Week 3: New Testament Parables

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Reading Quiz

The following is a list of statements which are either True or False. When you take the quiz, you will have 10 of these statements, chosen at random. You can take the quiz up to 5 times, and your average score will be recorded.

Apply the 80% RULE when you are taking quizzes for these classes. In other words: don't stress about trying to get 100% on these quizzes. The quizzes are here to make sure you are ready to go on to the next activity. If you get 80% or better, you are ready to proceed. If you get less than 80% you need to go back and do the reading again (read more slowly, take notes) and take the quiz again, aiming for at least 80%.

  1. T or F ? The shepherd left his ninety-nine sheep to go looking for the one that was lost.
  2. T or F ? Jesus preached in parables only when he was speaking to his disciples in secret.
  3. T or F ? The merchant sold all his merchandise to buy the single pearl.
  4. T or F ? When the prodigal son returned home, his brother was the happiest of all to see him.
  5. T or F ? The woman stumbled on a rock, fell, and broke open the jar of meal she was carrying.
  6. T or F ? The workers hired for just one hour received the same pay as those who worked all day.
  7. T or F ? When his prodigal son returned home, the father rejoiced and prepared a great feast.
  8. T or F ? A small amount of leaven can cause a large batch of dough to rise.
  9. T or F ? The Samaritan took the injured man into his home, and asked his wife to care for him.
  10. T or F ? The rich man rejoiced when he saw the beggar Lazarus suffering in hell.
  11. T or F ? The wise fisherman threw the big fish back into the sea, and kept the littlest ones.
  12. T or F ? A rich man was planning his future but he died that very night.
  13. T or F ? The tenants killed the servants of the vineyard owner, but they spared his son.
  14. T or F ? The foolish women did not have enough oil to keep their lamps burning.
  15. T or F ? The Pharisee boasted while he prayed, but the tax collector was humble in his prayer.
  16. T or F ? When the invitations to the banquet were refused, the man rejoiced and canceled the banquet.
  17. T or F ? The priest saw the wounded man by the road but did not help him.
  18. T or F ? The weeds could not be pulled up before harvest because it might destroy the wheat too.
  19. T or F ? Abraham agreed to go warn the rich man's brothers that they should change their way of life.
  20. T or F ? The servant who hid his master's money in the ground received the greatest reward.
  21. T or F ? It is foolish to start building a tower if you do not have the funds to finish it.
  22. T or F ? The birds who ate the mustard seed grew sick and died.
  23. T or F ? Jesus climbed up into a tree so that he could gaze down upon the tax collector.
  24. T or F ? The mustard seed sprouted and took over the wheat field, pushing out all the wheat.
  25. T or F ? Jesus gladly preached on the sabbath, but he would not heal the sick on that day.

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