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Survey of the Scriptures

Part 7: Between the Testaments

Between the Testaments



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1. How many years went by between the Old and New Testaments?

    a) 200 years.

    b) 400 years.

2. Which military power first ruled Palestine during this period?

    a) Babylonians.

    b) Egyptians.

    c) Persians.

3. The main legacy of Alexander the Great here was that Greek influence continued for several centuries.

    a) True.

    b) False.

4. The Maccabean revolt was primarily a reaction to Egyptian oppression.

    a) True.

    b) False.

5. The three main currents in the stream of history between the Testaments were

    a) Jewish culture, Greek religion and Egyptian scholarship.

    b) Persian language, Roman imperial religion and Syrian oppression.

    c) Jewish religion, Greek culture and Roman political power.

6. The Sadducees controlled the religious life of the Jews and the Pharisees were very interested in politics and their connections to political rulers.

    a) True.

    b) False.

7. Which language became the primary instrument for the spread of the gospel?

    a) Hebrew.

    b) Greek.

    c) Aramaic.

8. Poor communication networks and travel restrictions in the Roman Empire made the spread of the gospel difficult.

    a) True.

    b) False.

9. Did the Jewish, Greek and Roman influences of the inter-testamental period prepare the way for the coming of Christ or create difficulties for God’s timetable?

    a) They prepared the way.

    b) They created difficulties.

10. Studying what happened during these 400 ‘silent’ years does not really help us understand the New Testament better.

    a) True.

    b) False.

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