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  • 1. 

    True / False: Himni was a Nephite missionary, a son of King Mosiah, unbeliever turned believer who became, like his brothers, a great missionary among the Lamanites.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Himni was indeed a Nephite missionary and the son of King Mosiah. Initially, he was an unbeliever but later became a believer and, like his brothers, became a great missionary among the Lamanites. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 2. 

    This witness said: “These were the days never to be forgotten – to sit under the sound of a voice dictated by the inspiration of heaven, awakened the utmost gratitude of this bosom! Day after day I continued, uninterrupted, to write from his mouth, as he translated with the Urim and Thummim,” – Scribe for most of the Book of Mormon translation process

    Correct Answer
    Oliver Cowdery
    Explanation
    Oliver Cowdery is the correct answer because he is the witness who made the statement about sitting under the sound of a voice dictated by the inspiration of heaven and writing from Joseph Smith's mouth as he translated the Book of Mormon with the Urim and Thummim. This suggests that Oliver Cowdery was intimately involved in the translation process and had a deep appreciation for the divine nature of the work.

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  • 3. 

    Carved stone monument containing one of the most complex depictions of the tree of life / world tree ever discovered and one of the earliest in Mesoamerica (300 B.C)

    Correct Answer
    Keystone
    Explanation
    A keystone is a central stone at the top of an arch, which locks all the other stones in place and supports the weight of the structure. In this context, the carved stone monument containing the complex depiction of the tree of life/world tree can be seen as a metaphorical keystone. It is a significant and foundational element that holds meaning and symbolism in Mesoamerican culture. The intricate carving and early date of this monument make it a key piece in understanding the development of Mesoamerican art and belief systems.

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  • 4. 

    Prophet-hisotrian that abridged the whole of the large plates from the time of Lehi to his own. His plates contained a complete abridgement of the large plates of Nephi

    Correct Answer
    Mormon
    Explanation
    Mormon is the correct answer because he was a prophet-historian who abridged the entire large plates from the time of Lehi to his own. His plates contained a condensed version of the large plates of Nephi, providing a comprehensive account of the history and teachings of the Nephite civilization.

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  • 5. 

    Nephi was commanded by the Lord to begin a second record of his people thirty years after they left Jerusalem. This record was to contain “the more sacred things” in Nephite history including the “ministry of my people and accounts of preaching, revelation, and prophesying. This record consists of 1-2 Nephi, Jacob, Enos, Jarom, and Omni.

    Correct Answer
    Small Plates
    Explanation
    The small plates refer to the second record that Nephi was commanded to begin by the Lord. This record was meant to contain the more sacred things in Nephite history, including accounts of preaching, revelation, and prophesying. The small plates consist of 1-2 Nephi, Jacob, Enos, Jarom, and Omni.

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  • 6. 

    Plates kept by Nephi and his descendants that contained a “full account of the history” of the Nephites, including “an account of the reign of the kings, and the wars and contentions of [the] people.” They were passed from king to king from Nephi unit Mosiah, who entrusted them to the prophet Alma. From that time they were kept by the prophets up to and including Mormon. Consist of the books of Lehi, Mosiah, Alma, Helaman, 3-4 Nephi, and Mormon.

    Correct Answer
    Large Plates
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Large Plates" because the passage describes plates that were kept by Nephi and his descendants and contained a "full account of the history" of the Nephites. These plates were passed from king to king until they were entrusted to the prophet Alma by Mosiah. They were then kept by the prophets up to and including Mormon. The plates consisted of the books of Lehi, Mosiah, Alma, Helaman, 3-4 Nephi, and Mormon. Therefore, the "Large Plates" is the correct answer as it accurately describes the plates mentioned in the passage.

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  • 7. 

    A Nephite land in the far north. The land was the place where the people of Jared first landed. It was in this region that Limhi’s people discovered the Jaredite ruins.

    Correct Answer
    Desolation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Desolation" because the given information describes a land in the far north where the people of Jared first landed and where Limhi's people discovered the Jaredite ruins. The term "desolation" implies a barren and uninhabited place, which aligns with the description of the land in question.

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  • 8. 

    Lamanite land where Aaron, Muloki, and Ammah were imprisoned for preaching the word of God. There, they suffered extremes of hunger, thirst, and physical abuse.

    Correct Answer
    Middoni
    Explanation
    Middoni is the correct answer because it is the specific location mentioned in the question where Aaron, Muloki, and Ammah were imprisoned for preaching the word of God. In this place, they endured severe hardships such as extreme hunger, thirst, and physical abuse.

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  • 9. 

    A man of great political power – king over all the Lamanites – influenced greatly by the example (and strength of Ammon) and the teaching of Aaron – he was willing to “give away all [his] sins” that he might know God.

    Correct Answer
    Lamoni's Father
    Explanation
    Lamoni's Father was a man of great political power and influence over the Lamanites. He was greatly influenced by the example and strength of Ammon, as well as the teachings of Aaron. This influence led him to be willing to give away all his sins in order to know God.

