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New Testament Survey Quiz #1
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The topography of Israel can be neatly divided into four narrow bands running north-south. Taking them in order from west to east... they are?
A. The coastal plain
B. The central mountains
C. The plain of the Jordan
D. The trans-Jordanian mountains
International coastal highway
Via Maria (way of the sea)
The philistines were located...
In the south of the coastal plain
The five royal philistine cities
Ashdad, Gaza, Ashkelon, Goth, and Ekron
The main problem with the valleys in the central mountains
Deep v-shaped valleys made travel very difficult
To facilitate travel the people moved along the top
On a central ridge route that ran along the too of the central mountains in a north-south direction
Marked the southern limit of the country (start of the Negev)
The western foothills of the central mountains. Between the coastal plain and the hill country
Five key valleys cutting through these low hills are...
Aijalon, sorek, elah, guvrin, and lachish
Who fought for control of these valleys?
What plateau has the greatest number of recorded biblical events
The central Benjamin plateau (CBP)
The most frequently used of the five valleys was
The aijolan valley
Whoever controlled the aijalon valley controlled...
Access to the CBP
a city was located at the entrance of the Aijolan valley
This fortified city is Gazer
The headwaters of the Jordan come from springs flowing out of
Mount Harmon in the north
Three of Israel's enemies lived beyond the Jordan
Ammon, Edom, and Moab
To reach the plain of the Jordan from the central ridge route, one passes through:
The wilderness of judea
A fortified city protected access up to Jerusalem from the plain of the Jordan:
The valley of jezreel
The dividing line between Samaria and Galilee
Important mountain #1 - Gilbao
Where Saul and Jonathon died
Important mountain #2 - Carmel
Where Elijah faced the prophets of Baal
This valley has an important role in the end times
Jezreel is where the war of Armageddon will begin
To monitor traffic, an important fortified town was located here:
Three cities where Jesus did most of his miracles
Capernaum, Chorazin, and bethsaida
The main town from which Jesus exercised his ministry was:
Three identified fortified cities that controlled the highway
Gazer, Megiddo, and hazor
The northern boundary of Israel
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