT one of the obligations found in the  Pentateuch that were based on the Exodus? 
    • A. 

      Worshipping the Lord

    • B. 

      Observing the law

    • C. 

      Protecting the law

    • D. 

      Keeping Hanukah festival


  • 12. 
    Moses was Hebrew, but he was raised in the Egyptian court by the Pharaoh's daughter
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    What is the relationship of Aaron to Moses?
    • A. 

      Father

    • B. 

      Cousin

    • C. 

      Brother

    • D. 

      Son


  • 14. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the requirements of the Passover festival? 
    • A. 

      Avoiding work

    • B. 

      Reading scripture

    • C. 

      Eating a lamb

    • D. 

      Removing leaven


  • 15. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4


  • 16. 
    The Hebrew text points to Miriam leading only women in worship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    In Exodus, which of the following is NOT named as a crime deserving of capital punishment?
    • A. 

      Cursing parents

    • B. 

      Kidnapping

    • C. 

      Homosexuality

    • D. 

      Taking Yhwh's name in vain


  • 18. 
    Deuteronomy maintains that the king of Israel must regularly read the law
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 19. 
    The story of Moses parallels that of Sargon of Akkad in the following ways (select all that  apply):
    • A. 

      Saved by a basket

    • B. 

      Born from a priestly lineage

    • C. 

      Discovered by a princess

    • D. 

      Became a great military leader


  • 20. 
    Faley notes that the story of the burning bush in Exodus 3 may call upon YHWH as a previously known  and used name
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    According to Faley, the golden calf incident probably referred to King Jeroboam’s construction of a  sanctuary at Bethel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 22. 
    According to Faley, which of the following law codes tends to deal with festivals and regulations for  eating, agriculture, and sexuality? 
    • A. 

      Deuterenomic code

    • B. 

      Holiness Code

    • C. 

      Law of the covenant


  • 23. 
    What are the names of the rebellious midwives?
    • A. 

      Ruth and Esther

    • B. 

      Shiprah and Puah

    • C. 

      Leah and Rachel

    • D. 

      Zipporah and Reuel


  • 24. 
    According to Exodus, what was the name of Moses' father-in-law?
    • A. 

      Simon

    • B. 

      Bethuel

    • C. 

      Reuben

    • D. 

      Jethro


  • 25. 
    What reason does Deuteronomy give for the keeping of Sabbath?
    • A. 

      Yhwh rested

    • B. 

      Israelites were slaves

    • C. 

      Time of worship

    • D. 

      Personal health


  • 26. 
    Egyptian-Hittite treaties typically mandated the extradition of refugees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 27. 
    Deuteronomy says that Moses never actually died
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 28. 
    Deuteronomy prohibits the Israelites from marrying foreign wives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 29. 
    Name two of Exodus’ Ten Commandments (say them, didn't have time to put all the optional answers so answer is "No other gods"

  • 30. 
    The Deuteronomistic history was named thus because this collection of  books was composed and edited by the school responsible for the book of  Deuteronomy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 31. 
    Faley cites the earlier destruction of Jericho as evidence against  Joshua’s quick and complete conquest of the land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 32. 
    Faley cites the later destruction of Hazor and Lachish as evidence  against Joshua’s quick and complete conquest of the land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 33. 
    Faley cites David’s expulsion of the Jebusites from Jerusalem as  evidence against Joshua’s quick and complete conquest of the land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 34. 
    According to Faley, what is the main theological framework of the  book of Joshua? 
    • A. 

      Divine promise and fulfilment

    • B. 

      Joshua is a new moses

    • C. 

      Human sin and redemption

    • D. 

      Worship wins wars


  • 35. 
    Faley believes that the Israelites probably did not carry out the complete  destruction of any city’s population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 36. 
    According to Faley, the main job of the judges described in the book of  Judges was to act as judicial magistrates
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 37. 
    In 1-2 Samuel, Samuel plays the role of both a prophet and priest
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 38. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons given for the  rejection of Saul as king? 
    • A. 

      His illicit offering of sacrifice

    • B. 

      His crazed opposition to David

    • C. 

      His cowardice in battle

    • D. 

      His failure to slay the Amalekites


  • 39. 
    According to Faley, David extended the geographical boundaries of  Israel farther than any other king
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 40. 
    In the New Testament, Jesus is described as the “son of David
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 41. 
    The Deuteronomistic History lists among Solomon’s failures his  institution of forced labor
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 42. 
    According to the HCSB, which of the following is NOT one of the  three main types of material making up the book of Joshua?
    • A. 

      Conquest narratives

    • B. 

      Theological discourses

    • C. 

      Celebratory poems

    • D. 

      Geographical lists descriptions


  • 43. 
    What almost brought about a civil war against the trans-Jordanian  tribes at the end of the book of Joshua?
    • A. 

      The rape of the Levite's concubine

    • B. 

      Disagreement about Joshua's successor

    • C. 

      Building an altar

    • D. 

      Territorial disputes


  • 44. 
    How is Jesse related to David?
    • A. 

