New Testament Exam 2

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New Testament Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    When Was Jesus Born?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      7-9 BCE

    • C. 

      6-4 BCE

    • D. 

      3 CE

  • 2. 
    When Was Jesus' death and ressurection?
    • A. 

      41 CE

    • B. 

      40 BCE

    • C. 

      25 CE

    • D. 

      30 CE

  • 3. 
    _______________is an attempt to reconstruct the earliest possible Greek text on the basis of over the 5,000 Greek manuscripts that have survived?
    • A. 

      Textual Criticism

    • B. 

      Source Criticism

    • C. 

      Documental Criticism

    • D. 

      Redaction Criticism

  • 4. 
    _____________ criticism is the identification and analysis of characteristics and interests of each Gospel writer 
    • A. 

      Textual

    • B. 

      Source

    • C. 

      Redaction

    • D. 

      Form

  • 5. 
    ________________criticism tries to identify what the written sources of the Gospel were.
    • A. 

      Redaction

    • B. 

      Source

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Textual

  • 6. 
    The first Gospel was written sometime between 65-70 CE. What was the name of the first written Gospel
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Luke

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      John

  • 7. 
    When were the Gospels of Matthew and Luke written?
    • A. 

      70-75 CE

    • B. 

      90-95 CE

    • C. 

      65-70 CE

    • D. 

      80-85 CE

  • 8. 
    When was the Gospel of John written?
    • A. 

      90-95 CE

    • B. 

      80-85 CE

    • C. 

      100-110 CE

    • D. 

      40-45 CE

  • 9. 
  • 10. 
    Passages where Matthew, Mark, and Luke have the same basic material is called single tradition
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Matthew and Luke rarely agree against Mark
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
  • 13. 
    The_________________ was the issue  of how to account for verbal similarities among the Gospels.
    • A. 

      Single Tradition

    • B. 

      Synoptic Problem

    • C. 

      Katamapkon

    • D. 

      Batman

  • 14. 
    The Synoptic Gospels included what 3 books?
    • A. 

      John

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Matthew

    • D. 

      Timothy

    • E. 

      Thessalonians

    • F. 

      Romans

    • G. 

      Mark

    • H. 

      Luke

    • I. 

      Ephesians

    • J. 

      Revelation

    • K. 

      Peter

  • 15. 
    Basic material found in Luke and Matthew, but unexistent in Mark was called_________________
    • A. 

      Double Tradition

    • B. 

      Single Tradition

    • C. 

      Triple Tradition

    • D. 

      No Tradition

  • 16. 
  • 17. 
    Many scholars believed the Gospels first circulated as__________________
    • A. 

      Epistles

    • B. 

      Journals

    • C. 

      Anonymous Writings

    • D. 

      Textbooks

  • 18. 
    Accoding to the church, what 4 men wrote the Gospels?
  • 19. 
  • 20. 
    _____________criticism is a method of biblical criticism that classifies units of scripture by literary pattern (such as parables or legends) and that attempts to trace each type to its period of oral transmission.
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Redaction

    • D. 

      Textual

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Pontius Pilate

    • B. 

      Herod the Great

    • C. 

      Appolonius of Tyna

    • D. 

      Celsus

  • 22. 
    Name 8 criticisms early critics(haters) of Christianity made about Christianity
  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Origen

    • B. 

      Jesus Christ

    • C. 

      Athanasius

    • D. 

      Paul

  • 24. 
    The __________________ is a side by side parallel of the 6 best biblical texts in existence. Written by Origen.
    • A. 

      Hexaplania

    • B. 

      Hexaplexa

    • C. 

      Hexaplexia

    • D. 

      Hexapla

  • 25. 
  • 26. 
  • 27. 
  • 28. 
    _______________believed only Paul and Luke in the New Testament. Believed the Old T God was evil.
    • A. 

      Gnostics

    • B. 

      Docetists

    • C. 

      Diatesseron

    • D. 

      Marcionites

  • 29. 
    ________________believed in neutral demiurge creator. Matter v Spirit. Salvation comes through knowledge
    • A. 

      Gnostics

    • B. 

      Marceonites

    • C. 

      Doceitists

    • D. 

