Class 202: New Testament Survey Quiz

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Class 202: New Testament Survey Quiz

Below are 25 questions taken directly from "CLASS 202: New 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. Link to online course is coming soon.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define what is meant by textual criticism.
    • A. 

      The process of attempting to ascertain the original wording of a text.

    • B. 

      The method used to convert source text (e.g. Hebrew or Greek) into another language.

    • C. 

      A belief or opinion contrary to biblical doctrine.

    • D. 

      The abandonment of Christianity for unbelief.

  • 2. 
    Match the biblical translation philosophy with the appropriate goal of the philosophy.
    • A. Dynamic Equivalence
    • A.
    • B. Paraphrase
    • B.
    • C. Formal Equivalence
    • C.
  • 3. 
    Define what is meant by "orthographic variance" in relation to "errors in the New Testament manuscripts."
    • A. 

      The scribe made a mistake by looking back at the original and picked back up at the wrong place.

    • B. 

      The same word can be spelled differently by region (e.g. C-O-L-O-R and C-O-L-O-U-R).

    • C. 

      Some words do not show up when translated (e.g. in Greek the definite article would be used for The Chris Dortch).

    • D. 

      Entirely different words or passages can be observed. (e.g. "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God" or "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ" Rom. 10:17).

  • 4. 
    Which of these is NOT a major division of the New Testament?
    • A. 

      Gospels

    • B. 

      Epistles

    • C. 

      Prophecy

    • D. 

      Poetry

    • E. 

      History

  • 5. 
    Match the following office of the Sanhedrin with the appropriate definition.
    • A. Pharisees
    • A.
    • B. Sadducees
    • B.
    • C. Elders
    • C.
  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the Sanhedrin?
    • A. 

      They were the Jewish ruling council of 70 seats plus the acting high priest.

    • B. 

      They were comprised of three offices: Pharisees, Sadducess, and Elders.

    • C. 

      They were abolished after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD.

    • D. 

      They were the 70 scholars who translated the Hebrew Bible into Greek.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the Nazarite Vow?
    • A. 

      A vow of chastity.

    • B. 

      A vow not to cut hair.

    • C. 

      A vow not to touch anything dead.

    • D. 

      A vow not to drink wine.

  • 8. 
    Who in the New Testament took the Nazarite Vow?
    • A. 

      Samson

    • B. 

      John the Baptist

    • C. 

      John the Beloved

    • D. 

      Jesus

  • 9. 
    Match the disciple with the description for which they are most remembered.
    • A. Peter
    • A.
    • B. James
    • B.
    • C. John
    • C.
    • D. Andrew
    • D.
    • E. Philip
    • E.
    • F. Thomas
    • F.
    • G. Nathaniel
    • G.
    • H. Matthew
    • H.
    • I. James the Lesser
    • I.
    • J. Simon the Zealot
    • J.
    • K. Judas-Thaddeus-Lebbaeus
    • K.
    • L. Judas Iscariot
    • L.
  • 10. 
    Define parable.
    • A. 

      A simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson. "An earthly story with a heavenly truth."

    • B. 

      A Jewish woman or girl.

    • C. 

      Any person who is not Jewish.

    • D. 

      A belief or opinion contrary to biblical doctrine.

  • 11. 
    What is the only miracle to be recorded in all four Gospel accounts?
    • A. 

      Healing the man born blind.

    • B. 

      Turning water into wine.

    • C. 

      Feeding of the 5000.

    • D. 

      Walking on the water.

  • 12. 
    When Pilate refused the Sanhedrin's charge of "blasphemy" against Jesus, what offense did the Jews change it to?
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Treason

    • C. 

      Working on the Sabbath

    • D. 

      Stealing a boat

  • 13. 
    What is unique about Jesus' statement on the cross, "My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me?" (Matt. 27:46)?
    • A. 

      It was a statement of victory.

    • B. 

      It was a declaration of completion.

    • C. 

      It was a reference to Psalm 22.

    • D. 

      It was an expression of confusion.

  • 14. 
    What was Luke's profession?
    • A. 

      Tax Collector

    • B. 

      Tent Maker

    • C. 

      Doctor

    • D. 

      Fisherman

  • 15. 
    Who is identified in Scripture as the first Christian martyr?
    • A. 

      Paul

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Peter

    • D. 

      Stephen

  • 16. 
    Who abandoned Barnabas and Paul on their first missionary journey?
    • A. 

      John Mark

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      Matthew

    • D. 

      Luke

  • 17. 
    James, the half-brother of Jesus, was the pastor of what church?
    • A. 

      The Church at Ephesus

    • B. 

      The Church at Jerusalem

    • C. 

      The Church at Corinth

    • D. 

      The Church at Antioch

  • 18. 
    Why didn't Philippi have a synagogue?
    • A. 

      Jewish population was too low.

    • B. 

      Too close to other synagogues.

    • C. 

      Only Jerusalem had a synagogue.

    • D. 

      It was destroyed.

  • 19. 
    What did the Judaizers teach?
    • A. 

      They insisted that Gentile converts should observe Jewish practices.

    • B. 

      They insisted that Jewish converts abandon Jewish practices.

    • C. 

      They insisted that all converts must be baptized by immersion.

    • D. 

      They insisted on teaching the doctrine of Christian liberty.

  • 20. 
    Timothy, a very young pastor, was the pastor of what church?
    • A. 

      The Church at Ephesus

    • B. 

      The Church at Jerusalem

    • C. 

      The Church at Corinth

    • D. 

      The Church at Antioch

  • 21. 
    Match the threefold functions with the correct office of the pastor.
    • A. The Elder
    • A.
    • B. The Pastor
    • B.
    • C. The Overseer
    • C.
  • 22. 
    What book did Paul write to refute the Judaizers?
    • A. 

      Galatians

    • B. 

      Ephesians

    • C. 

      Philippians

    • D. 

      Colossians

  • 23. 
    What city will serve as the economic and spiritual center of the world ruler (i.e. Anti-christ) during the end times?
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Babylon (i.e. Iraq, Syria, Kuwait, and other surrounding Arab nations)

    • C. 

      Alexandria

    • D. 

      Capernaum

  • 24. 
    Match the church with the proper description.
    • A. Ephesus
    • A.
    • B. Smyrna
    • B.
    • C. Pergamos
    • C.
    • D. Thyatira
    • D.
    • E. Sardis
    • E.
    • F. Philadelphia
    • F.
    • G. Laodicea
    • G.
  • 25. 
    The four themes of the Gospel are: creation, fall, redemption, and restoration.  Which one of these is the primary theme addressed in Revelation?
    • A. 

      Creation

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Redemption

    • D. 

      Restoration