God: A Biography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what does the author compare the Biblical writers?
(a) Courtroom witnesses.
(b) Judges.
(c) Lawyers.
(d) Illustrators.

2. Although his story, previously reserved to Jewish and Christian believers, is the bedrock of what civilization?
(a) Mesopotamian civilization.
(b) Western civilization.
(c) Asian civilization.
(d) Eastern civilization.

3. What is understood and not concealed about God?
(a) His opinion of the Book of Esther.
(b) The set of inner contradictions in God.
(c) His relationship with Ruth.
(d) His influence on the Prophets.

4. What does humanity reflect?
(a) The free will the creator bestowed upon humanity.
(b) The sins and transgressions of those who have passed away.
(c) The beliefs of our ancestors.
(d) The multiplicity and unity of its creator.

5. What can one gain from examining the Bible as a literary biography of God?
(a) Understanding of how perfect God is.
(b) Once can learn the truths of the Bible and convert.
(c) Insight into the Western ideal of character without having to subscribe to the religious trappings of Judaism or Christianity.
(d) One can become closer to God and his infinite wisdom and strength.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do the Christians move the prophets from the middle to the end?

2. What does war do to God?

3. What story is told twice and is structurally the same, yet different in the details and mood?

4. What is the unifying principle of the Tanakh?

5. What does God do when displeased by some human action or inaction?

(see the answer key)

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