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  • 10. 

    Lamanite king over the land of Ishmael, a descendant of Ishmael, and the first Lamanite convert of Ammon.

    Correct Answer
    Lamoni
    Explanation
    Lamoni is the correct answer because he is described as the Lamanite king over the land of Ishmael, a descendant of Ishmael, and the first Lamanite convert of Ammon. This information indicates that Lamoni holds a significant position of authority and is also the first Lamanite to convert to the teachings of Ammon. Therefore, Lamoni fits the description given in the question.

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  • 11. 

    Lamanite king who made a covenant that Zeniff could occupy the cities and lands of Lehi-Nephi and Shilom. His ulterior motive was to bring Zeniff’s people into bondage that the Lamanites might “glut themselves with the labors of [their] hands."

    Correct Answer
    Lamon
  • 12. 

    Name-title (Hebrew, “King of Righteousness”) given to the presiding patriarch of the covenant people around 2000 BC. He was a king, high priest, and keeper of the storehouse of God in the land of Salem (JST Gen. 14:25-40). Also called “Prince of Peace”, he is considered to be a type of the Messiah. Like Enoch cried repentance to a wicked people and by exercising faith and priesthood, he helped them repent and establish peace, eventually being taken up to join Enoch’s city of Zion. Conferred the priesthood on Abraham. Of the prophets before and after him, “none were greater".

    Correct Answer
    Melchizedek
    Explanation
    Melchizedek was a significant figure in biblical history, known as the "King of Righteousness." He held the titles of king, high priest, and keeper of the storehouse of God. He resided in the land of Salem and was considered a type of the Messiah, also called the "Prince of Peace." Melchizedek played a crucial role in bringing about repentance and establishing peace among a wicked people, similar to Enoch. He was taken up to join Enoch's city of Zion and bestowed the priesthood upon Abraham. Melchizedek is highly regarded among the prophets, as none were considered greater than him.

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  • 13. 

    Term of respect given to Ammon by one of king Lamoni’s servants after he defeated the Lamanites at the waters of Sebus. Mormon interpreted it as a “powerful or great king” – the term is related to ancient Near Eastern cognates designating “greatness”.

    Correct Answer
    Rabbanah
  • 14. 

    Translator of the Book of Mormon in to English and the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Correct Answer
    Joseph Smith
    Explanation
    Joseph Smith is the correct answer because he was the translator of the Book of Mormon into English and the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He claimed to have been visited by God and Jesus Christ, who instructed him to restore the true church on earth. Smith translated the ancient records of the Book of Mormon from golden plates and published it in 1830. He also played a significant role in establishing the LDS Church and leading its early members.

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  • 15. 

    Nephite region to which Alma and Amuleck journey after being rejected at Ammonihah. Here they discovered the believers who had been driven out of this land and found refuge. Here they found Zeezrom, a former adversary, on his sickbed, whom they healed and baptized.

    Correct Answer
    Sidom
    Explanation
    Alma and Amuleck journeyed to Sidom after being rejected at Ammonihah. In Sidom, they discovered believers who had been driven out of the land and found refuge. They also found Zeezrom, a former adversary, who was sick. They healed and baptized him.

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  • 16. 

    Which of these is NOT a part of the Nephite monetary system?

    Correct Answer
    Limnah
    Explanation
    Limnah is not a part of the Nephite monetary system.

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  • 17. 

     Prophet who lived after the days of Abraham and whose teachings were apparently included on the plates of brass. He was an ancestor of the Book of Mormon peoples (3 Ne 10:16), message in the Book or Mormon centers on the Messiah – he died a martyr (stoned to death).

    Correct Answer
    Zenock
    Explanation
    Zenock is mentioned in the Book of Mormon as a prophet who lived after the days of Abraham. His teachings were apparently included on the plates of brass, which were important religious records for the Book of Mormon peoples. The message in the Book of Mormon centers on the Messiah, and Zenock's teachings likely contributed to this focus. Zenock is described as a martyr, having been stoned to death for his beliefs.

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  • 18. 

     Name by which Joseph Smith identified “the skeletal remains of an ancient warrior” discovered in a burial mound in western Illinois in 1834 during Zion’s Camp march. A white Lamanite, a man of God, a great warrior who served under a widely known leader named Onandagus.

    Correct Answer
    Zelph
    Explanation
    Zelph is the name by which Joseph Smith identified "the skeletal remains of an ancient warrior" discovered in a burial mound in western Illinois in 1834 during Zion's Camp march. According to Joseph Smith, Zelph was a white Lamanite, a man of God, and a great warrior who served under a widely known leader named Onandagus.

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  • 19. 

     The standard works or the basic scriptures of the Nephites; contained the Law, a history of God’s dealings with ancient Israel, the prophecies of many of the prophets, down to and including many prophecies of Jeremiah.

