New Testament Chapter 1 Test Practice

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Mr. O'Connor's Spring 2010 New Testament Period 1 Class. Chapter 1 Test Practice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Old Testament tells us about

    • A.

      Jesus's life

    • B.

      The apostles

    • C.

      God's covenant with his chosen people

    • D.

      The effects of original sin plaguing the world

    Correct Answer
    C. God's covenant with his chosen people
    Explanation
    The Old Testament is a collection of religious texts in the Bible that primarily focuses on the history, laws, and prophecies of the Hebrew people. It tells us about God's covenant with his chosen people, the Israelites, which was a sacred agreement between God and the Israelites that outlined their responsibilities and blessings. This covenant played a significant role in shaping the relationship between God and his people and established the foundation for their religious practices and beliefs.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the New Testament?

    • A.

      Jesus

    • B.

      God

    • C.

      Abraham

    • D.

      Moses

    Correct Answer
    A. Jesus
    Explanation
    The New Testament refers to the second part of the Christian Bible, which contains the teachings, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Jesus is the central figure of the New Testament and is considered the Son of God by Christians. He is the one who is primarily associated with the New Testament, as it revolves around his teachings and the establishment of the Christian faith. Therefore, Jesus is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 3. 

    The climax of Salvation History, the coming of Jesus Christ, the fullness of God's Revelation

    • A.

      Old Testament

    • B.

      New Testament

    • C.

      Old Covenant

    • D.

      New Covenant

    Correct Answer
    D. New Covenant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is New Covenant because the climax of Salvation History refers to the highest point or most significant event in the story of God's plan for humanity. This event is the coming of Jesus Christ, who represents the fullness of God's Revelation. The Old Testament and Old Covenant were the previous stages in God's plan, leading up to the New Testament and the establishment of the New Covenant through Jesus Christ. The New Covenant represents a new and improved relationship between God and humanity, based on grace and forgiveness through Jesus' sacrifice.

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  • 4. 

    Catholics believe that who is the true author of the Sacred Scriptures, both the Old and New Testaments?

    • A.

      God

    • B.

      Jesus

    • C.

      The Apostles

    • D.

      Divinely inspired peoples

    Correct Answer
    A. God
    Explanation
    Catholics believe that God is the true author of the Sacred Scriptures, both the Old and New Testaments. They believe that God inspired human authors to write the Scriptures, guiding them in what to write and ensuring that the message conveyed is without error. This belief in the divine authorship of the Scriptures is based on the teachings of the Catholic Church and is a fundamental aspect of their faith.

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  • 5. 

    The Holy Spirit teaches truth through the Bible without destroying the free and personal activity of the human writer.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer, True, is that the Holy Spirit is believed to inspire and guide the human writers of the Bible, allowing them to convey divine truths while still maintaining their own personal style and perspective. This means that the Holy Spirit does not override the writer's individuality or free will, but rather works in harmony with them to communicate the truth.

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  • 6. 

    The guidance given to the human authors of Sacred Scripture so they wrote what God wanted written for our benefit.

    • A.

      New Covenant

    • B.

      Inspiration

    • C.

      Canon

    • D.

      Holy Spirit

    Correct Answer
    B. Inspiration
    Explanation
    Inspiration refers to the guidance given by the Holy Spirit to the human authors of Sacred Scripture, enabling them to write what God intended for our benefit. This divine influence ensured that the writings were not merely the product of human thoughts or ideas, but rather a reflection of God's will. Through inspiration, the authors were able to convey the truths and teachings that God wanted to communicate to humanity, making the Scriptures a source of spiritual guidance and knowledge.

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  • 7. 

    The Spirit uses the individual talents and insights of the various writers to compose the sacred text.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the Spirit, referring to the Holy Spirit in a religious context, is believed to guide and inspire the writers of the sacred text. This implies that the individual talents and insights of the writers are utilized by the Spirit to compose the text, making the statement true.

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  • 8. 

    What does the word Gospel mean?

    • A.

      Good News

    • B.

      Jesus

    • C.

      Apostle writings

    • D.

      The Word of God

    Correct Answer
    A. Good News
    Explanation
    The word "Gospel" means "Good News." It refers to the message of salvation and redemption through Jesus Christ. In Christian context, the Gospel is the central theme of the New Testament, particularly the four books known as the Gospels, which narrate the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus. The Good News is that through Jesus, humanity can be reconciled with God and receive eternal life. The term "Gospel" is derived from the Old English word "godspel," which means "good tidings" or "good news."

