Synoptic Gospels and Acts Week 3 Quiz

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Synoptic Gospels and Acts Quiz on Synoptic Gospels and Acts Week 3 Quiz, created by Tim Swindler on 08/17/2016.
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Question 1

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Which of the following is NOT especially emphasized in the Gospel of Luke?
Answer
  • Jesus at Prayer
  • Women
  • Table-fellowship
  • Jesus as the New Isaac
  • The poor

Question 2

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Which key element of the description of Theophilus suggests he is some sort of civil official?
Answer
  • He requires the testimony of eyewitnesses
  • He is described as requiring and "orderly account"
  • None of the answers provided are correct
  • He is described as "Most Excellent"
  • His name, which means, "Friend of God", a term typically applied to rulers

Question 3

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Luke's audience is most likely __________________
Answer
  • Jewish
  • None of the answers provided is correct
  • Both Jewish and Gentile
  • Gentile

Question 4

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Which of the following is correct?
Answer
  • The Synoptic Gospels contain no explicit statement regarding the fact that Jesus prediction of the temple's destruction was fulfilled and that the event had happened yet in history
  • There were no predictions of the actual destruction of the temple in the Synoptic Gospels, suggesting that they were written before this event
  • Josephus is clear that no one predicted the destruction of the temple before it happened
  • Most scholars think the Gospels, especially Matthew and Luke, are to be dated well before A.D. 70

Question 5

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Which of the following assumes the existence of "Q"?
Answer
  • The Farrer Hypothesis
  • The Two Source Hypothesis
  • The Augustinian Hypothesis
  • The Griesbach Hypothesis

Question 6

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Much of the "Double Tradition" or "Q material" involves "sayings" of Jesus.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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According to the Q hypothesis, Luke knew the Gospel according to Matthew
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Which of the following is true?
Answer
  • Scholars typically think that it is easier to account for the exclusion of Special Mark material in Matthew and Luke than to explain the exclusion of Special Matthew material from Mark
  • Most contemporary scholars believe that the Gospels attributed to Matthew and Mark were originally written in Hebrew.
  • Papias and Irenaeus describe a "Q" source
  • Scholars believe that Special Matthew material was derived entirely from Luke's Gospel
  • None of the answers is correct.

Question 9

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Which of the Synoptic Gospels has the roughest or most unpolished Greek?
Answer
  • Mark
  • Matthew
  • Luke

Question 10

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In the Acts of the Apostles, Luke tells a story about a boy who fell out of a window during a long sermon of Paul. this could suggest that Luke was adverse to long sermons and could explain why he didn't include long speeches of Jesus as Matthew does.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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