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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why are Christians sometimes hesitant to "witness" to those they care about?
(a) They are afraid of their beliefs being questioned.
(b) They don't think that person deserves to be saved.
(c) They are unsure of the doctrine behind their beliefs.
(d) They know how much that person could accept.

2. According to his speech in Part I, Essay 10, "Christian Apologetics", what terms does Lewis prefer to speak on?
(a) Scientific terms.
(b) Intellectual terms.
(c) Emotional terms.
(d) Religious terms.

3. Why, according to Lewis, are good and evil paired together?
(a) Artificial human beliefs brought them together.
(b) There is no reason for their pairing.
(c) Human language paired them.
(d) They are objectively diametrically opposed.

4. What did the woman believe the vision she experienced in Part I, Essay 2, "Miracles" was?
(a) A hallucination.
(b) A prophecy.
(c) A divine vision.
(d) Her imagination.

5. According to Lewis, what should Christians do about death?
(a) Accept it as God's will.
(b) Pray for it.
(c) Try to prevent it.
(d) Never forget about its presence.

6. In Part I, Essay 23 "Must Our Image of God Go?", Lewis argues against what type of an interpretation of the scripture?
(a) Literal.
(b) Modern.
(c) Historical.
(d) Figurative.

7. Lewis believes that what type of people have a special opportunity to know God?
(a) The charitable.
(b) The clergy.
(c) Those who suffer.
(d) Women.

8. Lewis contends that Corineous intends to treat Christianity in what way?
(a) As the only valid faith.
(b) As only a myth.
(c) As an inferior religion.
(d) As a provable fact.

9. What belief does Joad recommend in the writings that Lewis responds to in Part I, Essay 1, "Evil and God"?
(a) Dualism.
(b) Agnosticism.
(c) Monotheism.
(d) Deism.

10. Lewis contends that Christianity relates to leading a good life in what way?
(a) It is unrelated to leading a good life.
(b) All Christians lead good lives because of their faith.
(c) It is the only way to lead a good life.
(d) It helps people lead good lives.

11. The club that Lewis founded took its name from what philosopher?
(a) Aristotle.
(b) Socrates.
(c) Kant.
(d) Demosthenes.

12. In Part I, Essay 1, "Evil and God", Lewis contends what about evil?
(a) It extends throughout human history.
(b) It is preventable.
(c) It has increased over the last few centuries.
(d) It is unstoppable.

13. In addition to being good, Lewis states that Christianity must be defended for being which of the following?
(a) Universal.
(b) Loving.
(c) True.
(d) Unchanging.

14. According to Lewis, Christianity holds what believe about myth?
(a) It is of equal importance with facts.
(b) It became fact.
(c) It is more important than facts.
(d) It is less important than facts.

15. Why should the Gospels not be considered legend?
(a) They are historical documents.
(b) They are not artistic enough.
(c) Their authenticity has been proved beyond a doubt.
(d) They are too short.

Short Answer Questions

1. Lewis contends that dualism gives evil what natures?

2. According to Lewis, how does God view death?

3. What surprised Lewis about the club that he formed?

4. How does Lewis view the laws of the universe?

5. Lewis would describe Jesus' moral teachings as being which of the following?

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