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Psalm 23, To Everything There Is A Season, The Parable Of The Prodigal Son, The Greatest Of These Is Charity, The Sayings Of Saadi, & Taoist Anecdotes/Tao Te Ching.[print questions]

According to The Greatest of These is Charity, charity is
a) inferior to hope and faith
b) understood only by children
c) greater than faith and hope
d) imperfect and will pass away

The moral lesson of The Parable of the Prodigal Son is
a) save your money
b) forgive those who do you wrong
c) don't trust strangers
d) faithful service is not always rewarded

Which of the following items is the BEST definition of parable?
a) A short, simple story that teaches a lesson.
b) A symbolic story that describes a journey and a return.
c) A short story about family life.
d) A story about rural life and characters.

In The Parable of the Prodigal Son, why is the younger son called prodigal?
a) He has long been absent from home.
b) He has wasted his inheritance.
c) He has always been the father's favorite.
d) He is unusually talented and gifted.

The overall message of To Every Thing There is a Season is
a) life is a meaningless cycle of pleasure and pain
b) there is no purpose or order in life and we should not look for one
c) humans have been given power over nature, and they should use it wisely
d) every human emotion and activity has an appropriate time in life

Which of the following passages is an example of parallel structure?
a) A time to kill, and time to heal
b) To everything there is a season
c) He leadeth me beside the still waters.
d) And I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Which poetic device is NOT used in Psalm 23?
a) rhyme
b) parallelism
c) unmetered rhyme
d) metaphor

Why is the portrayal of the Lord in Psalm 23 as a shepherd comforting to the speaker?
a) A shepherd guides and cares for his flock and keeps them from harm.
b) A shepherd is a man of great patience and endurance.
c) A shepherd is a common man who does not put on airs (act superior).
d) A shepherd has time to pray and mediate on life's meaning.

What is the final lesson in The Lost Horse?
a) A wise man knows when to tie up his horse and when to let it roam free.
b) Do not look a gift horse in the mouth.
c) Spare the rod, spoil the child.
d) We can never be sure what good or bad fortune awaits us.

In Information and Knowledge, Saadi's message is that information becomes true knowledge through
a) study
b) carrying other's burdens
c) reading
d) action

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