God: A Biography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Elizabethan society read the Bible more than it did the Greeks' writing?
(a) It is in English, so they can better understand it than other literature.
(b) They are drawn to the way the Bible is written.
(c) Queen Elizabeth forbids all literature other than the Bible.
(d) It descends from a medieval society for whom the Bible is its only literature.

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

3. In what Book is God never mentioned, and the Jews' religion is not even a secondary feature of their identity?
(a) Exodus.
(b) 2 Kings.
(c) Numbers.
(d) Esther.

4. Although many Westerners have lost belief in God, what continues to set them apart from other cultures?
(a) Humanitarianism.
(b) They speak English.
(c) The religiocultural legacy.
(d) The Puritan work ethic.

5. What are the ways David is indicted under Deuteronomic Law?
(a) Cowardice, adultery, blasphemy, treachery, and gluttony.
(b) Prowess, theft, and threatening and controlling others.
(c) Hate, shame, fear, and murder.
(d) Love, fear of God, kindness, mildness, and care.

Short Answer Questions

1. What can one gain from examining the Bible as a literary biography of God?

2. Why did the horrible destruction threatened in Deuteronomy 28 have to take place?

3. How is Mordecai's reaction to the plot of Haman different from the reactions by past Jews in similar situations?

4. What book and chapters of the Tanakh relate a distinct second account of creation?

5. What happens to most of the men in the Book of Ruth?

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