RLGN 105 Test 1

RLGN 105 Test 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. The Internet or the World Wide Web (www) is both an “ocean of information” and a __________________.
  2. Everyone has a bias, so it is not important to look for a bias approach when viewing an internet source.
  3. When a shooting takes place at a school, arguing that the reason it occurred was because of gun laws alone is what type of fallacy?
  4. The two primary ways evidence is gathered: data gained from an external source and ________.
  5. Leaving the ground unplowed and unused every seventh year is one example of how the Bible included scientific knowledge before it was known and taught by scientists.
  6. The Bible was written over a period of 1500 years.
  7. All Old Testament scriptures are said to be “God breathed” according to II Timothy 3:16.
  8. Indecision, not making a decision, is actually a decision in itself.
  9. According to Dr. Lee Strobel, historical truth is not relevant or important to Christianity.
  10. Presenting another person’s argument in a weak, misrepresented, or exaggerated form in order to win the argument is what type of fallacy?
  11. Before posting something on social media we should be careful and patient, first checking that the information is accurate.
  12. Oversimplifying a complex issue to make it seem that only two options are possible is an example of a False Dilemma Fallacy.
  13. Evidence is:
  14. Accepting the opinions of others as one’s own opinion without applying critical thinking skills to that opinion is what type of decision-making?
  15. We should demonstrate discernment in what we post on social media.
  16. The following cannot be said of the Bible.
  17. Ignatius was the Bishop of what ancient city?
  18. An argument that justifies a course of action because “everyone else is doing it” is an example of:
  19. When the Old Testament manuscripts were found in the Qumran Caves major differences were found between these documents and the current Old Testament scriptures.
  20. The term critical in critical thinking literally means to be unaccepting of any opinion outside of one’s own beliefs.
  21. Everyone has a right to an opinion but that does not make every opinion accurate or correct.
  22. Selective Perception is arguing a point by selecting and presenting only the evidence that supports one’s current position or opinion.
  23. An argument is an attempt to offer evidence to demonstrate the soundness of an opinion.
  24. Which of the following is not one of the three important steps involved in Critical Thinking?
  25. Making a judgment on the basis of one or even a few samples is what type of fallacy?

Set 2

  1. All Old Testament scriptures are said to be “God breathed” according to II Timothy 3:16.
  2. Ignatius was the Bishop of what ancient city?
  3. “Evidence does not exist to prove humans were created by God therefore man was not created by God” is an example of:
  4. The two primary ways evidence is gathered: data gained from an external source and ________.
  5. Making a judgment on the basis of one or even a few samples is what type of fallacy?
  6. Indecision, not making a decision, is actually a decision in itself.
  7. William Ramsay, who was a skeptic about the historical accuracy of the Bible, changed his mind after researching one of the gospel writer’s detail to titles of historical figures.  The writer was:
  8. When searching the internet, we do not need subject the site of information to critical thinking.
  9. When researching a topic, a critical thinker should avoid investigating the many sides of an issue to avoid confusion.  The person should pick a position and find content to support the position.
  10. When the Old Testament manuscripts were found in the Qumran Caves major differences were found between these documents and the current Old Testament scriptures.
  11. The Bible was written over a period of 1500 years.
  12. An argument that justifies a course of action because “everyone else is doing it” is an example of:
  13. The story of Ignatius is significant in that he was willing to go to his death proclaiming…
  14. The term critical in critical thinking literally means to be unaccepting of any opinion outside of one’s own beliefs.
  15. “Raising an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the primary issue” is which of the following Informal Logical Fallacies:
  16. An argument against an action on the unsupported assertion that it will lead to a much worse condition is what type of Fallacy?
  17. A problem for conservative scholars who claim the Bible is the Word of God is that Jesus never said any part of Bible was the Word of God.
  18. Seeking to discredit people’s arguments by attacking their personal character, origin, associations, etc. rather than their idea is what type of fallacy?
  19. We should demonstrate discernment in what we post on social media.
  20. Before posting something on social media we should be careful and patient, first checking that the information is accurate.
  21. Making a judgment about an entire group based on the behavior of a few from that group is what type of fallacy?
  22. Everyone has a right to an opinion but that does not make every opinion accurate or correct.
  23. The following cannot be said of the Bible.

Other sets

  1. The term “Worldview” first appeared in the philosophical writings of:
  2. According to Ryken, Theologians often divide human experience into these categories.
  3. The authors, hopes this textbook series will help others recognize the importance of serious thinking about:
  4. Everybody has a worldview.
  5. Which of the following is not one of the five worldview questions that helps a person to determine someone’s worldview?
  6. The question of Destiny addresses the question, “what happens when a person dies?”
  7. Worldview is:
  8. At times people may see a difference between our functional worldview and our theoretical worldview
  9. How people choose to do things reveals their worldview, but how they respond to situations does not.
  10. The concept of the “Trinity” is shared by other monotheistic worldview such as Judaism and Islam.
  11. There are areas where the Christian worldview overlaps with non-Christian thought.
  12. The culture that we now find ourselves in embraces the Christian faith.
  13. Ryken states that “the main theme of Scripture is________________’
  14. The question of Origin addresses the question, “what culture did I grow up in?”
  15. According to Ryken, his book is written explicitly for Christians, but that it may also help non-Christians  understand the way Christians look at the world.
  16. The Christian worldview begins with the existence of God.
  17. A worldview helps one see the big picture about:
  18. Christianity affirms the existence of absolute truth.
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