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BIBL 104 Quiz The Bible, The Old Testament, and The Pentateuch

  1. The Major Prophets are twelve separate compositions in our English Bible, but they appear as a single “Book of the Twelve” in the Hebrew Bible.
  2. The last three Minor Prophets are focused on the Jewish exiles who have returned from Babylon to rebuild the tabernacle and reestablish Jerusalem.
  3. The thematic focus of Nehemiah is rebuilding the Temple.
  4. The turning point in the book of Numbers is
  5. The Historical Books extend from the book of Joshua to the book of Esther.
  6. and ____________ were the two faithful spies who believed God would deliver Canaan into the hands of Israel.
  7. 1–2 Kings details the Kings of Israel and Judah.
  8. In Moses’ ___________ sermon in Deuteronomy, he seeks to invoke covenant renewal on the part of the second generation by reminding them of what God did for Israel.
  9. In Deuteronomy, Moses explains the intent of the Ten Commandments as an ___________ motivation toward godly behavior in the civil, social, and ceremonial life of Israel.
  10. The JEDP Theory asserts that anonymous editors compiled the Pentateuch from four documents long after the time of Moses.
  11. When Moses reflects on the second generation of Israel, the present generation in front of him, he points them to
  12. In the third major sermon in Deuteronomy Moses continues with his theme of covenant renewal by forecasting Israel’s
  13. The book of Hosea underscores God’s unquenchable love.
  14. Deuteronomy focuses on covenant renewal.
  15. The book of Jonah centers around the consequences for individual disobedience.
  16. The book of Haggai deals with the theme, “repent of sin.”
  17. Leviticus describes the religious system of worship that was given at Mt. Carmel.
  18. Despite God’s promise that Abraham would have a son from his “own body,” Sarah insisted they use Hagar their Egyptian slave as a surrogate mother. Together Abraham and Hagar had a child named _____________ became the ancestor of the Arab peoples.
  19. In Exodus, God’s miraculous provisions included the
  20. Genesis is the book of Beginnings.
  21. Moses died and was buried
  22. The biblical description of creation is___________________ and by the power of God’s spoken word.
  23. From Jacob’s son ______________ would come the messianic line of Christ.
  24. The book of Malachi deals with the theme, “rebuild the Temple.”
  25. According to Leviticus, there were ____________ religious feasts that were to be celebrated in the Spring and Fall.
  26. The book of Habakkuk presents the destruction of Babylon.
  27. The book of Joel deals with the day of the Lord.
  28. Deuteronomy provides instructions for the new generation of Israelites as they prepare to enter Canaan in fulfillment of God’s promises.
  29. The book of Obadiah relates the doom of Nineveh.
  30. After Jacob’s descendants migrated into Egypt, they began to experience numerical growth. This growth emphasizes
  31. The Shema involves loving God with all one’s heart and the totality of one’s being and
  32. The events surrounding the death of Moses were probably written by
  33. The _______________ plagues were intended to show Yahweh’s superiority over the gods of Egypt and Pharaoh himself.
  34. The book of _______________ tells the story of the wilderness journey. It serves as a travel diary of the Israelites after the exodus.
  35. In Numbers, the Israelites were given divine guidance in
  36. Altogether the Minor Prophets are a collection of messages to Israel and Judah that serve both as predictions of judgment and as promises of hope for the future.
  37. The dispersion of the nations occurred
  38. The book of Job deals with questions related to suffering.
  39. Moses selected _____________ men, one from each ancestral tribe, to scout out the land of Canaan in advance.
  40. The first five books of the Bible are known as the Torah.
  41. The first five books of the Bible trace the actions of God in history from the creation of the world until the death of Joshua.
  42. In the book of Amos God’s ultimate justice is an area of focus.
  43. 1–2 Samuel thematically focuses on Kings and Priests.
