Judaism, Christianity, And Byzantium

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Quiz yourself on origins of two major religions


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  • 1. 
    The Jewish holiday that celebrates the start of the new year in Jewish calendar is
    • A. 

      Hanukkah

    • B. 

      Passover

    • C. 

      Rosh Hashanah

    • D. 

      Yom Kippur

  • 2. 
    Who was Justinian?
    • A. 

      Jesus's father

    • B. 

      A Jewish rabbi

    • C. 

      A Christian Missionary

    • D. 

      A Roman Emperor

  • 3. 
    The Torah is the first part of
    • A. 

      the Hebrew Bible

    • B. 

      Justinian's Code

    • C. 

      The Gospels

    • D. 

      The New Testament

  • 4. 
    Nearly everyone who lived in the Byzantine Empire was
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Jewish

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Muslim

  • 5. 
    The Resurrection is the Christina Belief that Jesus rose from the dead and is celebrated as
    • A. 

      Palm Sunday

    • B. 

      Easter

    • C. 

      Christmas

    • D. 

      Hanukkah

  • 6. 
    Christianity spread throughout the Roman Empire after
    • A. 

      Riots against Justinian in Constantinople

    • B. 

      The invasion of the Ottoman Turks

    • C. 

      The conversion of Constantine

    • D. 

      Different denominations were formed

  • 7. 
    During which Jewish holiday do Jews celebrate the Exodus from Egypt?
    • A. 

      Hanukkah

    • B. 

      Passover

    • C. 

      Rosh Hashanah

    • D. 

      Yom Kippur

  • 8. 
    Jewish religious leaders/scholars are called
    • A. 

      Rabbis

    • B. 

      Priests

    • C. 

      Bishops

    • D. 

      Apostles

  • 9. 
    What are the Gospels?
    • A. 

      Jewish laws

    • B. 

      Letters written by Jewish missionaries

    • C. 

      Trade centers in the Byzantine Empire

    • D. 

      Accounts of Jesus' s life and teachings

  • 10. 
    According to the Bible, Jesus was born in
    • A. 

      Constantinople

    • B. 

      Bethlehem

    • C. 

      Damascus

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 11. 
    Byzantine Society was influenced by merchans from Asia, Africa, and Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Central ideas/beliefs of Judaism include jstice, righteousness, and law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Roman emperors in the east were powerful leaders but they had no power over the church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What was Jesus's message to people
    • A. 

      Fear God

    • B. 

      have love and Compassion for others

    • C. 

      Sin is unforgiveable

  • 15. 
    Good Friday commemorates
    • A. 

      Jesus entering the city of Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Jesus's birthday

    • C. 

      Jesus' suffering on the cross

  • 16. 
    Sabbath is
    • A. 

      Holy day of rest for Jews

    • B. 

      Fasting day

    • C. 

      Holy day of rest for Muslims

  • 17. 
    Another word for Eucharist is
    • A. 

      Baptism

    • B. 

      Holy Communion

    • C. 

      Gospels

  • 18. 
    Holy Communion is when
    • A. 

      Christians take bread and wine to commemorate Jesus' last supper

    • B. 

      Christians get dunked in holy water to to be reborn

    • C. 

      Jews fast for 40 days

  • 19. 
    What country is Constantinople (now Istanbul) located?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 20. 
    What are the Ten Commandments?
    • A. 

      A set of moral laws that was given to Moses by God

    • B. 

      Worship of only one God

    • C. 

      The Hebrew's religion

  • 21. 
    What are Nomads?
    • A. 

      Agreement between God and his people

    • B. 

      Ancient city in Mesopotamia

    • C. 

      People who move often from place to place

  • 22. 
    Mosaics are
    • A. 

      Pictures made with chalk

    • B. 

      Pictures made with pieces of colored stone or glass

    • C. 

      Pictures made with watercolor paint

  • 23. 
    A saint is a person known for his or her holiness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The main sacred text of Christianity is
  • 25. 
    Justinian's wife was important in the ruling of the Empire and her name was
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