B01-1 Bible Survey I - Old Testament Manners And Customs - Test 12

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

This test covers pages 367-395 of The New Manners & Customs of the Bible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did the expression "Balm in Gilead" mean?
    • A. 

      That God's help was near, but the people had refused it.

    • B. 

      That the people had no way to reach Gilead and obtain balm, because Gilead was too far.

    • C. 

      That the weather in Gilead was typically mild and pleasant.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    The first covenant recorded in the Bible was between God and Moses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    "Giving the hand" to someone denoted submission or:
  • 4. 
    What characteristic of the scroll given to Ezekiel indicated the extensiveness of the troubles that were to come upon the children of Israel?
    • A. 

      It was exceptionally thick.

    • B. 

      It was written on both sides.

    • C. 

      It was made of leather.

    • D. 

      It was made of linen.

  • 5. 
    Assyrian and Babylonian records were kept on slabs of stone and on cylinders made of:
    • A. 

      Terracotta

    • B. 

      Wax

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Lead

  • 6. 
    The battering ram is believed to have been first used by the:
    • A. 

      Philistines

    • B. 

      Phoenicians

    • C. 

      Phrygians

    • D. 

      Pamphyllians

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was not an emotion believed to have been represented by striking the hands together?
    • A. 

      Contempt

    • B. 

      Mirth

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Sorrow

  • 8. 
    The law in Israel required prayers to be said at the morning and evening sacrifices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What did the Law of Moses say should be done with garments taken in pledge?
    • A. 

      Burn them in the event the debtor was unable to pay.

    • B. 

      Sell them in the event the debtor was unable to pay.

    • C. 

      Donate them to the poor in the event the debtor was unable to pay.

    • D. 

      Return them to the debtor at sundown.

  • 10. 
    The fighting equipment of ancient warriors was often colored red to:
    • A. 

      Intimidate their enemies, as red was the color of the war gods.

    • B. 

      Conceal the blood of their own wounds.

    • C. 

      Fool their enemies into believing they had been wounded.

    • D. 

      All of the above.