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  1. 1. BIBLE STUDY QUESTIONS AND ANSWER! ( DFA I – RULES! XD) Topic # 7: 1. This prophet was swallowed by a giant fish before obeying God's command to preach to the Ninevites. – Jonah 2. This prophet anointed the first two kings of the united Kingdom of Israel.- Samuel 3. The prophets in the OT were able to predict future events for the Israelite people.-False 4. The prophets in the OT exposed the sinful practices and social injustices of the Israelites.-True 5. The OT prophets announced that the true meaning of religion is doing justice to the poor.-True 6. The OT prophets usually came from different backgrounds and social classes before they were called by God.-True 7. He was the first king of Israel. His rashness and jealousy made him a poor king.-Saul 8. They served as the spokespersons of Yahweh and the moral conscience of Israel.-Prophets 9. The one and only woman judge of Israel who led a successful counterattack against the forces of Jabin, king of Canaan, and his military commander, Sisera. – Deborah 10. The prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel are called major prophets because they are considered more important and successful than the minor prophets.- False 11. Samson and Delilah were among the Judges of Israel in the OT.- False 12. The third king of Israel. He was known for wisdom.- Solomon 13. He was one of the judges of Israel who defeated the Midianites with 300 men.- Gideon 14. The second king of Israel. He killed the Philistine giant Goliath with a slingshot.- David 15. Known as "the weeping prophet", God touched his mouth and gave him the right words to speak.- Jeremiah Topic # 8: 1. This book tells of a man who lost everything, but because of his deep faith in God, he got back more.- Job 2. This book tells of a queen who saved her people.- Esther 3. This book begins with the famous line "To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven."- Ecclesiastes 4. This book is a collection of maxims and wisdom sayings, both religious and worldly.- Proverbs 5. What is the prayer book of the Jewish people?- Psalms 6. Which of the following books is not included among the wisdom books?- Lamentations 7. This book is a love story which many feel is an allegory of God's love for Israel and Christ's love for the Church.-Song of songs 8. These books are mixture of philosophical treaties and poetry.-Kethubim 9. These 7 OT books, which were written in Greek, are part of the Catholic OT canon but are not included in Protestant and Jewish canons.- Deuterocanonical book 10. This book tells of a man who lost everything, but because of his deep faith in God, he got back more.- Job 11. This book tells of a devoted woman who married Boaz and was an ancestor of David.- Ruth
  2. 2. Topic # 9 ( Doesn’t have Questionaires) Topic # 10 (Part 1) 1. In the stages of the development, formation, and transmission of the New Testament books, the stage of "Written Texts" comes first before "Oral Traditions."-False 2. One of the four major criteria at work in the process of canonization of the books of the New Testament is "Apostolic Origin" which means that a certain book or writing was acknowledged by all major Christian communities in the Mediterranean world by the end of the 4th century.-False 3. There are 46 books of the Old Testament in Catholic Bibles.-True 4. The Power of the word of God is unleashed when the Bible is read with Faith, with complete trust in God's self-communication.-True 5. The Book of Revelation affirms Christianity's hope for an immediate transformation of the world, the destruction of all evil powers and the establishment of Christ's reign.- True 6. Another major criteria in the canonization of the New Testament books was a "consistent message" which means that a writing or book in question contained theological ideas compatible with other accepted Christian writings.- True 7. Modern Scholars believe that the book of Revelation was written by the Apostle John who also wrote the fourth Gospel and the letters.- False 8. The Epistle to the Hebrews written in the year(s) 60 or 70-80 A.D. is considered more a sermon than an Epistle.- True 9. The Catholic Church holds that both God and the human writers are the authors of the Bible.- True 10. Paul's writings were the earliest Christian Scriptures to be written and considered canonical in the New Testament.- True 11. 1 Peter is the last work of the New Testament to be written.- False 12. There are 20 letters or epistles in the New Testament.- False 13. Revelation is a result of man's efforts to find God.- False 14. The earliest writing to be written and considered canonical in the New Testament was the gospel of Mark.- False 15. The Power of the word of God is unleashed when the Bible is read with Faith, with complete trust in God's self-communication.-True 16. The Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts of the Apostles were written by the same author.-True