      Communists

  • 30. 
    ________________ believed in a almighty God who was completely separate from people because he didn't want or need them.
    • A. 

      Gentiles

    • B. 

      Gnostics

    • C. 

      Marcionites

    • D. 

      Docetists

  • 31. 
    The __________________________ is a 4th Century gnostic library found in 1945 that contains 52 written texts.
    • A. 

      Nag Hammadi Library

    • B. 

      Dead Sea Scrolls

    • C. 

      Shroud of Turin

    • D. 

      The Constitution

  • 32. 
    The Nag Hammadi library was found in 1945 and contains _________ texts
    • A. 

      62

    • B. 

      54

    • C. 

      52

    • D. 

      69

  • 33. 
    Name 6 facts and possibilities about the Gospel of Thomas
  • 34. 
  • 35. 
    _______________ is the most detailed and important segment documented in the Gospel of Mark.
    • A. 

      Jesus' Journey to Jerusalem

    • B. 

      The introduction of Jesus

    • C. 

      Jesus' actions and events in Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Jesus in Galilee

  • 36. 
  • 37. 
    Katamapkon means, "According to Matthew"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
  • 39. 
    • A. 

      John the Baptist

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      The Demon

    • D. 

      Peter

  • 40. 
    Son of Man is a _________________
  • 41. 
    Son of God is  ___________
  • 42. 
    In the frist half of the Gospel of Mark, Only 4 individuals know that Jesus Chirst is The Son of God. Who are they?
    • A. 

      Batman

    • B. 

      John the Baptist

    • C. 

      Jesus' Disciples

    • D. 

      Jesus Christ

    • E. 

      Simon Peter

    • F. 

      Mark (author)

    • G. 

      Thomas

    • H. 

      The Demons

    • I. 

      The Reader

    • J. 

      Jewish Scribes

    • K. 

      Family members

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      John the Baptist

    • B. 

      The Demons

    • C. 

      The Angels

    • D. 

      Mark

  • 44. 
    When Jesus began healing people who did many of the people he cured say He was?
    • A. 

      The Son of God

    • B. 

      A Jew

    • C. 

      A demon

    • D. 

      A Miracle Worker

  • 45. 
    After performing His miracles, what would Jesus usually say to those He cured? How would they usually respond to Jesus' words?
    • A. 

      Dont' tell anyone. They would tell everyone they knew

    • B. 

      Don't tell anyone. They would keep their mouths shut about what happened

    • C. 

      Spread the Good News. They would tell everyone

    • D. 

      Spread the Good News. They would be lazy and not do it

  • 46. 
    Christ means___________
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      Justice

    • C. 

      Messiah

    • D. 

      Peace

  • 47. 
    The key verse in Mark, is______________
  • 48. 
    This is the celebration that commemorated the exodus of the children of Israel from their bondage in Egypt. The most importan Jewish festival.
    • A. 

      Yom Kippur

    • B. 

      Passover

    • C. 

      Boxing Day

    • D. 

      Hanukkah

  • 49. 
    The main difference between how John and Mark decribes Jesus' death is that in Mark Jesus cries out while in John he doesn't.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    Passages common in Matthew and Luke, but NOT in Mark are called______________
    • A. 

      Markan Priority

    • B. 

      ML

    • C. 

      Q ( meant Quelle, German word for "Source")

    • D. 

      L

  • 51. 
    The belief that Matthew and Luke borrowed a few stories word for word from Mark because it is thought Mark was the first writen Gospel.
    • A. 

      Four Source Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Q ( means "Quelle" German word for "Source")

    • C. 

      Markan Priority

    • D. 

      M

  • 52. 
    Stories found in Matthew but not found in Luke or Mark
    • A. 

      Markan Priority

    • B. 

      Q

    • C. 

      L (Luke's Special Source)

    • D. 

      M (Matthew's Special Source)

  • 53. 
    Stories found in Luke but NOT Matthew or Mark
    • A. 

      L (Luke's Special Source)

    • B. 

      M (Matthew's Special Source)

    • C. 

      Q

    • D. 

      Markan Priority

  • 54. 
    • A. 

      Bethlehem

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Galilee

    • D. 

