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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the inquisitor say will eventually happen?
(a) Everyone will learn the truth about god.
(b) People will reject the teachings of Jesus.
(c) Everyone will become free.
(d) People will reject the church.

2. Who does the grand inquisitor say is blameless?
(a) The church for seizing power.
(b) The spirit who tempted him.
(c) Those who renounced Jesus.
(d) Jesus for refusing temptation.

3. Why does the inquisitor think people will rise?
(a) They will need more food.
(b) Because Jesus can't control them.
(c) Because they will not beleive in the church.
(d) They will want Jesus' power.

4. What is a prediction given by the grand inquisitor about the future of the church?
(a) It will last for eternity.
(b) It will soon crumble.
(c) It will be destroyed by Jesus.
(d) The will have power over the state.

5. How does the inquisitor equate the clergy and Jesus himself?
(a) They are both powerfull.
(b) They both made sacrifices.
(c) They both love the strong.
(d) They both love the weak.

6. What does the grand inquisitor say is more powerful than the banner of bread?
(a) Possession of the conscience.
(b) Providing food and shelter.
(c) Eternal love.
(d) The church and the Inquistion.

7. How does the cardinal say Jesus responded to the first question from the spirit?
(a) Telling the spirt it is wrong.
(b) Saying man lives not by bread alone.
(c) Calmly answering no.
(d) Ignoring the question.

8. Why does the grand inquisitor say men have fought and killed?
(a) To preserve the church.
(b) For honor and power.
(c) For freedom to worship.
(d) For common worship.

9. Why did the grand inquisitor change his mind about religion?
(a) He thought people should suffer.
(b) He thought only the weak should suffer.
(c) He found all the suffering difficult.
(d) He thought the strong should sufffer.

10. Why does the cardinal say the people would respect Jesus' power if he fed them?
(a) The would respect his kindness.
(b) They would appriciate his love.
(c) They would be afraid he would stop.
(d) They would be awed by his ability.

11. Who will continue to suffer if the church becomes all powerful?
(a) The clergy.
(b) The people of the world.
(c) Jesus.
(d) Those who believe in truth.

12. To what does the grand inquisitor say man prefers death?
(a) Knowing right and wrong.
(b) Starvation.
(c) Loving all equally.
(d) Wisdom.

13. What will the church believe about their reign of power?
(a) They will expect Jesus' approval.
(b) It is in Jesus' name.
(c) It will be truthful and holy.
(d) They will know it is against Jesus' word.

14. What is the result of Jesus refusal to take power in the world?
(a) The world is divided according to faith.
(b) Jesus will be eventually forgotten.
(c) The world has no freedom.
(d) The church needs to take power.

15. What sanction does the grand inquisitor claim Jesus has given for their behavior?
(a) Freedom to accept or reject his teaching.
(b) Ability to communicate in disguise.
(c) The right to speak in his name.
(d) Eternal forgiveness.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long does the grand inquisitor say it had been since the church followed Jesus' teachings?

2. Why do Catholics detest Mason's, according to Ivan?

3. Why will they/he continue to suffer?

4. Why does the grand inquisitor think man values more than bread?

5. What does the inquisitor say will happen to the new Tower of Babel?

(see the answer keys)

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