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Which general of Alexander first controlled Israel (Palestine)?
a) Ptolemy b) Herod c) Seleucus d) Judas Maccabee
Where was the Old Testament first translated into Greek?
a) Jerusalem b) Alexandria c) Rome d) Greece
Who commissioned the Greek translation of the Old Testament ?
a) Ptolemy b) Alexander the Great c) Seleucus d) Antiochus
Name for the Greek version of the Old Testament
a) Torah b) Bible c) Pentateuch d) Septuagint
Which empire was in control of Jerusalem at the start of the Silent Period?
a) Romans b) Greeks c) Persians d) Babylonians
Last book in the Old Testament
a) Revelations b) Malachi c) Maccabees d) Isaiah
Which is NOT a source of information for the Silent Years?
a) Bible b) Josephus c) Apocrypha d) Dead Sea Scroll
How many years form the Silent Years?
a) 100 b) 70 c) 400 d) 500
What is the period after Alexander's death called?
a) Hasmonean b) Silent Period c) Neutral d) Hellenic
Which period followed the Maccabean revolt in Jerusalem?
a) Maccabean b) Hellenic c) Hasmonean d) Roman
The additional set of books which are part of the Roman Catholic Bible, but not the Protestant Bible.
a) Apocryphal b) Hasmonean c) Torah d) prophets
Why is the 400 years before Jesus' birth called the Silent Years?
a) Jesus did not talk during this time. b) The Maccabees fought a quiet war. c) Antiochus did not allow Jews to talk. d) Nothing written about those years in the Bible.
What does LXX stand for in regards to the Bible?
a) 70 b) seventy two elders c) The Septuagint (Greek version of the Old Testament) d) Alexandria
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