Hermeneneutics II - Chapter 6

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Hermeneneutics II - Chapter 6 - Quiz

Quiz, Chapter 6 - Understanding Your Bible, David K. Bernard


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ascertaining the historical context of a passage is not necessary to understand the meaning of a passage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Studying the culture of the Bible helps us understand...
    • A. 

      The thinking of the people

    • B. 

      God’s mindset

    • C. 

      The grammatical-historical method

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The parables of Jesus are rooted in …      
    • A. 

      Wisdom literature

    • B. 

      The Old Testament

    • C. 

      The culture of first-century Palestine

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The Scriptural setting is …
    • A. 

      The geographical location

    • B. 

      The immediate background or situation

    • C. 

      The focus of a passage

    • D. 

      The purpose of a book

  • 5. 
    Rhetorical criticism seeks to understand the purpose of an uttering or writing within the overall situation in which it was created.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An idiom is …
    • A. 

      A precondition or presupposition that must be dealt with

    • B. 

      The language of a fool

    • C. 

      Educated thinking

    • D. 

      An expression or phrase that must be treated as a whole

  • 7. 
    A parable is...
    • A. 

      An imaginary story that teaches a moral, usually by means of animals that speak and act like humans

    • B. 

      A story in which people, things, and events have a symbolic meaning, usually illustrating many points.

    • C. 

      A story, fictional but true to life, used to illustrate a point.

    • D. 

      Matched, equally yoked oxen.

  • 8. 
    A Scriptural allegory is a story in which people, things, and events have ...
    • A. 

      Symbolic meaning

    • B. 

      A certain order

    • C. 

      More than one name

    • D. 

      An atmosphere of suspense

  • 9. 
    A proverb is a practical maxim for daily life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hyperbole is…
    • A. 

      An agitated state of mind

    • B. 

      A long winter sleep

    • C. 

      Deliberate exaggeration for emphasis or effect

    • D. 

      Taking a passage out of context

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