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Old Testament Test One

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  • 1. 
    How many books are in the old testament?
    • A. 

      38

    • B. 

      39

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      36

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Passover

    • B. 

      Lent

    • C. 

      The Exodus

    • D. 

      The Crucifixion

  • 3. 
    When was the Hebrew race "carved out and developed"?
    • A. 

      The Exodus

    • B. 

      While enslaved to the Egyptians

    • C. 

      40 years in the desert

    • D. 

      Jesus's life time on earth

  • 4. 
    What is the Hebrew canon called? It was written hundreds of years after it took place.
    • A. 

      Torah

    • B. 

      Kethubim

    • C. 

      Septuagint

    • D. 

      Tanakh (Tnk)

  • 5. 
    Yahweh materials, Elohim materials, Deuteronomic materials, and Priestly materials are all part of what?
    • A. 

      The Documentary Hypothesis

    • B. 

      The Septuagint

    • C. 

      The Tanakh

    • D. 

      The Bible

  • 6. 
    What was the early Babylonian flood story similar to Noah's called?
    • A. 

      The Great Flood

    • B. 

      The Epic Flood

    • C. 

      The Gilgamesh Epic

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh and the Flood

  • 7. 
    Who hid the Dead Sea Scrolls?
    • A. 

      The Pharisees

    • B. 

      The Sadducees

    • C. 

      The Jews

    • D. 

      The Essenes

  • 8. 
    Who claimed the discovery of the Rosetta Stone?
    • A. 

      The American President

    • B. 

      Napoleon King of France

    • C. 

      Sargon of Akkad

    • D. 

      King Henry III

  • 9. 
    The area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and upwards from the Nile Valley and including Palestine and Syria, and was thought to be the location of the Garden of Eden and is also Ur the homeland of Abraham, is commonly called what?
    • A. 

      The Middle East

    • B. 

      The Desert

    • C. 

      Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      The Fertile Crescent

  • 10. 
    The people called Habiru were:
    • A. 

      Possible relatives of Hebrews

    • B. 

      Cursed by God

    • C. 

      Known as wanderers

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 11. 
    Hyksos means what?
    • A. 

      Close friends to the King

    • B. 

      Foreigners

    • C. 

      Relatives of Abraham

    • D. 

      Nomads

  • 12. 
    What name is used over 7000 times in the old testament?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      Yahweh

    • C. 

      El Elyon

    • D. 

      El Shaddai

    • E. 

      Elohim

  • 13. 
    What name was used so that they did not use the name Yahweh in vain?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      El

  • 14. 
    What was the general term for Israels God?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      Yahweh

  • 15. 
    What name means God Most High and found in Genesis 14: 19-22
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      Yahweh

  • 16. 
    Which name means God Almighty
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      El

  • 17. 
    Which name was used by the Canaanites?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      El

  • 18. 
    Which is NOT true about Genesis?
    • A. 

      Historical record as seen through the eyes of faith

    • B. 

      It was the first book of the bible written

    • C. 

      Built around genealogies

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    What are the two major divisions of Genesis?
    • A. 

      Old and New

    • B. 

      Primeval and Patriarchal History

    • C. 

      Pre-flood and Post-flood

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    In sequence which comes first?
    • A. 

      Six days of creation

    • B. 

      God creates the world from a watery chaos

    • C. 

      God was present already, not a created being

  • 21. 
    In sequence which comes second?
    • A. 

      Six days of creation

    • B. 

      God creates the world from a watery chaos

    • C. 

      God was present already, not a created being

  • 22. 
    In sequence which comes third?
    • A. 

      Six days of creation

    • B. 

      God creates the world from a watery chaos

    • C. 

      God was present already, not a created being

  • 23. 
    Which day did God create birds and fish?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      Six

  • 24. 
    Which day did God create light?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      Six

  • 25. 
    Which day land and plants?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Six

  • 26. 
    Which day did God create animals and humans?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Six

  • 27. 
    Which day did God create the son moon and stars?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 28. 
    Which day did God create the sky?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      Six

  • 29. 
    What does God do after creation in the second creation account?
    • A. 

      Rests

    • B. 

      Eats

    • C. 

      Prays

    • D. 

      Creates Heaven

  • 30. 
    What is NOT true about the second creation account?
    • A. 

      Humanity was created first then the rest of the world

    • B. 

      God is described in human terms

    • C. 

      Man is a Stuart of the earth, not in dominion

    • D. 

      Adam and Eve were created simultaneously

  • 31. 
    Why was Cains sacrifice not acceptable?
    • A. 

      Because he murdered his brother

    • B. 

      Because he didn't give his very best

    • C. 

      Because he didn't give a blood sacrifice

    • D. 

      Because his attitude was all wrong

    • E. 

      B and D

  • 32. 
    Which son(s) of Noah was cursed for seeing him naked and his descendants were probably Egyptians and Canaanites?
    • A. 

      Shem

    • B. 

      Japeth

    • C. 

      Ham

    • D. 

      Shem and Ham

  • 33. 
    Who was the father of the Babylonians, Assyrians, Arabs and Israelites?
    • A. 

      Shem

    • B. 

      Ham

    • C. 

      Japeth

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 34. 
    Who was the father of the Greeks and Philistines?
    • A. 

      Shem

    • B. 

      Ham

    • C. 

      Japeth

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 35. 
    The Tower of Babel was probably a(n) _______________?
    • A. 

      Pyramid

    • B. 

      Ziggurat

    • C. 

      Skyscraper

    • D. 

      Very tall building

  • 36. 
    Who was the father of the Hebrews?
    • A. 

      Jacob

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Esau

    • D. 

      Melchizedek