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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was Jesus when he left Nazareth?
2. How long ago did Dickens say Jesus had been born?
3. Where did Dickens say Jesus was while he was writing this book?
4. Why did Joseph and Mary travel when Mary was pregnant?
5. What did John eat?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Simon's occupation before he became an Apostle?
2. What caused Jesus to do his first miracle?
3. How does Dickens say he knew about the goodness of Heaven?
4. How did John react when Jesus asked him to baptize him?
5. What was Jesus doing when Mary found him after he had been left behind at the temple?
6. How did the wise men know about the birth of Jesus?
7. What were the names of the Apostles?
8. Where was Jesus born, and why?
9. What did Dickens compare Jerusalem to, and why?
10. What was Jesus's first miracle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What were Dickens's reasons for writing this book, and how did this purpose affect the tone of the narrative?
Essay Topic 2
Angels appeared a number of times in this book. What are some of these instances, and what roles did the angels serve in those situations?
Essay Topic 3
Why did Pilate have Jesus scourged, and what did this reveal about his feelings for Jesus?
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