Mid-Book Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which centuries decided almost unanimously which books to include in the New Testament?
(a) The first five.
(b) The first one.
(c) The first ten.
(d) The first two.
2. How has 40 years of research affected Yamauchi's faith?
(a) He is no longer a Christian.
(b) It opened his mind to other beliefs.
(c) It weakend it.
(d) It strengthened it.
3. Which biblical writer corroborates the life of Jesus?
(a) King James.
4. What do the clues left at a crime scene help investigators determine?
(a) The criminal's psychological makeup.
(b) The reason for the crime.
(c) Where the next crime will occur.
(d) Why the crime occured.
5. What reason does Blomberg give for accepting the gospels as testimony in Strobel's case for Christ?
(a) Sometimes it is important to have faith in things unknown.
(b) It's the only information that's really available.
(c) Anything other than an accurate portrayal of historical events would negate their message.
(d) He had a vision that told him the information was solid.
6. Does Witherington believe Jesus saw himself as the son of God?
(a) Not enough information is avaialble.
(c) Jesus thought he was, but did not know for certain.
7. To which Bible passage does 4Q521 refer?
(a) Acts 1:23.
(b) John 3:16.
(c) Exodus 20:11.
(d) Isiaiah 61.
8. What kinds of eyewitness accounts does Strobel seek?
(a) People who go to church.
(b) People who do not believe in Jesus.
(c) People who personally interacted with Jesus.
(d) People who witnessed the murder of a preacher.
9. Who, in Blomberg's example, memorized the Old Testament?
(a) The apostles.
10. What creates doubt regarding the authorship of the Gospel of John?
(a) There are three Johns, and no one knows which one wrote it.
(b) Reference to the apostle John and John the Elder.
(c) At one point in a verse, it makes reference to John.
(d) If Saul changed his name to Paul, he likely went by John as well.
11. What find provides a wealth of information regarding Jewish culture and customs?
(a) A census report.
(b) John's manuscript in Egypt.
(c) The Dead Sea Scrolls.
(d) The Shroud of Turin.
12. When were the apostle Paul's letters written?
(a) After Acts.
(b) Before Jesus was born.
(c) Before any of the gospels.
(d) Just before Revelations.
13. What do Jesus' relationship with God and his miracles demonstrate?
(a) That he is more than just a good guy.
(b) That he is indeed the Messiah.
(c) That he is king of the Jews.
(d) What life in Heaven will be like.
14. In the introduction, how long do we learn was the author's spiritual journey?
(a) 24 months.
(b) 2 months.
(c) 12 months.
(d) 20 months.
15. What, according to Blomberg, is proof that there is no error in the gospels?
(a) There is no proof.
(b) Because he has faith that it is correct.
(c) Because the Bible has not been changed in thousands of years.
(d) Because, historically, if an error were made when reciting history, someone would correct the mistake and preserve the truth.
Short Answer Questions
1. What role does the author encourage the reader to take?
2. Which of the assumed writers of the gospels, according to both liberal and conservative scholars, is considered to be an accurate historian?
3. Who first recorded that Peter's firsthand accounts were accurate?
4. What does Strobel discover when he reads some of the works that have been excluded from the New Testament?
5. How far back do some manuscript fragments date the book of John?
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