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Lee Strobel
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many experts does the author interview?
(a) 12.
(b) 13.
(c) 11.
(d) 10.

2. Why does the author hold testimony from Josephus' writings with high regard?
(a) Because Josephus was the only writer of his time to use a type of paper that would not disintegrate over time.
(b) Because Josephus' works regarding the Jewish wars have been proven historically accurate through archeology.
(c) Josephus was who he learned about in college.
(d) Because Josephus' works regarding Jesus have been proven.

3. What was the most important aspect of the documents Strobel discovered?
(a) They boosted his career.
(b) They were authentic.
(c) They were given to him by an insider snitch.
(d) They were created just for him.

4. According to The Five Gospels, how many pillars must one follow to become a biblical scholar?
(a) 33.
(b) 10.
(c) 7.
(d) 5.

5. 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) Paraphrase, abridgment, explanatory additions, selection, and omission.
(c) Personal differences and priorities.
(d) Fire, ice, water, and air.

6. What is the first test the author applies to decide whether it is the gospel writers' intention to preserve history accurately?
(a) Intention test.
(b) Authorship test.
(c) Originality test.
(d) Plagarism test.

7. What historic figure, other than Jesus, was said to have raised people from the dead?
(a) John the Baptist.
(b) Aurelius.
(c) Apollonius.
(d) Tacticus.

8. What do the clues left at a crime scene help investigators determine?
(a) Where the next crime will occur.
(b) The criminal's psychological makeup.
(c) The reason for the crime.
(d) Why the crime occured.

9. Who was the second person to record that Peter's firsthand accounts were accurate?
(a) Papias.
(b) Peter himself.
(c) Jesus.
(d) Mark.

10. When was the fifth gospel written?
(a) In the first century.
(b) At the time of Jesus' birth.
(c) In the second century.
(d) At the time of Jesus' death.

11. What does Strobel discover when he reads some of the works that have been excluded from the New Testament?
(a) They are written by people who were not apostles.
(b) They are too far removed from the time Jesus actually lived and walked the earth.
(c) They are informative but not interesting.
(d) They are interesting but not informative.

12. What role does the author encourage the reader to take?
(a) Bailiff.
(b) Juror.
(c) Prosecutor.
(d) Defendant.

13. What did the sign above Jesus' head on the cross read?
(a) Son of God.
(b) Save Me, Father.
(c) King of Jews.
(d) I Am The One.

14. What was the purpose of the gospel writers?
(a) To gain favor with Jesus.
(b) To interpret the Old Testament.
(c) To try to capture for history what actually happened.
(d) To fulfill a promise to God.

15. Which of the author's interviewees has experience as an archeological expert in the Middle East?
(a) Boyd.
(b) McDonald.
(c) Strobel.
(d) McRay.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the author's fear as he begins to face Christianity?

2. Who, in Blomberg's example, memorized the Old Testament?

3. Metzger compares the Bible to what era of other literature?

4. Why aren't all accounts of the gospel exactly alike, according to Blomberg?

5. What did Josephus' writings prove?

(see the answer keys)

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