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

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers pages 33-66 of The 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.

  • 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. 

      Hold a ritualistic wine-drinking ceremony.

  • 3. 
    The 12 stones buried in the Jordan when Israel crossed over could symbolize:
    • A. 

      The burial of old grudges and animosities (forgiveness).

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

  • 4. 
    "Thus far the Lord helped us" is the meaning of which name?
    • A. 

      Eliphelet

    • B. 

      Elishaphat

    • C. 

      Eleazar

    • D. 

      Ebenezer

  • 5. 
    _________ were usually the shepherds.
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      The elderly

  • 6. 
    When the Bible says Leah's eyes were "tender," it means they were:
    • A. 

      Painful

    • B. 

      Loving

    • C. 

      Dull

    • D. 

      Sensitive

  • 7. 
    What nationality were Esau's first two wives?
    • A. 

      Jebusite

    • B. 

      Philistine

    • C. 

      Hebrew

    • D. 

      Hittite

  • 8. 
    Which name means "hearing"?
    • A. 

      Joshua

    • B. 

      Simeon

    • C. 

      Judah

    • D. 

      Reuel

  • 9. 
    Images (idols) most often representing female deities were known as:
    • A. 

      Teraphim

    • B. 

      Seraphim

    • C. 

      Cherubim

    • D. 

      Caphtorim

  • 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.