RS110 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Kafir, Semitic People, Hanbali

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School
University of Waterloo
Department
Religious Studies
Course
RS110
Professor
RS 110-081 - Religions of the West
Online Tests: Answer Key
Test 1: Judaism
Question 01 (1 point)
The three main western religions in chronological order are:
a) Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity
b) Zoroastrianism, Christianity, Islam
c) Christianity, Judaism, Islam
d) Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Question 02 (1 point)
Which is not one of the shared assumptions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam?
a) Revelation
b) Pilgrimages
c) Holy Scripture
d) Monotheism
Question 03 (1 point)
Divine transcendence means that
a) God is ontologically unique
b) God is one
c) Human beings are the highest beings
d) God is perfect
Question 04 (1 point)
Philo of Alexandria spoke as mother tongue:
a) Hebrew
b) Classical Greek
c) Aramaic
d) Hellenistic Greek
Question 05 (1 point)
The Hebrew Bible/Tanakh consists of how many books:
a) 22
b) 23
c) 24
d) 66
Question 06 (1 point)
Which group of people was responsible for the oral traditions in Judaism?
a) Sadducees
b) Pharisees
c) Zealots
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Online Tests: Answer Key
d) Essenes
Question 07 (1 point)
The Septuagint (LXX) is:
a) The Hebrew text of the Hebrew Bible
b) The Latin translation of the Hebrew Bible
c) The Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible
d) The Greek translation of the Latin Bible
Question 08 (1 point)
The concept of divine revelation means:
a) A person’s insight to understand God
b) God’s self-disclosure to humanity
c) The study of God’s nature
d) The study of God’s existence
Question 09 (1 point)
Another name for the Hebrew Bible is:
a) Pentateuch
b) Talmud
c) Mishnah
d) Tanakh
Question 10 (1 point)
Judaism’s conception of God is:
a) monotheistic
b) polytheistic
c) henotheistic
d) pantheistic
e) atheistic
Question 11 (1 point)
Which biblical book does not fit with the others?
a) Amos
b) Isaiah
c) Genesis
d) Jeremiah
Question 12 (1 point)
Who of the following was not a Patriarch?
a) Moses
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b) Abraham
c) Jacob
d) Isaac
Question 13 (1 point)
The physical sign of the covenant is:
a) a kosher diet
b) many children
c) animal sacrifices
d) circumcision
Question 14 (1 point)
Moses led the exodus out of which country:
a) Egypt
b) Ethiopia
c) Greece
d) Syria
Question 15 (1 point)
The term “Neviim” refers to:
a) the covenant
b) prophetic writings
c) Torah
d) a commandment
Question 16 (1 point)
The Shema Israel is a:
a) Negative Commandment
b) Positive Commandment
c) A Holiday
d) A Prayer
Question 17 (1 point)
Who of the following people was not a king of Israel?
a) Saul
b) Samuel
c) Solomon
d) David
Question 18 (1 point)
After the destruction of the Solomonic Temple, the Israelites were led into captivity to:
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