RLGN 490 Midterm

RLGN 490 Midterm Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Select the correct description for a case study.
  2. Select the description that is not one of the functions of documentation in your research.
  3. This type of reasoning is more common in philosophy and theology than in scientific research.
  4. Which one of the following is not one of the steps in the exegetical process?
  5. Only theological research is concerned with discovering God’s truth.
  6. Select the best description of research from the list below.
  7. Which is an example of a historical theology paper?
  8. Humility is an essential characteristic for the researcher because the researcher is finite and limited.
  9. Select the definition of prejudice in the context of research from the list below.
  10. While impossible to remain completely objective, the researcher must proceed with as much objectivity as possible by considering all the evidence.
  11. Research provides one with the opportunity to defend one’s own convictions.
  12. Where is the best place to begin your biblical or theological search for appropriate sources?
  13. Reference materials are not very useful for finding relevant sources initially.
  14. Select the correct description for a pastoral theology paper.
  15. In the process researching biblical commentaries about 1 Tim 6:17–19, I discovered a lot of good comments about Paul’s statement to “be rich in good works.” I must select quotations that are the most valuable and cohere with the context of my paper. Which cognitive domain does this describe?
  16. Besides those pitfalls that relate to prejudices; hurriedness, inaccuracy, or carelessness present real dangers to good research.
  17. Among the most dangerous pitfalls for researchers are those related to one’s prejudices.
  18. Which one of the following is an example of a secondary source?
  19. The hypothesis or thesis provides clear direction for the research paper.
  20. Starting with the particular, we formulate conclusions, laws, and principles.
  21. Good research can be conducted in an unbiased manner, completely devoid of presuppositions.
  22. The footnotes and bibliography of a book are important because these indicate whether the work contains up to date scholarship.
  23. Select the correct description for a report.
  24. The process by which we discover and prove general propositions.
  25. I am writing a research paper on the topic of good works and want to know what the apostle Paul taught about good works in the Pastoral Epistles. I start by studying the syntactical relationships of the paragraph in 1 Tim 6:17–19. Which cognitive domain does this describe?
  26. Starts with the general and moves to the particular.
  27. Select the correct description for a sermon.
  28. Research is essentially the search for truth.
  29. The exegetical process consists of seven steps culminating with the application of the theological principle for today.
  30. According to Vyhmeister, “careful and prayerful study of the Bible, starting from the text itself, allows the Bible to speak for itself, to tell us what it wants to say (exegesis), without having us read into it (eisegesis) what we would like it to say.”
  31. This is at the heart of the scientific method.
  32. While writing a research paper on the topic of predestination, I approach the subject in a manner that recognizes I will not have the final answer to this age-old dilemma. What is this an example of?
  33. Which one of the following is an example of a primary source?
  34. Research is basically an organized compilation of other people’s words and ideas.
  35. Select the correct description for an essay.
  36. Select the correct description for a book review.
  37. Which one of the following is not an example of a biblical theology paper?
  38. One benefit in a well-organized paper is that the content and flow simply makes sense.
  39. When the research discovers a “truth” then that truth becomes final.
  40. Theological research is simply a compilation of information without regard for analysis and synthesis.
  41. It is essential for the researcher to present the results of his or her research in a clear and concise manner so that anyone can follow the process and see how he or she has arrived at a particular conclusion.
  42. If I want to know what the apostle Paul teaches about good works, I need to study allthe passages in the Pauline corpus that address the concept of good works. This is an example of which type of reasoning?
  43. Research depends on two important kinds of sources, namely, primary sources and relevant sources.
  44. The principle parts of the paper, introduction, body, and conclusion, must integrate into a whole.
  45. After analyzing each text in the Pauline corpus that addresses good works, I am ready to draw several conclusions regarding Paul’s concept of good works. Which cognitive domain does this describe?
  46. A potential pitfall of deduction is circular reasoning.
  47. One major premise in the Bible is that God is holy. We reason since God is holy then everything he does is holy. This is an example of what type of reasoning?
  48. Which one of the following does not characterize the research mindset?
  49. While the use of reference notes are often abused, the legitimate use of reference note serve a triple purpose. Select the item below that is not a legitimate use of reference notes.
  50. The research mindset makes allowances for repetition and digression.

