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

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

Test 1 for B01-1 Bible Survey I - Old Testament Manners and Customs. Covers pages 1-33 of "The New Manners and Customs of the Bible" - ISBN 0-88270-745-0.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The mark God set on Cain was:
    • A. 

      A distinctive physical feature.

    • B. 

      A different language.

    • C. 

      A psychological affliction.

    • D. 

      The Bible does not specify.

  • 2. 
    Today a cubit is generally translated as being ______ inches.
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      20.5

  • 3. 
    What ratio represents advanced knowledge of shipbuilding since it is the optimum design for stability in rough seas?
    • A. 

      30 x 5 x 3

    • B. 

      5 x 3 x 30

    • C. 

      5 x 30 x 3

    • D. 

      3 x 30 x 5

  • 4. 
    Noah's ark, if measured by the shorter cubit, could have held over 125,000 sheep in its 1,518,750 cubic feet of space, equal to 569 standard railroad boxcars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    After the Flood, Noah's ark came to rest on:
    • A. 

      Great Ararat.

    • B. 

      Little Ararat.

    • C. 

      The mountains of Ararat.

  • 6. 
    A ziggurat was:
    • A. 

      An ancient three-masted ship used by the Phoenicians.

    • B. 

      A temple tower of the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians.

    • C. 

      A conical hat worn by Babylonian priests.

    • D. 

      A small, unwalled village located just outside a larger walled city.

  • 7. 
    The name "Pharaoh" means, in Egyptian:
    • A. 

      "Mighty King"

    • B. 

      "Exalted Ruler"

    • C. 

      "Large palace"

    • D. 

      "Great house"

  • 8. 
    The rite of circumcision had a spiritual meaning of:
    • A. 

      Purification of the heart.

    • B. 

      Affliction of the spirit.

    • C. 

      Restoration of the mind.

    • D. 

      Anointing.

  • 9. 
    The fact that Lot sat at the gate of Sodom probably means he:
    • A. 

      Had obtained employment as a gatekeeper or guard of the entrance to the city.

    • B. 

      Was an elder or judge in the city.

    • C. 

      Was on trial before the judges of the city.

    • D. 

      Was not allowed to live inside the city because he was a Hebrew.

  • 10. 
    The first burial recorded in the Bible is that of:
    • A. 

      Abel

    • B. 

      Noah

    • C. 

      Abraham

    • D. 

      Sarah