Have You Read The Books Of Chronicles?

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Have You Read The Books Of Chronicles? - Quiz

These are two books in the Christian Bible that generally follow the two Books of Kings and and precede the books Ezra-Nehemiah. They serve as the final chapter of the history-oriented books of the Old Testament.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many books of Chronicles exist?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 because the question is asking about the number of books of Chronicles that exist. In the Bible, there are two books of Chronicles, known as First Chronicles and Second Chronicles. These books are part of the Old Testament and provide historical accounts, genealogies, and religious teachings.

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  • 2. 

    Which individual does Jewish tradition speculate to have written these books?

    • A.

      Paul

    • B.

      Ezra

    • C.

      John

    • D.

      Moses

    Correct Answer
    B. Ezra
    Explanation
    According to Jewish tradition, Ezra is speculated to have written these books.

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  • 3. 

    What are the Books of Chronicles called in the Hebrew Bible?

    • A.

      The Story Of Israel

    • B.

      Generations

    • C.

      The Matters Of The Days

    • D.

      The Whole Matter

    Correct Answer
    C. The Matters Of The Days
    Explanation
    The Books of Chronicles are called "The Matters Of The Days" in the Hebrew Bible. This title reflects the content of the books, which provide a detailed account of the genealogies, events, and reigns of the kings of Israel. The phrase "The Matters Of The Days" emphasizes the chronological aspect of the narrative, highlighting the historical nature of the books.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these are the Books of Chronicles a final book of in the Jewish Bible?

    • A.

      Vayikra

    • B.

      Bereishit

    • C.

      Shemot

    • D.

      Ketuvim

    Correct Answer
    D. Ketuvim
    Explanation
    The Books of Chronicles is the final book of Ketuvim in the Jewish Bible. Ketuvim is one of the three main sections of the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Tanakh. It consists of various writings, including the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, and the Song of Solomon, among others. Chronicles is a historical account that covers the genealogies, reigns of kings, and events in the history of Israel. As the question asks for the final book of Chronicles in the Jewish Bible, the correct answer is Ketuvim.

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  • 5. 

    Which scholar in the 5th century gave the name Chronicles to the Books?

    • A.

      Jerome

    • B.

      Plato

    • C.

      Aristotle

    • D.

      Joab

    Correct Answer
    A. Jerome
    Explanation
    Jerome, a prominent scholar in the 5th century, is credited with giving the name Chronicles to the Books. He was a theologian and historian who translated the Bible into Latin, known as the Vulgate. Jerome's translation and his scholarly contributions greatly influenced the development of Christian theology and biblical studies. Therefore, it is likely that he named the Books Chronicles based on his understanding and interpretation of their content.

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  • 6. 

    From which individual do the Books of Chronicles begin their narrative from?

    • A.

      Enoch

    • B.

      Adam

    • C.

      Noah

    • D.

      Abraham

    Correct Answer
    B. Adam
    Explanation
    The Books of Chronicles begin their narrative from Adam. This is because the Books of Chronicles trace the genealogy of the Israelites and provide a historical account of their ancestors. As Adam is considered the first human being and the ancestor of all humanity, it makes sense for the narrative to begin with him. The Books of Chronicles then continue to trace the lineage from Adam to various key figures in Israelite history.

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  • 7. 

    In which reign do the last events in Chronicles take place?

    • A.

      Darius I

    • B.

      Xerxes I

    • C.

      Cyrus the Great

    • D.

      Cambyses II

    Correct Answer
    C. Cyrus the Great
    Explanation
    The last events in Chronicles take place during the reign of Cyrus the Great.

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  • 8. 

    Where was Cyrus the Great from?

    • A.

      Greece

    • B.

      Athens

    • C.

      Jesrusalem

    • D.

      Persia

    Correct Answer
    D. Persia
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Great was from Persia. This is known from historical records and accounts of his reign as the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, which was centered in Persia.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the latest person mentioned in Chronicles?

    • A.

      Anani

    • B.

      Ezra

    • C.

      Solomon

    • D.

      Saul

    Correct Answer
    A. Anani
  • 10. 

    Which part of Chronicles record the life of King Solomon?

    • A.

      1 Chronicles 1-9

    • B.

      2 Chronicles 1-5

    • C.

      2 Chronicles 1-9

    • D.

      1 Chronicles 1-5

    Correct Answer
    C. 2 Chronicles 1-9
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 Chronicles 1-9. These chapters in the book of Chronicles specifically focus on the life and reign of King Solomon. They provide detailed accounts of his wisdom, wealth, building projects, and the dedication of the temple in Jerusalem.

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