The Case for Christ Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Jesus, what do his miracles foreshadow?
(a) Greater works that the humans will do when he goes to Heaven.
(b) A whole nation.
(c) The coming of the Kingdom of God.
(d) A healthier tomorrow.

2. Why aren't all accounts of the gospel exactly alike, according to Blomberg?
(a) Because the written ones were lost.
(b) Because different writers are impacted by different events.
(c) Because oral histories are not word for word.
(d) Because they are not vaild.

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

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

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

6. According to Blomberg's example, why did people memorize the Old Testament?
(a) Because they were very intelligent.
(b) There was nothing else for entertainment.
(c) Because they were instructed to do so.
(d) Histories were passed down orally.

7. When were the apostle Paul's letters written?
(a) Just before Revelations.
(b) Before any of the gospels.
(c) Before Jesus was born.
(d) After Acts.

8. What does the author say the reader must set aside while reading the book?
(a) Skepticism and sarcasm.
(b) Preconceptions and prejudices.
(c) Predeterminations and predictions.
(d) Knowledge and power.

9. What can archeology prove in relation to the Bible?
(a) That Jesus was the son of God.
(b) That Jesus was not the son of God.
(c) That Christ's birth was really in April.
(d) That some historic aspects are true.

10. 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"?
(a) Matthew.
(b) Luke.
(c) John.
(d) Mark.

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

12. Which of the assumed writers of the gospels, according to both liberal and conservative scholars, is considered to be an accurate historian?
(a) John the Baptist.
(b) Luke.
(c) Mark.
(d) Matthew.

13. When was Jesus clear about his identity?
(a) When being baptised.
(b) In large crowds while healing.
(c) In private times with the apostles.
(d) When praying.

14. According to Witherington, why does Jesus shy away from claiming to be the son of God?
(a) He didn't want the resposiblity right away.
(b) He didn't want to get stoned.
(c) The Jews would have declared it blasphemy.
(d) He wasn't sure himself.

15. What does Jesus call God to show a personal relationship with him?
(a) Abba.
(b) Dad.
(c) Allah.
(d) Father.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Josephus' writings prove?

2. What crime was Jeffry McDonald accused of committing?

3. The author searches for truth based on what?

4. Of the disciples, how many of the remaining 11 willingly met torturous deaths rather than recant their beliefs?

5. What creates doubt regarding the authorship of the Gospel of John?

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