Theology Exam Multiple Choice

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  • 1. 
    The Books of Joshua and Judges tell stories about...
    • A. 

      The Isrealites experiences in Egypt

    • B. 

      Moses' leading the Israelites out of Egypt and receiving the law

    • C. 

      The beginning of the Israelites life in the promised land

    • D. 

      Harry Potter

    • E. 

      Saul and David

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Gave them hope for the future

    • B. 

      Gave them candy!!

    • C. 

      Helped them turn disaster of the exile into a time of transformation

    • D. 

      Helped them recognize that the Exile was not their fault

    • E. 

      Both a and c

  • 3. 
    Israel's Exile was the result of ...
    • A. 

      God's suspending the Covenant because Israel was unfaithful

    • B. 

      The Isrealite's ignoring God's law and rejecting God's love

    • C. 

      God's encouraging the Babylonians to conquer the Isrealites

    • D. 

      Both a and c

    • E. 

      The forging of the one ring :)

  • 4. 
    The theme repeated again and again in the book of Joshua's amazing victories
    • A. 

      The Isrealites' arrival in Canaan was a gift from God, not their own accomplishment

    • B. 

      God would remain with the Israelites as they fought for the promised land

    • C. 

      The Isrealites were unworthy to enter Canaan and would pay for their unfaithfulness

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      One Direction is awesome

  • 5. 
    Stories of brutal warfare i the book of joshua are...
    • A. 

      Intended to give us moral direction about war

    • B. 

      Not intended to give us moral direction about war

    • C. 

      Only fictional accounts that have no theological meaning

    • D. 

      Proof that God approves of armed battle

    • E. 

      Meant to compare Harry Potter to Joshua

  • 6. 
    The Book of Judges...
    • A. 

      Might better be called the Book of Delivers

    • B. 

      Is mainly concerned with legal matters

    • C. 

      Is an account of God's and others' judgments that Israel's infidelities are beyond redemption

    • D. 

      Was written by isreal's equivalent of lawyers

    • E. 

      Is the name for a new TV series about the courtroom on CBS

  • 7. 
    The purpose of the Joshua account is...
    • A. 

      Theological

    • B. 

      Historical

    • C. 

      To show God was with Joshua and Canaan was his gift to the Isrealites

    • D. 

      Both a and c

    • E. 

      Make theology students bored

  • 8. 
    How does Samson die?
    • A. 

      The Philistines execute him

    • B. 

      He is killed in battle

    • C. 

      He is killed by the collapse of the Philistines temple, which he caused

    • D. 

      He died of natural cause like an ordinary old man

    • E. 

      Avada kedavra

  • 9. 
    Why might the Deuteronomists have listed Samson amoung the judges?
    • A. 

      To marvel at the kind of people God uses to teach us

    • B. 

      To boost the spirits of the exiles who needed to hear stories of when Isreal was strong

    • C. 

      To remind the Exiles of how their nation, though blessed, has become morally weak

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Samson is descriped as...
    • A. 

      Born of a barren women

    • B. 

      Concerated to God from birth

    • C. 

      Not allowed to consume strong dring

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Pharaoh had several plans to cut short the growth of the Isrealites
    • A. 

      The Isrealites are to kill their first born sons

    • B. 

      The Egyptians are to kill the sons of the Israelites

    • C. 

      The midwives are to kill the sons of the Isrealites

    • D. 

      Both b and c

    • E. 

      To enslave hobbits so he could let the Isrealites leave

  • 12. 
    Although the Isrealites worshipped Yahweh as their only God...
    • A. 

      They saw him as a tribal god

    • B. 

      They believed that other tribes had their own Gods

    • C. 

      The were convinced of his power through miracles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The first plauge that Moses proclaims is... Hint:if you are not sure try watching this          http://youtu.be/roA-bTp2UcQ
    • A. 

      The overrunning of the land by frogs

    • B. 

      Turning of the river to blood

    • C. 

      The desturction of crops by hail and locusts

    • D. 

      Serious illness that afflicts both cattle and people

  • 14. 
    Before they were able to leave Egypt with Moses the people had to...
    • A. 

      Finish all the bricks they had started

    • B. 

      Sprinkle their doorways with blood

    • C. 

      Buy new clothes (shopping trip :))

    • D. 

      Tell Pharaoh exactly where they were going

    • E. 

      Compete in the 75th annual hunger games

  • 15. 
    The new testement...
    • A. 

      Replaces the old testament

    • B. 

      Is the fulfillment of the old testament

    • C. 

      Cannot be understood without the old testament

    • D. 

      Both b and c

    • E. 

      Is the name of the next Twilight book

  • 16. 
    At various times in their history, the Isrealites were ruled by...
    • A. 

      The Persians

    • B. 

      The Greeks

    • C. 

      The Romans

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Scripture scholars were greatly helped with better copies of the old testament when 
    • A. 

      Archaeologists dug up some ancient parchments

    • B. 

      Ancient scrolls were found in Jordan by the Dead sea

    • C. 

      Shepard located ancient manuscripts in some caves in Isreal

    • D. 

      Bedouins found scrolls in a dry well

    • E. 

      They explored the mines of moria

  • 18. 
    To understand what a biblical author meant we need to
    • A. 

      Merely read the words

    • B. 

      Understand the circumstances in which the scriptures were written and handed down

    • C. 

      Reach at least a graduate level of theological education

    • D. 

      Read at least 5 different bible translations

    • E. 

      Have been a tribute

  • 19. 
    Cathlioc teaching on Judasim is that 
    • A. 

      Christians cannot attend Jewish worship services

    • B. 

      Christians are forever linked with the Jewish people

    • C. 

      God's covenant and special relationship with the Jewish people still stands

    • D. 

      Both b and c