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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Scientific Evidence.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are the three parts into which the author chooses to break the book?
(a) Study, discuss, evaluate.
(b) Interview, listen, and read.
(c) Question, study, and focus.
(d) Examine, analyze, and research.
2. What was the purpose of the gospel writers?
(a) To fulfill a promise to God.
(b) To gain favor with Jesus.
(c) To try to capture for history what actually happened.
(d) To interpret the Old Testament.
3. What creates doubt regarding the authorship of the Gospel of John?
(a) At one point in a verse, it makes reference to John.
(b) If Saul changed his name to Paul, he likely went by John as well.
(c) There are three Johns, and no one knows which one wrote it.
(d) Reference to the apostle John and John the Elder.
4. According to Blomberg's example, why did people memorize the Old Testament?
(a) Histories were passed down orally.
(b) Because they were instructed to do so.
(c) Because they were very intelligent.
(d) There was nothing else for entertainment.
5. What is the second test the author applies to decide whether it is the gospel writers' intention to preserve history accurately?
(a) The Practicality test.
(b) The Originality test.
(c) The Ability test.
(d) The Intention test.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which historian claims that Matthew and Peter are the authors of the gospels?
2. What is the author's religious belief/preference as he begins his quest for knowledge?
3. What did Josephus write?
4. How many years can the core beliefs of the Bible be traced back in relation to the death of Jesus?
5. Which of the author's interviewees has experience as an archeological expert in the Middle East?
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