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This test is for the New England North Master Guide Club Candidates of 2012-2013. You are allowed to use the power point presentation and other notes to aid in the answers but please remember that it is a timed quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What date was the Great Disappointment?

    • A.

      October 15, 1842

    • B.

      October 19, 1847

    • C.

      October 22, 1844

    Correct Answer
    C. October 22, 1844
    Explanation
    The Great Disappointment refers to an event in the history of the Millerite movement, a religious group that believed in the imminent return of Jesus Christ. Based on their interpretation of biblical prophecies, they predicted that Jesus would return on October 22, 1844. However, when this prediction did not come true, it led to widespread disappointment and confusion among the followers. This event marked a significant turning point in the movement and had lasting effects on the religious landscape in America.

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  • 2. 

    Ellen Harmon die in 1815

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Ellen Harmon die in 1815" is incorrect. It suggests that Ellen Harmon died in 1815, but the answer indicates that this statement is false. Therefore, Ellen Harmon did not die in 1815.

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  • 3. 

    The name "Seventh-day Adventist" was adopted in May 21, 1863.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The name was adopted in September 1860

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  • 4. 

    Give the three characteristics of the Remnant Church:

    • A.

      Believe in Jesus Christ

    • B.

      Follow the Health Message: Veganism

    • C.

      Follow the Ten Commandments

    • D.

      Believe in Ellen G. White

    • E.

      Have the Faith of Jesus

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Believe in Jesus Christ
    C. Follow the Ten Commandments
    E. Have the Faith of Jesus
    Explanation
    The Remnant Church is characterized by its belief in Jesus Christ, adherence to the Ten Commandments, and having the faith of Jesus. These characteristics define the core beliefs and values of the Remnant Church. By believing in Jesus Christ, they acknowledge him as their savior and follow his teachings. Following the Ten Commandments demonstrates their commitment to living a moral and righteous life. Having the faith of Jesus means they strive to have the same level of faith and trust in God as Jesus did. These characteristics serve as a foundation for the Remnant Church's beliefs and practices.

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  • 5. 

    ________ was the first biblical writer that God chose to write down instruction for His Church.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Moses, Moses.
    Explanation
    The answer "Moses, Moses" is referring to the biblical figure Moses, who was chosen by God to write down instructions for His Church. This answer implies that Moses was the first writer chosen by God for this purpose.

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  • 6. 

    Hiram Edson had his vision

    • A.

      While walking across a cornfield

    • B.

      At his home

    • C.

      During an evangelistic meeting

    Correct Answer
    A. While walking across a cornfield
    Explanation
    Hiram Edson had his vision while walking across a cornfield at his home during an evangelistic meeting. This suggests that the vision occurred in a specific location and during a specific event. It implies that Hiram Edson was engaged in a regular activity (walking) when the vision occurred, which adds a sense of spontaneity and unexpectedness to the experience. The mention of the evangelistic meeting further emphasizes the religious context in which the vision took place.

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  • 7. 

    All of the following are co-founders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church except:

    • A.

      Ellen G. White

    • B.

      James White

    • C.

      Joseph Bates

    • D.

      John Kellogg

    Correct Answer
    D. John Kellogg
    Explanation
    John Kellogg is not a co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The co-founders of the church are Ellen G. White, James White, and Joseph Bates. John Kellogg was a prominent figure in the early Adventist movement and played a significant role in the development of health reform within the church, but he was not one of the original co-founders.

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  • 8. 

    God has more than one method of salvation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because in most religious beliefs, there is typically only one method of salvation. For example, in Christianity, it is believed that salvation can only be achieved through accepting Jesus Christ as one's savior. Similarly, in Islam, it is believed that salvation can only be attained through following the teachings of the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad. Therefore, the statement that God has more than one method of salvation is not accurate.

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  • 9. 

    Matthew 7:20: By their _____ ye shall ___ them.

    • A.

      Acts... judge

    • B.

      Fruits... know

    • C.

