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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 are harnessed together to pull a plow.
(b) They work in the potter's shop.
(c) They pull sleds of logs.
(d) They carry grain into the storehouse.
2. Which spirit do the thieve believe might have possessed Barabbas and killed him?
(a) The Roman guard's spirit.
(b) Eliahu's spirit.
(c) Jesus' spirit.
(d) The hare-lipped girl's spirit.
3. What might Barabbas have been doing in Gerizim?
(a) Sacrificing a lamb on the Passover.
(b) Languishing in jail.
(c) Praying at the temple.
(d) Making clay pots.
4. Why does the one-eyed slave wear a wooden frame around his neck?
(a) To help bear the weight of the sacks.
(b) As punishment for attempting escape.
(c) To prevent him from eating the flour.
(d) To help turn the mill wheel.
5. What happens to Sahak when he refuses to renounce his faith before the governor?
(a) He is whipped and chained to the mill wheel.
(b) He is sent to the dungeon.
(c) He is beaten and sold to the mine owner.
(d) He is led away to be executed.
6. What does the band of thieves do when they realize that Barabbas is nowhere to be found?
(a) They travel north.
(b) They go back to their business.
(c) They travel to Jerusalem to seek out the fat woman.
(d) They grieve his loss for three days.
7. What do the other slaves in the mill wear?
(a) Plain linen robes.
(c) Leather jerkins.
(d) Slave uniforms.
8. Who is the "great prophet" that Sahak refers to?
9. Who might Barabbas have joined that hated the Jerusalem temple, priests and scribes?
(a) The Moabites.
(b) The Pharisees.
(c) His old band of thieves.
(d) The Samaritans.
10. What is in the hare-lipped girl's tomb?
(a) The bones of her father and mother.
(c) A shroud.
(d) The body of her stillborn child.
11. How does being above ground affect Barabbas and Sahak's relationship?
(a) They talk often about their experiences.
(b) They grow closer as friends.
(c) They argue frequently.
(d) They remain near each other, but are not as emotionally close.
12. Why are Barabbas and Sahak called to the Roman governor's palace?
(a) To be punished for attempting to escape.
(b) To explain Sahak's claims about the end of the world.
(c) To explain the inscription on the back of their medallions.
(d) To show the governor his scarred leg.
13. How does Sahak die?
(a) He is pushed off a cliff.
(b) He is tortured and then crucified.
(c) He starves to death beside the mill wheel.
(d) He is drawn and quartered.
14. Where is Barabbas sent after he is separated from Sahak?
(a) The governor's household.
(b) The mines.
(c) Back to the mill.
(d) To Jerusalem.
15. How does Eliahu die?
(a) The fat woman poisions him.
(b) The Christians stone him.
(c) The Roman crucify him.
(d) Barbabbas hurls him off a cliff.
Short Answer Questions
1. What information does Sahak reveal to the one-eyed slave?
2. What happens to Barabbas and Sahak after they are released from the mines?
3. What does Sahak talk to the overseer about when questioned about his prayer activities?
4. What does Sahak inscribe on the back of Barabbas' slave medallion?
5. Why does the overseer first whip Sahak?
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