Biblical Archaeology Quiz #2

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Biblical Archaeology Quiz #2

Biblical Archaeology Quiz #2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True/False Biblical Archaeology is a relatively new science and as a result new discoveries in some cases invalidate previous discoveries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Archaeology is a science that primarily deals with the __________________.
    • A. 

      Evolution of mankind

    • B. 

      The creation of mankind

    • C. 

      The study of ancient artifacts and cultures

    • D. 

      Knowledge necessary to pass this course

  • 3. 
    There are many dating methods used in the science of Archaeology. One of those methods involves basing the age of surrounding artifacts on the age of trees. This dating method is commonly referred to as __________________________.
    • A. 

      Carbon 14 dating

    • B. 

      Carbon 12 dating

    • C. 

      Dendrochronology

    • D. 

      The sun dial

    • E. 

      Approximation

  • 4. 
    A type of dating used in archaeology that measures the amount of radio active material in a dead organism is called __________________________.
    • A. 

      Cabon 14 dating

    • B. 

      Carbon 12 dating

    • C. 

      Dendrochronology

    • D. 

      Chronology

    • E. 

      Aging

  • 5. 
    An ancient type of writing possibly developed by the Egyptians is called _________________.
    • A. 

      Cunieform

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • D. 

      Latin

    • E. 

      Phonetics

  • 6. 
    The earth layers that make up a mound are commonly referred to as ____________________.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Earth layers

    • C. 

      Mounds

    • D. 

      Strata

    • E. 

      Tell

  • 7. 
    Textual Criticism focuses primarily on the methods critics use to subdivide the first 5 books of the Bible based upon its content. These subdivisions are based on a theory known as the ________________________.
    • A. 

      Phonetic theory

    • B. 

      Josephus theory

    • C. 

      Biblical hypothesis

    • D. 

      JEDP theory

    • E. 

      The gap theory

  • 8. 
    One method used to determine the age of mankind from a Biblical viewpoint is known as ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Age-time dating

    • B. 

      Chronology

    • C. 

      The begat theory

    • D. 

      The gap theory

  • 9. 
    The age of mankind as cited by most Christian theologians is approximately _________________________.
    • A. 

      More than one million years old

    • B. 

      10,000 years old

    • C. 

      100,000 years old

    • D. 

      40,000 years old

    • E. 

      6000 years old

  • 10. 
    Biblical Archaeology forms a valuable part of the defense of the Scriptures known as __________________.
    • A. 

      Apostolic Creed

    • B. 

      The Covenant

    • C. 

      Historical Accuracy

    • D. 

      Apologetics

    • E. 

      Illumination

  • 11. 
    One of the most useful artifacts uncovered by archaeologist when excavating ancient cities is _____________________.
    • A. 

      Clothing

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Pottery

    • D. 

      Pictures

    • E. 

      Bones

  • 12. 
    Another term for Dendrochronology is _____________________________.
    • A. 

      Carbon 14

    • B. 

      Age Dating

    • C. 

      Archaic

    • D. 

      Tree-ring Dating

    • E. 

      Ancient Chronology

  • 13. 
    Another culture having a flood account similar to that referenced in the Bible is the ___________________ culture.
    • A. 

      Assyrians

    • B. 

      Babylonians

    • C. 

      Egyptians

    • D. 

      Persians

    • E. 

      Romans

  • 14. 
    The theory that describes the period of time between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2 is commonly referred to as the _________________________.
    • A. 

      Dispensation of Time

    • B. 

      Rapture

    • C. 

      Great Tribulation

    • D. 

      Gap Theory

    • E. 

      Mother of all Theories

  • 15. 
    All of the geneologies described in the Old and New Testaments are accurate and complete.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    According to the Bible, God created light before he created light-bearers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Two of the rivers that remain today which help to identify the location of the Garden of Eden are the ________________ and the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Hiddekel, Tigris

    • B. 

      Nile, Euphrates

    • C. 

      Euphrates, Tigris

    • D. 

      Pison, Hiddekel

    • E. 

      Gihon, Tigris

  • 18. 
    Many archaeologist identify the city of __________________________ as the oldest city in the world.
    • A. 

      Ai

    • B. 

      Sodom

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Jericho

    • E. 

      Salem

  • 19. 
    According to the Bible, the oldest man who ever lived is _______________________.
    • A. 

      Adam

    • B. 

      Methuselah

    • C. 

      Seth

    • D. 

      Cain

    • E. 

      Noah

  • 20. 
    When archaeologist are excavating a particular site, the land mass being investigated is typically referred to as a __________________________.
    • A. 

      Mole Hill

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Ziggurat

    • D. 

      Mound

    • E. 

      Pyramid