As a Driven Leaf Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Milton Steinberg
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part One, Chapters XVI - XIX.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which two friends of Elisha are going insane because of the knowledge they have gained from Greek literature?
(a) Simeon ben Zoma and Akiba.
(b) Akiba and Simeon ben Azzai.
(c) The two Simeons.
(d) None of Elisha's friends are going insane.

2. What do Deborah's behavior and actions at the feast make very clear about her character?
(a) That she is in love with Pappas.
(b) That she values wealth more than friendship.
(c) That she is very temperamental.
(d) That she is warm and genuine.

3. What is Abuyah's dying wish for Elisha to fulfill?
(a) That Elisha will be wholehearted and not torn in two.
(b) That Elisha train to become a rabbi and sage.
(c) That Elisha burn all books and documents that are not Jewish.
(d) That Elisha do what his uncle, Amram, tells him to do.

4. Why is Rabbi Johannan amazed that Elisha is studying to become a rabbi?
(a) Because Elisha isn't intelligent enough to handle the job.
(b) Because Elisha is a Greek.
(c) Because Elisha's father had strong sympathies for the Greek.
(d) Because Elisha is a lay carpenter.

5. Why does the Sanhedrin send a delegation to Rome?
(a) Roman soldiers are traveling to close to the Sanhedrin.
(b) Rome has threatened to rebuild the temple for the Jews.
(c) The Sanhedrin is asking to rebuild their temple.
(d) The Sanhedrin is concerned about rebel Jews.

Short Answer Questions

1. Soon after Elisha's conversation, a rider comes into town with what news?

2. What did Elisha's best friends do because they were manipulated by Elisha?

3. While the seventy sages of the Sanhedrin are in session, who raises the question about whether a man should use Greek books and letters to read and study?

4. What happened to the merchant's business after the court case?

5. Why does Amram decide not to let Elisha become married to Theo?

(see the answer key)

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