  3. 3. Topic # 10 (Part 2) 1. The book of Acts narrates the birth of the Christian Church at Pentecost and its 28 chapters covers the first 30 years of the Church's life after the death of Jesus.- True 2. The gospel of Matthew portrayed Jesus as King like David.-True 3. The gospel of John was the last gospel to be written down.-True 4. Matthew, Luke and John are called as the Synoptic gospels.-False 5. The New Testament is centered in the Person of Jesus of Nazareth, his life, death, resurrection also known as Paschal Mystery.-True 6. The gospels are considered as biographical accounts of Jesus in the modern sense of the word.- False 7. Most bible scholars agree today that the Gospel of Matthew was the first gospel to be written down.- False 8. The gospels of Mark and Luke are the gospels that tell us the story of Jesus' birth.- False 9. The gospel of John employs parables of the synoptic type to present Jesus teaching.- False 10. 15 out of 21 New Testament letters were attributed to the letters of Paul.- False 11. The gospel of Mark emphasizes the divinity of Jesus.- False 12. The four gospels were originally written down in Hebrews.-False 13. Majority of bible scholars today hold that the author of the gospel of John was the apostle John, who is also known as the beloved disciple of Jesus.- False 14. The New Testament is appropriately called as the Christian Scriptures.- True 15. The gospel of John presents Jesus as the eternal Word of God who became flesh.-True 16. The New Testament is divided into four sections.-True 17. The gospel of Luke presents Jesus as the Universal Savior of both Jews and Gentiles.-True 18. The gospels are the soul of the New Testament because they are the primary source for the words, sayings, teachings, sermons, parables, deeds, actions, miracles, preaching in the life of Jesus and his ministry among the men and women of his time.-True
  4. 4. Topic 10 (Part 3) 1. The books of Romans, Galatians, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and Philippians are known as the- Great Letters 2. Which term or phrase is used to describe the "Life, Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Christ"?- Paschal Mystery 3. Jude, 1 and 2 Peter, 1,2, and 3 John are called as the- Catholic Epistles 4. Which book is the only early account of the Christian community in the New Testament?- Acts 5. Which foreign word literally means in English as "source" and is one of the two sources used or copied by the gospels of Matthew and Luke?- Quelle 6. The "Historical Jesus, Oral Tradition, Written Texts, Canonization, Interpretation" are different stages of the formation of the- Gospels 7. Which term comes from the Greek word "evangelion" and literally means good news?- Gospel 8. The letters or epistles written by the Apostle Paul himself are called as- Pauline Corpus 9. Which of the following best describes the written gospel?- A faith Proclamation 10. What term refers to the process and stage of formation by which the four Gospels, several collections of letters of Paul and a few other texts are accepted as inspired and authoritative scriptures?- Canonization 11. Which New Testament book or writing provides a perennial message of Hope in the midst of tyranny and persecution conveyed through symbols, metaphors, and cryptic language typical of the Jewish apocalyptic literature of the time?- Revelation/Apocalypse 12. Which position of modern bible scholars holds that the Gospels of Matthew and Luke copied some materials from Mark and from another source which is still unknown?- Two-Source Theory of Gospel Origins 13. Which of the following best describes Peter and Andrew, James and John?- Apostles of Jesus 14. Which is the best way to gain something from the Bible?- Apply its teachings and values to your personal Life 15. The stories and images used by Jesus in his teaching are called as- Parables 16. The 3 gospels which are similar in outline, structure, and events that they cover about Jesus are known as the- Synoptic Gospels 17. Which title literally means the "Anointed One" and translated in Hebrew as "Messiah"?- Christ