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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of work do Barabbas and Sahak perform above ground?
(a) They work in the potter's shop.
(b) They pull sleds of logs.
(c) They are harnessed together to pull a plow.
(d) They carry grain into the storehouse.
2. Why does the one-eyed slave wear a wooden frame around his neck?
(a) To prevent him from eating the flour.
(b) To help turn the mill wheel.
(c) To help bear the weight of the sacks.
(d) As punishment for attempting escape.
3. Why does the one-eyed slave only have one eye?
(a) He was born half-blind.
(b) He was blinded by Eliahu.
(c) One of his eyes was gouged out in a mill accident.
(d) One of his eyes was gouged out as punishment for theft.
4. How does being above ground affect Barabbas and Sahak's relationship?
(a) They argue frequently.
(b) They talk often about their experiences.
(c) They grow closer as friends.
(d) They remain near each other, but are not as emotionally close.
5. What happens to Sahak when he refuses to renounce his faith before the governor?
(a) He is beaten and sold to the mine owner.
(b) He is sent to the dungeon.
(c) He is led away to be executed.
(d) He is whipped and chained to the mill wheel.
6. What does Sahak show the one-eyed slave?
(a) The inscription on the back of his medallion.
(b) His copy of the Scriptures.
(c) An escape route.
(d) The scar on his leg.
7. Who might Barabbas have joined that hated the Jerusalem temple, priests and scribes?
(a) The Moabites.
(b) His old band of thieves.
(c) The Samaritans.
(d) The Pharisees.
8. What religious philosophy does the overseer have?
(a) One God for all men.
(b) Worship the state that takes care of you.
(c) Worship no one and worry about nothing.
(d) Worship all gods so none of them will be offended.
9. Who is the "great prophet" that Sahak refers to?
10. What does Barabbas allow the governor to do to his slave medallion?
(a) Write his own name above Jesus' name.
(b) Scratch though Jesus' name.
(c) Melt it down.
(d) Give him a new medallion.
11. Where do Barabbas and Sahak work after the spring plowing is complete?
(a) In the copper mine.
(b) In the governor's house.
(c) In the potter's shop.
(d) At the water wheels.
12. What weapon does Barabbas use to kill the man by the stoning pit?
(a) A thin rope.
(b) A knife.
(c) A stone.
(d) A push.
13. How does Sahak die?
(a) He is tortured and then crucified.
(b) He is drawn and quartered.
(c) He starves to death beside the mill wheel.
(d) He is pushed off a cliff.
14. What explanation does Barabbas give the governor for having "Christos Iesus" inscribed on the back of his medallion?
(a) He belongs to Jesus.
(b) He wants to believe, but does not.
(c) Sahak offered him food in return for the inscription.
(d) The medallion was inscribed when he got it.
15. What do the soldiers do once Sahak is dead?
(a) The kneel in prayer.
(b) They slowly return to their duties.
(c) They burn his body.
(d) They hurriedly leave the hill.
Short Answer Questions
1. What secret about Eliahu does no one know?
2. How is Barabbas connected to Sahak?
3. Whom does Sahak credit for their release?
4. Where has Barabbas been before he becomes a slave in a Roman governor's house?
5. What observation does Barabbas make about prayer after Sahak's death?
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