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Lee Strobel
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who, in Blomberg's example, memorized the Old Testament?
(a) Methusalah.
(b) The apostles.
(c) Rabbis.
(d) Noah.

2. On what is the current Bible based on?
(a) Ideals that are no longer valued.
(b) A Japanese-based translation.
(c) New translators.
(d) Copies of copies of copies.

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

4. The author interviews a witness in his case for Christ from which federal agency?
(a) The Treasury Department.
(b) Homeland Security.
(c) Federal Bureau of Investigation.
(d) The Surgeon General.

5. What reliability does the author also look to prove about the gospel based on corroborating evidence outside of the Bible?
(a) Theoretical.
(b) Theological.
(c) Historical.
(d) Logical.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the second person to record that Peter's firsthand accounts were accurate?

2. Why does Metzger say discrepancies in the New Testament are inconsequential?

3. The author searches for truth based on what?

4. What kinds of eyewitness accounts does Strobel seek?

5. What was the purpose of the gospel writers?

Short Essay Questions

1. How many parts does the author break the book into and what does he title them?

2. What is the author's professional background?

3. How does the author's witness explain inaccuracies found in the New Testament?

4. Who was Luke and what did he write?

5. Why are stories about Apollonius raising the dead looked upon as legend while the same types of stories about Jesus are viewed as truth?

6. Why is Luke's writing in the gospel highly regarded?

7. Why did Herod order baby boys to be killed?

8. What is the importance of the apostle Luke to historians?

9. Does archeology contradict or confirm the reliability of the gospels?

10. According to the author's witness testimony, why was Jesus reserved about telling the public that he was the Messiah?

(see the answer keys)

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