When God Was a Woman Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. ___________ sacrifices are important to the Levite rites as to the Brahmins, according to Stone.
(a) Goat
(b) Weapon
(c) Virgin
(d) Fire

2. The __________ at the time of Moses were the first to demand virginity until marriage for all women, according to Stone.
(a) Hittites
(b) Luvrites
(c) Canaanites
(d) Levites

3. Anath buries _____ and avenges him gruesomely, and then allows him to re-enter the world of the living.
(a) Anubis
(b) Horus
(c) Baal
(d) Baat

4. By Babylonian times, kinds are still appointed by _________ but not put to death, according to Stone.
(a) Isthar
(b) Abraham
(c) Inanna
(d) Jeusut

5. Who is the military hero in the tales of Gilgamesh, as the stories continue?
(a) Inanna
(b) Gilgamesh
(c) Athena
(d) Enkidu

6. The _________ regard themselves as racially superior to the conquered peoples which helps to explain other texts.
(a) Hittites
(b) Aryans
(c) Hebrews
(d) Egyptians

7. King ____________ is threatened with the loss of his kingdom for forsaking Yahweh and worshiping Ashtoreth.
(a) Jeroboam
(b) David
(c) Matthew
(d) Solomon

8. Who sees a vision of a mysterious figure at the temple fate who tells of 'filthy things' going on inside?
(a) Moses
(b) Solomon
(c) David
(d) Ezekiel

9. The ___________, an incarnation of the Goddess, takes not a permanent husband, but rather annual lovers or consorts.
(a) Mother
(b) Virgin
(c) Priestess
(d) Crone

10. Yahweh may be derived from the Sanskrit meaning ____________, according to some scholars.
(a) Everything
(b) Control
(c) Male
(d) Everflowing

11. On the Nile, the king is killed when his health or his __________ fails, according to Stone.
(a) Armor
(b) Coffer
(c) Virility
(d) Battle strength

12. ______________ reflects a political ideology in which a single person rules, while _______________ images the communal attitude.
(a) Matriarchy; Patriarchy
(b) Monotheism; Polytheism
(c) Polytheism; Monotheism
(d) Monotheism; Patriarchy

13. Isis and ___________ are still widely worshiped in the Greco-Roman world at the time of the Apostle Paul.
(a) Iris
(b) Menus
(c) Artemis
(d) Athena

14. After the division of the Hebrew states, Baal, the storm god, assimilates with the Goddess _____________.
(a) Isis
(b) Tammuz
(c) Astarte
(d) Inanna

15. In an Iranian tale, __________ is warned that people have sinned, so he should build a vara, or fortress to protect civlization.
(a) Rulith
(b) Akhmed
(c) Yarus
(d) Yima

Short Answer Questions

1. Stone believes women were the first to connect ___________ and reproduction and to integrate the reality into religion.

2. Instead of the king being put to death, he is stripped and humiliated in public during the _____________.

3. Who is Abraham's wife who ends up dying at some point of their marriage and who Abraham buries?

4. The changing of Jacob's name to __________ may suggest they understand their ancestry is symbolic rather than biological.

5. In Anatolia, ____________ declares that once a man has slept with a Goddess, he may never sleep with a woman.

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