Judaism And The Hebrews

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Judaism And The Hebrews


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  • 1. 
    The Hebrews' religion was called 
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Judaism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Disapora

  • 2. 
    Which of the following occured before Abraham left Mesopatamia?
    • A. 

      The Hebrews moved to Canaan

    • B. 

      Moses led the Hebrews out of slavery

    • C. 

      God spoke to Abraham

    • D. 

      Abraham received the Ten Commandments

  • 3. 
    To escape slavery, Moses led the Hebrews out of....
    • A. 

      Canaan

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 4. 
    Which of the best summarizes the Exodus?
    • A. 

      The scattering of Jews outside of Canaan

    • B. 

      The conflict between the Hebrews and Romans

    • C. 

      The journey Abraham took to Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      The Hebrews' departure from Egypt

  • 5. 
    After returning to Canaan, the Hebrews called themselves
    • A. 

      Jews

    • B. 

      Philistines

    • C. 

      Israelites

    • D. 

      Canaanites

  • 6. 
    How was King David different from King Saul?
    • A. 

      Saul was a stronger king

    • B. 

      David was a stronger king

    • C. 

      Religious leaders supported Saul more than David

    • D. 

      Religious leaders supported David more than Saul

  • 7. 
    Who became king of the Israelites after David?
    • A. 

      Solomon

    • B. 

      Saul

    • C. 

      Daniel

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 8. 
    Under David, Israel's new capital became...
    • A. 

      Jerico

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Samaria

    • D. 

      Damascus

  • 9. 
    Which event took place before the Babylonian Captivity?
    • A. 

      The Diaspora

    • B. 

      The Assyrians conquered the Jews

    • C. 

      The Maccabees led a successful revolt

    • D. 

      The Romans conquered the Jews

  • 10. 
    Which of the following groups did not control the Israelites?
    • A. 

      Romans

    • B. 

      Canaanites

    • C. 

      Chaldeans

    • D. 

      Persians

  • 11. 
    Which of the following shows that Hebrew women had few rights?
    • A. 

      Some Hebrew women saved other Hebrews from enemies

    • B. 

      A Hebrew woman's husband was chosen for her by her father.

    • C. 

      All Hebrew women could vote in elections

    • D. 

      Some Hebrew women became political leaders

  • 12. 
    Which Hebrew woman is seen as a model of devotion to one's family?
    • A. 

      Queen Esther

    • B. 

      Naomi

    • C. 

      Ruth

    • D. 

      Deborah

  • 13. 
    Which of the following prompted the pharaoh to free the Hebrews?
    • A. 

      The Hebrews received the Ten Commandments from God

    • B. 

      The Hebrew population grew rapidly in Egypt

    • C. 

      Moses demanded freedom for the Hebrews

    • D. 

      A series of plagues struck Egypt

  • 14. 
    What does monotheism mean?
    • A. 

      Honoring the Sabbath

    • B. 

      Believing in only one god

    • C. 

      Following Mosaic law

    • D. 

      Receiving messages from God

  • 15. 
    The central beliefs of Judaism are God, education, justice and....
    • A. 

      Obedience

    • B. 

      Worship

    • C. 

      Work

    • D. 

      Ritual

  • 16. 
    Which shows the Jews' belief in justice and righteousness?Jews are expected to.....
    • A. 

      Worship only one God

    • B. 

      Learn about Judaism

    • C. 

      Follow the Ten Commandments

    • D. 

      Be fair in business dealings

  • 17. 
    The most scared text in Judaism is the
    • A. 

      Torah

    • B. 

      Hebrew Bible

    • C. 

      Talmud

    • D. 

      Dead Sea Scrolls

  • 18. 
    A Jewish house of worship is called a
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      Sabbath

    • C. 

      Synagogue

    • D. 

      Torah

  • 19. 
    How are Mosaic laws different from the Ten Commandments?Mosaic laws....
    • A. 

      Guide Jews' daily lives

    • B. 

      Are the most important Jewish laws

    • C. 

      Do not need to be followed

    • D. 

      Are based on the Bible

  • 20. 
    People who receive messages from God are called
    • A. 

      Psalms

    • B. 

      Reform Jews

    • C. 

      Orthodox Jews

    • D. 

      Prophets

  • 21. 
    What is the purpose of the Talmud?
    • A. 

      To state the laws that Jews must follow

    • B. 

      To explain Jewish laws

    • C. 

      To reveal the word of God

    • D. 

      To tell the history of the Jews

  • 22. 
    The Dead Sea Scrolls helped scholars learn about 
    • A. 

      How Jews left Egypt during Exodus

    • B. 

      How the Jews lived around 2000 years ago

    • C. 

      How the Mosaic law was written

    • D. 

      Why Judaism became the first monotheistic religion

  • 23. 
    Which of the following best describes Judaism's effect on later cultures?
    • A. 

      Few cultures were shaped by Judaism

    • B. 

      Most Eastern cultures were strongly influenced by Judaism

    • C. 

      Judaism helped shape Western cultures

    • D. 

      All world cultures are based on Judaism

  • 24. 
    Which common behavior today comes from the Jewish idea of honoring the Sabbath?Many people...
    • A. 

      Follow the Ten Commandments

    • B. 

      Give to charity

    • C. 

      Study the Bible

    • D. 

      Do not work on the weekends

  • 25. 
    How did Judaism influence the development of Islam?
    • A. 

      The first people to follow Islam believed they descended from Abraham

    • B. 

      Early followers of Islam honored the Sabbath

    • C. 

      The people who follow Islam are required to follow the Mosaic laws

    • D. 

      The teachings of Jesus reflect Jewish ideas.

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