A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition: Chapter 3

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Question 1:


a) A ritual circumciser
b) A type of oil lame
c) A teacher
d) A covenant

Question 2:


a) 515 BCE
b) 535 BCE
c) 586 BCE
d) 70 CE

Question 3:


a) 1947
b) 1948
c) 1945
d) 1949

Question 4:


a) The Festival of Booths
b) The Festival of the Giving of Torah
c) The Festival of Lights
d) The Festival of Weeks

Question 5:


a) The Shema
b) The Sefirot
c) Deuteronomy
d) The Decalogue

Question 6:


a) Anointed one
b) God
c) Prophet
d) The line of David

Question 7:


a) Mishnah
b) Midrash
c) Tanakh
d) Pentateuch

Question 8:


a) Liberal Judaism
b) Reform Judaism
c) Conservative Judaism
d) Reconstructionist Judaism

Question 9:


a) Rabbis
b) Pharisees
c) Essenes
d) Priests

Question 10:


a) Haggadah
b) Halakhah
c) Brit
d) Bris

Question 11:


a) Palestine and Babylonia
b) Babylonia and Europe
c) Palestine and Spain
d) Spain and France

Question 12:


a) Sadducees
b) Pharisees
c) Essenes
d) Zealots

Question 13:


a) Tallit
b) Tefillin
c) Kippah
d) All of the above

Question 14:


a) The rainbow
b) Circumcision
c) A son
d) The Talmud

Question 15:


a) The oneness of God
b) The special status of Israel
c) The status of the Temple as a meeting place for God and Israel
d) All of the above

Question 16:


a) Gemarah
b) Midrash
c) Zohar
d) Septuagint

Question 17:


a) The Exodus
b) The Covenant
c) The Ten Commandments
d) The creation story

Question 18:


a) Julius Caesar
b) Alexander the Great
c) Cyrus of Persia
d) Antiochus IV Epiphanes

Question 19:


a) The Shema
b) The Kaddish
c) The Kā€™nesset
d) The Kippah

Question 20:


a) 500 CE
b) 586 BCE
c) 70 CE
d) 100 CE