    Correct Answer
    Plates of Brass
    Explanation
    The Plates of Brass refer to the standard works or basic scriptures of the Nephites. These plates contained the Law, a history of God's dealings with ancient Israel, and prophecies of many prophets, including Jeremiah. The Plates of Brass were considered important and valuable because they contained the teachings and prophecies that guided the Nephite civilization.

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  • 20. 

    A device miraculously provided by the Lord to Lehi and his family which gave diving directions and instructions to them for their travels to the land of promise. A “round ball of curious workmanship” with “two spindles; the one pointed the way wither they should go into the wilderness.” It was a type and shadow of the words of Christ. (Alma 37)

    Correct Answer
    Liahona
    Explanation
    The device described in the passage is called the Liahona. It was given to Lehi and his family by the Lord and provided them with divine directions and instructions for their travels to the promised land. The Liahona was a round ball with two spindles, one of which pointed the way they should go. It was considered a type and shadow of the words of Christ, symbolizing the guidance and direction that comes from following His teachings.

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  • 21. 

     Prominent inhabitant of Jerusalem, descendant of Joseph, custodian of the Plates of Brass; military leader-a commander of fifty; master of a servant named Zoram.

    Correct Answer
    Laban
    Explanation
    Laban is the correct answer because he was a prominent inhabitant of Jerusalem and a descendant of Joseph. He was also the custodian of the Plates of Brass, which were important religious records. Laban was a military leader and commanded fifty soldiers. Additionally, he had a servant named Zoram who was under his authority.

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  • 22. 

    Servcant of Laban who, after surrendering the plates of brass to a disguised Nephi, was persuaded (by the laying on of hands) to join the group leaving Jerusalem. A “true friend” of Nephi’s. 

    Correct Answer
    Zoram
    Explanation
    Zoram is the correct answer because he was a servant of Laban who surrendered the plates of brass to Nephi. After Nephi disguised himself as Laban and convinced Zoram to join their group, Zoram proved to be a true friend to Nephi.

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  • 23. 

     King of Judah who reigned from about 600 B.C. to the fall of Jerusalem in 586 B. C. One surviving son, Mulek, came with a group of people to America at this time.

    Correct Answer
    Zedekiah
    Explanation
    Zedekiah was the king of Judah who ruled from around 600 B.C. until the fall of Jerusalem in 586 B.C. During this time, one of Zedekiah's surviving sons, Mulek, migrated to America along with a group of people. This migration is believed to have happened around the same time as the fall of Jerusalem.

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  • 24. 

    Resident of Jerusalem (600 B.C.) and father of at least five daughters and two sons; consented to take his family and join with Lehi and his family in the wilderness. Dies in the wilderness and is buried at a place that was called “Nahom.” 

    Correct Answer
    Ishmael
    Explanation
    Ishmael is the correct answer because he was a resident of Jerusalem in 600 B.C. and had at least five daughters and two sons. He agreed to join Lehi and his family in the wilderness, but unfortunately, he died there and was buried at a location known as "Nahom."

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  • 25. 

    New name given to the ancient patriarch Jacob by the Lord and to his descendants; the name is a general reference of a people that reside in a certain area geographically, possess a unique faith or belief or covenant status with Jehovah, or blood lineage wise are biologically descendants of Jacob. 

    Correct Answer
    Israel
    Explanation
    Israel is the new name given to the ancient patriarch Jacob by the Lord and to his descendants. It is a general reference to a people who reside in a certain geographical area, possess a unique faith or belief or covenant status with Jehovah, or are biologically descendants of Jacob. The name "Israel" encompasses all these aspects and represents the identity and heritage of the people who bear it.

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  • 26. 

    Old Testament prophet who ministered in the kingdom of Judah from around 740 B.C. to at least 701 B.C. during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. His was an era of political unrest, war, and apostasy. His is the most quoted prophet in the Book of Mormon, having approximately 35 percent of his OT writings either quoted directly or paraphrased by Nephite prophets. 

    Correct Answer
    Isaiah
  • 27. 

      After eight years in the wilderness Lehi and those traveling with him came to this sea (Arabian Sea)-The name Lehi’s company gave this sea is interpreted as “many waters.” (1 Ne 17: 4-5).

    Correct Answer
    Irreatum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Irreatum." In the Book of Mormon, it is mentioned that after eight years of traveling, Lehi and his company arrived at a sea which they named "Irreatum," interpreted as "many waters." This sea is identified as the Arabian Sea.

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  • 28. 

    Place in the Arabian wilderness where Lehi and his family stopped during their journey. This place was a base camp for hunting expedition to replenish their food supply. It was a four-day journey south-southeast from their first base camp after leaving Jerusalem. In Hebrew the word means “twisting, intertwining.” 

    Correct Answer
    Shazer
    Explanation
    Shazer is the place in the Arabian wilderness where Lehi and his family stopped during their journey. It served as a base camp for a hunting expedition to replenish their food supply. The location is described as being a four-day journey south-southeast from their first base camp after leaving Jerusalem. The word "Shazer" in Hebrew means "twisting, intertwining."

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