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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the old woman feed Jesus?
(a) She is afraid of what he might do if she doesn't feed him.
(b) She is embittered that the monastery took her son.
(c) She knows that he is the Messiah.
(d) She knows that there is something special about him.
2. What does Jesus say to the mob that wants to stone Mary Magdalene?
(a) They cannot stone her without first conducting a fair trial.
(b) Working on the Sabbath is not a sin worthy of a stoning.
(c) If they want to stone her, they will have to stone him as well.
(d) Only one who is sinless may throw the first stone.
3. Who is the first person to be executed in the novel?
(c) The Zealot.
(d) John the Baptist.
4. What is Jesus unable to vanquish?
5. Who visits Jesus in Chapter 1?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jesus's quiet and elusive nature make Jacob suspect about him?
2. Why does Jesus get trapped in Magdala?
3. What is the rabbi's usual cry to God?
4. After hearing what Jesus says to Simeon, what does Jesus's mother do?
5. What does Jesus wonder about his dreams?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jesus's mother feel when she sees Jesus carrying the cross at the beginning of the novel?
2. Why does the mob chase Mary Magdalene to Capernaum?
3. What happens between Jesus and Mary Magdalene at sunset, on Jesus's first night in Magdala?
4. Where does Jesus go in Chapter 6?
5. What does Jesus say to comfort the poor in Capernaum, who look to him for guidance?
6. Why does Judas decide not to kill Jesus at the monastery?
7. What does the Zealot do immediately before and during his crucifixion?
8. What transpires between Jesus and Ananias?
9. At the beginning of the novel, how does Jesus feel about God's demands that he preach the Kingdom of Heaven?
10. What does Simeon advise Jesus to do, in Chapter 10, and how does Jesus respond?
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