  44. The __________________ represented how God was to dwell among His people and how the nation would fellowship with God
  45. A theme to the book of Judges is “The Struggle”.
  46. Genesis concludes with Israel in Canaan.
  47. According to the book of Numbers, people could also be sanctified through the __________ Blessing assuring them of God’s continued grace upon them.
  48. The messages of the Major Prophets remind us that God holds all nations accountable for their behavior and policies.
  49. In Moses’ speeches in Deuteronomy he unfolds the essence of the covenant in the form of
  50. The books of 1–2 Chronicles offers a priestly perspective.

BIBL 104 Quiz The Old Testament Books of History

  1. As Samuel aged, the people of Israel insisted that they should select a king “like all the other nations.
  2. In the books of Kings, the various kings of the nation are evaluated by the Abrahamic, Mosaic, and Davidic covenants so the exiles will learn from this history and be deterred from future covenant disobedience.
  3. While Joshua prepared to attack Jericho he
  4. According to our textbook, one reason for the northern kingdom’s downfall is their intermarriage with pagan nations.
  5. Ruth plays an important role in the history of the Old Testament as the great grandmother of
  6. In Joshua’s farewell address he explains to the people of Israel that they will remain in Canaan and prosper in the land only when they comply with the Mosaic covenant.
  7. The book of Judges concludes with a civil war in Israel that almost exterminated the tribe of
  8. The Judge ______________ tore down his father’s Baal altar that was kept on the family farm.
  9. According to our textbook, _______________ is obvious throughout the book of Esther.
  10. The Judge ___________, was a left-handed Benjamite, who assassinated King Eglon with a dagger.
  11. 2 Samuel records only the highlights and positive episodes in King David’s reign.
  12. Half of the tribe of Manasseh settled land on the East bank of the Jordan River.
  13. According to our textbook, the uniqueness of Samson was
  14. In the north, Jeroboam built two sanctuaries (temples or high places) at
  15. God’s promise to Abraham that He would bless all nations begins to come to fruition through Boaz and Ruth.
  16. served as the nation’s religious headquarters for about 300 years.
  17. The books of _____________ form the transition from the era of the judges to that of the kings.
  18. Through idolatry, the apostate tribe of ______________ not only abandoned its God-given inheritance but forsook the Lord as well.
  19. The book of _____________ shows how God providentially acted so that His people could return to their land and rebuild their temple.
  20. Through the birth of ____________ to Ruth and Boaz, Naomi’s prior emptiness and bitterness is reversed.
  21. Ahab and his wife Jezebel were wicked rulers in the Northern Kingdom.
  22. ______________ was not a Judge in Israel.
  23. Nehemiah’s covenant enforcement took the form of excluding foreigners from the assembly, removing Tobiah from the temple, restoring the Levitical tithes, stopping Sabbath breaking, and disciplining those who had intermarried with pagans.
  24. refused to go and confront the Canaanites unless ____________ came with into the battle.
  25. Each cycle in the book of Judges portrays a downward spiral. This spiral includes Jephthah’s immoral relationship with foreign women.
  26. Saul was from the tribe of Benjamin and not Judah. Thus, he could not be the rightful King of Israel.
  27. In the _______________ campaign, the town of Jericho was captured.
  28. The book of _____________ shows how the remnant were motivated to “rise up and build” Jerusalem’s walls.
  29. The Judge _________________ made a rash vow to the Lord saying, “whatever” came out of his house to greet him upon his return from battle “will belong to the Lord, and I will offer it as a burnt offering.”
  30. Whose bones were buried in the Promised Land at Shechem?
  31. Solomon’s ________________ turned him away from wholeheartedly following the Lord.
  32. The emphasis on true worship in 1 & 2 Chronicles explains why the word “___________” is found thirty-two times.
  33. The major theological theme of 1–2 Chronicles is the importance of true worship.
  34. The Jewish Feast of ____________ originates in the story of Esther.
  35. Each cycle in the book of Judges portrays a downward spiral. This spiral includes Gideon’s foolish vow.
  36. Ruth’s kinsman redeemer was
  37. The political capital of the Northern tribes was at
  38. Under the principle of ___________________, the next of kin of a deceased man was to marry his widow and produce an offspring in order to prevent the deceased man’s lineage and name from dying out.
