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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does God do as he creates the world and populates it with animals in five days?
(a) He talks to the angels.
(b) He talks to himself.
(c) He decides what animals to create.
(d) He ponders what to make.
2. What does God not do as he is creating the world and animals?
(a) He does not talk about himself or his motivation for the sudden action.
(b) He does not feel confident in his creations.
(c) He does not make all the animals.
(d) He does not create light.
3. What is understood and not concealed about God?
(a) His relationship with Ruth.
(b) His opinion of the Book of Esther.
(c) The set of inner contradictions in God.
(d) His influence on the Prophets.
4. To what have believers grown accustomed?
(a) God 's inner anxiety in the way they are drawn to complex human beings more so than the boring "centered" ones.
(b) God's Son, the Messiah.
(c) God's undying love and devotion to humankind.
(d) God's wrath towards those that disobey him.
5. On what is Western civilization built?
(a) The belief that God created humankind in His own image.
(b) That all men are created equal.
(c) That Americans are the best.
(d) That one race is superior above all others.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the Biblical writers do?
2. Why does the author use the Jewish canon, or Tanakh, for study?
3. For what acronym is "Tanakh?"
4. What is unimportant in Genesis 1, but becomes a matter of shame in Genesis 2?
5. Many technical studies deal with how the God of Israel arose as a fusion of Semitic deities, but what do they fail to ask?
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