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  • 1. 
    Some Christians reject any science that suggests that the world was not made in 6 days. They argue that the Bible is inspired by God and that God's Word is infallible, so it should be taken as an absolute truth. What do you call Christians like this who take Genesis 1-3 literally?
    • A. 

      Creationists

    • B. 

      Christians

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    Some creationists argue that the world is approximately 5, 700 years old.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A myth is a story that is used to  convey important truths and is meant to be taken literally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    One argument used by some Christians to justify the belief that the Creation stories in Genesis are myths, is the apparent differences between both the style and the order of the accounts given in Genesis 1 and 2.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some Christians take the Bible literally while other Christians view the Genesis accounts as myths.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terms best describe the approach taken by some Christians who believe that life developed through the process of evolution, however, that evolution was a process started by God and is a mechanism by which God brings about life?
    • A. 

      Catholic Evolution

    • B. 

      Theistic Evolution

    • C. 

      Primordial Evolution

    • D. 

      The God particle

  • 7. 
    Christians agree with all of the following except ...
    • A. 

      The world is approximately 5,700 years old

    • B. 

      God created the universe

    • C. 

      God cares for his creation, even if it is in a broken and sinful state

    • D. 

      Human beings are made in God's image but they are sinful and lack His perfection

  • 8. 
    The 'Fall' is the term Christians use to describe
    • A. 

      When Adam and Eve sinned and were expelled from the Garden of Eden

    • B. 

      The move by human beings from a perfect relationship with God to disobedience and a broken relationship with God

    • C. 

      The desire to sin with which we are all born

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

    • F. 

      B and C only

    • G. 

      A Only

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The name 'Orthodox' in Greek meas 'Correct or straight beliefs'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following occurred in the sixteenth century CE as part of a protest against what many Christians believed was a misuse of the power of the Roman Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      The Church of England was formed

    • B. 

      The Reformation

    • C. 

      The Crusades

  • 11. 
    The word 'gospels' means bad news.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The word 'Messiah' is translated as 'Christ' in Greek.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I do not Know

    • D. 

      Come back later

  • 13. 
    Some Christians believe that the Bible cannot be taken literally as it was written in a certain time period and needs to be interpreted for today's world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are important sources of wisdom for Roman Catholics?
    • A. 

      The history of the Church

    • B. 

      The statements of the Pope

    • C. 

      The statements of the Church Councils

    • D. 

      The Bible

    • E. 

      The ancient traditions

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      B and C only

    • H. 

      A, B, C and D only

    • I. 

      All of the above except E

    • J. 

      All of the above except C

    • K. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    For most Protestants, which of the following is the most important and possible the only source of authority?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      Religious experiences

    • C. 

      The teachings of the Church

  • 16. 
    All Christians believe  in the Trinity (the belief that God is three in one).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Christians believe that God is atemporal (exists outside of time).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Time is part of the world that God Himself created, so God is in control of both time and space.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Christians believe that there are some things God cannot do.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which of the following can God not do?
    • A. 

      Come to earth in the form of man

    • B. 

      Be a fair and righteous judge

    • C. 

      Lie and change

    • D. 

      Forgive those who seek His forgiveness

  • 21. 
    Christians believe that God will judge them and this will have eternal consequences for them after death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Fighting against racism is the most important thing a Christian can do.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The term ‘to intervene' means ' take a decisive role in order to modify/determine events or their outcome'. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which of the following do some Christians use as evidence that it is possible to know God?
    • A. 

      the life and work of Jesus

    • B. 

      The long history of the collection of books gathered over time

    • C. 

      The laws, morals, values, codes of conduct that are developed from sacred writings and believed to be God’s ways

    • D. 

      the power of the spirit that brings people to God

    • E. 

      The gifts of the spirit

    • F. 

      speaking in tongues, being moved by the spirit of God

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      A, B and C only

    • I. 

      All except E and F

  • 25. 
    Christians pray for all of the following reasons except
    • A. 

      To communicate with God

    • B. 

      To ask for help from God

    • C. 

      To praise God and Thank God

    • D. 

      To show their faith

    • E. 

      Because it is easy

  • 26. 
    Ways in which music is used in worship include
    • A. 

      Musical liturgies e.g Kyrie

    • B. 

      Processional music

    • C. 

      To unite congregations in praise to God

    • D. 

      To help Christians understand key beliefs

    • E. 

      To mark key times in the church calendar (e.g. carols)

    • F. 

      As an aid to meditation

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      All except A

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 27. 
    Ways in which Christians might use symbols to worship in the home include
    • A. 

      Images of crosses to help Christians focus on key beliefs

    • B. 

      Icthus symbol on cars or in homes

    • C. 

      Wearing of crucifixes or crosses on chains as a reminder of the death and resurrection of Christ

    • D. 

      Advent calendars, crib scenes, palm crosses as reminders of key events in the church calendar

    • E. 

