B01-1 Bible Survey I - Old Testament Manners And Customs - Test 2

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B01-1 Bible Survey I - Old Testament Manners And Customs - Test 2 - Quiz


This quiz covers pages 33-66 ofThe New Manners & Customs of the Bible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The birthright was a special privilege accorded a firstborn, and had to do with the:

    • A.

      Selection of his name.

    • B.

      Rules of fraternal differentiation.

    • C.

      Type of education the child would be given.

    • D.

      Law of primogeniture.

    Correct Answer
    D. Law of primogeniture.
    Explanation
    The birthright, in this context, refers to a special privilege given to the firstborn. The options provided are related to different aspects of the firstborn's life. However, the correct answer is the "Law of primogeniture." This law refers to the practice of inheritance where the firstborn son inherits the entire estate or family leadership. It is a legal principle that determines the distribution of property and power within a family.

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  • 2. 

    When a binding covenant of friendship was made between individuals or tribes, it was customary to:

    • A.

      Mingle the blood of both parties as a sign of brotherhood.

    • B.

      Eat a meal together.

    • C.

      Take each other's family name.

    • D.

      Hold a ritualistic wine-drinking ceremony.

    Correct Answer
    B. Eat a meal together.
    Explanation
    When a binding covenant of friendship was made between individuals or tribes, it was customary to eat a meal together. This practice symbolized a shared bond and trust between the parties involved. By sharing a meal, they would demonstrate their willingness to come together, share resources, and establish a sense of unity and camaraderie. This act of eating together was seen as a significant gesture of friendship and commitment, reinforcing the mutual trust and respect between the individuals or tribes.

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  • 3. 

    The 12 stones buried in the Jordan when Israel crossed over could symbolize:

    • A.

      The burial of old grudges and animosities (forgiveness).

    • B.

      Burial into Christ's death (baptism).

    • C.

      The sense of overwhelming relief Israel felt to be out of the wilderness.

    • D.

      The burial Moses received because God hid him when he died.

    Correct Answer
    B. Burial into Christ's death (baptism).
    Explanation
    The 12 stones buried in the Jordan when Israel crossed over could symbolize the act of baptism, specifically the burial into Christ's death. Baptism is often seen as a symbolic representation of dying to one's old self and being reborn in Christ. By burying the stones in the Jordan, it can be interpreted that the Israelites were leaving behind their old lives and entering into a new covenant with God, similar to the act of baptism.

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  • 4. 

    "Thus far the Lord helped us" is the meaning of which name?

    • A.

      Eliphelet

    • B.

      Elishaphat

    • C.

      Eleazar

    • D.

      Ebenezer

    Correct Answer
    D. Ebenezer
    Explanation
    The name "Ebenezer" means "Thus far the Lord helped us." This name is derived from the Hebrew language and is mentioned in the Bible. It is often used to commemorate a significant event or milestone where God's help and intervention were acknowledged. The name serves as a reminder of God's faithfulness and provision in the past, giving hope and encouragement for the future.

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  • 5. 

    _________ were usually the shepherds.

    • A.

      Men

    • B.

      Women

    • C.

      Children

    • D.

      The elderly

    Correct Answer
    A. Men
    Explanation
    Men were usually the shepherds because traditionally, shepherding was considered a physically demanding and rugged occupation that required strength and endurance. Men were typically responsible for tending to and protecting the flock, as well as leading them to graze and finding suitable shelter. This role often involved long hours of walking and being exposed to various weather conditions, which made it more suitable for men who were generally perceived to be better equipped for such tasks.

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  • 6. 

    When the Bible says Leah's eyes were "tender," it means they were:

    • A.

      Painful

    • B.

      Loving

    • C.

      Dull

    • D.

      Sensitive

    Correct Answer
    C. Dull
    Explanation
    When the Bible says Leah's eyes were "tender," it means they were dull. This implies that Leah's eyes lacked brightness or liveliness. The term "tender" in this context suggests a lack of sparkle or vibrancy in her eyes, possibly indicating a lack of joy or enthusiasm.

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  • 7. 

    What nationality were Esau's first two wives?

    • A.

      Jebusite

    • B.

      Philistine

    • C.

      Hebrew

    • D.

      Hittite

    Correct Answer
    D. Hittite
    Explanation
    Esau's first two wives were Hittite. This is known from the biblical account in the book of Genesis, where it is mentioned that Esau married two Hittite women, Judith and Basemath. The Hittites were an ancient people who inhabited the region of Anatolia (modern-day Turkey) during biblical times. Esau's marriage to Hittite women was a source of grief for his parents, Isaac and Rebekah, as they preferred him to marry within their own Hebrew lineage.

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  • 8. 

    Which name means "hearing"?

    • A.

      Joshua

    • B.

      Simeon

    • C.

      Judah

    • D.

      Reuel

    Correct Answer
    B. Simeon
    Explanation
    Simeon means "hearing" in Hebrew. The name is derived from the Hebrew word "shama" which means "to hear" or "to listen." Therefore, Simeon is the correct answer as it directly translates to "hearing."

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  • 9. 

    Images (idols) most often representing female deities were known as:

    • A.

      Teraphim

    • B.

      Seraphim

    • C.

      Cherubim

    • D.

      Caphtorim

    Correct Answer
    A. Teraphim
    Explanation
    Teraphim were images or idols that were commonly associated with female deities. They were often used in ancient religious practices and were believed to possess magical or protective powers. These idols were typically small and could be made from various materials such as clay, wood, or metal. Teraphim were prevalent in many ancient cultures, including Mesopotamia and Canaan. They were often used in household worship and were believed to bring blessings and prosperity to the family.

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  • 10. 

    The "mark of the covenant" was:

    • A.

      A wax seal stamped with a signet ring.

    • B.

      A document initialed by the high priest.

    • C.

      A wound rubbed with ashes to make a dark scar.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. A wound rubbed with ashes to make a dark scar.

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