Set 2

  1. After analyzing each text in the Pauline corpus that addresses good works, I am ready to draw several conclusions regarding Paul’s concept of good works. Which cognitive domain does this describe?
  2. Which one of the following does not characterize the research mindset?
  3. Select the correct description for a book review.
  4. In the process of evaluating your resources, the author’s qualifications are not important.
  5. In the process researching biblical commentaries about 1 Tim 6:17–19, I discovered a lot of good comments about Paul’s statement to “be rich in good works.” I must select quotations that are the most valuable and cohere with the context of my paper. Which cognitive domain does this describe?
  6. Starts with the general and moves to the particular.
  7. While writing a research paper on the topic of predestination, I approach the subject in a manner that recognizes I will not have the final answer to this age-old dilemma. What is this an example of?
  8. Select the correct description for a term paper/research paper.
  9. Starting with the particular, we formulate conclusions, laws, and principles.
  10. Select the correct description for a sermon.
  11. While quotations of one sentence or less may be worked into the paragraph, longer quotations are typed as block quotations.
  12. Select the item below that best describes the value of writing a research paper.
  13. Exegesis is drawing the meaning from the biblical text and it to be distinguished from the practice of eisegesis.
  14. I am writing a research paper on the topic of good works and want to know what the apostle Paul taught about good works in the Pastoral Epistles. I start by studying the syntactical relationships of the paragraph in 1 Tim 6:17–19. Which cognitive domain does this describe?
  15. Which one of the following is not a key element of research?
  16. The footnotes and bibliography of a book are important because these indicate whether the work contains up to date scholarship.
  17. This type of reasoning is more common in philosophy and theology than in scientific research.
  18. Besides those pitfalls that relate to prejudices; hurriedness, inaccuracy, or carelessness present real dangers to good research.
  19. One benefit in a well-organized paper is that the content and flow simply makes sense.
  20. Select the correct description for a project.
  21. Which one of the following is not one of the steps in the exegetical process?
  22. If I want to know what the apostle Paul teaches about good works, I need to study allthe passages in the Pauline corpus that address the concept of good works. This is an example of which type of reasoning?
  23. Select the definition of prejudice in the context of research from the list below.
  24. While professors expect certain general attributes that apply to each of the various kinds of research, correct formatting is not one of them.
  25. Reference materials are not very useful for finding relevant sources initially.
  26. It is essential for the researcher to present the results of his or her research in a clear and concise manner so that anyone can follow the process and see how he or she has arrived at a particular conclusion.
  27. Research depends on two important kinds of sources, namely, primary sources and relevant sources.
  28. The topic sentence is vital to a well-constructed paragraph as it fosters unity and states the main idea of the paragraph.
  29. Select the correct description for an essay.
  30. Researching a given topic includes the collection, organization, evaluation, and presentation of information.
  31. Where is the best place to begin your biblical or theological search for appropriate sources?
  32. The research mindset makes allowances for repetition and digression.
  33. While the use of reference notes are often abused, the legitimate use of reference note serve a triple purpose. Select the item below that is not a legitimate use of reference notes.
  34. While impossible to remain completely objective, the researcher must proceed with as much objectivity as possible by considering all the evidence.
  35. Which one of the following is not an example of a biblical theology paper?
  36. Only theological research is concerned with discovering God’s truth.
  37. I am writing a research paper about the Colossian heresy and clearly state up front that the apostle Paul is confronting a heresy that contained both Jewish ideas and early formations of Gnosticism. What is this an example of?
  38. The sentence is the smallest unit of a research paper.
  39. While select quotations are important for clarifying and documenting findings, a good research paper does not merely consist of a series of quotes; it demonstrates that the author has assimilated and synthesized the material.
  40. Select the correct description for a case study.
  41. Which one of the following is an example of a primary source?
  42. Plagiarism is academic dishonesty, falling under the biblical commandments, “You shall not steal” and “You shall not bear false witness.”
  43. The principle parts of the paper, introduction, body, and conclusion, must integrate into a whole.
  44. While reference notes must be used to show the sources for quotations, sources for ideas do not need to be documented.
  45. Select the description that is not one of the functions of documentation in your research.
  46. In theological education, there are three primary areas of literary research. Which one of the following is not a primary area of literary research in theological education?
  47. A good research paper demonstrates that the author has seriously thought through the relevant material, evaluated propositions, and drawn logical conclusions.
  48. The exegetical process consists of seven steps culminating with the application of the theological principle for today.
  49. According to Vyhmeister, “careful and prayerful study of the Bible, starting from the text itself, allows the Bible to speak for itself, to tell us what it wants to say (exegesis), without having us read into it (eisegesis) what we would like it to say.”
  50. I have studied Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5–7 and discovered several principles of kingdom living. Which reasoning method does this represent?
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