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  • 9. 

    Which one of the following is not part of the good news?

    • A.

      Jesus is the Good News of God's love and salvation for all of humanity

    • B.

      Preaching about Jesus is also good news. To tell other about the Gospel of Jesus and what he accomplished for us is good news.

    • C.

      Jesus's forgiveness is also good news. It allowed humanity to rise to a new level and recognize original sin.

    • D.

      There are four written versions of the Good News, what we call the four gospels.

    Correct Answer
    C. Jesus's forgiveness is also good news. It allowed humanity to rise to a new level and recognize original sin.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Jesus's forgiveness is not part of the good news. It implies that while Jesus being the Good News, preaching about Jesus, and the existence of four written versions of the Good News are all considered good news, Jesus's forgiveness is not explicitly mentioned as part of the good news.

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  • 10. 

    Why are there four written versions of the Gospel?

    • A.

      Four is God's favorite number

    • B.

      God wanted four different perspectives of Jesus

    • C.

      One for each stage of Jesus's life: Birth, Childhood, Adulthood, Death

    • D.

      Because Jesus had four apostles

    Correct Answer
    B. God wanted four different perspectives of Jesus
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that God wanted four different perspectives of Jesus. This is because each of the four Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John - offers a unique viewpoint and emphasis on different aspects of Jesus' life, teachings, and ministry. Together, they provide a comprehensive and multi-dimensional portrayal of Jesus, allowing readers to gain a deeper understanding of his character and message.

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  • 11. 

    An evangelist is

    • A.

      A person who proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ

    • B.

      A person who believes in the angel of Gabriel preaching about the birth of Jesus

    • C.

      A person who was converted from Judaism to Christianity

    • D.

      The leader of the Catholic Church

    Correct Answer
    A. A person who proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ
    Explanation
    An evangelist is someone who spreads or proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ. They are individuals who actively share and promote the teachings, message, and salvation offered by Jesus Christ. This role is not limited to any specific religious denomination but is generally associated with Christianity. Evangelists aim to bring others to faith and encourage them to follow Jesus by sharing the message of his life, death, and resurrection. They often engage in activities such as preaching, teaching, and evangelistic campaigns to reach out to people and invite them to embrace the teachings of Jesus.

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  • 12. 

    Who were the four evangelists?

    • A.

      Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

    • B.

      Luke, Mark, Matthew, and Joshua

    • C.

      Matthew, Joshua, Luke, and Mark

    • D.

      Joshua, Luke, Mark, and John

    Correct Answer
    A. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
    Explanation
    The four evangelists referred to in this question are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. These individuals were disciples of Jesus Christ and played significant roles in spreading the teachings of Christianity. Matthew and John were among the twelve apostles, while Mark and Luke were close associates of the apostles. Each of them wrote one of the four canonical gospels, which are important texts in the New Testament of the Bible.

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  • 13. 

    The Holy Spirit was at work to make sure that what the Evangelist wrote was true about Jesus.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true. The Holy Spirit is believed to guide and inspire the writers of the Bible, including the Evangelists who wrote about Jesus. This means that what the Evangelist wrote about Jesus is considered to be true and accurate, as it was influenced by the Holy Spirit.

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  • 14. 

    The canon is

    • A.

      The hidden books in the back of the Protestant Bible

    • B.

      The official list of the inspired books of the Bible. Catholics list forty-six Old Testament books and twenty-seven New Testament books in the canon

    • C.

      The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, which because of their similarities, can be "seen together" in parallel columns and mutually compared

    • D.

      The seventy-one member supreme legislative and judicial body of the Jewish people. Many of its members were Sadducees

    Correct Answer
    B. The official list of the inspired books of the Bible. Catholics list forty-six Old Testament books and twenty-seven New Testament books in the canon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the official list of the inspired books of the Bible. This answer is supported by the statement that "Catholics list forty-six Old Testament books and twenty-seven New Testament books in the canon." This indicates that the canon refers to the official collection of books that are considered to be divinely inspired and authoritative for religious teachings.

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  • 15. 

    The Greek word kanon literally means what; later it came to mean "rule" or "norm"

    • A.