      Candles to support prayer

    • F. 

      Images of angels and guardian angels used as an aid to worship

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      All except B

    • I. 

      All except B and F

  • 28. 
    An explanation of what worshippers gain spiritually from Christian festivals might include
    • A. 

      The fact that major festivals such as Christmas, Easter, Pentecost remind Christians the world over about the life and times of Jesus and his role and purpose coming to earth

    • B. 

      Festivals help Christians understand the story of the salvation of mankind and the offer of God’s grace for all

    • C. 

      Worship in festivals help Christians connect with God, praise Him and build up a personal relationship with Him

    • D. 

      Festivals keep the faith alive in the hearts and minds of Christians

    • E. 

      Festivals ensure that each successive generation learns and understands about the importance of redemption and forgiveness for everyone

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B, C and D only

    • H. 

      A, C and E only

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    Festivals can be a time of renewing one’s faith or deepening one’s understanding of faith.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Which of the following could be used to argue that it is not better to worship alone?
    • A. 

      The significance of the Last Supper and the act of Holy Communion could be cited as an example of Jesus saying that where two or three are gathered in his name they are to remember Him

    • B. 

      Christ went away on his own to pray at times

    • C. 

      Public worship is a time to develop the faith of the whole community, as well as the individual

    • D. 

      It is in the stillness and quietness of one’s own company that one can find God

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and C only

    • G. 

      None of the above

    • H. 

      A, B and C only

  • 31. 
    Christians believe all of the following about the soul, except
    • A. 

      The soul is separate from the body

    • B. 

      The soul makes us uniquely human

    • C. 

      The soul is given to man by God

    • D. 

      The soul distinguishes humans from animals

    • E. 

      The soul can be destroyed by man

    • F. 

      Adam was the first man to receive a soul from God

  • 32. 
    Which of the following do Christians believe  how judgement affects life after death?
    • A. 

      God will decide who is to be punished and rewarded for their deeds and this will determine their end in hell or heaven

    • B. 

      All will face the Day of Judgement

    • C. 

      God is a judge and on meeting Him they will have to confess sins

    • D. 

      God sent His son to redeem the world from their sin and so give people the hope of eternal life after death to all who believe

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B and C only

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 33. 
    A funeral does not emphasise the belief that those who believe in Christ, though they die, will live for ever spiritually
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    At a funeral a requiem mass may be sung and the soul of the dead is prayed for with the hope that they will reach heaven
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Christians have different beliefs about the resurrection of the soul and body
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Traditionally, God has been understood to be timeless. This means that...
    • A. 

      He is outside of time and not limited by it

    • B. 

      He created all things including time

    • C. 

      He can see and know all things: the past, the present and even the future

    • D. 

      His plans for the world are bound to happen

    • E. 

      He does not change

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      All except C

    • H. 

      All except B

  • 37. 
    Some Christians believe that ...
    • A. 

      If God were outside of time and unchanging, then He would not be able to relate to His creation

    • B. 

      In order to answer prayers, God has to be able to respond and change

    • C. 

      In the Bible, God is shown to interact with the physical world

    • D. 

      God is active in time and changes in response to events in the world and the requests of His people

    • E. 

      Instead of being outside time, God is in time, without beginning or end

    • F. 

      Instead of being outside time, God is in time, without beginning or end, but with humans each and every moment

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      All except E

    • I. 

      A, B, C and F only

    • J. 

      A, B and C only

    • K. 

      A, C and D only

  • 38. 
    The atemporal view/understanding of God
    • A. 

      God has a set plan and He simply allows it to unfold exactly as He knew it would

    • B. 

      God is not very proactive

    • C. 

      God can see and know all things: the past, the present and the future

    • D. 

      God is outside of time and not limited by it

    • E. 

      God created all things, including time

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      A, B and C only

    • H. 

      All except D

  • 39. 
    When a priest is ordained, the Catholic Church believes that he is acting in the power of Christ, not in his own power. This is linked to the teaching in... where Paul says 'It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.'
    • A. 

      Galatians 2:20

    • B. 

      Jeremiah 29:11

    • C. 

      Joshua 1:11

    • D. 

      Mark 1:10-11

  • 40. 
    Christians believe that God has a relationship with the world and He wants us to know Him because,
    • A. 

      According to the Genesis account, God speaks and causes things to come into existence

    • B. 

      According to the Genesis account, the world is dependent on the command of God

    • C. 

      According to the Genesis account, God causes all things to exist and ensures that everything is provided for the earth

    • D. 

      According to the Genesis account, the world is dependent on God for its existence

    • E. 

      In Ecclesiastes 3:1 it says, the seasons are controlled by God

    • F. 

      Romans 1:20 explains that the natural world itself is a witness to God's existence

    • G. 

      Everything that God has created in some way reveals His existence

    • H. 

