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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Scientific Evidence.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which elements are to blame for inconsistencies in the gospels, according to Blomberg?
(a) The limited means of communications and the lack of mass-produced books.
(b) Personal differences and priorities.
(c) Fire, ice, water, and air.
(d) Paraphrase, abridgment, explanatory additions, selection, and omission.
2. What does the author say the reader must set aside while reading the book?
(a) Knowledge and power.
(b) Predeterminations and predictions.
(c) Skepticism and sarcasm.
(d) Preconceptions and prejudices.
3. Which science does not dispute the gospels but instead confirms their reliability?
4. How does the eyewitness discussed in Chapter 1, Part 1 save his own life?
(a) By talking his way out of a bad situation.
(b) By pretending to be dead.
(c) By lying in court.
(d) By handing over his wallet.
5. Which gospel outlines the purpose of its writing as "These are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name"?
Short Answer Questions
1. Metzger compares the Bible to what era of other literature?
2. How far back do some manuscript fragments date the book of John?
3. What kinds of eyewitness accounts does Strobel seek?
4. What advantage does Metzger cite for the New Testament?
5. What was the most important aspect of the documents Strobel discovered?
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