      Measuring rod

    • B.

      Of morals

    • C.

      From the holy cane

    • D.

      King's staff

    Correct Answer
    A. Measuring rod
    Explanation
    The Greek word kanon originally meant "measuring rod" and later evolved to mean "rule" or "norm". This suggests that the word kanon was used to measure or determine standards or guidelines, which aligns with the concept of a measuring rod. Therefore, the correct answer is "measuring rod".

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  • 16. 

    By BC 200, the four Gospels, the Pauline Epistles, Acts, and some other Epistles were generally accepted as inspired.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is AD 200

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  • 17. 

    By the year AD 367, Chuch Father St. (who) fixed the canon at the present twenty-seven books?

    • A.

      Peter

    • B.

      Paul

    • C.

      Agastanian

    • D.

      Athanasius

    Correct Answer
    D. Athanasius
    Explanation
    In AD 367, Chuch Father St. Athanasius fixed the canon at the present twenty-seven books. This means that Athanasius is the one who determined the specific books that would be included in the canon of the Bible. He played a crucial role in establishing the New Testament as we know it today.

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  • 18. 

    The Council of what taught as a matter of Church doctrine that this canon was the inspired word God left with the Church?

    • A.

      Nicea

    • B.

      Worms

    • C.

      Trent

    • D.

      Vatican II

    Correct Answer
    C. Trent
    Explanation
    The Council of Trent taught as a matter of Church doctrine that this canon was the inspired word God left with the Church.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following does not qualify writings to be in the canon?

    • A.

      Apostolic origin

    • B.

      Widespread acceptance

    • C.

      Conformity to rule of faith

    • D.

      A moral purpose

    Correct Answer
    D. A moral purpose
    Explanation
    A moral purpose does not qualify writings to be in the canon. The canon refers to the collection of authoritative texts accepted as scripture by a religious community. Apostolic origin, widespread acceptance, and conformity to the rule of faith are the criteria typically used to determine whether a writing is included in the canon. However, having a moral purpose alone is not sufficient to qualify a writing for inclusion in the canon.

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  • 20. 

    All twenty-seven books of the New Testament were written in what, also known as common Greek?

    • A.

      Koine

    • B.

      Agathe

    • C.

      Halusko

    • D.

      Dionysus

    Correct Answer
    A. Koine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Koine. Koine Greek, also known as common Greek, was the language in which all twenty-seven books of the New Testament were written. It was a simplified form of Greek that emerged as the lingua franca of the eastern Mediterranean during the Hellenistic period. This version of Greek was widely spoken and understood by people from different regions, making it the ideal language for the New Testament writings to reach a broader audience.

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  • 21. 

    How many Pauline Epistles are there?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    D. 13
    Explanation
    There are 13 Pauline Epistles. These are letters written by the apostle Paul in the New Testament of the Bible. They include Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.

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  • 22. 

    Which one of the following Gospel is the Acts of the Apostles?

    • A.

      Matthew

    • B.

      Mark

    • C.

      Luke

    • D.

      John

    Correct Answer
    C. Luke
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Luke because the Acts of the Apostles is traditionally attributed to the authorship of Luke, who was a physician and a companion of the apostle Paul. Luke's Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles are believed to be part of a two-volume work, with the Gospel of Luke serving as the first volume and the Acts of the Apostles as the second volume.

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  • 23. 

    Which one of the following is not a style of writing?

    • A.

      Gospels

    • B.

      Holy Letters

    • C.

      Hebrews

    • D.

      Catholic Epistles

    • E.

      Revelation

    Correct Answer
    B. Holy Letters
    Explanation
    The types of writing are gospels (4), acts of the apostles (1), pauline epistles (13), hebrews (1), catholic epistles (7), revelation (1)

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  • 24. 

    This prophet's writings are considered revelation writing.  Who's apocalyptic writing is this?

    • A.

      Matthew

    • B.

      Mark

    • C.

      Luke

    • D.

      John

    Correct Answer
    D. John
    Explanation
    John's writings are considered revelation writing because he is the author of the Book of Revelation in the Bible. The Book of Revelation is a highly symbolic and apocalyptic text that describes the end times and the final judgment. John's writing in this book is believed to be a divine revelation, making it a significant contribution to apocalyptic literature.

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  • 25. 

    What are the heart of the Bible?

    • A.

