R210 Hebrew Bible Quiz 1

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 189

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Hebrew Bible Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Hebrew Bible and the Old Testament are not quite the same thing. The Hebrew Bible is a collection of 24 books in three divisions: the Law, the Prophets, and the ____________.
  • 2. 
    The history of biblical scholarship is in large part a sequence of attempts to come to grips with the composite character of the biblical text. This theory is part of: 
    • A. 

      Form criticism

    • B. 

      Redaction criticism

    • C. 

      Source criticism

    • D. 

      Rhetorical criticism

  • 3. 
    The Dead Sea Scrolls have shown that there is, on the whole, an amazing degree of continuity in the way books of the Bible have been copied over thousands of years. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A "doublet" is 
    • A. 

      Another name for two different names of God.

    • B. 

      The flood story accounted in the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      Two different opinions by two different commentators on the Bible.

    • D. 

      A story in the Bible that is repeated twice.

  • 5. 
    The "J" or "Jawist" source refers to God in ________ terms. 
    • A. 

      Vague

    • B. 

      Human

    • C. 

      Legal

    • D. 

      Priestly

  • 6. 
    The source that focuses on the dreams of Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, and Moses is known as the ____________ source. 
  • 7. 
    The source which focuses on the covenant between God and Israel is the 
    • A. 

      Jawist source.

    • B. 

      Elohistic source.

    • C. 

      Priestly source.

    • D. 

      Deuteronomistic source.

  • 8. 
    The number __________ signifies completeness. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      40

  • 9. 
    Jacob married twice- first to Rachel and then to Leah. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Genesis 46:8-27 could be attributed to this source:
    • A. 

      Jawistic

    • B. 

      Elohistic

    • C. 

      Priestly

    • D. 

      Deuteronomistic

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