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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. David becomes less of a folk hero and more of a what in Chapter 14?
(a) Tragic hero.
(b) Cautionary tale.
2. What two choices does David have in Chapter 22 when it comes to dealing with Absalom?
(a) Fight or flight.
(b) Flee or be destroyed.
(c) Lose everything or become a Saul.
(d) Pray or hide.
3. What course does David decide to take at the end of Chapter 22?
(a) He decides to let Joab stop Absalom.
(b) He decides to do nothing.
(c) He goes to talk with Absalom.
(d) He decides to stop Absalom.
4. At one meeting, Absalom spoke of the great visions he had for what?
(a) David's kingdom.
(b) God's kingdom.
(c) Overthrowing King Saul.
(d) Solomon's kingdom.
5. "The hunted" in Chapter 11 refers to who?
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 20, Absalom's followers believed Absalom __________ his father.
2. Who says, "My king is mad. At least, I so perceive him. What can I do"?
3. How many followers does Absalom claim he has in Chapter 23?
4. What are castles now in Chapter 12?
5. What two characters are conversing in Chapter 19?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the author, why does Saul make decisions that can be misleading and dishonorable?
2. A parable is a brief story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson. What parable was used in Chapter 12? Who was the parable?
3. Why did people call Absalom, David in Chapter 19?
4. Why did David flee the kingdom alone in Chapter 10?
5. Discuss what mothers told their children in the past, according to the author. What do mothers tell their children now?
6. What is the purpose of Chapter 18 to the reader? Who does the author claim the reader to be: Saul? David? Absalom? Explain.
7. According to the author in Chapter 8, no man will ever be wise enough to answer what riddle?
8. What was the mood at the end of Chapter 17? Explain.
9. Briefly discuss David's followers.
10. According to the old mighty soldier of David, who invented rules and why were they invented?
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