      The priest can act as a mediator between between God and man

    • I. 

      Ultimately, the world has been created to be able to sustain not just animal life, but human life

    • J. 

      God's relationship with humanity is unique right from the start of creation because He breathes into Adam's nostrils to give him life

    • K. 

      His provision of laws and commands help humans understand how to live a good life

    • L. 

      The sacrificial nature of God's relationship with humanity caused Him to lower himself to the level of a human and die on the cross for our sins

    • M. 

      God maintains His relationship with Christians through the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives

    • N. 

      All of the above

    • O. 

      All except C

    • P. 

      All except B

    • Q. 

      All except H

    • R. 

      All except M

  • 41. 
    Through which of the following is the goodness of God revealed?
    • A. 

      Through creation

    • B. 

      Through His provision of Law

    • C. 

      Through judgement

    • D. 

      Through salvation

    • E. 

      Through God's destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      All except C

    • H. 

      All except D

    • I. 

      All except E

  • 42. 
    The phrase 'anthropic principle' was first used by F.R. Tennant to
    • A. 

      Argue that the very process of evolution has a purpose

    • B. 

      Refer to the way the universe was so perfectly structured to ensure that life would develop

    • C. 

      Demonstrate that evolution was guided by God

    • D. 

      Use evolution as an argument against the existence of a designer God

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 43. 
    F.R. Tennant uses all of the following to support the 'anthropic principle' except...
    • A. 

      The very process of evolution has a purpose

    • B. 

      the way the universe was so perfectly structured to ensure that life would develop

    • C. 

      Evolution was guided by God for the purpose of develop increasingly complex life forms

    • D. 

      Evolution is further evidence against the existence of a designer God

    • E. 

      Evolution is further evidence for the existence of a designer God

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      All except A

  • 44. 
    Which of the following IS NOT TRUE?
    • A. 

      Recognising the intricacy and complexity of the natural world around them might cause some people to believe in a designer God

    • B. 

      Some philosophers argue that observation of the natural world reveals an order and complexity that could only have been achieved through intelligent design

    • C. 

      William Paley used the example of a watch and the cruelty that is part of the natural order (e.g. some animals are efficient killers and others are prey) to argue that the world must have a designer

    • D. 

      William Paley said that the way nature appears to work to meet a purpose, suggests that the world must have a designer - God

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and B only

    • G. 

      B and D only

    • H. 

      A and C

    • I. 

      A and D

  • 45. 
    Which of the following gives the four main categories into which miracles can be divided?
    • A. 

      Healing miracles, miracles over nature, exorcisms, creation

    • B. 

      Healing miracles, miracles over nature, exorcisms, raising the dead

    • C. 

      Healing miracles, creation, Jesus dying on the cross, raising the dead

    • D. 

      Healing miracles, miracles over nature, exorcisms, Jesus dying on the cross

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 46. 
    Which of the following are types of religious experiences?
    • A. 

      Conversion

    • B. 

      Mystical experiences

    • C. 

      Seeing visions of God or the Virgin Mary

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B only

    • F. 

      A and C only

    • G. 

      B and C only

  • 47. 
    What do you call making a choice to let go of all the wrongs that have been done?
    • A. 

      Forgiveness

    • B. 

      Reconciliation

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Social justice

  • 48. 
    Which of the following enables relationships to be restored in even the most extreme cases?
    • A. 

      Forgiveness

    • B. 

      Social justice

    • C. 

      Reconciliation

    • D. 

      Punishment

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A and C only

    • G. 

      A and B only

    • H. 

      B and C only

  • 49. 
    Which of the following contain Christian teachings that make it clear that forgiveness is very important?
    • A. 

      John 8:3-11

    • B. 

      Matthew 7:5

    • C. 

      Matthew 6:15

    • D. 

      Amos 5:21

    • E. 

      Amos 5:14-15

    • F. 

      Romans 12:17-21

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      A, B and C only

    • I. 

      A and B only

    • J. 

      B, C and D only

    • K. 

      B and D only

  • 50. 
    Which of the following is NOT TRUE?
    • A. 

      Everyone agrees that forgiveness is always possible

    • B. 

      Forgiveness require repentance, which is a recognition and acceptance by the person in the wrong that their actions were not acceptable

    • C. 

      When people are unable to come to a point of repentance for their own actions, forgiveness by others can be said to be impossible

    • D. 

      A person who cannot see that he/she is in the wrong will see no need for forgiveness

    • E. 

      Repentance is necessary for forgiveness

    • F. 

      Forgiveness is tied in with a change in the person at fault

    • G. 

      The Bible says that repentance is necessary for forgiveness

    • H. 

      God will forgive us even if we do not repent

    • I. 

      All of the Above is true

    • J. 

      A, B, C and D only

    • K. 

      A and H only

    • L. 

      D and E only