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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 1-5.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Jesus's mother embarrassed when the cross is hoisted for the first execution in the novel?
(a) Jesus is too weak to hoist the cross.
(b) The cross Jesus made tilts.
(c) The crowd taunts Jesus for making the cross.
(d) The man who is to be executed spits on Jesus.
2. What does Jesus wonder about his dreams?
(a) What he has to do to make them stop.
(b) Whether it is God or the Devil who visits him.
(c) Whether he is really the Chosen One.
(d) Why he has them.
3. What does Simeon say to the men who move to block Jesus's path, as he carries the cross he built?
(a) He says nothing.
(b) He tells them not to impede God's will.
(c) He encourages them.
(d) He threatens them.
4. What does Simeon reveal to reassure the people?
(a) God has assured him that he will live to see the Messiah.
(b) The Israelites will be successful in their revolt against the Romans.
(c) Jesus is the Messiah.
(d) Jerusalem will be restored to its former glory.
5. What kind of invisible animal does Jesus feel sinking its claws into his skull?
(a) An owl.
(b) A dove.
(c) A vulture.
(d) A falcon.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Jesus in his dreams?
2. What does Jesus's visitor try to persuade him to do in Chapter 1?
3. What does the crowd do to taunt Jesus in Chapter 1?
4. What does Jesus tell Simeon when he arrives home and finds Simeon there?
5. What is the rabbi's usual cry to God?
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