Books Of Joel And Amos

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  • 1. 

    Amos was (8:14)

    • A.

      A prophet by birth

    • B.

      A shepherd by profession

    • C.

      A priest by birth

    Correct Answer
    B. A shepherd by profession
    Explanation
    Amos was a shepherd by profession. This is evident from the given options where it is stated that he was a prophet by birth, a shepherd by profession, and a priest by birth. Since the question is asking about his profession, the correct answer is "a shepherd by profession".

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  • 2. 

    The complaint put by Amaziah against Amos was,

    • A.

      He was conspiring against Jeroboam

    • B.

      He was teaching against the god of Bethel

    • C.

      He claimed himself that he was a priest.

    Correct Answer
    A. He was conspiring against Jeroboam
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "he was conspiring against Jeroboam." This means that Amaziah accused Amos of plotting or planning against Jeroboam, who was the king of Israel at that time. Amaziah believed that Amos was a threat to Jeroboam's rule and was working to undermine him.

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  • 3. 

    Amos prophesied that

    • A.

      Jeroboam’s wife will give birth to a son

    • B.

      Jeroboam’s wife would be made harlot

    • C.

      Jeroboam’s wife will plead with Jehovah for the king.

    Correct Answer
    B. Jeroboam’s wife would be made harlot
    Explanation
    According to Amos' prophecy, Jeroboam's wife would be made a harlot. This implies that she would be forced into a life of promiscuity or immorality, possibly as a punishment or consequence of Jeroboam's actions or disobedience. The prophecy suggests that Jeroboam's wife would face a significant downfall or degradation in her social status and reputation.

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  • 4. 

    What was the payment for a poor man?

    • A.

      A pair of sandals

    • B.

      A basket of ripe fruit

    • C.

      Two silver coins

    Correct Answer
    A. A pair of sandals
    Explanation
    The payment for a poor man was a pair of sandals.

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  • 5. 

    “I will send famine upon the land..”

    • A.

      It is a famine of bread

    • B.

      It is a famine of water

    • C.

      It is a famine for hearing the word of the Lord.

    Correct Answer
    C. It is a famine for hearing the word of the Lord.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It is a famine for hearing the word of the Lord." This answer is supported by the statement in the question that says, "I will send famine upon the land." This implies that there will be a scarcity or lack of something. The options of famine of bread and water are more literal interpretations, but the answer of famine for hearing the word of the Lord suggests a spiritual or religious meaning. It indicates that there will be a scarcity or absence of the teachings or guidance of God, leading to a spiritual famine.

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  • 6. 

    But I will

    • A.

      Destroy the house of Jacob completely.

    • B.

      Not destroy the house Jacob completely.

    • C.

      Not care for the house of Jacob at all.

    Correct Answer
    B. Not destroy the house Jacob completely.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "not destroy the house Jacob completely." This implies that while there may be some destruction, it will not be complete. The speaker is indicating that they will spare some parts of the house of Jacob from destruction.

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  • 7. 

    Amos was from the city of

    • A.

      Judha

    • B.

      Tekoa

    • C.

      Israel

    Correct Answer
    B. Tekoa
    Explanation
    The given information states that Amos was from a city, and the options provided are Judha, Tekoa, and Israel. Among these options, Tekoa is the only city mentioned. Therefore, it can be inferred that Amos was from the city of Tekoa.

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  • 8. 

    The Lord God does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants,

    • A.

      Israelites

    • B.

      Priests

    • C.

      Prophets

    Correct Answer
    C. Prophets
    Explanation
    In the context of the given statement, the correct answer is "Prophets." This is because prophets are individuals who are believed to have a direct connection with God and are chosen to receive divine revelations and messages. They are seen as intermediaries between God and his people, and their role is often to communicate God's plans, warnings, and instructions to his servants. Therefore, it can be inferred that when the statement mentions that God reveals his plan to his servants, it is referring to the prophets as the ones who receive and convey these revelations.

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  • 9. 

    The horns of the altars shall be broken off and fall to the ground. Which altar?

    • A.

      Altars of Bethel

    • B.

      Altars of Egypt

    • C.

      Altars of Gilgal

    Correct Answer
    A. Altars of Bethel
    Explanation
    In the Bible, there is a prophecy in Amos 3:14 that states the horns of the altars in Bethel will be broken off and fall to the ground. This refers specifically to the altars in Bethel, not the altars in Egypt or Gilgal. The breaking of the horns symbolizes the destruction and downfall of the altars, indicating a judgment or punishment upon the people associated with those altars.

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  • 10. 

    “And in every vineyard there shall be lamentation when,

    • A.

      I pass through your midst.”

    • B.

      I destroy your vineyard.”

    • C.

      I punish the evil doers.”

    Correct Answer
    A. I pass through your midst.”
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I pass through your midst." This phrase suggests that the speaker will be present and will witness the lamentation and destruction in every vineyard. It implies that the speaker has the authority and power to pass through and observe the consequences of their actions.

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  • 11. 

    Let all who dwell in the land tremble for,

    • A.

      The army of the enemies is marching toward them.

    • B.

      The day of the Lord is coming.

    • C.

      Yahweh is displeased with their evil doings.