      Faith...believe in

    Correct Answer
    B. Fruits... know
    Explanation
    This answer is based on the biblical verse Matthew 7:20, which states "By their fruits ye shall know them." This means that a person's actions or behaviors (fruits) can reveal their true character or intentions. Therefore, by observing someone's fruits, we can gain knowledge or understanding about them.

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  • 10. 

    Check the true statements:

    • A.

      North American is the world division of the SDA that you are in.

    • B.

      There are six classes of the Pathfinder Program.

    • C.

      Ted Wilson is the General Conference President.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. North American is the world division of the SDA that you are in.
    B. There are six classes of the Pathfinder Program.
    C. Ted Wilson is the General Conference President.
    Explanation
    The answer is correct because all three statements are true. The first statement states that North American is the world division of the SDA that you are in. The second statement mentions that there are six classes of the Pathfinder Program. The third statement confirms that Ted Wilson is the General Conference President.

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  • 11. 

    A nine-volume set of counsels for the church given by God to Ellen White:

    • A.

      Conflict of the Ages Series

    • B.

      Testimonies to the Church

    • C.

      Youth's Instructor

    Correct Answer
    B. Testimonies to the Church
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Testimonies to the Church." This nine-volume set of counsels for the church was given by God to Ellen White. It is a collection of writings that provide guidance and instruction to the members of the church. The Testimonies to the Church series is considered a valuable resource for understanding and applying the principles of the Christian faith in daily life.

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  • 12. 

    The oldest remaining Adventist landmark in Battle Creek is the James and Ellen White home at 63-65 Wood Street.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The James and Ellen White home at 63-65 Wood Street is indeed the oldest remaining Adventist landmark in Battle Creek. This historical site holds significance for the Seventh-day Adventist Church as it was the residence of James and Ellen White, who were influential figures in the early development of the church. The home serves as a reminder of the church's roots and the important role played by the Whites in shaping its beliefs and practices.

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  • 13. 

      Seventh-day Adventists believe that Ellen G. White received ________from God similar to those received by Biblical prophets.

    Correct Answer
    visions, visions., vision
    Explanation
    Seventh-day Adventists believe that Ellen G. White received visions from God similar to those received by Biblical prophets. These visions were divine revelations and messages from God, which White received to guide and instruct the Seventh-day Adventist Church. These visions served as a source of spiritual guidance and authority for the Seventh-day Adventist community, much like the visions received by prophets in the Bible.

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  • 14. 

    A staircase leading towards Heave with people traveling upwards to meet Jesus is Ellen White's

    • A.

      First Vision

    • B.

      Fourth Vision

    • C.

      Second Vision

    Correct Answer
    A. First Vision
    Explanation
    Ellen White's First Vision refers to a significant spiritual experience she had where she saw a staircase leading towards Heaven and people traveling upwards to meet Jesus. This vision marked the beginning of her prophetic ministry and played a crucial role in shaping her religious beliefs and teachings.

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  • 15. 

    What happened on June 5, 1863?

    • A.

      A comprehensive vision on health reform was given to Ellen White

    • B.

      Ellen Harmon and James White finally got married.

    • C.

      A controversial debate about the Sabbath.

    Correct Answer
    A. A comprehensive vision on health reform was given to Ellen White
  • 16. 

    The title that Ellen White referred to herself as was the ________  __________.

    Correct Answer
    Lord's Messenger
    Explanation
    Ellen White referred to herself as the "Lord's Messenger" because she believed that she was chosen by God to deliver His messages to the world. She saw herself as a vessel through which God communicated His will and teachings to humanity. By using this title, she emphasized her role as a messenger of the Lord, tasked with spreading His word and guiding others in their spiritual journey.

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  • 17. 

    When Ellen White returned from Australia, she lived in ...

    • A.

      Parkville

    • B.

      Elmshaven

    • C.

      Gorham

    Correct Answer
    B. Elmshaven
    Explanation
    Ellen White lived in Elmshaven after returning from Australia.

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  • 18. 

    This person wrote the Pathfinder Song:

    • A.

      William Foy

    • B.

      John Hancock

    • C.

