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Bible Quiz 20150515
Topic: The Greek Empire

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1. When did the Greek Empire (i.e. the Greco-Macedonian Empire) reach its greatest power - in relation to other empires?

(a) Before the Babylonian Empire

(b) Before the Persian Empire

(c) After the Persian Empire

(d) At the same time as the Roman Empire

2. When did the Greek Empire (i.e. the Greco-Macedonian Empire) reach its greatest power - in relation to the Bible record?

(a) During the Old Testament

(b) During the New Testament

(c) During both the Old and New Testaments

(d) During the "Intertestamental period" - the approximate 4 centuries between the end of the Old Testament record and the beginning of the New Testament record

3. What was the name of the Macedonian king who established the Greek Empire (i.e. the Greco-Macedonian Empire) by means of his military victories from Greece, in Europe, all the way across the Middle East to India?

(a) Philip

(b) Alexander

(c) Adonis

(d) Matthias

4. When the king described in Question 3 above died at a young age, what happened to the Greek Empire (i.e. the Greco-Macedonian Empire)?

(a) It fell and was replaced by the Roman Empire

(b) It fell and was replaced by the Babylonian Empire

(c) It fell and was replaced by the Persian Empire

(d) It was broken into 4 major sections and continued under the rule of 4 Greek generals

5. Which part of the Greek Empire ruled Egypt - from which Cleopatra was a member?

(a) The part ruled by Ptolemy

(b) The part ruled by Seleucus

(c) The part ruled by Lysimachus

(d) The part ruled by Cassander

6. Which part of the Greek Empire ruled Syria?

(a) The part ruled by Seleucus

(b) The part ruled by Ptolemy

(c) The part ruled by Lysimachus

(d) The part ruled by Cassander

7. What Biblical prophetic event was committed by King Antiochus IV of Syria?

(a) The abomination of desolation

(b) The slaughter of the innocents

(c) The crossing of the sea

(d) The rider on the third horse

8. Who led the rebellion against those who committed the abomination of desolation?

(a) The Maccabees

(b) The Zealots

(c) The Moabites

(d) The Benjamites

9. What national observance of the people of the Kingdom of Judah originated in response to the abomination of desolation?

(a) Hanukkah

(b) Purim

(c) The Three Weeks

(d) The 15th of Av

10. Why was the New Testament written mostly in Greek?

(a) Greek was the "world language" of the First Century - the Gospel was to go out to the entire world

(b) All of the first Christians were Greeks

(c) The official language of the Roman Empire was Greek

(d) The Jews of Jerusalem no longer spoke Hebrew

Answers to this Bible Quiz

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1. (c) After the Persian Empire

Related Bible Study: The Prophet Daniel: Nebuchadnezzar's Image

2. (d) During the "Intertestamental period" - the approximate 4 centuries between the end of the Old Testament record and the beginning of the New Testament record

Related Bible Study: The Inter-Testamental Era

3. (b) Alexander

Related Bible Study: The Prophet Daniel: The Ram and The He Goat

4. (d) It was broken into 4 major sections and continued under the rule of 4 Greek generals

Related Bible Study: A History Of Jerusalem: Greeks, Ptolemies, Seleucids

5. (a) The part ruled by Ptolemy

Related Bible Study: The Cleopatra Connection

6. (a) The part ruled by Seleucus

Related Bible Study: Antiochus And The Maccabees

7. (a) The abomination of desolation

Related Bible Study: A History Of Jerusalem: Abomination Of Desolation

8. (a) The Maccabees

Related Bible Study: Israel In History and Prophecy: Hasmonean Judea

9. (a) Hanukkah

Related Bible Study: Israel In History and Prophecy: Hanukkah

10. (a) Greek was the "world language" of the First Century - the Gospel was to go out to the entire world

Related Bible Study: What Gospel Did Jesus Preach?


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