  39. According to our textbook, one reason for the northern kingdom’s downfall is that they rejected the covenant itself.
  40. As a Gentile who marries a Hebrew from Bethlehem, Ruth pictures the love of God for both Hebrews and Gentiles.
  41. Each cycle in the book of Judges portrays a downward spiral. This spiral includes Samson’s disdain for his Nazarite vow.
  42. Elijah’s prophetic successor was Elisha.
  43. When the nation of Israel divided, the Kingdom to the south was known as
  44. David captures Jerusalem from the Jebusites and moves the Ark of the Covenant there.
  45. Elijah, the lone prophet of God, confronted the 450 prophets of Baal on
  46. In the ________________ campaign, God sent a hailstorm in order to defeat Israel’s enemies.
  47. So prosperous was Solomon that God expanded Israel’s borders to the degree originally promised in the Abrahamic covenant and reaffirmed to Joshua.
  48. According to our textbook, the story of _____________ is a ray of hope during the period of the Judges.
  49. The tribe of Dan settled land on the East bank of the Jordan River.
  50. The tribe of Reuben settled land on the East bank of the Jordan River.

BIBL 104 Quiz The Old Testament Books of Wisdom and Poetry

  1. According to our textbook, the value of _______________ is a reoccurring theme or motif found throughout the book of Ecclesiastes.
  2. According to our textbook, _________________ is one of the more popular topics in the book of Proverbs.
  3. Job accuses God of prejudice and curses the day of his birth.
  4. According to our textbook, _________________ is one of the more popular topics in the book of Proverbs.
  5. According to our textbook, Job’s three friends are commended for their companionship but are condemned for their false accusations and misguided theology.
  6. “The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.” (Prov. 10:18) is an example of
  7. According to our textbook, perhaps the greatest benefit the believer can gain by studying the Song of Songs is the reminder that love is a gift from God and should be enjoyed as a gift.
  8. “Genuine righteousness leads to life, but pursuing evil leads to death.” (Prov. 11:19) is an example of
  9. The focus of the Proverbs is heavenly rather than earthly.
  10. The book of Proverbs consistently presents the sluggard as a fool and the diligent person as wise.
  11. Proverbs are typically based on education and knowledge.
  12. According to our textbook, _____________________ is a reoccurring theme or motif found throughout the book of Ecclesiastes.
  13. According to our textbook, _________________ is one of the more popular topics in the book of Proverbs.
  14. Historically, the most common method used in interpreting the Song of Songs was to treat the Song as an allegory of God’s love for Israel.
  15. “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it” (Prov. 22:6). This wisdom holds true as a general rule, not an absolute promise.
  16. The Hebrew word hevel, literally means
  17. According to our textbook, the _____________________ is a reoccurring theme or motif found throughout the book of Ecclesiastes.
  18. According to our textbook, _________________ is one of the more popular topics in the book of Proverbs.
  19. The title “Song of Songs” can literally be translated from the Hebrew “The Greatest Song of Solomon.”
  20. ___________________ predictively refer to Christ, the anointed messianic King.
  21. are prayers that celebrate the special relationship between the Lord and the house of the Davidic king.
  22. In Proverbs child-rearing is a family affair but discipline begins with the individual.
  23. According to our textbook, the _____________________ is a reoccurring theme or motif found throughout the book of Ecclesiastes.
