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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Is God just in the Book of Job?
(a) Yes, Job made a mistake and deserves punishment.
(b) No, he never claims to be just, only to be almighty.
(c) Yes, he is always a just God.
(d) No, he does not love Job enough to be just.
2. What happens to most of the men in the Book of Ruth?
(a) They are in power.
(b) They die.
(c) They are weak.
(d) They abuse women.
3. From what is the translation of Ecclesiastes drawn?
(a) The Greek word qohelt, meaning "assemblyman" or "assembler."
(b) The Hebrew word Ecclia, meaning "Cohesion."
(c) The Arabic word siasta, meaning "desert."
(d) The Italian word cliesteria, meaning "cloister."
4. How is God the loser in the Book of Job?
(a) He has done wrong.
(b) He is the devil's gaming partner.
(c) He is uncaring.
(d) He hurts a sinless creature.
5. How many solutions are there to the "problem of evil?"
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has been appointed to protect the Jews in the coming war in heaven?
2. How are the two dream interpreters, Daniel and Joseph, different?
3. What part of God's character is calm and benign?
4. What is a mistake God will not repeat?
5. In what Book is God never mentioned, and the Jews' religion is not even a secondary feature of their identity?
Short Essay Questions
1. What lesson did God's demand for Isaac's sacrifice teach? Give an example.
2. At what times during the dialogue between God and Job does one see Elohim and Yahweh?
3. Why does God need the prophets?
4. With whom does Haggai deal?
5. What proof is there that Job silences God?
6. What does it say in Isaiah about God's opinion of punishment?
7. How do God's people preserve him?
8. Why are Job's speeches NOT subversive?
9. Prior to Second Isaiah does God feel joy? Explain.
10. How did Song of Songs, which is a secular cycle of poems about young lovers, enter the Hebrew canon?
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