Dr. Early's New Testament First Test

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New Testament Quizzes & Trivia

First test for Dr. Early's class. For University of the Cumberlands


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Greek translation of the Hebrew bible called?
    • A. 

      LXX

    • B. 

      Septuagint

    • C. 

      Old Testament

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 2. 
    All EXCEPT which language was used in writing the New Testament?
    • A. 

      Hebrew

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Latin

    • D. 

      Aramaic

  • 3. 
    Which is NOT a type of scholarly criticism used to analyze the bible?
    • A. 

      Biblical

    • B. 

      Contextual

    • C. 

      Textual

    • D. 

      Redaction

    • E. 

      Source

  • 4. 
    What was the first person to define the Canon?
    • A. 

      Jerome

    • B. 

      Dionisius

    • C. 

      Essenes

    • D. 

      Marcion

  • 5. 
    What is the Latin translation of the bible, used as the official Roman Catholic bible?
    • A. 

      The Latin Vulgate

    • B. 

      The King James Version

    • C. 

      The Septuagint

    • D. 

      The Codex

  • 6. 
    Who was the father of humanism?
    • A. 

  • 7. 
    What is the most popular book?
    • A. 

      The Davinci Code

    • B. 

      The King James Version

    • C. 

      The Bible

    • D. 

      The Lord of the Rings

  • 8. 
    What is the verse called in Deuteronomy where it states that there is only one God?
    • A. 

      The Septuagint

    • B. 

      The Shema

    • C. 

      The Torah

  • 9. 
    Which divine name means Hallelujah?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Elohim

    • C. 

      Yahweh

    • D. 

      Adonai

  • 10. 
    God Almighty is the meaning for which divine name?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      Yahweh

    • C. 

      Jesus

    • D. 

      Elohim

  • 11. 
    What does the divine name Jesus mean?
    • A. 

  • 12. 
    What does the divine name Elohim mean?
    • A. 

      Yahweh Saves

    • B. 

      Hallelujah

    • C. 

      God Almighty

    • D. 

      Generic for God

  • 13. 
    What was the center of Jewish life?
    • A. 

      The Market

    • B. 

      The Temple

    • C. 

      Jesus

    • D. 

      The Sun

  • 14. 
    What was Alexander the Great known for?
    • A. 

      The King of Greece

    • B. 

      The King of Rome

    • C. 

      Spreader of Hellenistic ideas and culture

    • D. 

      Father of Humanism

  • 15. 
    Who was the first to identify the immortal soul?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Erasmus

    • D. 

      Marcion

  • 16. 
    What philosophy believed that everything in the world was held together by a certain essence?
    • A. 

      Cynicism

    • B. 

      Asceticism

    • C. 

      Epicureanism

    • D. 

      Stoicism

  • 17. 
    What does Logos mean?
  • 18. 
    What was the philosophy called that stated "eat drink and be merry?"
    • A. 

      Stoicism

    • B. 

      Cynicism

    • C. 

      Asceticism

    • D. 

      Epicureanism

  • 19. 
    What philosophy thinks that people should cast aside all material objects?
    • A. 

      Cynicism

    • B. 

      Asceticism

    • C. 

      Epicureanism

    • D. 

      Stoicism

  • 20. 
    What passage from the bible promotes anti-establishment?
    • A. 

      Matthew 10:2-4

    • B. 

      Mark 1:9

    • C. 

      Hebrews 4:17-18

    • D. 

      Matthew 10:5-14

  • 21. 
    Who were the three emperors who demanded to be worshiped as gods?
  • 22. 
    Who was the most popular god in Palestine?
    • A. 

      Ascelpius

    • B. 

      Erasmus

    • C. 

      Dionysus

    • D. 

      Isis

  • 23. 
    Who was the god born of Zeus and a woman, and known as the god of wine making?
    • A. 

      Ascelpius

    • B. 

      Erasmus

    • C. 

      Dionysus

    • D. 

      Isis

  • 24. 
    What are the similarities between Christianity and the Mystery Religions?
  • 25. 
    Which religion believed their god was born on Dec. 25, and had ritual slaying of bulls?
    • A. 

      Stoicism

    • B. 

      Epicureanism

    • C. 

      Cynicism

    • D. 

      Mithraism

  • 26. 
    What was the largest Jewish party who believed in demons and angels, strictly believed in the Torah, and were antagonized throughout the gospels?
    • A. 

      Zealots

    • B. 

      Pharisees

    • C. 

      Essenes

    • D. 

      Sadducees

  • 27. 
    What Jewish party did not believe in demons or angels or the resurrection, and claimed to be descendants of the high priest under David?
    • A. 

      Zealots

    • B. 

      Pharisees

    • C. 

      Essenes

    • D. 

      Sadducees

  • 28. 
    What party was considered a terrorist group against Rome and combined Patriotism and Judaism
    • A. 

      Zealots

    • B. 

      Pharisees

    • C. 

      Essenes

    • D. 

      Saddusees

  • 29. 
    What party originated because of the corruption of the Sadducees?
    • A. 

      Zealots

    • B. 

      Pharisees

    • C. 

      Essenes

    • D. 

      Saddusees

  • 30. 
    What did the Jews expect the Messiah to be like/do?
  • 31. 
    What is the irregularity between Matthew Mark Luke, against John called?
  • 32. 
    What is the name of Matthew and Luke's source material
    • A. 

      Pericope

    • B. 

      Quelle

    • C. 

      Q

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 33. 
    What are short concise sayings or stories that may be removed from the lager story without destroying the larger story?
    • A. 

      Quelles

    • B. 

      Septuagints

    • C. 

      Pericopes

    • D. 

      Shemas

  • 34. 
    What gospel is the only one to hold the stories: pearl of great price, and laborers in the vineyard?
  • 35. 
    Which gospel proclaims that Jesus is the savior of both Jews AND Gentiles?
  • 36. 
    What are the sources of Luke?
    • A. 

      Mark and Matthew

    • B. 

      Mark and John

    • C. 

      Matthew and Q

    • D. 

      John and Q

    • E. 

      Mark and Q

  • 37. 
    Who was the author of Mark?
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Matthew

    • C. 

      Paul

    • D. 

      Peter

    • E. 

      Unkown

  • 38. 
    Was the author of Mark an eyewitness to his accounts?
  • 39. 
    Who does tradition hold that the author of Mark got his information from?
  • 40. 
    Traditionally who was the author of Mark?
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Paul

    • C. 

      Peter

    • D. 

      John Mark

    • E. 

      Unknown

  • 41. 
    When was Mark first written down?
    • A. 

      68 B.C.

    • B. 

      68 A.D.

    • C. 

      68 C.E.

    • D. 

      86 A.D.

    • E. 

      37 C.E.

  • 42. 
    What was the purpose of Mark?
    • A. 

      To demonstrate the Jesus is the Messiah

    • B. 

      Give Hope

    • C. 

      Apologetic

    • D. 

      Explain the cost of discipleship

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 43. 
    What does evangelion mean?
  • 44. 
    Who was the last prophet?
    • A. 

  • 45. 
    Which was NOT a temptation that Jesus faced in the wilderness?
    • A. 

      Clothing

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Glory

  • 46. 
    Which were miracles that Jesus performed?
    • A. 

      Calming of the Sea

    • B. 

      Blood into wine

    • C. 

      Demons into the swine

  • 47. 
    What was it called when the disciples realized who God really was when they saw Jesus come down from the mountain with Moses and Elijah?