      Nazareth

  • 55. 
    The pagan soldier who helped to crucify Jesus was the first MAN to recognize Jesus as the Son of God in Mark
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    • A. 

      They go tell the Disciples

    • B. 

      They cheer and worship God

    • C. 

      They are afraid and tell no one

    • D. 

      They encounter Jesus in the garden

  • 57. 
    Mark was written in Aramaic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
  • 59. 
    The appearance or coming of the glorified Christ at the close of salvation history is called________________
  • 60. 
  • 61. 
    The Gospel of Matthew was written when?
    • A. 

      90-95 CE

    • B. 

      80-85 CE

    • C. 

      40-45 CE

    • D. 

      60-65 CE

  • 62. 
    The Gospel of Matthew was written where?
    • A. 

      Outside of Syria

    • B. 

      Outside of Egypt

    • C. 

      Outside of Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Outside of Palestine

  • 63. 
    Write an example of an antithesis
  • 64. 
    KATA MAOOAION   is Greek for____________
  • 65. 
    ___________ % of Mark is in Matthew
    • A. 

      70

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      60

  • 66. 
    Matthew focuses more on Jesus' features a Christ than he does Jesus as a man.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    Matthew wants us to know what things?
    • A. 

      Jesus is Israel's true Messiah

    • B. 

      Jesus is Fully God and Fully Man

    • C. 

      Jesus was born in Bethlehem

    • D. 

      Jesus is the supreme interpreter and teacher of the Torah

    • E. 

      Correct belief and behavior for his community

  • 68. 
    The key verse in Matthew has to do with the fact Jesus has come________________
  • 69. 
    Matthew is split into these 7 sections in order...
  • 70. 
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      15

  • 71. 
    "In everything you do, do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law of the prophets." What is this called by Jesus 
  • 72. 
  • 73. 
  • 74. 
    Luke writes his Gospel like a __________________ but Luke's Gospel is consdiered more of a ________________
    • A. 

      History, Biography

    • B. 

      Account, History

    • C. 

      Biography, History

    • D. 

      History, Account

  • 75. 
    When was the Gospel of Luke written?
    • A. 

      90-95 CE

    • B. 

      80-85 CE

    • C. 

      70-75 CE

    • D. 

      60-65 CE

  • 76. 
    A divine spokesperson who says "Repent"
    • A. 

      Christ

    • B. 

      Jesus

    • C. 

      Messiah

    • D. 

      Prophet

  • 77. 
  • 78. 
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      John The Baptist

    • C. 

      Samuel

    • D. 

      King David

  • 79. 
    • A. 

      Holy Spirit

    • B. 

      Holy God

    • C. 

      Holy Trinity

    • D. 

      Holy Ghost

  • 80. 
    When does the Genealogy in Luke happen
    • A. 

      After the Sermon on the Mount

    • B. 

      After the Baptism

    • C. 

      After the Raising of Lazarus

    • D. 

      Before Jesus' Birth

  • 81. 
    To Luke's readers, Christians ar innocent and Jews are guilty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    In Luke 23:24 the Centurion says right after Jesus dies, "Surely this man was___________"
    • A. 

      The Messiah

    • B. 

      The Christ

    • C. 

      Innocent

    • D. 

      The Son of God

  • 83. 
    In Luke Pilate is more accusatory towards Jesus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 84. 
    In Luke, Jesus must go to whom first to save?
    • A. 

      The Gentiles

    • B. 

      The Jews

    • C. 

      The Hasmoneans

    • D. 

      The Gentleman

  • 85. 
    Luke has lots of context on God's love for what people?
    • A. 

      The poor

    • B. 

      The insane

    • C. 

      The evil

    • D. 

      The despised

  • 86. 
    Only in Mark does Jesus have a trial before Herod.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 87. 
    In Luke, Jesus is not mocked by the soldiers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 88. 
    In Luke, Jesus' death ALONE, is not atonement for human sin, people first must accept Jesus for what he has done.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    • A. 

      Apologetic

    • B. 

      Hostile

    • C. 

      Welcoming

    • D. 

      Hateful

  • 90. 
    Luke focuses on Jesus as
    • A. 

      The Christ

    • B. 