      Father

    • B. 

      Brother

    • C. 

      Son

    • D. 

      Cousin


  • 45. 
    Who was the first king of Israel (the Northern Kingdom) when the  kingdom split? 
    • A. 

      Jeroboam

    • B. 

      Rehoboam

    • C. 

      Ahab

    • D. 

      Shemaiah


  • 46. 
    . Which prophet was taken up to heaven in a divine chariot?
    • A. 

      Elijah

    • B. 

      Micah

    • C. 

      Elisha

    • D. 

      Amos


  • 47. 
    King Mesha of Moab recorded his inscription in this century
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      5


  • 48. 
    The basic idea of holy war is common to the inscription of Mesha and  the Biblical account of the conquest of Jericho
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 49. 
    The Israelites crossed the Jordan under Moses’ leadership.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 50. 
    Faley maintains that the Israelites were indigenous to the land, not its conquerers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 51. 
    What is the Hebrew term meaning “devoted to destruction,” referring to the total destruction  of a city and its population in devotion to a god?

  • 52. 
    The covenant renewal ceremony in Joshua 24 recalls some of the features of ancient political  treaties
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 53. 
    What is the name of the woman who drove a tent peg through Sisera’s head?
    • A. 

      Deborah

    • B. 

      Jael

    • C. 

      Birkah

    • D. 

      Judith


  • 54. 
    What is the relationship of Saul to Jonathan?
    • A. 

      Father

    • B. 

      Brother

    • C. 

      Cousin

    • D. 

      Friend


  • 55. 
    Faley maintains that the superior military might of the Philistines prompted the creation of an  Israelite monarchy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 56. 
    The book of Ruth shows that David had Moabite ancestry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 57. 
    According to the Biblical narrative, how did the Israelites conquer the city of Jericho?
    • A. 

      Worshipping

    • B. 

      Secret infiltration

    • C. 

      Siegeworks

    • D. 

      Cutting of food supplies


  • 58. 
    The book of Judges alternates between stories of good and bad judges
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 59. 
    According to the HCSB, the Deuteronomic history draws on many earlier sources
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 60. 
    . According to the HCSB, 1-2 Samuel is among the best preserved Hebrew texts in the Bible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 61. 
    Who was Israel’s first king?
    • A. 

      Samuel

    • B. 

      Saul

    • C. 

      David

    • D. 

      Solomon


  • 62. 
    Who succeeded Solomon as the king of Judah?
    • A. 

      Ahab

    • B. 

      Shemaiah

    • C. 

      Rehoboam

    • D. 

      Jeroboam


  • 63. 
    The Inscription of King Mesha was written about 200 years prior to the similar accounts found  in Joshua and Judges.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 64. 
    Mesha claims that he defeated king Solomon in battle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 65. 
    Who was the first chosen and the first rejected?
    • A. 

      David

    • B. 

      Samuel

    • C. 

      Saul

    • D. 

      Solomon


  • 66. 
    In Joshua 24, where does the covenant renewal ceremony take place?
    • A. 

      Bethel

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Shiloh

    • D. 

      Shechem


  • 67. 
    What is the name of the woman who proves to be the downfall of Samson?
    • A. 

      Asherah

    • B. 

      Delilah

    • C. 

      Esther

    • D. 

      Jezebel


  • 68. 
    Faley describes the failed reign of Abimelech as a foreshadowing of the failure of the future  kings of Israel and Judah
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 69. 
    According to Faley, Saul made Jerusalem the religious and political center of the country.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 70. 
    What is the name of Solomon’s mother?
    • A. 

      Michal

    • B. 

      Bathsheba

    • C. 

      Eglah

    • D. 

      Abigail


  • 71. 
    What is the name of Ruth’s mother-in-law?
    • A. 

      Oprah

    • B. 

      Naomi

    • C. 

      Michal


  • 72. 
    According to the HCSB, archeological evidence strongly supports Joshua’s vision of a  decisive, violent conquest of the land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 73. 
    What was the crime of Achan?
    • A. 

      Keeping some of war spoils

    • B. 

      Cowardice in battle

    • C. 

      Sleeping with a prostitute

    • D. 

      Cursing yhwh


  • 74. 
    According to the HCSB, Judges was edited after the destruction of the land to explain its  downfall
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 75. 
    According to the HCSB, the materials in 1-2 Samuel that are completely negative about the  monarchy are post-exilic redactions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 76. 
    In 2 Samuel, David is chosen by God to build the Jerusalem temple
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 77. 
    The inscription of King Mesha attributes Moabite losses to the wrath of Kemosh
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 78. 
    Mesha notes that he spared the women of the city of Nebo
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 79. 
    The Psalms convey a clear sense of the afterlife
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 80. 
    Bethel and Dan were central sanctuaries in the Northern Kingdom
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 81. 
     Scholars maintain that David composed most of the book of Psalms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 82. 
    Who was the only one allowed in the Holy of Holies?
    • A. 

      Jesus Christ

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Chief prophet

    • D. 

