Religion And Science - Advanced

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  • 1. 
    According to the creation story in the book of Genesis, the sun was created after the world was formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    According to the theory of evolution, birds were created before land animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The curse that God gave to the snake in Gen. 3:14 "You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all the days of your life" can be used to argue that the Genesis story and evolution are compatible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Genesis 2:7: "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the _______ ___ __________; and man became a living soul."
  • 5. 
    Which quote from the Genesis story could be about how, as human brains and skulls became larger, giving birth became more difficult and more dangerous for women?
    • A. 

      "Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life." [Genesis 3:17]

    • B. 

      "The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever." [Genesis 3:22]

    • C. 

      "By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return." [Genesis 3:19]

    • D. 

      "I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labour you will give birth to children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you." [Genesis 3:16]

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are true about the theory of evolution? Tick all correct option
    • A. 

      The universe has been evolving for 14 billion years

    • B. 

      The universe took 6 days to create

    • C. 

      Humans were given a soul and so are special and different to animals

    • D. 

      Dinosaurs and humans co-existed

    • E. 

      All fossils were created during a giant flood

    • F. 

      The common ancestor of all humans (indeed all creatures) is a single celled, simple organism

    • G. 

      The common ancestors of all humans are Adam and Eve.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are true about the creation story from the book of Genesis?
    • A. 

      In the beginning, all animals were vegetarians

    • B. 

      The first forms of life were land plants

    • C. 

      Life started about 3.5 billion years ago

    • D. 

      The first forms of life were marine organisms

  • 8. 
    According to the first creation story in Genesis, God made the world in _ days.
  • 9. 
    According to the second creation story in Genesis, the first human was made from _________.
  • 10. 
    According to the second creation story, God made Eve from Adam's _______.
  • 11. 
    "By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for __________you are and to dust you will return."
  • 12. 
    Liberal Christians believe.... (check all of the correct answers)
    • A. 

      Genesis was written by Moses

    • B. 

      Genesis is the word of God

    • C. 

      The Bible is inerrant

    • D. 

      Genesis is based on an ancient Babylonian myth

    • E. 

      Genesis is not literally true

    • F. 

      The universe was probably not created in 6 days.

  • 13. 
    Fundamentalist Christians believe.... (check all of the correct answers)
    • A. 

      Genesis was written by Moses

    • B. 

      Genesis is the word of God

    • C. 

      The Bible is inerrant

    • D. 

      Genesis is based on an ancient Babylonian myth

    • E. 

      Genesis is not literally true

    • F. 

      The universe was probably not created in 6 days.

  • 14. 
    Tick all of the statements that are true about science
    • A. 

      Is based on empirical observations.

    • B. 

      Is based on faith.

    • C. 

      Believes in eternal truths.

    • D. 

      Tests hypotheses

    • E. 

      Asks 'why'

    • F. 

      Asks 'how'

    • G. 

      Relies on revelation

  • 15. 
    According to some modern creationists, which of the statements below are good reasons for believing in an intelligent designer of life?
    • A. 

      Some features of organisms are only useful if they are complete. They are irreducibly complex.

    • B. 

      Some random genetic mutations become more or less common in a species depending on how they help the species interact with its environment.

    • C. 

      Things like DNA are far too complex to have occurred by chance

    • D. 

      There must be an Uncaused Cause.

  • 16. 
    Stephen Jay Gould described religion and science as _____ ______ ________
  • 17. 
    “Praised be my Lord for all his creatures,Especially for our brotherThe sun who brings us the day andWho brings us the light; far is heAnd shines with a very great splendour;O Lord, he _________ you to us." - St Francis of Assisi
  • 18. 
    According to some Christian scientists, an example of a feature of natures that is irreducibly complex is a bacteria's __________
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