      God

    • C. 

      Messiah

    • D. 

      A prophet

  • 91. 
    Means "witness", one who testifies, killed for what they testify
    • A. 

      Apostole

    • B. 

      Disciple

    • C. 

      Prophet

    • D. 

      Martyr

  • 92. 
    The 2nd Volume of Luke, also known as, The Book of Acts is composed of what?
    • A. 

      Letters

    • B. 

      Debates

    • C. 

      Speeches

    • D. 

      Sermons

  • 93. 
    • A. 

      Martyr

    • B. 

      Christian

    • C. 

      Ephesians

    • D. 

      John

  • 94. 
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      Paul

    • D. 

      Stephen

  • 95. 
    • A. 

      Crucifixion

    • B. 

      Stoning

    • C. 

      Firing Squad

    • D. 

      Decapitation

  • 96. 
    A prominent feast in the calendar of ancient Israel celebrating the giving of the Law on Sinai, and also later in the Christian liturgical year commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the twelve Apostles of Christ. Fire descending from heaven onto gentiles, they learn new languages and praise God.
    • A. 

      Passover

    • B. 

      Hanukkah

    • C. 

      Christmas

    • D. 

      Pentecost

  • 97. 
    • A. 

      Cornelius

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      Paul

    • D. 

      Matthew

  • 98. 
    In Acts, it is emphasized that______________ drives the apostoles to proclaim Jesus' ministry 
    • A. 

      The Holy Spirit

    • B. 

      The Church

    • C. 

      The Disciples

    • D. 

      God

  • 99. 
    • A. 

      Circumcision

    • B. 

      Baptism

    • C. 

      Accepting Christ

    • D. 

      Mekalekahimekahineyhineyho

  • 100. 
    In Acts, the Roman officials see Christianity as a threat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 101. 
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Matthew

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      John

  • 102. 
  • 103. 
    • A. 

      Talks about Jesus' family

    • B. 

      Talks about Jesus' childhood

    • C. 

      Talks about Jesus' job

    • D. 

      Talks about Jesus' friends

  • 104. 
    When was the Gospel of John written
    • A. 

      80-85 CE

    • B. 

      90-95 CE

    • C. 

      30-35 CE

    • D. 

      100-105 CE

  • 105. 
    • A. 

      Asia Minor

    • B. 

      Palestine

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      Jerusalem

  • 106. 
    In John, there are no parables like in the Synoptic Gospels
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 107. 
    In John, there are many times where Jesus has, "_________" Statements
    • A. 

      But I tell you

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      I am

    • D. 

      I will

  • 108. 
    In John, Jesus is portrayed as being____________
    • A. 

      Son of God and Man

    • B. 

      A Great Prophet

    • C. 

      God in human form

    • D. 

      Messiah

  • 109. 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      7

  • 110. 
    In John, there are more, less elaborate miracles Jesus performs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 111. 
  • 112. 
    In John, Jesus' public ministry lasts 2-3 years
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 113. 
    "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."  What is John saying "Word" is?
    • A. 

      Pathos

    • B. 

      Genesis

    • C. 

      God

    • D. 

      Logos

  • 114. 
    • A. 

      Raises Lazarus from the dead

    • B. 

      Turns water into wine

    • C. 

      Walking on Water

    • D. 

      Healing of the Blind man

  • 115. 
    John's Prologue can most be related to a 
    • A. 

      Biography

    • B. 

      Birth Narrative

    • C. 

      Hymn/Mystical Reflection

    • D. 

      Personal Opinion/ John's Perspective of Jesus

  • 116. 
    In John, Jesus makes it clear that He is God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 117. 
    In John, Jews are portrayed to be
    • A. 

      Enemies of God

    • B. 

      Hypocrites

    • C. 

      Sinners

    • D. 

      Teachers

  • 118. 
    In John, how long does the Passion take?
    • A. 

      2 days

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      3 days

  • 119. 
    John is basically split into two sections, what are they?
    • A. 

      Book of Glory

    • B. 

      Book of Salvation

    • C. 

      Book of Signs

    • D. 

      Book of Healing

    • E. 

      Book of Love

    • F. 

      Book of Truth