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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. Does Abuyah consort with pagan philosophers and read Greek books?
(b) Sometimes, but he hides his beliefs from everyone.
(c) When he was younger, but he does not do so anymore.
2. What are the names of Meir's children?
(a) Uriah and Pariah.
(b) Samuel and Solomon.
(c) Sarah and Samuel.
(d) Saul and Samuel.
3. On his next journey, when Elisha stops in a small town what does he see?
(a) A washerwoman break her leg.
(b) A magician doing magic tricks.
(c) A temple being built.
(d) A small girl dying on the street.
4. What happens when Palestine learns of Trajan's edict that the Temple may be rebuilt?
(a) Money pours in from the Jewish people.
(b) Palestine mourns.
(c) Palestine petitions for the decision to be reversed.
(d) Palestine businesses close down.
5. What does Nicholaus tell Elisha when Elisha says he cannot repress his feelings and obsession with finding the truth?
(a) Their friendship is over.
(b) He will report him to the authorities.
(c) They must only meet secretly from now on.
(d) He will stand by him as a friend.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who attends lecture and symposia with Elisha?
2. Roman officers come to the house of Pappas to deliver what document to Elisha?
3. What happens to Eliezer's proposal concerning the ban against pagan literature?
4. What does Elisha realize about his two years of study and the knowledge he has gleaned?
5. Who arrives at the Temple Mount to stop the work on the rebuilding of the Temple?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the Prologue, what do the sages debate over and what do they decide?
2. Do you think Shraga is right to rebel against the Roman government and fight for his beliefs?
3. Why does Pappas tell Elisha that he may move with him to Antioch?
4. After the ex-communication of Elisha was read at Sanhedrin, what did Joshua do?
5. Elisha sees a young boy climbing a tree for bird eggs. What happens to the little boy and how does it affect Elisha?
6. Why is Manto so casual about buying another human slave?
7. What strikes Elisha as characteristic about the people of Antioch?
8. What do the two famous sages, Eliezer and Joshua, discuss at Elisha's circumcision ceremony?
9. What does Nicholaus, Elisha's tutor, look like?
10. How does Elisha handle his new life in Antioch?
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