Th501-old Testament Final Exam

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

This is a formative assessment measuring your understanding of comprehensive studies of the Survey of the Old Testament Course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does it mean to survey?

    Explanation
    The correct answer means that when you survey something, you are looking at it or examining it in a thorough and comprehensive manner. It involves taking a broad and comprehensive view of the subject, considering all aspects and details.

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  • 2. 

    What is the key subject of the Old Testament?

    Explanation
    The key subject of the Old Testament is redemption. Throughout the Old Testament, there are numerous stories and prophecies that revolve around the concept of redemption. From the fall of man in the Garden of Eden to the Israelites' deliverance from slavery in Egypt, the Old Testament consistently emphasizes the need for redemption and the hope of a Savior. The sacrificial system, the prophecies of a coming Messiah, and the establishment of the covenant with God's chosen people all point towards the ultimate act of redemption through Jesus Christ in the New Testament.

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  • 3. 

    What are the three phases to Bible study?

    Explanation
    The three phases of Bible study are observation, interpretation, and application. Observation involves carefully examining the text, noting details, and understanding the context. Interpretation involves analyzing the meaning of the text, considering the historical and cultural background, and understanding the author's intent. Application involves applying the lessons and principles learned from the text to one's own life, making personal connections and striving for spiritual growth. These three phases work together to deepen understanding, gain insights, and apply the teachings of the Bible in a meaningful way.

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  • 4. 

    What is the Pentateuch and what is its theme?

    Explanation
    The Pentateuch refers to the first five books of the Bible, which are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. These books are considered to be historical, legislative, and spiritual in nature. The historical aspect includes accounts of creation, the patriarchs, and the Israelites' journey from Egypt to the Promised Land. The legislative aspect includes laws and commandments given by God to the Israelites through Moses. The spiritual aspect includes teachings on faith, worship, and the covenant between God and His people. Overall, the Pentateuch encompasses various themes that are foundational to the Jewish and Christian faiths.

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  • 5. 

    God wanted to use Israel as His channel of communication to the rest of the world.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that according to religious beliefs, God chose Israel as His chosen people and wanted to use them as a means of communicating His message and teachings to the rest of the world. This can be seen in various religious texts and scriptures where Israel is portrayed as a special nation with a unique role in God's plan for humanity.

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  • 6. 

    The four purposes noted for the Book of Ruth are: Genealogy, Typology, Theology, and History.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Book of Ruth serves four purposes: genealogy, typology, theology, and history. Genealogy refers to tracing the lineage of individuals, and the Book of Ruth provides a genealogy that links King David to the tribe of Judah. Typology involves finding symbolic connections between events or figures in the Old Testament and the New Testament, and Ruth is seen as a type of the church. Theology refers to the study of religious beliefs, and the Book of Ruth explores themes such as loyalty, faithfulness, and the providence of God. Lastly, the Book of Ruth provides a historical account of events that took place during the time of the judges.

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  • 7. 

    What are three main types of Hebrew poetry

    Correct Answer
    lyric, didactic, and dramatic.
    Explanation
    The three main types of Hebrew poetry are lyric, didactic, and dramatic. Lyric poetry expresses the poet's emotions and personal thoughts, often in a musical and emotional way. Didactic poetry aims to teach or instruct the reader, often conveying moral or ethical lessons. Dramatic poetry involves dialogue and action, often portraying a story or conflict. These three types of poetry encompass the different ways in which Hebrew poets express their ideas, emotions, and narratives.

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  • 8. 

    1. What are three of the four underlying purposes of Job?

    • A.

      To reveal who God is

    • B.

      To show the kind of trust He wants His children to have

    • C.

      To reveal His favor towards His children and His absolute control over Satan

    • D.

      To use His channel of communication to the rest of the world

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. To reveal who God is
    B. To show the kind of trust He wants His children to have
    C. To reveal His favor towards His children and His absolute control over Satan
    Explanation
    The three underlying purposes of Job are to reveal who God is, to show the kind of trust He wants His children to have, and to reveal His favor towards His children and His absolute control over Satan.

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  • 9. 

    What significance do the meanings of the names Jonah, Amos, and Hosea have in relation to the coming Messiah?

  • 10. 

    What are the similarities between Jonah and Hosea?

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