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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do the disciples appear at the thought of eating and drinking Jesus' body and blood?
2. How does Caiaphas reply?
3. Of what does a woman poised next to a fire accuse Peter?
4. What does Jesus predict about one of them?
5. What is Mary Magdalene doing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Males are selected as disciples.
Part 1) Why are males selected? Do women serve any purpose for Jesus? If so, what? If not, why not?
Part 2) What does this reveal about society at the time?
Part 3) Are these men special? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
The stage production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an updated version of the Biblical story.
Part 1) Why has this story been updated? Was this necessary? Why or why not?
Part 2) What message does this updated version send, besides the known story?
Part 3) How could audiences of the 1960s and 1970s relate to this story? Is it still relevant today? Why or why not? Would you suggest another updating? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
In Act 1, Scene 13, the council members and Judas are all in black.
Part 1) Why are they all in black? What does it symbolize? What does this reveal about Judas?
Part 2) What takes place in this scene? Could Judas' actions have been prevented? Why or why not?
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