      The Apostles

    • B.

      The Trinity

    • C.

      The Gospels

    • D.

      God and Jesus

    Correct Answer
    C. The Gospels
    Explanation
    The Gospels are considered the heart of the Bible because they contain the teachings, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. They provide a firsthand account of Jesus' ministry and his message of love, forgiveness, and salvation. The Gospels, which include the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, are central to the Christian faith and serve as a guide for believers in understanding the life and teachings of Jesus. They are often seen as the most important part of the Bible, as they reveal the good news of Jesus' redemption and offer guidance for living a faithful life.

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  • 26. 

    Which three were part of the formation of the Gospels?

    • A.

      The period of the public life and teaching of Jesus

    • B.

      The period before the birth of Jesus

    • C.

      The written Gospels themselves

    • D.

      A period of oral tradition and preaching by the Apostles and early disciples of Jesus

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The period of the public life and teaching of Jesus
    C. The written Gospels themselves
    D. A period of oral tradition and preaching by the Apostles and early disciples of Jesus
    Explanation
    The Gospels were formed through a combination of different factors. Firstly, the period of the public life and teaching of Jesus played a crucial role in shaping the content and message of the Gospels. This is where Jesus' teachings, miracles, and interactions with his disciples and the public took place. Secondly, the written Gospels themselves were a significant part of the formation. These written accounts, such as the Gospel of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, were composed to document and preserve the life and teachings of Jesus. Lastly, a period of oral tradition and preaching by the Apostles and early disciples of Jesus contributed to the formation of the Gospels. During this time, the teachings and stories of Jesus were passed down orally and preached to others, eventually being recorded in written form.

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  • 27. 

    Jesus was born around 4-6 BC, lived a normal Jewish life in his youth, and learned what trade?

    • A.

      Carpentry

    • B.

      Farming

    • C.

      Preaching

    • D.

      Scribing

    Correct Answer
    A. Carpentry
    Explanation
    Jesus is believed to have been born around 4-6 BC and lived a normal Jewish life during his youth. According to the Bible, he was the son of a carpenter named Joseph. It is commonly believed that Jesus learned the trade of carpentry from his father and worked as a carpenter himself before he began his public ministry. Therefore, the correct answer is carpentry.

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  • 28. 

    Who was the Roman that crucified Jesus in the year 30 AD in Jerusalem?

    • A.

      Judas

    • B.

      Bacchus

    • C.

      Pontius Pilate

    • D.

      Julius Caesar

    Correct Answer
    C. Pontius Pilate
    Explanation
    Pontius Pilate was the Roman prefect who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus in Jerusalem in the year 30 AD. He was the one responsible for making the final decision and carrying out the execution. This is a well-known historical fact mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible and supported by other historical sources. Judas was one of Jesus' disciples who betrayed him, but he did not play a role in the crucifixion itself. Bacchus and Julius Caesar were not involved in this event.

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  • 29. 

    Jesus' early disciples, claim to have seen Jesus before he was born.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They claim to have seen him after he died.

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  • 30. 

    The disciples began to live in the light of the 

    • A.

      Eucharist

    • B.

      Ascension

    • C.

      Resurrection

    • D.

      Second Coming

    Correct Answer
    C. Resurrection
    Explanation
    After the resurrection of Jesus, his disciples experienced a profound transformation in their lives. They witnessed Jesus rising from the dead, which confirmed his divinity and the truth of his teachings. This event gave them hope and a renewed sense of purpose. They began to live in the light of the resurrection, knowing that Jesus had conquered death and offered eternal life to all who believed in him. This belief in the resurrection empowered the disciples to spread the message of Jesus and establish the early Christian community.

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  • 31. 

    Kerygma was

    • A.

      The vernacular of Rome

    • B.

      The preaching to nonbelievers

    • C.

      The term for Jesus in Greek

    • D.

      The name of the emperor who outlawed Christianity

    Correct Answer
    B. The preaching to nonbelievers
    Explanation
    Kerygma refers to the act of preaching to nonbelievers. It is a term used in Christian theology to describe the proclamation of the Gospel message to those who have not yet accepted or embraced the Christian faith. This preaching aims to persuade and convert individuals to become believers in Jesus Christ. The term "kerygma" is not related to the vernacular of Rome or the name of the emperor who outlawed Christianity. Additionally, it is not a term used to refer to Jesus in Greek.

