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Old Testament Chapter 1 Test

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

1. 

During the first centuries c.e., the Christian church adopted the Septuagint edition of the Hebrew Bible as its Scripture.
 

2. 

c.e., refers to the “common era,” a religiously neutral term.
 

3. 

The Torah is also known as the “Mosaic Law”?
 

4. 

The Nevi’im (prophets) consists of Israel’s historical conquest of Cannaan?
 

5. 

The Hebrew Bible’s second part subsection of Nevi’im is devoted to collections of oracles of Israel’s prophets?
 

6. 

Christians commonly refer to the Hebrew Bible as the Old Testament. Jews refer ot it as the Tanak.
 

7. 

Genesis begins Israel’s story with appearance to Abraham?
 

8. 

Exodus, God summons Moses to lead the Isaraelite tribes out of bondage.
 

9. 

Moses’ successor, Joshua, withdraws from leading a military conquest of Canaan?
 

10. 

2 Chronicles Cyrus the Great, emperor of Persia ordered the rebuilding of the Jerusalem Temple and the return of Jewish exiles to their home territory.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

11. 

Covenant means...
a.
agreement,contract
c.
promise, treaty
b.
pack, vow
d.
all of the above
 

12. 

The first two parts of Torah and Nevi’im God makes a covenant with...
a.
Noah
d.
Terah
b.
Abraham, Moses, David
e.
none of the above
c.
a and b
 

13. 

Abrahamic Covenant embodies Gods’ oath to...
a.
single individual
c.
a and b
b.
descendants
d.
none of the above
 

14. 

Hebrew three major divisions are...
a.
Pentateuch (Torah)
d.
a and b
b.
Nevi’im and Kethuvim
e.
all of the above
c.
deuterocanon
 

Short Answer
 

15. 

What documents were included in the Septuagint edition and are regarded by the Catholic and Orthodox versions.
 

16. 

What crucial event changed the course of Israel’s history in 587 B.C.E.?
 



 
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