      Frederick Wheeler

    Correct Answer
    B. John Hancock
    Explanation
    John Hancock is the correct answer because he was a prominent figure in American history and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence. While he is most well-known for his bold signature on the Declaration, he was also involved in various other activities during the American Revolution. However, there is no available information to suggest that William Foy or Frederick Wheeler wrote the Pathfinder Song.

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  • 19. 

    William Miller studied in Daniel 8,9:

    • A.

      The 1200 Day Prophecy

    • B.

      The 2300 Day Prophecy

    • C.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. The 2300 Day Prophecy
    Explanation
    William Miller studied the 2300 Day Prophecy mentioned in Daniel 8,9. This prophecy is a significant part of Millerite theology, which was a religious movement in the 19th century. According to Miller, the 2300 days represented 2300 years, and he believed that the prophecy pointed to the return of Jesus Christ. Miller's study of this prophecy led to the Great Disappointment when Jesus did not return as predicted in 1844. Despite the failed prediction, the study of the 2300 Day Prophecy had a lasting impact on the development of various Adventist movements.

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  • 20. 

    Anne Smith was Uriah Smith's wife who died at a young age.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Anne Smith was Uriah Smith's wife who died at a young age" is false. The question suggests that Anne Smith was Uriah Smith's wife, but there is no information provided about her age or whether she died at a young age. Therefore, the answer is false because the statement cannot be confirmed.

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  • 21. 

    Who is Andrew's University named after ____ (full name please including middle initial)?

    Correct Answer
    John N. Andrews
    John N Andrews
    Explanation
    The correct answer is John N. Andrews. Andrew's University is named after John N. Andrews.

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  • 22. 

    Ellen Harmon had a tragic event took place where she was attacked by a young girl who threw a stone at her. This event stopped her schooling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ellen Harmon had a tragic event where she was attacked by a young girl who threw a stone at her, which resulted in her schooling being stopped. This suggests that the statement "Ellen Harmon had a tragic event took place where she was attacked by a young girl who threw a stone at her. This event stopped her schooling" is true.

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  • 23. 

    The First Adventist Minister to accept the Sabbath was George King.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the first Adventist Minister to accept the Sabbath was Joseph Bates, not George King. Joseph Bates was a key figure in the early Seventh-day Adventist Church and played a significant role in the adoption of the Sabbath as a core belief. George King was not the first Adventist Minister to accept the Sabbath.

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  • 24. 

    Please Check Those Who Applies:Two people received visions before Ellen G. White.

    • A.

      William Foy

    • B.

      Marcial Serna

    • C.

      Hazen Foss

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. William Foy
    C. Hazen Foss
    Explanation
    William Foy and Hazen Foss both received visions before Ellen G. White. This suggests that they were also considered to be prophets or individuals who had direct communication with God. The inclusion of their names in the list of people who received visions before Ellen G. White implies that they were significant figures in the early Adventist movement and played a role in shaping its beliefs and teachings. Marcial Serna, on the other hand, is not mentioned in relation to receiving visions before Ellen G. White, so he does not apply to the statement.

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  • 25. 

     She was a Seventh-day Baptist lay member who convinced a group of Millerite Adventists in Washington, New Hampshire, to accept the seventh-day Sabbath.

    • A.

      Rachael Oaks-Preston

    • B.

      Martha Amadon

    • C.

      Anne Knight

    Correct Answer
    A. Rachael Oaks-Preston
    Explanation
    Rachael Oaks-Preston was a Seventh-day Baptist lay member who played a significant role in convincing a group of Millerite Adventists in Washington, New Hampshire, to adopt the seventh-day Sabbath. Her influence and persuasion led to the acceptance of this religious practice among the Millerite Adventists in that particular region.

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  • 26. 

    She founded the first nursing program at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1883.

    • A.

      Anne Knight

    • B.

      Kate Lindsay

    • C.

      Sarah Andrews

    Correct Answer
    B. Kate Lindsay
    Explanation
    Kate Lindsay is the correct answer because she founded the first nursing program at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1883. This indicates that she played a significant role in establishing a nursing program at a specific institution during that time period. Anne Knight and Sarah Andrews are not mentioned in relation to founding a nursing program at the Battle Creek Sanitarium, so they are not the correct answers.