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  • 32. 

    The didache meant

    • A.

      Speaking in public

    • B.

      The teaching

    • C.

      The Holy Bible

    • D.

      The sacrament of Penance

    Correct Answer
    B. The teaching
    Explanation
    The term "didache" refers to the teaching. It is derived from the Greek word "didasko," which means to teach or instruct. In this context, it can be understood as a reference to the teachings or instructions found within the Holy Bible. The didache is often associated with the early Christian church and the teachings of Jesus Christ. It encompasses various moral, ethical, and spiritual principles that guide believers in their faith. It is not related to speaking in public or the sacrament of Penance.

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  • 33. 

    Which of the following words literally means to "sound down" or repeat a message to explain it more clearly in depth?

    • A.

      Kerygma

    • B.

      Canon

    • C.

      Catechesis

    • D.

      Messianic

    Correct Answer
    C. Catechesis
    Explanation
    Catechesis is the correct answer because it is a term that literally means to "sound down" or repeat a message to explain it more clearly in depth. It refers to the process of teaching and instructing individuals in the principles of a particular religion or belief system. Through catechesis, individuals gain a deeper understanding and knowledge of the teachings and doctrines of their faith.

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  • 34. 

    The process of religious instruction and formation in the major elements of Catholic faith.

    • A.

      Catechesis

    • B.

      Didache

    • C.

      Kerygma

    • D.

      Resurria

    Correct Answer
    A. Catechesis
    Explanation
    Catechesis refers to the process of religious instruction and formation in the major elements of Catholic faith. It involves teaching individuals about the beliefs, practices, and traditions of the Catholic Church. Catechesis aims to deepen one's understanding of the faith and to help individuals grow in their relationship with God. Through catechesis, individuals are prepared for sacraments, such as baptism and confirmation, and are equipped to live out their faith in their daily lives.

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  • 35. 

    Which of the following were forms of oral preaching?

    • A.

      Kerygma

    • B.

      Didache

    • C.

      Liturgy

    • D.

      Eucharist

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Kerygma
    B. Didache
    C. Liturgy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is kerygma, didache, and liturgy. These three were forms of oral preaching in early Christianity. Kerygma refers to the proclamation of the Gospel message, while didache refers to the teaching and instruction of the faith. Liturgy, on the other hand, refers to the public worship and rituals performed by the Christian community. These forms of oral preaching were essential in spreading and transmitting the teachings of Christianity in its early stages.

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  • 36. 

    The final stage in the process was the actual writing of the Gospels and other books of the New Testament.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the final stage in the process of creating the Gospels and other books of the New Testament was indeed the actual writing. After the oral traditions and teachings of Jesus were passed down and the various accounts were collected, the authors of the Gospels and other books wrote them down to create the final written versions that we have today.

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  • 37. 

    The newest New Testament writings are the letters of St. Paul.  True or False

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They are the oldest

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  • 38. 

    In the first century, the ordinary way of teaching and learning was through pictograms.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It was through oral transmission

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  • 39. 

    Which is not a reason oral preaching had to be written down?

    • A.

      Jesus's miracles were being forgotten and needed to be preserved

    • B.

      The end of the world was not coming as quickly as the early Christians at first thought it would

    • C.

      Distortions were setting in

    • D.

      More instruction was needed

    Correct Answer
    A. Jesus's miracles were being forgotten and needed to be preserved
    Explanation
    The reason oral preaching had to be written down was not because Jesus's miracles were being forgotten and needed to be preserved. The other options provide valid reasons for the need to write down oral preaching. The end of the world not coming as quickly as expected, distortions setting in, and the need for more instruction all highlight the importance of preserving and spreading the teachings of Jesus through written records.

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  • 40. 

    Why does the New Testament require careful study?

  • 41. 

    What are two important questions that arise from how we should read the New Testament?

    • A.

      Do our Sacred Scriptures mean whatever we personally think they mean?

    • B.

      Is the goal of the Sacred Scripture meant to enlighten us or guide us?

    • C.

      What is the goal of the writings of the Sacred Scripture?

    • D.

      Are we to take everything in the Scriptures as the absolute literal truth?

