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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Corroborating Evidence.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Blomberg's example, why did people memorize the Old Testament?
(a) Because they were instructed to do so.
(b) Histories were passed down orally.
(c) There was nothing else for entertainment.
(d) Because they were very intelligent.
2. What reason does Blomberg give for accepting the gospels as testimony in Strobel's case for Christ?
(a) He had a vision that told him the information was solid.
(b) It's the only information that's really available.
(c) Sometimes it is important to have faith in things unknown.
(d) Anything other than an accurate portrayal of historical events would negate their message.
3. Which historian claims that Matthew and Peter are the authors of the gospels?
4. How does the Chicago crime leader in the author's example get a not-guilty verdict in court?
(a) He has the key witness killed.
(b) He has three witnesses killed.
(c) He bribes the judge.
(d) He bribes the jury.
5. What is the author's religious belief/preference as he begins his quest for knowledge?
Short Answer Questions
1. Metzger compares the Bible to what era of other literature?
2. What reliability does the author also look to prove about the gospel based on corroborating evidence outside of the Bible?
3. How many years can the core beliefs of the Bible be traced back in relation to the death of Jesus?
4. What does Strobel discover when he reads some of the works that have been excluded from the New Testament?
5. Who, according to the writings of Josephus, was responsible for the crucifixion of Jesus?
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