Class 201: Old Testament Survey Quiz

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Class 201: Old Testament Survey Quiz

Below are 25 questions taken directly from "CLASS 201: Old Testament Survey. "We encourage you to take the quiz BEFORE and AFTER you take the online course. So, go ahead and get started on the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define what is meant by "Christological hermeneutic."
    • A. 

      The first declaration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

    • B. 

      The name given the Hebrew Scriptures that were translated into Greek.

    • C. 

      A method of biblical interpretation whereby an element found in the Old Testament is seen to prefigure one in the New Testament.

    • D. 

      A method of interpreting Scripture that is concerned with the person, attributes, and ministry of Jesus Christ.

  • 2. 
    What is the ultimate connection between the Old and New Testaments?
    • A. 

      Prediction and fulfillment through Jesus Christ.

    • B. 

      History of the Hebrew people.

    • C. 

      The Apostle Paul.

    • D. 

      The Ten Commandments.

  • 3. 
    What three letters are used in reference to the Septuagint?
    • A. 

      XXL

    • B. 

      LXX

    • C. 

      KJV

    • D. 

      TNK

  • 4. 
    Match the following major divisions of the Old Testament with the theme of anticipation.
    • A. The Books of the Law
    • A.
    • B. The Books of History
    • B.
    • C. The Books of Poetry
    • C.
    • D. The Books of Prophecy
    • D.
  • 5. 
    Which of these is evidence that Moses wrote the first five books of the Bible?
    • A. 

      Jesus supported Mosaic authorship.

    • B. 

      Jewish history supports Mosaic authorship.

    • C. 

      Internal textual claims of Mosaic authorship.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    What was the primary theme of the book of Numbers as it relates to those 20 and younger and the older generation?
    • A. 

      Don't imitate their parents' unbelief.

    • B. 

      Follow the example of their parents.

    • C. 

      Be fruitful and multiply in "numbers."

    • D. 

      Eat, drink, and be merry.

  • 7. 
    Match the object of the Tabernacle with the appropriate symbolism.
    • A. Door
    • A.
    • B. Brazen Altar
    • B.
    • C. Laver
    • C.
    • D. Lamps
    • D.
    • E. Bread
    • E.
    • F. Veil
    • F.
    • G. Mercy Seat
    • G.
    • H. Priest
    • H.
    • I. Ark of the Covenant
    • I.
  • 8. 
    Match the Feast of Israel with their fulfillment.
    • A. Feast: Passover
    • A.
    • B. Feast: Fruits
    • B.
    • C. Feast: Pentecost
    • C.
    • D. Feast: Trumpets
    • D.
    • E. Feast: Atonement
    • E.
    • F. Feast: Tabernacles
    • F.
  • 9. 
    How does the book of Deuteronomy end?
    • A. 

      Death of Joseph.

    • B. 

      Death of Moses.

    • C. 

      Death of Joshua.

    • D. 

      Death of Abel.

  • 10. 
    Match the event with the appropriate year.
    • A. Divided Monarchy
    • A.
    • B. Assyrian Invasion (Northern Kingdom)
    • B.
    • C. Babylonian Captivity (Southern Kingdom)
    • C.
    • D. Destruction of Jerusalem
    • D.
  • 11. 
    Which history books are considered to be post-exilic?
    • A. 

      Joshua, Judges, and Ruth

    • B. 

      1 & 2 Samuel

    • C. 

      1 & 2 Kings and 1 & 2 Chronicles

    • D. 

      Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther

  • 12. 
    What is the four-part cycle found in the book of Judges?
    • A. 

      Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration

    • B. 

      Evil, Oppression, Repentance, and Restoration

    • C. 

      Creation, Evil, Betrayal, and Oppression

    • D. 

      Prophecy, Deliverance, Rebellion, and Fulfillment

  • 13. 
    Define the Remnant.
    • A. 

      A Jewish writing that consists of the Mishnah and Gemara.

    • B. 

      A late fourth-century Latin translation of the Bible.

    • C. 

      The Jews who were scattered from their homeland of Israel.

    • D. 

      The Jews who have returned from the Babylonian captivity.

