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1

Which English word does the KJV (Authorized Version) use to translate the compound Greek word for "God-breathed" used in Scripture?

Inspiration

2

What is the basic meaning of the term canon?

Measuring reed, standard

3

Which of these individuals is NOT an early Non-Christian witness to Christ?

Polycarp

4

How many continents was the Bible written on?

three

5

How many human authors contributed to the writing of the Bible?

More than 40

6

Which group of Hebrew preservationists were responsible for the introduction of vowel points into the Hebrew language?

Masoretes

7

Why did the Roman Catholic Church incorporate seven apocryphal works into their canon?

The Protestant reformation required them to defend certain unbiblical teachings.

8

In what year were the Dead Sea Scrolls discovered?

1947

9

What materials were originally used to write the Bible?

Papyrus, Parchment, Vellum

10

True or False? The unexplained is not necessarily unexplainable.

True

11

True or False? Infallible and Inerrant are interchangeable and have the same meaning.

False

12

Does Old Testament citing in the New Testament need to be exact?

No

13

Does Fallible interpretation equate to fallible revelation?

No

14

True or False? Erroneous copies equate to erroneous originals.

False

15

Does the Bible use exact and round numbers?

Yes

16

Should we interpret difficult passages in the light of clear passages?

Yes

17

Does the Bible approve of all that it records?

No

18

Can it be stated categorically that no archaeological discovery has ever converted a biblical reference?

Yes

19

Does the sheer volume of literature from the Biblical period preclude the possibility of ever determining the correct version of scripture?

No

20

When was the Apocrypha written?

During the 400 years of silence at the end of the OT

21

What are the 9 categories of the Bible in order?

Pentateuch, Historical, Poetry, Major/Minor Prophets, Gospels, Acts, Pauline Epistles/Hebrews, General Epistles, Revelation.

22

The Roman Catholic Church added the apocryphal works to the canon at the Council of Trent in what year?

1546

23

Complete the following quote.
"Inspiration without ......"

preservation is useless

24

Complete the following quote.
"A text without a context is...."

a pretext for a proof text

25

What percentage of the Old Testament Hebrew would be classified as loan words (words borrowed from foreign languages)?

2%

26

How many books are there in the entire Bible?

66

27

Give at least one Scripture reference that demonstrates the Bible's cosmology, regarding the earth's shape or position was correct.

Isaiah 40:22, Job 26:10, Job 26:7, Isa. 40:22,

28

Give scriptural reference to prove the inspiration of the scripture.

2 Peter 1:21

29

Complete the following quote by McDowell: "A basic definition of history is a knowledge of the past based on..."

testimony

30

Give an example of archaeological evidence to the Old Testament, as discussed in class.

Evidence of pitch from Sodom and Gomorrah, Jericho walls, temples of Saul & Solomon, Hezekiah's tunnel, Siloam Inscription