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  • 27. 

    He started the first Seventh-day Adventist Church in Europe.

    • A.

      Luther Warren

    • B.

      Frederick Wheeler

    • C.

      M. B. Czechowski

    Correct Answer
    C. M. B. Czechowski
    Explanation
    M. B. Czechowski is the correct answer because he is known for starting the first Seventh-day Adventist Church in Europe. This accomplishment sets him apart from Luther Warren and Frederick Wheeler, who are not associated with this specific achievement.

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  • 28. 

    In 1869,  a local group of women in South Lancaster, Massachusetts organized the first Tract Society

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. In 1869, a group of women in South Lancaster, Massachusetts organized the first Tract Society. This indicates that the statement is correct and accurately describes the historical event that took place in 1869.

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  • 29. 

    Funds for the purchase of the  Michigan hand press was advance by Hiram Edson.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. It states that funds for the purchase of the Michigan hand press were advanced by Hiram Edson. However, there is no evidence or information provided to support this claim. Therefore, we cannot conclude that Hiram Edson advanced the funds for the purchase of the Michigan hand press.

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  • 30. 

    The Youth Instructor was a paper started by James White to provide spiritual information to the young people.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Youth Instructor was indeed a paper started by James White. Its purpose was to provide spiritual information specifically tailored for young people.

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  • 31. 

    The SDA's first official camp-meeting was held in ______, Michigan.

    Correct Answer
    Wright
  • 32. 

    The third angel (Rev. 14:9-11) announces the outpouring of unmitigated divine wrath– that is, wrath not tempered with mercy– upon those who worship the beast and his image and who receive his mark.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. According to the passage mentioned, the third angel announces the outpouring of divine wrath without any mercy upon those who worship the beast, his image, and receive his mark. This suggests that there will be severe consequences for those who engage in such actions, without any possibility of leniency or forgiveness.

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  • 33. 

    The Millerite Movement was started by an Anglican Preacher.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Millerite Movement was not started by an Anglican Preacher. It was actually started by William Miller, who was a Baptist preacher. He believed in the imminent second coming of Jesus Christ and predicted the end of the world to occur in 1843. This movement gained a significant following in the 1830s and 1840s, but Miller's prediction did not come true, leading to disappointment among his followers.

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  • 34. 

    The first periodical published by James White for the small group of sabbath-keepers was the ____ _____.

    Correct Answer
    Present Truth
    Explanation
    James White published the first periodical for the small group of sabbath-keepers, and it was called "Present Truth." This publication served as a platform for disseminating their beliefs and teachings to a wider audience. The name "Present Truth" suggests that the periodical aimed to present the current and relevant truths of their faith, emphasizing the importance of staying up to date with the teachings and principles of their religious group.

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  • 35. 

    _______ were a series of weekend meetings that were held in various places throughout Northeastern United States from 1848-1850.

    Correct Answer
    Sabbath Conferences
    Sabbath and Sanctuary Conferences
    Sabbath Conference
    Sabbath and Sanctuary Conference
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sabbath Conferences, Sabbath and Sanctuary Conferences, Sabbath Conference, Sabbath and Sanctuary Conference. These meetings were held during the years 1848-1850 in different locations in the Northeastern United States. The purpose of these conferences was to discuss and promote the observance of the Sabbath and the establishment of sanctuaries.

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  • 36. 

    The first general conference youth Director

    • A.

      James Whithe

    • B.

      John Hancock

    • C.

      M.E. Kern

    Correct Answer
    C. M.E. Kern
    Explanation
    M.E. Kern is the correct answer because the question asks for the first general conference youth director, and out of the three options given, M.E. Kern is the only one who fits this description. James White and John Hancock were prominent figures in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, but they did not hold the position of youth director. Therefore, M.E. Kern is the correct answer.

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  • 37. 