  24. The list of individuals who composed material in the Psalms includes Solomon.
  25. “Pride comes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall.” (Prov. 16:18) is an example of
  26. The list of individuals who composed material in the Psalms includes Saul.
  27. A _________________ is a prayer offered in times of trouble, pleading for God’s help, intervention, and deliverance.
  28. The ______________ are songs of praise the people sang as they made pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
  29. The list of individuals who composed material in the Psalms includes David.
  30. Most English Bibles translate “Qohelet” as
  31. The psalms are divided into _____________ books.
  32. Job’s friends respond to his suffering by saying, “Why don’t you curse God and die?”
  33. According to our textbook, the expression “_______________” refers to the activities of man as observed and experienced from a human perspective.
  34. Proverbs contains a balanced view of wealth and poverty.
  35. The __________ focus on the Lord’s kingdom rule over His creation.
  36. Job’s friends assume he must have done something terribly wrong, unjust, or unwise to experience such an incredible tragedy.
  37. Job is convinced that if he could only have the opportunity to present his case to God,
    then God would realize he is judging the wrong man, and Job would be proclaimed innocent.
  38. The phrase “of Solomon” in the Hebrew title of the Song of Songs calls into question whether this was a song “by Solomon,” “about Solomon,” or “for Solomon.”
  39. Job states his faith in the resurrection when he says: “I know that my redeemer
    ..And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God.”
  40. According to our textbook, allegorical interpretations of the Song of Songs are correct since they are based on careful exegesis of the text in the Song of Songs.
  41. “Qohelet,” a term meaning
  42. In a general sense the proverbs can be grouped into two major forms. One of these forms is
  43. A proverb is a short poetic sentence conveying wisdom in a concise and memorable form.
  44. Proverbs are written in such a simple way that they produce reflection within the mind of the reader.
  45. Proverbs are general truths, not specific promises or guarantees from God.
  46. Bildad, one of Job’s three friends, suggests that God may use suffering as a means to
    keep men from sin, to chastise, and to maintain a healthy degree of reverence before the Almighty.
  47. are songs of praise that focus on the Lord’s eternal attributes and His great acts in creation and history.
  48. The ____________________ are expressions of trust in the Lord and praise to the Lord for the security He provides to those who trust in Him.
  49. In response to his friends’ advice, Job admits that he is a sinner but that his sins are not categorically vile. Job asserts that he may have committed mortal sins but he certainly did not commit venial ones.
  50. The Proverbs tell us how to live life successfully.

BIBL 104 Quiz The Old Testament Books of Prophecy

  1. According to the textbook, the key verse to the book of Lamentations is “Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness” (Lam. 3:22–23).
  2. The Immanuel prophecy in Isaiah makes clear that this is not a typical human child because he is described as a “Prince of Heaven.”
  3. Daniel and his three friends were not able to keep their kosher diet while serving the king.
  4. In his first vision, Zechariah saw a flying scroll that measured thirty feet by fifteen feet and was covered with written curses against those who had broken God’s commandments
  5. The Immanuel prophecy in Isaiah makes clear that this is not a typical human child because he is described as a “Wonderful Counselor”
  6. In Isaiah, Christ is pictured as the true vine.
  7. Habakkuk’s first question was:
  8. God commanded Hosea to marry a promiscuous and unfaithful wife, who subsequently gave birth to three children with symbolic names. Both the woman and the children were metaphors of Israel’s covenant unfaithfulness toward the Lord. Israel had prostituted itself by turning away from the Lord and following other gods.
  9. The Immanuel prophecy depicts one whose government is from the throne of David.
  10. Daniel’s three friends were Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.
  11. According to our textbook, the overall theme of Daniel is God’s sovereignty over the people of Israel and the nations of the world.
  12. Micah likened the greed and the disregard of Israel’s leaders for the poor to cannibals that chopped the people up and made them into stew.
  13. Daniel is not mentioned in the account of the statue and the fiery furnace because he willingly bowed to Nebuchadnezzar’s golden statue.
