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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Saul mostly remembered by?
2. Who does the author say God is looking at in Chapter 9?
3. What two characters are conversing in Chapter 19?
4. Why does David run away from Saul in Chapter 10?
5. What other object does the unidentified figure in Chapter 18 pull out of the chest?
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly discuss Absalom's relationship with his followers as seen in Chapter 20.
2. What did the old mighty soldier of David say he learned from David?
3. Discuss the importance of Sage in Chapter 21.
4. Discuss what mothers told their children in the past, according to the author. What do mothers tell their children now?
5. What was the mood at the end of Chapter 17? Explain.
6. How did Saul feel when he prayed?
7. According to the author, why does God give unworthy people His power?
8. A parable is a brief story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson. What parable was used in Chapter 12? Who was the parable?
9. Explain David's operation by God as seen in Chapter 9.
10. What does the author wish to accomplish by explaining the difference between Saul and David?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Apply the story of "A Tale of Three Kings" to today's society. Do you know of any Davids or Sauls either in your life or in your society? Explain.
Essay Topic 2
Define the term "brokenness" in context with "A Tale of Three Kings." Who exemplifies "brokenness"? Why are they broken?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how A Tale of Three Kings can be interpreted on each of the following three levels: religious, social, and literal.
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