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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Barabbas feel uncomfortable with the group?
(a) He is the only man in the group.
(b) He wishes to steal, but cannot.
(c) They stare angrily at him.
(d) He is not one of the group.

2. As he lies on his sleeping mat, what conclusion does Barabbas come to about the things he saw on Golgotha?
(a) That what he saw is real, but he has no explanation for what he saw.
(b) The Romans are evil and should all be destroyed.
(c) That he imagined all the unusual events he experienced.
(d) The fat woman was right about the man on the cross.

3. What reaction does Barabbas have to the red-bearded man's claims about the crucified man?
(a) Barabbas tells the red-bearded man his belief is flawed.
(b) Barabbas walks away.
(c) Barabbas laughs at the red-bearded man.
(d) Barabbas accuses the red-beaded man of lying.

4. How did the believers react to the hare-lipped girl after the red-bearded man spoke to them?
(a) They ignore her presence.
(b) They appear to be embarrassed for her.
(c) They applaud.
(d) They argue with her.

5. Where does Barabbas spend his first night after arriving in Jerusalem?
(a) At his mother's house.
(b) At a local inn.
(c) Under a fig tree.
(d) At the Fat Woman's house.

6. Where is Barabbas hidden just before sunrise on the third day after the crucifixion?
(a) In a nearby cave.
(b) Behind the low-vaulted room.
(c) Near the tomb.
(d) Near the temple.

7. Who greets Barabbas and the girl as they walk down the streets of Jerusalem?
(a) His mother.
(b) The child.
(c) His father.
(d) His friends.

8. What event causes the soldiers near the cross to jump to their feet and grab their weapons?
(a) They see Barabbas.
(b) Thunder roars and lightening begins to flash.
(c) The crowd presses too close.
(d) The hill goes dark.

9. To what does the fat woman attribute Barabbas's odd behavior after he returns from the village on the mountain?
(a) He has been posessed by the crucified man's spirit.
(b) He trying to become a better man.
(c) He is lying.
(d) He has become insane like the man on the mountain.

10. How does Barabbas react to the comments that the passing group of men make towards him and the red-beaded man?
(a) He walks away without looking back.
(b) He hits the leader of the group.
(c) He pulls out a knife.
(d) He argues angrily with the men.

11. What does the believer that Barabbas meets in the village on the mountain tell him?
(a) Barabbas is a fool for not believing that Jesus is the Son of God.
(b) He does not remember his experience.
(c) He wishes he were still dead.
(d) He had been dead and was raised to be a witness for Jesus.

12. How does Barabbas react to the physical appearance of the believer he meets in the village on the mountain?
(a) He is repulsed.
(b) He is angry.
(c) He is curious, yet cautious.
(d) He is surprised.

13. Why were the Jewish people given the opportunity to pardon one prisoner's death sentence?
(a) They were being rewarded by the Roman government.
(b) It is a tradition during the Passover holiday.
(c) The priests paid the Romans for one prisioner each year.
(d) The Romans always pardoned one prisioner each month.

14. What do the believers begin to call Barabbas after he returns from his visit to the village on the mountain?
(a) Barabbas the doubter.
(b) Barabbas the acquitted.
(c) Barabbas the thief.
(d) Barabbas the blessed.

15. What warning does the red-beaded man give the believers?
(a) They might soon be persecuted.
(b) The blind man is a Roman spy.
(c) Barabbas is a Roman spy.
(d) The Romans demand bribes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the hare-lipped girl believe will happen on the third day after the crucifixion?

2. What does Barabbas share with the believer he meets in the village on the mountain?

3. What event does Barabbas accuse the red-bearded man of falsifying?

4. What did the hare-lipped girl see at the tomb?

5. What does Barabbas pretend to want?

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