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Do our Sacred Scriptures mean whatever we personally think they mean?
    D. Are we to take everything in the Scriptures as the absolute literal truth?
    Explanation
    The two important questions that arise from how we should read the New Testament are: "Do our Sacred Scriptures mean whatever we personally think they mean?" and "Are we to take everything in the Scriptures as the absolute literal truth?" These questions address the issue of interpretation and understanding of the New Testament. They highlight the need to consider different perspectives and approaches to reading the scriptures, as well as the balance between literal interpretation and symbolic or metaphorical meanings.

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  • 42. 

    The Bible should be read both ___________ and _____________.  (ans 1, ans 2)

    Correct Answer(s)
    prayerfully, critically
    Explanation
    The Bible should be read prayerfully, meaning that one should approach it with a humble and open heart, seeking guidance and understanding from God. It should also be read critically, implying that one should analyze and evaluate the text, considering its historical and cultural context, as well as its intended meaning. By combining prayerful and critical reading, individuals can gain a deeper understanding of the biblical message and apply it to their lives.

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  • 43. 

    The Catechism states that to interpret the Bible correctly means...

  • 44. 

    Today many Protestant and Catholic Biblical scholars use the historical-literary method of Biblical criticism to study the New Testament.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Many Protestant and Catholic Biblical scholars indeed use the historical-literary method of Biblical criticism to study the New Testament. This method involves analyzing the historical context and literary aspects of the text to gain a deeper understanding of its meaning and significance. By applying this method, scholars can explore the historical events, cultural influences, and literary techniques used in the New Testament, helping to shed light on its interpretation and teachings.

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  • 45. 

    Literary criticisms analyzes the _________________.

    Correct Answer
    writings themselves
    Explanation
    Literary criticism is a form of analysis that focuses on examining and interpreting writings directly. It delves into the themes, characters, language, and style used within the texts themselves to gain a deeper understanding of their meaning and significance. By studying the writings themselves, literary criticism aims to uncover the intentions of the author, explore the historical and cultural context, and evaluate the artistic qualities of the work.

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  • 46. 

    What are the five subcategories of the historical-literary method of criticism?

  • 47. 

    Catholic scholars always approach their study in a spirit of wisdom, realizing that they are the servants of God.  True or False?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In a spirit of humility

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  • 48. 

    Which of the following are the general criteria the Magisterium have given commentators to help them interpret Sacred Scripture according to the Spirit who inspired it are?

    • A.

      Look for the moral of the writings

    • B.

      Pay attention to the content and unity of the whole Scripture

    • C.

      Focus on what God is trying to show in the text

    • D.

      Look at Scripture within the living Tradition of the whole Church

    • E.

      Be attentive to the analogy of faith

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Pay attention to the content and unity of the whole Scripture
    D. Look at Scripture within the living Tradition of the whole Church
    E. Be attentive to the analogy of faith
    Explanation
    The Magisterium has provided commentators with several general criteria to help them interpret Sacred Scripture according to the Spirit who inspired it. These criteria include paying attention to the content and unity of the whole Scripture, looking at Scripture within the living Tradition of the whole Church, and being attentive to the analogy of faith. By considering these factors, commentators can gain a deeper understanding of the message and meaning behind the text.

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  • 49. 

    The Church reminds us that there are two senses of Scripture: the ________ and the _________. (ans 1, ans 2)

    Correct Answer(s)
    literal, spiritual
    spiritual, literal
    Explanation
    The Church reminds us that there are two senses of Scripture: the literal and the spiritual. This means that Scripture can be understood in a literal sense, where the words are taken at face value and their intended meaning is interpreted directly. However, there is also a spiritual sense to Scripture, where the words have a deeper, symbolic meaning that goes beyond their literal interpretation. Both senses are important and can provide valuable insights into the teachings and messages of Scripture.

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  • 50. 

    This criticism tries to determine what source or sources the Gospel and other New Testamentwriters used to compose their works.

    • A.

      Historical

    • B.

      Source

    • C.

      Redaction

    • D.

      Textual criticism

    • E.

      Form

    Correct Answer
    B. Source
    Explanation
    This question is asking about the criticism that aims to identify the sources used by the Gospel and other New Testament writers when writing their works. This type of criticism focuses on analyzing the origins and influences of the texts, trying to determine where the writers drew their information from. By examining the similarities and differences between different texts, scholars can trace the sources that were used in the composition of the Gospels and other New Testament writings.

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