B01-1 Bible Survey I - Old Testament Manners And Customs - Test 7

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

This test covers pages 199-232 of The New Manners & Customs of the Bible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Hebrew word go'el literally means:
    • A. 

      One who judges.

    • B. 

      One who counsels.

    • C. 

      One who redeems.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    An image that represented diseases or special troubles was known as a:
  • 3. 
    A Hebrew shekel equaled about 1/2 ounce. Approximately how much did Goliath's spearhead weigh, in pounds? (Hint: One pound = 16 ounces.)
    • A. 

      17 3/4

    • B. 

      18 3/4

    • C. 

      19 1/2

    • D. 

      20 1/4

  • 4. 
    I am similar to a javelin, but heavier. My Hebrew name is:
  • 5. 
    This instrument was used as support in climbing hills and to beat bushes and brushwood where snakes might hide. It is a:
    • A. 

      Staff

    • B. 

      Javelin

    • C. 

      Scrip

    • D. 

      Habergeon

  • 6. 
    Slings were rudimentary weapons that generally were ineffective against armor such as helmets and shields.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    According to ancient Asiatic custom, what was the effect of Saul hurling his spear at David?
    • A. 

      It established David's rightful claim to the kingdom in Saul's place.

    • B. 

      It absolved David of all allegiance to his master.

    • C. 

      It served to underscore that any acts of war David were to carry out against Saul would be rebellion.

    • D. 

      It established that David was a servant of Saul and his subject forever.

  • 8. 
    Bethlehem was located almost due __________ of Shiloh.
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 9. 
    In ancient Middle Eastern tradition, the _____________ was considered a symbol of manhood and, in some places, of freedom.
  • 10. 
    How many gatekeepers were there in Solomon's temple?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      2,500

    • C. 

      4,000

    • D. 

      6,250