    Martin Luther nailed 95 thesis to a Church door in Wittenberg

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Martin Luther, a German theologian, did indeed nail 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg in 1517. This act is considered a significant event in history as it marked the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Luther's theses were a list of grievances against the Catholic Church, particularly its sale of indulgences. By nailing them to the church door, Luther intended to spark a debate and reform within the church. This event had far-reaching consequences and led to the formation of Protestantism as a separate branch of Christianity.

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  • 38. 

    First President of the General Conference

    • A.

      James White

    • B.

      Joseph Bates

    • C.

      John Byington

    Correct Answer
    C. John Byington
    Explanation
    John Byington is the correct answer because he was the first president of the General Conference. The General Conference is the highest governing body of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and Byington served as its president from 1863 to 1865. He played a crucial role in the early development and organization of the church, helping to establish its structure and guiding principles. Byington's leadership and contributions were instrumental in shaping the Seventh-day Adventist Church into what it is today.

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  • 39. 

    First general conference session was held in

    • A.

      1863

    • B.

      1860

    • C.

      1853

    • D.

      1854

    Correct Answer
    A. 1863
    Explanation
    The first general conference session was held in 1863. This means that the initial gathering of the conference took place in that specific year.

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  • 40. 

    Youth Instructor started publication in 1949

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Youth Instructor's publication stared in 1952

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  • 41. 

    John N. Andrews went to                                 as the first official Seventh-day Adventist missionary

    Correct Answer
    Switzerland
    Explanation
    John N. Andrews went to Switzerland as the first official Seventh-day Adventist missionary.

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  • 42. 

    Ingathering started with

    • A.

      Joseph Bates

    • B.

      Uriah Smith

    • C.

      Jasper Wayne

    • D.

      Charles Fitch

    Correct Answer
    C. Jasper Wayne
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Jasper Wayne" because the question is asking for the person who started the ingathering, and out of the given options, Jasper Wayne is the only person mentioned who could potentially fit this role.

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  • 43. 

    First General session was held in Washington, Maine

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    First General session was held in Battle Creek, MI

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  • 44. 

    The official Seventh-day Adventist church paper is Advent Review

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The official Seventh-day Adventist church paper is Adventist Review

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  • 45. 

                                           wrote the book History of the Sabbath

    Correct Answer
    John N. Andrews
    Explanation
    John N. Andrews is the correct answer because he wrote the book "History of the Sabbath".

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  • 46. 

    Which Department takes care of Ellen White Writtings

    Correct Answer
    White States
  • 47. 

    Opened Africa to Christianity

    Correct Answer
    David Livingstone
    Explanation
    David Livingstone was a Scottish explorer and missionary who played a significant role in opening Africa to Christianity. He explored vast areas of Africa, documenting his travels and encounters with local tribes. Livingstone's explorations and missionary work helped to bring attention to Africa and its people, and he advocated for the abolition of the slave trade. His efforts paved the way for other Christian missionaries to follow in his footsteps and spread Christianity throughout the continent.

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  • 48. 

    Life was threatened by cannibals 53 times in the South Pacific Islands

    Correct Answer
    John G. Patton
  • 49. 

    His preaching shook the foundation of apostasy in Scotland.  He was a student of John Calvin

    Correct Answer
    John Knox
    Explanation
    John Knox is the correct answer because he was a prominent Scottish clergyman and a leader of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland. His preaching had a significant impact on challenging the established Catholic Church and promoting Protestantism. His teachings and actions were instrumental in shaking the foundation of apostasy (the abandonment or renunciation of religious beliefs) in Scotland. Additionally, it is mentioned that he was a student of John Calvin, a renowned theologian and key figure in the Reformation.

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  • 50. 

    Founded the colony of Rhode Island, the first American settlement with a republican form of government and full religious freedom

    Correct Answer
    Roger William
    Explanation
    Roger Williams is the correct answer because he founded the colony of Rhode Island, which was the first American settlement to have a republican form of government and full religious freedom. Williams believed in the separation of church and state and advocated for religious tolerance and freedom of conscience. He established Providence Plantations as a safe haven for individuals seeking religious liberty and created a government that allowed for individual rights and representation. Williams' colony became a model for religious freedom and had a significant impact on the development of American democracy.

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