    Correct Answer
    B. The day of the Lord is coming.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the day of the Lord is coming." This is because the given statement talks about various reasons for people in the land to tremble, such as the army of the enemies marching toward them and Yahweh being displeased with their evil doings. However, the most significant reason mentioned is "the day of the Lord is coming." This suggests that a significant event or judgment is approaching, which would cause fear and trembling among the people.

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  • 12. 

    For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, rich in kindness and,

    • A.

      Slow to anger, rich in kindness and relenting in punishment.

    • B.

      Slow to anger, rich in kindness and never punishing

    • C.

      Slow to anger, rich in kindness and just in actions

    Correct Answer
    A. Slow to anger, rich in kindness and relenting in punishment.
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it accurately describes the characteristics of the person being described. It states that the person is slow to anger, meaning they do not easily become angry or lose their temper. It also states that they are rich in kindness, suggesting that they are compassionate and caring towards others. Lastly, it mentions that they are relenting in punishment, indicating that they are forgiving and lenient when it comes to punishing others.

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  • 13. 

    Then everyone shall be rescued who calls on the name of the Lord;For on Mount Zion,

    • A.

      there shall rise a strong leader.

    • B.

      There shall be a remnant.

    • C.

      The Lord will guard against the enemies.

    Correct Answer
    B. There shall be a remnant.
    Explanation
    The given passage states that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be rescued, and then it goes on to mention that on Mount Zion, there shall be a remnant. This suggests that the remnant refers to those who have been rescued and have called on the Lord's name. Therefore, the correct answer is "there shall be a remnant."

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  • 14. 

    I will assemble all the nations and bring them down to the Valley

    • A.

      Death

    • B.

      Jehoshaphat

    • C.

      Tears

    Correct Answer
    B. Jehoshaphat
    Explanation
    Jehoshaphat is the correct answer because in the given statement, it is mentioned that "I will assemble all the nations and bring them down to the Valley". Jehoshaphat was a king in the Bible who assembled and brought together different nations to fight against their enemies. Therefore, based on the context provided, Jehoshaphat is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 15. 

    Then afterwards I will pour out my spirit upon all mankind,

    • A.

      Your sons and daughters shall prophecy.

    • B.

      Your sons and daughters shall dream dreams.

    • C.

      Your sons and daughters shall see vision.

    Correct Answer
    A. Your sons and daughters shall prophecy.
    Explanation
    This statement is a paraphrase of a verse from the Bible, specifically Joel 2:28. It suggests that in the future, when the speaker pours out their spirit upon all mankind, the sons and daughters will be able to prophesy. This means that they will be able to receive and communicate messages from a divine source, predicting future events or providing spiritual guidance. The word "prophecy" here refers to the act of prophesying, which is a gift or ability to receive and communicate such messages.

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  • 16. 

    Let the weak man say,

    • A.

      he first loved us.”

    • B.

      I will fight for the nation.

    • C.

      I am a warrior.

    Correct Answer
    C. I am a warrior.
    Explanation
    The given answer, "I am a warrior," aligns with the statement "Let the weak man say, he first loved us." It suggests that despite being weak or vulnerable, the person is willing to fight and defend their nation, portraying strength and bravery like a warrior. The answer implies that the person is determined and committed to protecting their country, showcasing a strong sense of patriotism and courage.

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  • 17. 

    A fountain shall issue from the house of the Lord to water the,

    • A.

      Valley of Shittim (acacias).

    • B.

      Valley of Edom (acacias).

    • C.

      Zion (acacias).

    Correct Answer
    A. Valley of Shittim (acacias).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Valley of Shittim (acacias). In the given passage, it is mentioned that a fountain shall issue from the house of the Lord to water the Valley of Shittim. This indicates that the fountain will be located in the Valley of Shittim and will provide water to that specific area. The mention of acacias further supports this answer, as acacias are a type of tree commonly found in the Valley of Shittim.

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  • 18. 

    Prophet says two nations shall abide forever. They are,

    • A.

      Judah and Edon

    • B.

      Zion and Jerusalem

    • C.

      Judah and Jerusalem

    Correct Answer
    C. Judah and Jerusalem
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Judah and Jerusalem. This is because in biblical prophecy, it is stated that these two nations will endure and exist forever. Judah refers to the southern kingdom of Israel, while Jerusalem is its capital city. Together, they represent the religious and political center of Israel and have significant historical and cultural significance in the Jewish faith.

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  • 19. 

    The word of the Lord came to  Joel the son of

    • A.

      Pethuel

    • B.

      Jeroboam

    • C.

      Jotham

    Correct Answer
    A. Pethuel
    Explanation
    The word of the Lord came to Joel, who was the son of Pethuel. This means that Joel received a message or revelation from God, and he was identified as the son of Pethuel. The mention of Pethuel helps to provide some background information about Joel's identity and lineage.

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  • 20. 

    The prophecy of  the prophets Joel and Amos is all about

    • A.

      Blessings

    • B.

      Punishments

    • C.

      Punishments and blessings

    Correct Answer
    C. Punishments and blessings
    Explanation
    The prophecy of the prophets Joel and Amos encompasses both punishments and blessings. These prophets foretold the consequences that would befall the people based on their actions. They warned of punishments for disobedience and wickedness, such as famine, destruction, and exile. However, they also spoke of blessings that would come to those who repented and turned back to God, such as restoration, abundance, and divine favor. Thus, the correct answer is punishments and blessings.

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