Review For Test On Hebrew Scriptures

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  • 1. 
    The Torah consists of how many books?
    • A. 

      2.

    • B. 

      5.

    • C. 

      12.

    • D. 

      24.

  • 2. 
    What are the books of the Torah, in order?
    • A. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Numbers, Leviticus.

    • B. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy.

    • C. 

      Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts.

    • D. 

      Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Revelation.

  • 3. 
    What is the first book of the Old Testament?
    • A. 

      Exodus.

    • B. 

      Genesis.

    • C. 

      Matthew.

    • D. 

      Psalms.

  • 4. 
    The Covenant of the Jews is an agreement between whom?
    • A. 

      Adam and Eve.

    • B. 

      God and the Israelites.

    • C. 

      Abraham and Isaac.

    • D. 

      Jews and Christians.

  • 5. 
    Catholic Christianity teaches which of the following about the Bible?
    • A. 

      That it contradicts the theory of evolution.

    • B. 

      That it informs us about the biological origin of the human species.

    • C. 

      That it provides accurate information about how our planet was formed.

    • D. 

      That it should not be read as a source of scientific information.

  • 6. 
    According to chapter 3 of Genesis, what kind of fruit did Eve and Adam eat?
    • A. 

      An apple.

    • B. 

      A fig.

    • C. 

      The fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

    • D. 

      The fruit of the tree of life.

  • 7. 
    In the first creation myth in Genesis, what did God do on the seventh day?
    • A. 

      Created humans.

    • B. 

      Evicted Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden.

    • C. 

      Rested and hallowed the day.

    • D. 

      Separated the waters above from the waters below.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following happened in the biblical story of Adam and Eve?
    • A. 

      Adam and Eve were created simultaneously.

    • B. 

      Eve was created from Adam's rib.

    • C. 

      God created light on the first day.

    • D. 

      The plants and animals were created before Adam.

  • 9. 
    In Genesis, what did God call the dome separating the waters above from the waters below?
    • A. 

      "Day."

    • B. 

      "Earth."

    • C. 

      "Sea."

    • D. 

      "Sky."

  • 10. 
    Why did Hagar run away from Sarai?
    • A. 

      Because Sarai was planning to kill Hagar.

    • B. 

      Because Sarai was planning to sacrifice Ishmael.

    • C. 

      Because Sarai was pregnant with Isaac.

    • D. 

      Because Sarai was treating Hagar harshly.

  • 11. 
    Who was Isaac?
    • A. 

      Abraham's grandson.

    • B. 

      Hagar's son.

    • C. 

      Ishmael's father.

    • D. 

      Sarah's son.

  • 12. 
    Who was Hagar?
    • A. 

      Abraham's daughter.

    • B. 

      Isaac's mother.

    • C. 

      Sarah's slave.

    • D. 

      The half-giant gamekeeper at Hogwarts.

  • 13. 
    According to Genesis, God told Abraham to sacrifice whom?
    • A. 

      Hagar.

    • B. 

      Himself.

    • C. 

      Isaac.

    • D. 

      Ishmael.

  • 14. 
    In Genesis, why didn't Abraham sacrifice Isaac after God told him to?
    • A. 

      Abraham's faith wasn't strong enough.

    • B. 

      An angel of the Lord stopped Abraham at the last moment.

    • C. 

      Isaac ran away into the desert.

    • D. 

      Sarah wouldn't allow Abraham to go through with it.

  • 15. 
    As a part of their covenant, God tells Abraham that every male among them throughout the generations must do what?
    • A. 

      Be baptized.

    • B. 

      Be circumcised.

    • C. 

      Build an altar to God.

    • D. 

      Change his name at age 13.

  • 16. 
    In Exodus, Moses's mother put baby Moses in a basket and put the basket where?
    • A. 

      In the paws of a rabbit, who filled the basket with colorfully dyed chicken eggs.

    • B. 

      In the Red Sea.

    • C. 

      In the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

    • D. 

      Under a bush that was burning but was not consumed.

  • 17. 
    Whom did God call to deliver the Israelites from slavery in Egypt?
    • A. 

      Abraham.

    • B. 

      Isaac.

    • C. 

      Jacob.

    • D. 

      Moses.

  • 18. 
    Why did Moses flee from Egypt to Midian?
    • A. 

      Because God had asked him to sacrifice his son.

    • B. 

      Because he did not want to lead the Israelites out of Egypt.

    • C. 

      Because he had killed an Egyptian, and Pharaoh wanted him dead.

    • D. 

      Because his adoptive Egyptian mother was mistreating him.

  • 19. 
    According to the Ten Commandments, which of the following should one NOT do?
    • A. 

      Drink alcohol.

    • B. 

      Make idols.

    • C. 

      Own slaves.

    • D. 

      Chew gum at school.

  • 20. 
    Where in the Bible are the Ten Commandments found?
    • A. 

      In the Gospels.

    • B. 

      In the Psalms.

    • C. 

      In Revelation.

    • D. 

      In the Torah.

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