Answers to Bible, Theology, History, Pop Culture Quiz!

 

ANSWERS TO FRIDAY’S QUIZ ON THE BIBLE, THEOLOGY, AND POP CULTURE

 

What year did the popular TV show “Friends” begin? [1994]

Where in the Old Testament is the famous passage on the New Covenant? [Jeremiah 31:31-33]

In Greek grammar, who is the implied agent when a Theological Passive is used? [God]

What famous author always slept facing north, thinking it improved his writing? [Charles Dickens]

In what hand is the statue of Liberty’s torch? [Right]

The Southern Baptist Convention was founded in what year? [1845]

Who won the PGA Championship in 2018? [Brooks Koepka]

Who was the actor in the Darth Vader suit in Star Wars? [David Prouse]

What two numbers on the telephone dial do not have letters by them? [1 and 0]

In what year did Alexander the Great die? [323 B.C.]

Who is Li Lo? [Lindsey Lohan]

Who is J. Lo? [Jenifer Lopez]

What is the significance of the date 1054 A.D.? [Great Schism if the Byzantine Church (Orthodox) from the Latin Church (Catholic)]

Name any one of the three great Big Band Leaders of the 1940’s. [Lex Brown, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller]

What is Paronomasia? [The placement of words together that sound alike]

Who wrote Blue Like Jazz? [Donald Miller]

Who played Edna Turnblad in the movie Hairspray? [John Travolta]

What is the Griesbach hypothesis? [Gospel of Matthew written first, followed by Luke & Mark]

Who is Snake Plissken? [Kurt Russell in the movie Escape from New York]

What does Theodicy mean? [A term coined by Leibnitz to refer to a theoretical justification of the goodness of God in the face of the presence of evil in the world.]

“The Five Ways” is especially associated with what Christian theologian? [Thomas Aquinas]

What is #1 on the New York Times’ Best Sellers List today? [Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens]

Which month of the Hebrew calendar is Adar? [February-March (6th month of the Hebrew calendar)]

How many home runs did Hank Aaron hit? [755]

At the 2014 Grammy Awards, what was the Best Country Album of the year? [“Golden Hour,” by Kasey Musgraves]

Who said: “The truth of the Christian faith…surpasses the capacity of reason, nevertheless that truth that the human reason is naturally endowed to know can not be opposed to the truth of the Christian faith.”? [Thomas Aquinas]

What was the most popular album in America for 13 of the first 20 weeks of 2014? [“Frozen”]

Who officiated at the 2014 Grammy’s Same Sex Wedding of 33 couples? [Queen Latifah]

What four New Testament books contain only one chapter? [Philemon, 2 John, 3 John, Jude]

Who was “The Morning Star” of the Reformation? [John Wycliffe]

Who got married at the “Kimye” wedding in 2014? [Kim Kardashian & Kanye West]

What is a Shofar? [Ram’s horn]

Who is considered to be the father of the “New Homiletic”? [Fred Craddock]

Who composed the now famous “Unfinished Symphony?”   [Franz Schubert]

What is the most quoted OT verse in the NT? [Psalm 110:1]

What is the longest sentence in the Greek New Testament? [Ephesians 1:3-14]

Where in the OT was the Davidic Covenant inaugurated? [2 Samuel 7]

What was Aristotle’s “Rhetorical Triad”? [Logos, Pathos, Ethos]

Who was the Old Testament King Ahab married to? [Jezebel]

Who is the CEO of Apple? [Tim Cook]

Where in the Old Testament is the Shema? [Exodus 6:4-6]

Name the Minor Prophets in canonical order. [See a Bible for this one!]

What is the only book in the NT that ends with an adverb? [Acts]

What is the world’s most expensive perfume? [Clive Christian’s “Imperial Majesty” – $12,721.89 per ounce.]

What is Yom Kippur and where is it first found in the OT? [Day of Atonement – Leviticus 16]

His nicknames include “The Angelic Doctor” and “The Dumb Ox”? [Thomas Aquinas…again!]

Who said: “As to who wrote the epistle to the Hebrews, only God knows.” [Origen]

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