Quiz Over Ancient Israel

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Quiz Over Ancient Israel

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jewish religious teachers are called ______________
    • A. 

      Professors

    • B. 

      Clerics

    • C. 

      Priests

    • D. 

      Rabbis

  • 2. 
    ____________ was the warrior-farmer anoited king by the prophet Samuel
    • A. 

      Alexander

    • B. 

      Ezra

    • C. 

      Saul

    • D. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

  • 3. 
    The faith of the Israelites became known as 
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Christianity

  • 4. 
    ______________ refused to worship Babylonian gods and was thrown into the lion's den
    • A. 

      Samuel

    • B. 

      Daniel

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      Isaiah

  • 5. 
    The wise sayings of Solomon were written down and called 
    • A. 

      Adages

    • B. 

      Psalms

    • C. 

      Proverbs

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Who led the Isrealites out of slavery in Egypt?
    • A. 

      Jacob

    • B. 

      Moses

    • C. 

      Maccabees

    • D. 

      Pharaoh

  • 7. 
    The idea that the law should apply to everybody equally is called the 
    • A. 

      Rule of law

    • B. 

      Ten Commandments

    • C. 

      Torah

    • D. 

      Code of Hammurabi

  • 8. 
    The ___________ fought the Romans for freedom and drove the out of Jerusalem
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Sadducees

    • C. 

      Samaritans

    • D. 

      Zealots

  • 9. 
    David conquered other nations and created an empire and set up his capital at _________________.
    • A. 

      Canaan

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Babylon

    • D. 

      Mount Sinai

  • 10. 
    The Isrealites were the first group of people who practiced monotheism. Monotheism is best described as ___________
    • A. 

      Belief in one god

    • B. 

      Belief in two gods

    • C. 

      Belief in multiple gods

  • 11. 
    The Isrealites believed they were descendents from a man named _________________
    • A. 

      Jacob

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      Joshua

  • 12. 
    Joshua led the Isrealites to conquer the city of ______________.
    • A. 

      Canaan

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Jericho

    • D. 

      Mount Sinai

  • 13. 
    What king introduced Greek language and Greek ideas to the Jewish people?
    • A. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

    • B. 

      Herod

    • C. 

      Saul

    • D. 

      Alexander

  • 14. 
    Diaspora is a greek word that means _______________
    • A. 

      Unity

    • B. 

      Together

    • C. 

      Scattered

    • D. 

      Separate

  • 15. 
    What Jewish holiday celebrates the Maccabees driving the Greeks out of Judah?
    • A. 

      Hanukkah

    • B. 

      Yom Kippur

    • C. 

      Passover

    • D. 

      Rosh Hoshana

  • 16. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of the things taught to young Jewish boys in their education?
    • A. 

      Torah

    • B. 

      Government

    • C. 

      Making a living

    • D. 

      Worship God

  • 17. 
    What Roman king was cruel to the Jews and known as the king who reigned during the life of Jesus?
    • A. 

      Alexander

    • B. 

      Saul

    • C. 

      Herod

    • D. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

  • 18. 
    Which of the following meat could the Jewish people NOT eat?
    • A. 

      Salmon

    • B. 

      Pork

    • C. 

      Beef

    • D. 

      Lamb

  • 19. 
    Girls in Jewish society was provided the same education as boys
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    After Solomon died, the Kingdom of Israel broke up into two seperate kingdoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    This picture shows David's defeat of the Philistine giant ______________
    • A. 

      Saul

    • B. 

      Solomon

    • C. 

      Goliath

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 22. 
    According to the story, what was the final plague sent by God to the Egyptians?
    • A. 

      Plague of darkness

    • B. 

      Plague of locusts

    • C. 

      Plague of blood

    • D. 

      Death of the firstborn

  • 23. 
    What group of people conquered the Isreali kingdom in 722 B.C.
    • A. 

      Chaldeans

    • B. 

      Philistines

    • C. 

      Assyrians

    • D. 

      Babylonians

  • 24. 
    For a meat to be considered kosher, which of the following must apply. More than ONE answer may apply.
    • A. 

      Killed in a special way

    • B. 

      Inspected

    • C. 

      Stored for weeks

    • D. 

      Salted

    • E. 

      MUST be cooked with milk

    • F. 

      Soaked

  • 25. 
    Identify the following influences of Early Israel on our society today
    • A. 

      Laws

    • B. 

      Hebrew Bible

    • C. 

      Polytheism

    • D. 

      Women's Makeup

    • E. 

      Government