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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Elias expect of the Jews?
(a) That they would be fair.
(b) That they accept a broader definition of who is God's children.
(c) That they would see how they had become as those who persecuted them were.
(d) That they would have more compassion.
2. Who rules Palestine until the end of WWI?
(a) The Russians and French share rule.
(b) There was no overarching ruler.
(c) A group of independant tribes.
(d) The Ottoman Empire.
3. What seems to be the goal of both sides of the Palestinian conflict?
(b) Obliteration of one another.
4. How does Elias say terrorism is often redefined as?
(b) God's calling.
(d) Justification for wrongs.
5. How does Elias say the Jews justify taking Palestinian land?
(a) On the basis of the wrongs they have suffered in the past.
(b) Because they think the Palestinians do not deserve so much land.
(c) Because God gave them the land thousands of years ago.
(d) Because they must live somewhere.
6. What does Elias ask of Westerners?
(a) Search for a means that both sides can win.
(b) Stop thinking that Arabs are the only terrorists in the situation.
(c) Ask hard questions of Israel.
(d) Stay out of the conflict.
7. Who is involved in the problem Elias learns about while he is in Germany?
(a) A banned sect of Irgun members.
(b) Lebanese Christians and Israeli soldiers.
(c) The regular Israeli soldiers conduct the killings.
(d) They do not know.
8. What other group does Elias address?
(a) Nations who engage in arms build-ups and proliferation.
(b) The Arab nations around Israel.
(c) The common people of the world.
(d) The United Nations.
9. What percentage of non-Jewish communities existed in Palestine at the time of the Balfour Declaration of 1917?
10. What does the Responsible do when his support begins to erode?
(a) Writes a letter to the Bishop about Elias.
(b) Attempts to turn others against Elias.
(d) Goes to reconcile with Elias.
11. What does Elias do with a monetary gift from a grateful village?
(a) Returns it to the village to begin construction on a library and community center.
(b) Gives it to his superior.
(c) Uses it to finance mediation between the villagers and a nearby Jewish settlement.
(d) Uses it to buy television time in the United States to spread the word of the plight of the Palestinians.
12. What are the secular Jews worried about as far as Zionism is concerned?
(a) That it would isolate Jews from the world and increase anti-Semitism.
(b) That it would commit as many wrongs as it rights.
(c) That it would become a terrorist organization.
(d) That it would make Judaism a culture rather than a religion.
13. What does the conflict between Israel and Egypt at this time become known as?
(a) The 30 days' war.
(b) The war of the prophets.
(c) The six days' war.
(d) The 100 days' war.
14. What leads to violence between the Zionist and native Palestinians during the 1930s?
(a) The other Arab countries sending in small groups of men to help the native Palestinians.
(b) Wholesale slaughter of native Palestinians by the Zionist.
(c) Illegal seizure of lands by the Zionist.
(d) Increased immigration of Jews into Palestine.
15. Who mourned together?
(a) Jews and Palestinians.
(b) Muslims and Christians.
(c) Christians and Muslims.
(d) No one as there is too much rancor.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Biram like?
2. Who begins the process of unity?
3. What does Egypt do in retaliation for the Israeli refusal to do as the United Nations asks?
4. What does Elias do to better understand the situation in Palestine?
5. What starts appearing at the door to Elias' residence?
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