The Gnostic Gospels Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Bishop Irenaeus wrote the book "The Destruction and Overthrow of Falsely So-Called _____________."
(a) Faith.
(b) Knowledge.
(c) Jesus.
(d) God.

2. The finding of the earthenware jar became known as the Naj or the Nag ________________ find.
(a) Hamad.
(b) Muhammed.
(c) Ali.
(d) Hammadi.

3. After the death of Judas, the only real candidate for succession was ____________ who had also walked with Christ.
(a) Mathias.
(b) Matthew.
(c) John.
(d) Jeremiah.

4. The language in many texts respects the idea of the female, though not in pagan terms, rather in presenting God as a Mother/Father ______.
(a) Figure.
(b) Family.
(c) Group.
(d) Dyad.

5. The _________ today, according to the Catholic Church, is the only legitimate heir to the humble vestments of Peter.
(a) Cardinals.
(b) Pope.
(c) Saints.
(d) Cathedrals.

Short Answer Questions

1. Pagels points out that the ___________ may be the key building block of orthodox Christianity.

2. The ___________ of the original Greek gospels by various scholars enhanced the controversy around them.

3. The twelve ____________ had the authority to pass on their power to others, according to orthodox theory.

4. In the traditional orthodox canon, the spirit or the _____________ is gender neutral, but this is not the case everywhere.

5. One God, One _________ became the doctrine of the church, according to the text in this chapter.

(see the answer key)

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