  14. Because of his strong preaching, Jeremiah was appreciated by kings, priests, and the people of Judah.
  15. The king and people of Nineveh took Jonah’s warning of destruction seriously and expressed their repentance by fasting from food and drink, wearing sackcloth, crying out to God, and turning from their violent behavior.
  16. Habakkuk’s message is a personal one in which the prophet laments and dialogues with the Lord over the justice of His ways in using the Babylonians to punish Judah’s sins.
  17. The book of Jonah is a two-part story. The first part of the book is about God’s mercy to His disobedient prophet. The second part of the book is about God’s mercy to the wicked people of Nineveh.
  18. The book of Lamentations is an anonymous composition but early tradition identifies ___________ as the author of the book.
  19. The possibility that the Lord might show mercy to the Assyrians was why Jonah refused to go to the city in the first place.
  20. The Lord commissioned Isaiah as a prophet in the year of King Uzziah’s death.
  21. Hosea compared Israel’s unfaithfulness to spoiled grapes, a wild vine, a trained heifer, and a rebellious daughter.
  22. During Hosea’s life Israel’s political size and economic stability increased, these were not indicators of spiritual vitality.
  23. According to Nahum, God’s justice demanded the Assyrians experience the suffering and degradation they inflicted on others.
  24. Nahum delivered his messages during the reign of Josiah around the same time Daniel commenced his prophetic ministry.
  25. Like a con artist, Nineveh had seduced other nations into alliances and then had
    betrayed them because of her greed and lust for wealth.
  26. Daniel was thrown into a lion’s den because he refused to stop praying.
  27. Daniel and his three friends were given Babylonian names in order to acclimate them to Babylonian life and culture.
  28. In Isaiah, Christ is pictured as the healer of the nations.
  29. Zephaniah’s preaching thus helped influence perhaps the greatest revival in Judah’s history.
  30. The book of Lamentations is a series of five separate laments over the fall of Jerusalem to the
  31. The book of Isaiah opens with seven sermons that serve as a thematic introduction to the book.
  32. Matthew 8:17 quotes from Isa 53:4 (“He took up our infirmities and carried our diseases”) as evidence that Jesus is Isaiah’s suffering servant.
  33. John 12:38 quotes from Isa 53:1 (“Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?”) as evidence that Jesus is Isaiah’s suffering servant.
  34. Zechariah was a postexilic prophet who foretold the coming of Israel’s true and final King.
  35. According to Lamentations, Jerusalem’s fate was worse than that of Sodom.
  36. Judgment, however, was not the final word for Judah or the nations. In the last days, the Lord would purify the speech of all peoples so they might worship and serve Him.
  37. Amos opened his book of prophecies with the startling image of God as a ___________. Rather than protecting them, Yahweh would roar out in judgment against them.
  38. The Immanuel prophecy in Isaiah makes clear that this is not a typical human child because he is described as an “Everlasting Father.”
  39. Habakkuk was a contemporary of
  40. The enormity of the temple rebuilding process, economic hardships, and opposition from the surrounding peoples stalled the project for sixteen months.
  41. The extended message of salvation at the center of the book of Micah, as well as the emphasis on salvation at the end of each section, reflects Micah’s focus on the hope of Israel’s future salvation.
  42. The Immanuel prophecy depicts one whose government is noted for peace without end.
  43. The Immanuel prophecy depicts one whose government is marked by grace and truth.
  44. Critical scholarship has argued for multiple authorship of the book and has viewed chapters 40–66 as coming after the time of Isaiah.
  45. One lament in Lamentations features a beleaguered individual who probably is the personification of the city of Jerusalem.
  46. Daniel was a contemporary of ___________ and _____________.
  47. Rather than rejoicing in his successful preaching mission and the salvation of the Ninevites, Jonah was angered that the Lord spared the city.
  48. The name Immanuel means “God for us.”
  49. During an extravagant banquet Belshazzar desecrated the temple vessels taken from
  50. In Isaiah, Christ is pictured as a suffering servant.

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