Tred III Quiz #3

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The Bible, Historical-Critical Method, The Canon, Apocryphal Books


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    žInvestigates the origins of a biblical text: it compares them to other texts written at the same time, before, or recently after the text in question.
  • 2. 
    Marcion did not include the New Testament in his canon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    This provided a new Latin translation of the Bible popularly known as?
    • A. 

      Balkan

    • B. 

      Torah

    • C. 

      Septuagint

    • D. 

      Vulgate

  • 4. 
    žJerome's translation of the Greek and Hebrew Scriptures into the common language, Latin, was completed in 405. It was recognized as authoritative during the Council of ______ (1546) and became the official Bible of the Roman Catholic Church. 
    • A. 

      Constantinople

    • B. 

      Nicea

    • C. 

      Trent

    • D. 

      Laodicea

  • 5. 
    He authorized that a new translation of the Bible into English be started
  • 6. 
    žThe general term is usually applied to the books that were considered by the Church as useful, but not divinely inspired. 
    • A. 

      Apocrypha

    • B. 

      Enoch

    • C. 

      Nebiim

    • D. 

      Torah

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are Apocryphal Books? Please select all books that are applicable.
    • A. 

      The Acts of the Apostles

    • B. 

      Protoevangelium of James

    • C. 

      The Gospel of John

    • D. 

      Gospel of Mary Magdalene

    • E. 

      Genesis

    • F. 

      Gospel of St. Thomas

    • G. 

      Life of Adam and Eve

    • H. 

      The Gospel of Luke

    • I. 

      Assumption of Moses

  • 8. 
    They were considered as the ž"people who knew", and their knowledge at once constituted them a superior class of beings.
  • 9. 
    Fundamentalist interpretation can also be referred to as the literal interpretation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    This is one of the oldest written stories known. It comes to us from ancient Sumeria, and was originally written on twelve clay tablets in cuneiform.  It is about the adventures of the historical King of Uruk.
  • 11. 
    žThe Catholic Church formally closed the canon of the Bible in the The Council of Florence in 1441.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A Catholic translation first published in 1970. It had its beginnings in the Confraternity Edition, which began in the 1950s as a revision of the Douay-Rheims Bible.
  • 13. 
    The Story of Moses has a parallel story with the ones found in modern day Iraq. Who is the character alluded to Moses in that story?
    • A. 

      Agade

    • B. 

      Akkad

    • C. 

      Sargon

    • D. 

      Uruk

  • 14. 
    A žritual established on Israel's last night of slavery while the angel of death passed over the dwellings that were marked with blood. 
  • 15. 
    The Sector of the Church responsible for the interpretation of the Bible.
  • 16. 
    The fundamentalist approach is dangerous, for it is attractive to people who look to the Bible for ready answers to the problems of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The term “apocrypha” means the same to Catholics and Protestants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    žJesus in this Gospel performs no physical miracles, reveals no fulfillment of prophecy, announces no apocalyptic kingdom, and dies for no one's sins. 
    • A. 

      Adam

    • B. 

      Mary Magdalene

    • C. 

      Peter

    • D. 

      Thomas

  • 19. 
    The Sin City in the Old Testament Yahweh promises not destroy the city if only ten good people are found.
    • A. 

      Canaan

    • B. 

      Damascus

    • C. 

      Niniveh

    • D. 

      Sodom

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