  • 14. 
    Define the Diaspora.
    • A. 

      A Jewish writing that consists of the Mishnah and Gemara.

    • B. 

      A late fourth-century Latin translation of the Bible.

    • C. 

      The Jews who were scattered from their homeland of Israel.

    • D. 

      The Jews who have returned from the Babylonian captivity.

  • 15. 
    Match the type of parallelism found in Hebrew poetry with the example from Scripture.
    • A. Synonymous Parallelism: Both lines say subtantially the same thing only in different words.
    • A.
    • B. Antithetical Parallelism: The second line provides a contrasting parallel to the truth of the first line.
    • B.
    • C. Synthetical Parallelism: One line builds on the previous line.
    • C.
    • D. Exemplar Parallelism: One line metaphorically illustrates the literal truth of the other.
    • D.
  • 16. 
    Match the classification of psalms with the appropriate definition.
    • A. Messianic Psalms
    • A.
    • B. Hallel Psalms
    • B.
    • C. Petition Psalms
    • C.
    • D. Penitence Psalms
    • D.
    • E. Pastoral Psalms
    • E.
    • F. Precept Psalms
    • F.
    • G. Profession Psalms
    • G.
    • H. Royal Psalms
    • H.
    • I. Thanksgiving Psalms
    • I.
    • J. Pilgrimage Psalms
    • J.
    • K. Imprecatory Psalms
    • K.
  • 17. 
    Wisdom is personified in Proverbs.  Who is Wisdom?
    • A. 

      Solomon

    • B. 

      Christ

    • C. 

      David

    • D. 

      Rehoboam

  • 18. 
    What is the Christological purpose of Ecclesiastes?
    • A. 

      To determine the highest good.

    • B. 

      Christ is the greatest good.

    • C. 

      The church (i.e. "ekklesia") will bring the greatest good.

    • D. 

      To prove that everything is vanity.

  • 19. 
    What does the title "Song of Songs" imply?
    • A. 

      The songwriter's "chief work."

    • B. 

      The songwriter's "final work."

    • C. 

      The songwriter's "largest work."

    • D. 

      The songwriter's "collective work."

  • 20. 
    What is the "broad definition" of prophecy?
    • A. 

      Forth-tell. Insight into the will of God.

    • B. 

      Fore-tell. Foresight into the plan of God.

    • C. 

      Story-tell. Hindsight into the history of God.

    • D. 

      Cant-tell. Oversight into the correct answer above.

  • 21. 
    What is the "narrow definition" of prophecy?
    • A. 

      Forth-tell. Insight into the will of God.

    • B. 

      Fore-tell. Foresight into the plan of God.

    • C. 

      Story-tell. Hindsight into the history of God.

    • D. 

      Cant-tell. Oversight into the correct answer above.

  • 22. 
    What is "Cooper's Golden Rule of Interpretation"?
    • A. 

      A method of interpreting Scripture that suggests when the literal sense makes good sense, seek no other sense lest it result in nonsense.

    • B. 

      A method of interpreting Scripture that suggests the best understanding is allegory.

    • C. 

      A method of interpreting Scripture that is concerned with the person, attributes, and ministry of Jesus Christ.

    • D. 

      A method of interpreting Scripture that searches for the "golden rule" or moral application.

  • 23. 
    Which two of the four themes of the Gospel are addressed in Zechariah?
    • A. 

      Creation & Fall

    • B. 

      Fall & Redemption

    • C. 

      Redemption & Restoration

    • D. 

      Restoration & Creation

  • 24. 
    Define Christophany.
    • A. 

      Relating to the theology concerned with the person, attributes, and ministry of Jesus Christ.

    • B. 

      The expected king and deliverer of the Jews.

    • C. 

      A method of biblical interpretation whereby an element found in the Old Testament is seen to prefigure one found in the New Testament.

    • D. 

      An appearance or manifestation of Christ in the Old Testament.

  • 25. 
    Define Protoevangelium.
    • A. 

      The term used for the archangels: Michael, Gabriel, and Lucifer.

    • B. 

      The term used for the first declaration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

    • C. 

      The term used for the evangelization of the nations.

    • D. 

      The term used for the patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.