Here I Stand: a Life of Martin Luther Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are Luther's Monday and Tuesday sermons?
(a) on Bible reading
(b) on the catechism
(c) on the family
(d) on the Pauline epistles

2. What does Luther say is comforting and releases one for responsibility for his actions?
(a) to believe there is no hell
(b) to believe in pre-destination
(c) to believe that salvation comes from outside ourselves
(d) to believe there is plenty of time to repent

3. What is a result of the expansion of the Reformation?
(a) the Catholic Church pulls out of Germany
(b) the people begin to burn Bibles
(c) the Church begins to capitulate
(d) monks and nuns leave the cloisters

4. What does Luther mean by saying that God can forgive only a lusty sinner?
(a) He means that we should sin to get salvation.
(b) He means that only lusty sinners recognize their sin.
(c) He means that a big failure brings about great humility.
(d) He means that God takes no notice of small sins.

5. What continually comes to Luther?
(a) ex-nuns looking for husbands
(b) sick people wanting a miracle
(c) death threats
(d) large contributions of money

6. From where does Luther believe salvation comes?
(a) through good deeds
(b) through the Word
(c) through the hymns
(d) through the priest

7. What does Luther think when Carlstadt attacks images and church music?
(a) that Carlstadt is envious of Luther's prominence
(b) that Cralstadt is being legalistic
(c) that Carlstadt is wrong
(d) that Carlstadt is right

8. Why does Thomas Muntzer not concern himself with the struggle to get right with God?
(a) because he is not sure there is a God
(b) because he is a believer in predestination
(c) because he believes one cannot be wrong with God
(d) because he thinks it isn't a struggle

9. In what areas does Luther excel?
(a) in politics and bringing differing sides to the bargaining table
(b) in public education and training new scribe in translation
(c) marriage counselling and preaching on Sundays
(d) preaching sermons, translating the Bible, lecturing in class hall, and praying in the upper room

10. What does Luther say about the life of a Christian?
(a) that the Christian lives in constant fear
(b) that the Christian lives not for himself, but for God and others
(c) that the Christian is free to do whatever he pleases
(d) that the Christian has the greatest chance of offending God

11. What pleases Luther upon his return?
(a) that the Diet has stopped looking for him
(b) that no one remembers him
(c) the reform taking place
(d) that his works are being circulated

12. What distressed Luther back in Wittenberg?
(a) that his friends have turned against him
(b) that he is placed under house arrest
(c) that his tracts have not been published
(d) that he is no longer relevant to the people

13. How can Luther be described above all other outstanding attributes he possesses?
(a) a man of letters
(b) a man of prayer
(c) a man of generosity
(d) a man obsessed

14. What is a matter of difference between Luther and Katherine?
(a) finances
(b) child discipline
(c) communication
(d) dietary preferences

15. What psychological symptom does Luther often suffer?
(a) depression
(b) paranoia
(c) schizophrenia
(d) psychosis

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Luther get drawn into politics during the Peasant War?

2. What does Luther get from his family life?

3. What does Bainton suggest was Luther's contribution to the German language?

4. What does Luther continue to stress in his teaching?

5. Why does Luther resist getting married?

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