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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Test | Final Test - Hard

Christopher Moore
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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the final Magus use in order to show he is capable of turning one thing into something larger?



2. The number of twelve apostles corresponds to the twelve ___________ of Israel.



3. Joshua tells Biff about the _____________ that Melchior is teaching him, while Biff talks about Kashmir.



4. Bartholomew prefers the company of __________, who are not allowed at the wedding, which is why he is not invited along.



5. What does Biff notice missing from the construction of Balthesar's home, which confuses Biff?



Essay Topics

Christian faith is built upon the content of the Bible, and LAMB seems to add more dimension to the stories Christians already know.

Part 1: How does speculating about the content of the Bible cause a person's faith to be altered?

Part 2: Do you think it's "right" to guess about events which surround the Bible? Why or why not?

Part 3: Do you think a person will feel closer to the people of the Bible after reading LAMB ? Why or why not?

The theme of relationships is one the pervades the entire book, giving the reader a chance to see different relationships at work - and how these relationships affect other events in the book.

Part 1: What is the importance of the relationship between Biff and Joshua?

Part 2: What is the importance of the relationship between Joshua and Maggie? Between Biff and Maggie?

Part 3: Why do you think the relationship between Joshua and a best friend is introduced to the stories of the Bible in this book? What does this relationship provide for the role of Joshua? For the reader?

What's most curious to a reader is that Joshua might be the Messiah, but he is not without flaws. He does make mistakes and has to learn lessons.

Part 1: Why do you think Joshua blinds the guard? What were his motives?

Part 2: What is the value in showing that Joshua is not without flaws? Would it have been better to show that he was perfect? Why or why not?

Part 3: Why do you think Moore kept Joshua slightly human-like in terms of his emotional behaviors?

(see the answer keys)

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