Class 201: Old Testament Survey Quiz

25 Questions
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.

Sample Question

Define what is meant by "Christological hermeneutic."

The first declaration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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

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

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

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  • 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.