Quiz 1

QUESTION 1

  1. Dr. Wise discussed which example from extra-biblical evidence that shed light on a passage from the Book of Revelation?

    a.

    Water sources in Laodicea

    b.

    A millstone at Ephesus

    c.

    Small schools of fish near Sardis

    d.

    All of these

    e.

    Two of these

2 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. Venerable Beade explicitly rejected a primarily allegorical interpretation of Genesis.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. Which Early Church “school” of Biblical interpretation favored a literal understanding of Genesis 1?

    a.

    Antioch

    b.

    Agrippa

    c.

    Alexandria

    d.

    Aramathea

2 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. Which Early Church “school” of Biblical interpretation favored an allegorical understanding of Genesis 1?

    a.

    Antioch

    b.

    Agrippa

    c.

    Alexandria

    d.

    Aramathea

2 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. Johannes Scotus Eriugena believed that Adam and Eve:

    a.

    existed before Creation Week

    b.

    were non-gendered before the Fall

    c.

    Both of the above

    d.

    None of the above

2 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. According to the “Who believes what?” video, which of the following pairs of origins positions are most similar?

    a.

    Naturalistic evolution and old-Earth creation

    b.

    Evolutionary creation and old-Earth creation

    c.

    Intelligent design and evolutionary creation

    d.

    Intelligent design and old-Earth creation

    e.

    Young-Earth creation and naturalistic evolution

2 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. Peter Lombard had a clear literal view of Genesis 1.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. According to the “Who believes what?” video, old-Earth creation holds that the Earth is billions of years old and God has used evolution to produce life on the planet.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. The main stream of understanding Genesis 1 favored allegorical interpretations of much of Genesis 1 and 2.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. Which of the following is one of the ethical controls on science discussed by Dr. Wise?

    a.

    Governmental oversight

    b.

    Blind peer review

    c.

    Collaboration with coauthors

    d.

    Open access

2 points   

QUESTION 11

  1. By the end of the Reformation, many Protestant groups (Presbyterians, Anabaptists, Lutherans, etc.) had incorporated affirmations of a literal understanding of Genesis into their creeds, confessions, and catechisms.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 12

  1. The term “perspicuous” means:

    a.

    Able to be understood

    b.

    Suspicious

    c.

    Arousing curiosity

    d.

    Confusing and unclear

2 points   

QUESTION 13

  1. God is the best possible witness to events because:

    a.

    He can communicate perfectly

    b.

    He has perfect recollection of events

    c.

    He can provide us with omniscience

    d.

    All of the above

    e.

    Two of the above

2 points   

QUESTION 14

  1. According to the video on Genesis 1 and the Early Church, which Christian held to an allegorical interpretation of Genesis 1?

    a.

    Basil

    b.

    Origen

    c.

    Philo

    d.

    Clement

    e.

    Theophilus

2 points   

QUESTION 15

  1. Many Reformation theologians wrote that there was no way to reconcile the early chapters of Genesis with their scientific understandings.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 16

  1. Dr. Wise argues that human observation had inherent limitations, even before the Fall.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 17

  1. The book of Romans outlines why all people are aware of God and therefore under judgement.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 18

  1. Science primarily developed in which location?

    a.

    Reformation and Enlightenment Europe

    b.

    Ancient Greece

    c.

    Medieval Italy

    d.

    Colonial America

2 points   

QUESTION 19

  1. A statement that is considered true before beginning study of some topic is called a(n):

    a.

    Presupposition

    b.

    Post facto

    c.

    Ipso facto

    d.

    Result

2 points   

QUESTION 20

  1. True or False: The Bible provides truth in theological and spiritual areas, but not in scientific and historical areas.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 21

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the arguments used by Dr. Wise that all people have a common knowledge of God:

    a.

    All humans are sinners

    b.

    All people do the things of the Law, even without knowing the Law

    c.

    All people understand the God is creator

    d.

    All people have received special revelation from God about His nature

2 points   

QUESTION 22

  1. What did Venerable Beade believe about Genesis 2?

    a.

    It is a separate creation account from Genesis 1

    b.

    It is an allegorical expression of creation

    c.

    It is a description of heavenly events before the Creation Week of Genesis 1

    d.

    It is an expansion of the events of Day 6 of Genesis 1

2 points   

QUESTION 23

  1. Taking a face-value reading of the genealogies of Adam through Noah in Genesis, people lived:

    a.

    About 100 years

    b.

    Almost 1,000 years

    c.

    Nearly 10,000 years

2 points   

QUESTION 24

  1. A “historico-grammatical” interpretation of scripture takes the meaning of the text as plainly understood, given context, language, and author intent.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 25

  1. A _______________ is a carefully defined and trained way of thinking about something.

    a.

    Subject

    b.

    Field

    c.

    Discipline

    d.

    Area of study

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