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New Testament Chapter 2 Test Practice

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Mr. O'Connors Spring 2010 New Testament Period 1 Class.  Chapter 2 Test Practice Questions.

  
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1.  God desires that everyone come to knowledge of the truth, that is
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2.  This will require that we accept - through the grace and interior helps of the Holy Spirit - ________________________.
3.  Which one of the following is not a name for the Holy Land?
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4.  The Greeks called this region ___________ after the Philistines, the seafaring pirates who once lived in the northern coastal areas.
5.  The four terrains of Palestine include:
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6.  Galilee was a rich land of fertile, rolling hills in the
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7.  Judean Jews tended to respect Galileans for their relations with non-Jews and their language of Aramaic.  True or False?
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8.  Which of the following was Jesus's Galilean ministry's headquarters?
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9.  What was in the north-central region of the Holy Land, directly south of Galilee?
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10.  Although they are descendants of the Jews, the Samaritans were hated by the Jews.  True or False?
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11.  This is a term for non-Jews.
12.  The Samaritans regarded this as the true place of worship selected by God.  It was destroyed by the Judeans in 128 BC.
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13.  Jesus liked the Samaritans although he did not allow his apostles to preach to them.  True or False?
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14.  The population of Galilee included many Gentiles, but was mainly Jewish.  True or False?
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15.  Most of Jesus's apostles were
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16.  This town was the capital of Galilee built by Herod Antipas and provided work for carpenters.  It was an hour walk from Nazareth.
17.  The Samaritans accepted only the what?
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18.  Even though they were destroyed, a Samaritan Church still exists today.  True or False?
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19.  What was a region in the south of Palestine that was dry, barren, and craggy.  Its main inhabitants were Jews who returned to the Holy Land after captivity in Babylon.
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20.  This was the heart of Judea; the political, economic, and religious center of Judaism.
21.  What is the lowest point on earth?
22.  Jesus spoke which language?
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23.  Because it was the language of the Holy Land, the Sacred Scriptures were read in Hebrew so people could understand.  True or False?
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24.  The Gospels, which are written in Greek, contain several Aramaic sayings.  True or False?
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25.  The Aramaic word Abba means
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26.  What was the common language throughout the Roman Empire?
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27.  Latin was mainly spoken by Roman officials.  True of False?
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28.  The Latin words Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudeorum, which translates to "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews," is abbreviated as:
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29.  Which Hebrew word comes from the Greek word for assembly?
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30.  Which purposes did the Synagogue serve?
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31.  The scroll containing the Law (Torah) and the scroll containing the writings of the Prophets were kept in a cabinet called an ____.
32.  Synagogues were opened how many times a day to pray?
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33.  The Synagogues had services on
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34.  How many men over the age of 13 had to be assembled for a service to begin?
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35.  Sacrifices were offered in a synagogue.  True or False?
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36.  The congregation stood, facing Jerusalem, and recited various prayers, beginning with the Shema meaning
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37.  Jews believed God dwelled in a special way within the one and only Temple in Jerusalem.  True or False?
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38.  Only the high priest could enter the most sacred space inside the Temple-the Holy of Holies-once a year, on 
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39.  The Temple standing during New Testament times was the ______ one constructed in Jerusalem.
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40.  Who built the third Temple?
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41.  The Law required Jews to pay a Temple tax and obligated Jewish men to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem on the three major feasts of
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42.  What was the most important Jewish celebration?  It celebrated the Chosen People's liberation from Egypt.  Jesus' Last Supper was set around a meal of this holiday.
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43.  This was a feast held fifty days after Passover and it means "fiftieth."
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44.  This state of peace and security came with the Roman Empire and was known as the
45.  Which king was one of the most hated and tried to impose Hellenism on the Jews.  His rule led to the famous Maccabean Revolt.
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46.  This ruler was known as the "half-Jew" for his cunning, crafty, and bloodthirsty rule.  He erected pagan temples but redeemed himself through the construction of the magnificent Temple in Jerusalem.
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47.  Who was a cruel, heartless and stern ruler who did nothing to endear himself to the Jews.  Many Jews protested against him and he was eventually recalled to Rome and probably exiled to Gaul because he slaughtered so many people.
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48.  Rome did allow the Jews considerable freedom in practicing religion.  True or False?
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49.  The New Testament speaks out against slavery due to its inequality.  True or False?
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50.  Paul's letter to Philemon involves Philemon's runaway slave, Onesimus.  He does what in this letter?
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51.  At first, the title Messiah applied to 
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52.  Most Jews living around the time of Jesus were expecting a Messiah.  They believed this Messiah would be a political and military leader.  True or False?
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53.  By the first century many Jews expected the coming of the Messiah to be accompanied by an ________.  This would be dramatic, pointing to the Messiah's identity and a glorious establishment of God's kingdom.
54.  The first two letters of the Greek word for Christos; a symbol for Jesus Christ
55.  The name for the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.  It contains the Law (Torah).
56.  This is derived form a word that means "instruction" or "guidance."  The Law or divine teaching revealed to Judaism.  It is the foundation of the Jewish religion and is found in the Pentateuch.
57.  Torah, the Prophets (Nebiim), and Writings (Ketubim) make up the sacred Hebrew Scriptures included in the Old Testament.  The abbreviation is
58.  A common belief of Jews since the second century BC is that Yahweh will judge the dead by rewarding the good and punishing the evil.  True or False?
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59.  God's messengers; they are created beings that possess free will and intelligence but who are pure spirits, without bodies.
60.  The New Testament frequently mentions both angels and demons.  True or False?
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61.  The portable shrine built to hold the tablets on which Moses wrote the Law.  It was the sign of Gods' presence to the Israelites.  King Solomon built the Temple in Jerusalem to house the Ark.
62.  The seventy-one member supreme legislative and judicial body of the Jewish people.  Many of its members were Saducees.
63.  Descendants of the Maccabeans who ruled in Judea after the ousting of the last of the Syrians in 141 BC until the establishment of the Roman authority in 63 BC.  John Hyrcanus was the first ruler in this dynasty and ruled until 128 BC.
64.  Ancient scrolls containing the oldest known manuscripts of the books of the Old Testament in Hebrew.
65.  An ancient Essene monastery on the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea.  
66.  They were hated because they were often cheaters who tried to line their own pockets at the expense of their fellow Jews.
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67.  Gentiles were not circumcised.  True or False?
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68.  Gentiles that converted to Judaism.
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69.  Gentiles that accepted many Jewish beliefs but did not undergo circumcision.  
70.  Pious Jews avoided contact with Gentiles.  True or False?
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71.  While many women were subjugated in first century Palestine, Jesus viewed women as his equals.  True or False?
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72.  Jesus performed his first miracle at
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73.  The base of Jesus' ministry was
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