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Arts and Humanities
World History 1st semester Exam
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The Hebrews' religion was called
Which of the following occurred before Abraham left Mesopotamia?
a. Abraham received the Ten Commandments.
b. The Hebrews moved to Canaan.
c. God spoke to Abraham.
d. Moses led the Hebrews out of slavery.
God spoke to Abraham.
Which of the following groups did not control the Israelites?
Which of the following prompted the pharaoh to free the Hebrews?
a. The Hebrews received the Ten Commandments from God.
b. A series of plagues struck Egypt.
c. The Hebrew population grew rapidly in Egypt.
d. Moses demanded freedom for the Hebrews.
A series of plagues struck Egypt.
What does monotheism mean?
a. receiving messages from God
b. believing in only one god
c. honoring the Sabbath
d. following Mosaic law
believing in only one god
How are Mosaic laws different from the Ten Commandments?
a. Mosaic laws are the most important Jewish laws.
b. Mosaic laws do not need to be followed.
c. Mosaic laws guide Jews' daily lives.
d. Mosaic laws are based on the Bible.
Mosaic laws guide Jews' daily lives.
The Dead Sea Scrolls helped scholars learn about
a. why Judaism became the first monotheistic religion.
b. how Jews left Egypt during the Exodus.
c. how the Jews lived around 2,000 years ago.
d. how the Mosaic law was written.
how the Jews lived around 2,000 years ago.
Which of the following best describes Judaism's effect on later cultures?
a. Few cultures were shaped by Judaism.
b. All world cultures are based on Judaism.
c. Most Eastern cultures were strongly influenced by Judaism
d. Judaism helped shape Western cultures.
Judaism helped shape Western cultures.
Which Jewish people today believe in strictly following the Mosaic laws?
a. Reform Jews
b. Conservative Jews
c. Orthodox Jews
d. Mosaic Jews
Which of the following do Jews consider to be the most holy day of the year?
a. Yom Kippur
b. Rosh Hashanah
The Bible traces the Hebrews back to a man named _. (Solomon/Abraham)
Before becoming king, David lived in the _, gathering support. (city/desert)
The _ captured Jerusalem and destroyed Solomon's temple in 586 BC. (Chaldeans/Persians)
The story of _ is told in the Bible as an example of how people should treat their family members. (Ruth/Esther)
The Jews' worship of _ set them apart from most people in the ancient world. (Yohanan/Yahweh)
The _ govern how Jewish people pray and celebrate holidays. (Mosaic Laws/Torah Laws)
Another name for the Hebrew Bible is the _. (Talmud/Tanakh)
Judaism has influenced many other religions including Christianity and _. (Islam/Buddhism)
A group of Zealots locked themselves in a mountain fortress called _. (Alexandria/Masada)
_ is a language created by the Jews. (Yiddish/Hebrew)
The early Hebrews were simple herders.
When Saul died, his younger brother took the throne.
The Maccabees were a Jewish family that was tired of foreign rule.
Although Hebrew women had very few rights, they were allowed to inherit property even if they had brothers.
Like most people in the ancient world, the Jews worshipped many gods.
Every synagogue has at least one Torah.
The Dead Sea Scrolls were found by a young boy exploring a small cave near the Dead Sea.
The Jewish revolt against Rome was very successful.
Yiddish is similar to Spanish but is written using the English alphabet.
The menorah is used to help celebrate Hanukkah.
The _(Talmud, Tanakh) is a set of commentaries, stories and folklore about Jewish law.
The _ (Passover, Awakening) is the time that the Jews remember the Exodus from Egypt.
The Ten Commandments were a code of law written on _ (stone tablets, papayrus) for the Israelites.
Written over 2,000 years ago, the _ (Red Sea Scrolls, Dead Sea Scrolls) explain ancient Jewish beliefs.
Dead Sea Scrolls
A rebellious group of Jews known as the _(Ziggurats, Zealots) believed they only answered to God and no one else.
The scattering or spreading out of the Jewsa out of Canaan is called the _(diaspora, dipthong).
The two most sacred Jewish holidays are called the _(Lost Holy Days, High Holy Days).
High Holy Days
_ (Rabbis, Priests) are Jewish religious teachers>
The most sacred texts of the Jewish religin is the _(Torah, Tora Tora).
Peopl who receive messages from God are called _ (Seekers, Prophets).
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