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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. 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 decides what animals to create.
(c) He talks to himself.
(d) He ponders what to make.

3. How does God come to understand that he wants to limit and channel the gift of procreation?
(a) After creating the earth.
(b) Through his thoughts.
(c) After Adam takes a bite from the apple.
(d) Through man.

4. What does Nathan's oracle suggest as the reason God adopts Solomon rather than David?
(a) God wants to comfort Solomon at his father's death.
(b) God prefers Solomon to David.
(c) God does not like David.
(d) God wants to steal Solomon from David.

5. Why are the virgin daughters of one Israelite town that does not answer the call to massacre the Benjaminites allowed to be raped by the survivors?
(a) They want to show their power.
(b) To punish them for disobeying.
(c) In order to preserve the tribe's existence among the twelve.
(d) To get revenge on the Benjaminites.

6. What is a "theography?"
(a) A study of Theo the Great.
(b) A study comparing theology to biographies.
(c) A study of theologian biographies.
(d) A study independent of both theology and biography.

7. What is God's story the key to understanding?
(a) Mesopotamian character by non-Mesopotamians and non-believers.
(b) Eastern character by non-Easterners and non-believers.
(c) Asian character by non-Easterners and non-believers.
(d) Western character by non-Westerners and non-believers.

8. What is discovered early in the Book of Judges?
(a) The Canaanites are their friends.
(b) The Benjaminites are all eliminated.
(c) The Benjaminites are overpopulating the planet.
(d) Not all the Canaanites are eliminated.

9. On what promise does God make good?
(a) To use foreign nations as instruments to punish his erstwhile convenant partner.
(b) To love his followers.
(c) To destroy Israel a second time.
(d) To protect his people.

10. What happens to God's plan of establishing a nation peacefully obedient to the detailed moral code he promulgated?
(a) It fails.
(b) It is not as successful as God had planned.
(c) It succeeds somewhat.
(d) It succeeds.

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

12. What element remains dominant in God through the end of 2 Samuel?
(a) His fatherly qualities.
(b) His love.
(c) The Baalist element.
(d) The Elohim element.

13. What does God do when displeased by some human action or inaction?
(a) He worries.
(b) He plots
(c) He reacts.
(d) He ignores them.

14. What do both Jews and Christians concede without blasphemy?
(a) Both Judaism and Christianity are the true religions.
(b) All religions are equal and true.
(c) The Bible may be appreciated as literature.
(d) The Bible is full of fictional tales.

15. What character eludes the baby killers, grows to manhood in Egypt, flees, and settles down as a shepherd?
(a) Jacob.
(b) Moses.
(c) Isaac.
(d) Elijah.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is David indicted under Deuteronomic Law?

2. How is the Hebrew God different from those of Greek mythology?

3. What does the keynote, "The Image and the Original" provide?

4. Why does God make the world?

5. What is the Tanakh's one God's two strikingly distinct personalities?

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