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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Amos speak out against that differed from Hosea?
(a) Accumulation of wealth.
(b) Infidelity.
(c) Negligence.
(d) Injustice.

2. What does Heschel say that Habakkuk is tormented by?
(a) The fact that God allows evil to prevail.
(b) The idolatry of the people.
(c) The lack of listening to the prophets.
(d) The great lack of worshipping the true God.

3. Hosea describes Israel as the unfaithful wife and God as Israel's what?
(a) Son.
(b) Husband.
(c) Leader.
(d) Father.

4. How long is the book of Habakkuk?
(a) Longer than Jeremiah.
(b) Longest book of "The Prophets".
(c) 10 chapters.
(d) A few chapters.

5. For what does Heschel say God wants his people to obey?
(a) Out of fear.
(b) Out of obedience.
(c) Because they want to.
(d) Out of love.

6. In the Old Testament, sacrifices were part of the people's what?
(a) Way of showing remorse.
(b) Way of showing how much they owned.
(c) Way of worship.
(d) Way of honoring their dead families.

7. Why does Heschel use quotes from other books of the Bible?
(a) To show continuity.
(b) To provide background.
(c) To prove his point.
(d) To prove he knows about the Bible.

8. Jeremiah felt that his time was one of what?
(a) Change.
(b) Destruction.
(c) Fluidity.
(d) Emergency.

9. Prophets rebuked the inhabitants of cities for things that others would have called what?
(a) Sinful.
(b) Unjust.
(c) Acceptable.
(d) Wondrous.

10. Prophets were hypersensitive to what?
(a) Things that offended God.
(b) Expensive habits.
(c) Religious fanatics.
(d) People calling them crazy.

11. What country did Israel ask for help and protection from Assyria during the time of Isaiah?
(a) Egypt.
(b) Mesopotamia.
(c) Babylon.
(d) Syria.

12. What was another name for Hosea?
(a) Odem.
(b) Joseph.
(c) Ephraim.
(d) Elisha.

13. What did Mesha sacrifice to appease his idols during wartime?
(a) Incense.
(b) Animals.
(c) His daughter.
(d) His son.

14. How does Heschel describe freedom?
(a) As a right of man.
(b) As a gift from man to God.
(c) As a benefit for humans.
(d) As a gift from God to man.

15. What does Heschel use to solidify his facts about the prophets?
(a) Other parts of the Bible.
(b) His opinions.
(c) The prophets' own words.
(d) Opinions of others.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Heschel say the prophets had to endure?

2. What social ill did Hosea primarily speak out against?

3. Heschel says that prophets have a duty to what?

4. The prophets were outraged because of what?

5. According to Heschel, the land at the time of the prophets had judges and laws but they were both without what?

(see the answer keys)

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