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

  • 2. 
    Who is the New Testament?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      God

    • C. 

      Abraham

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 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

  • 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

  • 5. 
    The Holy Spirit teaches truth through the Bible without destroying the free and personal activity of the human writer.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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

  • 8. 
    What does the word Gospel mean?
    • A. 

      Good News

    • B. 

      Jesus

    • C. 

      Apostle writings

    • D. 

      The Word of God

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 21. 
    How many Pauline Epistles are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      13

  • 22. 
    Which one of the following Gospel is the Acts of the Apostles?
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      John

  • 23. 
    Which one of the following is not a style of writing?
    • A. 

      Gospels

    • B. 

      Holy Letters

    • C. 

      Hebrews

    • D. 

      Catholic Epistles

    • E. 

      Revelation

  • 24. 
    This prophet's writings are considered revelation writing.  Who's apocalyptic writing is this?
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      John

  • 25. 
    What are the heart of the Bible?
    • A. 

      The Apostles

    • B. 

      The Trinity

    • C. 

      The Gospels

    • D. 

      God and Jesus

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