      High Priest


  • 83. 
    The phrase "happy are they" is typical of Wisdom Psalms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 84. 
     Israel lasted longer as a kingdom than Judah
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 85. 
    Scholars tend to divide up the book of Isaiah into how many major sections
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5


  • 86. 
    Which book is NOT part of the Deuteronomic (or Deuteronomistic) History
    • A. 

      1-2 Chronicles

    • B. 

      1-2 Kings

    • C. 

      Joshua

    • D. 

      1-2 Samuel


  • 87. 
    According to Faley, the centralization of YHWH worship in Jerusalem did not take place until King Josiah
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 88. 
    . According to Faley, the Jerusalem temple was smaller than comparable temples in other lands
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 89. 
     Sargon II boasts that he took 50 chariots from the army of Israe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 90. 
    . Which type of figure of speech does Amos use to establish the principle that every effect has its cause to the Israelites?
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile


  • 91. 
    Ibn-Ezra allows that Isaiah may be speaking of a virgin birth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 92. 
    The Bible confirms the Assyrian policy of forced migration and assimilation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 93. 
    Sargon II employed a policy of forced migration
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 94. 
    Which prophet is famous for his saying, "Do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with your God"?
    • A. 

      Isaiah

    • B. 

      Micah

    • C. 

      Amos

    • D. 

      Hosea


  • 95. 
    Which prophet gave his children symbolic names?  
    • A. 

      Isaih

    • B. 

      Micah

    • C. 

      Hosea

    • D. 

      Amos


  • 96. 
    In what time period did Jeremiah carry out his prophetic ministry?
    • A. 

      9th-8th

    • B. 

      8th-7th

    • C. 

      7th-6th

    • D. 

      6th-5th


  • 97. 
    Amos and Hosea were contemporaries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 98. 
    Which books are part of the Deuteronomic (or Deuteronomistic) History (choose all that  apply)?
    • A. 

      1-2 Chronicles

    • B. 

      Joshua

    • C. 

      Ruth

    • D. 

      1-2 Samuel


  • 99. 
    According to Faley, the centralization of YHWH worship in Jerusalem started with King  Hezekiah.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 100. 
    In the Deuteronomic history, ecstatic prophets are characterized by stripping off their clothes  in the presence of God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 101. 
    According to Faley, the Psalms are divided into how many books?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10


  • 102. 
    “Sing to the Lord” is a phrase typical of which kind of Psalm?
    • A. 

      Thanksgiving

    • B. 

      Lament

    • C. 

      Wisdom

    • D. 

      Hymn of praise


  • 103. 
    Who was king of the North during the prophetic ministry of Hosea?
    • A. 

      Jeroboam II

    • B. 

      Jehu

    • C. 

      Omri

    • D. 

      Josiah


  • 104. 
    The Northern Kingdom had more dynastic stability than the Southern Kingdom
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 105. 
    . In the first three chapters of Amos, the last nation to be judged by YHWH is
    • A. 

      Ammon

    • B. 

      Moab

    • C. 

      Isreal

    • D. 

      Judah


  • 106. 
    In what year was the Northern Kingdom destroyed by the Assyrians?

  • 107. 
    The Deuteronomic history blames the fall of the Northern kingdom on idolatry
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 108. 
    Sargon II supported the reconstruction of temples in Israel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 109. 
    Sargon II employed a policy of forced migration
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 110. 
    According to the HCSB, the lions mentioned in 2 Kings 17 are a metaphor for Assyrian  invasion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 111. 
    According to the HCSB, the idea of children “passing through fire” in 2 Kings 17 is a  metaphor for Assyrian invasion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 112. 
    Which figure does Faley call the “prophet of social justice”? 
    • A. 

      Jeremiah

    • B. 

      Amos

    • C. 

      Hosea

    • D. 

      Micah


  • 113. 
    When was the Jerusalem temple destroyed by the Babylonians?
    • A. 

      598

    • B. 

      722

    • C. 

      587

    • D. 

      331


  • 114. 
    Bethel and Dan were central sanctuaries in the Northern Kingdom
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 115. 
    According to Faley, the Southern Kingdom had only one dynasty
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 116. 
    Amos was from the Northern Kingdom
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 117. 
    According to Faley, in the original context of Isaiah’s prophecy, Immanuel may well refer to  Josiah
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 118. 
    In what century did the prophet Isaiah of Jerusalem live?

  • 119. 
    Which prophet does Faley associate with the idea of a coming age of personal responsibility? 
    • A. 

      Jeremiah

    • B. 

      Isaiah

    • C. 

      Ezekiel

    • D. 

      Amos


  • 120. 
    Which prophets gave their children symbolic names (select all that apply)?
    • A. 

      Jeremiah

    • B. 

      Amos

    • C. 

      Isaiah

    • D. 

      Hosea


  • 121. 
    Whom does Ibn-Ezra believe that “Immaunuel” refers to?
    • A. 

      Hezekiah

    • B. 

      Son of Isaiah

    • C. 

      Jesus

    • D. 

      Josiah


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