Quiz 2

QUESTION 1

  1. It idea that “the present is the key to the past” is called:

    Catastrophism

    Insolationism

    Uniformitarianism

    Actualism

2 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. The dates for the age of Adam, Noah, and others presented in Dr. Wise’ book come from which manuscript of the Old Testament?

    Masoretic Text

    Septuagint

    Samaritan Pentateuch

2 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. Due to certain limitations, the historical sciences must use:

    Multiple competing hypotheses

    Computer models

    Controlled experiments

    Repeatable experiments

2 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. Which of the following is an example of a miracle that included creating something that looked older than it really was:

    Jesus’ miracle at Cana (water to wine)

    Elisha’s unending jar of oil and flour

    The miracle at Pentecost

    Moses’ parting of the Red Sea

2 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. Which passage from the Ten Commandments points to creation in six days as we experience days?

    Do not covet

    Do not kill

    Honor your parents

    Honor the Sabbath

2 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. Science that investigate past events are called historical sciences

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the features of water that make it possible for life to exist?

    Water contracts as it freezes

    Many substances dissolve in water

    Water molecules can “stick” to each other

    Water can carry large amounts of heat

2 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. Which of the following is evidence that the days of Genesis 1 should be recognized as 24-hour days?

    Use of the term “yôm”

    Use of “evening and morning”

    Use of a number (first, second, etc.)

    All of the above

    Two of the above

2 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. Historical sciences are most similar to:

    Visual arts

    Engineering

    Bench laboratory work

    Detective work

2 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. Which rule of nature tells us that the amount of available energy in the universe is constantly decreasing?

    General Relativity

    Special Relativity

    First Law of Thermodynamics

    Second Law of Thermodynamics

2 points   

QUESTION 11

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the three main arguments of Big Bang cosmology?

    Abundance of hydrogen and helium in the universe

    Expansion of the universe

    The existence of Dark Matter

    Cosmic background radiation

2 points   

QUESTION 12

  1. Physical constants, like the value for the force of gravity or the strength of atomic forces, can fluctuate significantly. This shows that the universe is fine-tuned for life.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 13

  1. Which passage of scripture reminds us that God has shown Himself and His attributes to all people?

    Revelation 1

    Psalm 19

    Romans 1

    John 4

2 points   

QUESTION 14

  1. According to Dr. Wise, a face-value examination of the creation suggestion that it is millions or billions of years old

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 15

  1. In a discussion of the creation of the sun, it was mentioned that light from the sun’s surface takes __________ to reach Earth.

    8 minutes

    10,000 years

    4.6 billion years

    13.7 billion years

2 points   

QUESTION 16

  1. The Big Bang Theory predicted that the universe would expand.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 17

  1. All science disciplines (such as biology, geology, astronomy, physics, etc.) involve repeatable experiments.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 18

  1. Taken at face value, Genesis 1 portrays the creation of all things and God’s rest taking place over eight days.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 19

  1. God provided His own witness to the timing of creation. This means that he is not guilty of:

    Desertion

    Deception

    Coercion

    Temptation

2 points   

QUESTION 20

  1. Creationist D. Russell Humphreys successfully predicted that be magnetic reversals could be “frozen” within what types of rocks?

    Large granite bodies

    Limestone deposits

    Volcanic ashes

    Thin lava flows

2 points   

QUESTION 21

  1. Peter writes in II Peter that Jesus’ return and final judgement will really happen because of which past event:

    Jesus’ ascension viewed by witnesses

    Noah’s Flood

    The destruction of the Temple

    The plagues on Egypt

2 points   

QUESTION 22

  1. Physical constants, like the value for the force of gravity or the strength of atomic forces, are have precise, unchanging values. This shows that the universe is fine-tuned for life.

     

     

2 points   

QUESTION 23

  1. Some radioactive dating methods, like K/Ar (potassium-argon) assume that when lavas first solidify, there is ______ argon. It appears that there is _________ argon when they solidify.

    Zero; zero

    Zero; significant

    Significant; zero

    Significant; significant

2 points   

QUESTION 24

  1. One of the great advantages of observational sciences involves:

    Multiple competing hypotheses

    Controlled experiments

    Peer review

    Construction of computer models

2 points   

QUESTION 25

  1. According to measurements, how long would it take to get the oceans to their present saltiness if they started with no salt? The answer is much less than the age of the planet accepted by most geologists.

    4.6 billion years

    6,000 years

    100 million years

    50,000 years

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