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WEST History: Judaism Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The history of the Hebrews lives on today in _____.

Question 2 2. Which of these is NOT true of Judaism?

Question 3 3. In medieval times, secular and Church leaders probably encouraged anti-Semitism in their subjects because:

Question 4 4. How old is the Jewish faith?

Question 5 5. Why was the Ark of the Covenant so important to the Hebrews?

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Question 6 6. Who is credited with the founding of Conservative Judaism?

Question 7 7. The Ten Commandments are found in the Bible books of Exodus and:

Question 8 8. Jenny, who is an Orthodox Jew, recently turned down a job offer on religious grounds because the position required working weekends. Why can't Jenny take the position?

Question 9 9. Conservative Judaism, almost as a compromise between Orthodox and Reform Judaism, asserts that

Question 10 10. Which of the following is the Jewish New Year?

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Question 11 11. How did being God's chosen people impact the lives of the Hebrews?

Question 12 12. A young Jewish couple is wanting to get married. As such, they are searching for information about what the ceremony should include according to Jewish tradition and law. Which of the following texts would they most benefit from?

Question 13 13. The first commandment given was:

Question 14 14. Why is Judaism a monotheistic religion?

Question 15 15. Seder is a _____.

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Question 16 16. What does the Passover commemorate?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the main reason why Judaism has survived for so many years when other religions haven't?

Question 18 18. Why is Orthodox Judaism considered to be the most fundamental of the branches?

Question 19 19. Desecrating the host refers to:

Question 20 20. Why is Judaism considered a monotheistic religion?

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Question 21 21. How does Judaism differ from other religions in regard to beliefs about the creation of the world?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT forbidden by the Ten Commandments?

Question 23 23. Which of these is true of Reform Judaism?

Question 24 24. In the Late Middle Ages, which of the following was not something Jews were forced to wear to identify themselves?

Question 25 25. True or False: Jewish faith forbids followers from charging each other interest on a loan.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 27 27. Why does land play an important role in Judaism?

Question 28 28. Yom Kippur is also known as the _____.

Question 29 29. Moses went to the top of what mountain to meet God?

Question 30 30. Early Christian writers may have expressed some anti-Semitic sentiments for which of the following reasons?

WEST History: Judaism Chapter Exam Instructions

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