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Catholic Theology Review Questions

Hi, I have created a study sheet containing 35 review questions that will be helpful to me studying for my theology exam coming up. If you please help find the correct answers I'd appreciate it.

1. The Sermon on the Mount contains
a) the Beatitudes and moral teachings.
b) Jesus' last words from the cross
c) the Ten Commandments
d) many miracle stories

2. To say that Jesus did not give a systematic presentation of morality means that he
a) did not include moral messages in his preaching
b) made moral pronouncements as he encountered others
c) instructed his disciples to write down his moral teachings
d) traveled throughout much of Israel

3. Jesus gave the following as his summary of the law:
a) keep my commandments
b) turn the other cheek
c) love God ; love your neighbor as yourself
d) keep holy the Lord's Day

4. The Last Judgment scene in Matthew's Gospel suggests that
a) Christ is found in unusual places
b) even if we sin Jesus forgives us
c) we must keep the commandments
d) we are all destined to die

5. Which statement best illustrates the message underlying the Last Judgment story?
a) we will be judged by how well we keep the commandments
b) If we give up pleasures in this life; we will be rewarded in heaven
c) Our attitude toward strangers reflects our attitude toward Christ
d) Wealth doesn't bring happiness

6. In the Last Judgment story, Jesus asks us to see him in
a) people in prison
b) teachers and leaders
c) his words and deeds
d) prophets of old

7. People serving one another, sharing their goods, and refusing to retaliate with violence describes
a) Kingdom of God
b) consolation
c) challenge
d) Beatific Joy

8. An image of Jesus uses to symbolize God's reign is
a) a banquet
b) clouds
c) golden gates
d) a mosaic

9. Certain Gospel passages are called "hard sayings" because
a) they are addressed to non-Jews of the time
b) failure to follow them leads to eternal torment
c) their message is different from conventional views
d) they were used to punish those who ignored them

10. According to the text, Christian joy
a) resembles popular notions of joy
b) is another name for pleasure
c) comes only with death
d) challenges prevailing notions of joy

11. The foot washing in John's Gospel indicates that
a) cleanliness is next to godliness
b) Christians should be known for service
c) Jesus was known for his power to cure
d) the Apostles alone understood Jesus

12. Legalism means
a) the law profession
b) following the letter of the law
c) breaking laws unnecessarily
d) helping people keep the law

13. Minimalism means
a) doing only the least that the law requires
b) reserving judgment about breaking laws
c) paying only a small amount in wages
d) upholding the law at all costs

14. In key Gospel passages we find Jesus' message of
a) love and charity
b) hatred and vengeance
c) consolation and challenge
d) response and calling

15. Clearly, ___________ is the guiding principle of Christian morality
a) hope
b) love
c) wealth
d) heaven

True or False

16. The beatitudes are the ten commandments as rewarded by Jesus

17. Not much about Jesus as a youth has been written.

18. Jesus shared his meals with only the rich and powerful.

19. The Beatitudes affirm life in the midst of suffering

20. Jesus places morality in the context of love and response

21. The Beatitudes describe attitudes and experiences of early Christians

22. The kingdom of heaven is a central theme in the preaching of Jesus

23. The footwashing performed prior to the Last Supper became the mode for all Christian service

24. The Beatitudes are addressed exclusively to community leaders and the wealthy

25. The footwashing shocked the apostles

26. The Beatitudes are a set of laws that Christians must follow

27. The hard sayings of Jesus created a tension in anyone who attempts to take them seriously

28. The Beatitudes describe values of Jesus

29. The Beatitudes portray an unconventional understanding of happiness

30.Often when law is mentioned in the Gospels we discover that Jesus is presented as being in conflict with it.

31. Jesus called for an end of "moral muscle" often leading to legalism

32. Jesus emphasized the spirit of the law, not merely following the law because it says so

33. Jesus strongly approved of certain attitudes toward and uses of the law

34. Jesus places concern for people and love of God over observance of law

35. Jesus invites us to exercise moral muscle, pushing ourselves to take extra steps in making the world a better place.

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Hi,
I have tried to write the answers in front of each question. It seems some of them were addressed to specific context (eg. qtn. 6), which I did not have access to. Few of them were also very tricky so you have to choose between 2 possible answers. Bye and good luck !!

1. The Sermon on the Mount contains =A
a) the Beatitudes and moral teachings.
b) Jesus' last words from the cross
c) the Ten Commandments
d) many miracle stories

2. To say that Jesus did not give a systematic presentation of morality means that he =B
a) did not include moral messages in his preaching
b) made moral pronouncements as he encountered others
c) instructed his disciples to write down his moral teachings
d) traveled throughout much of Israel

3. Jesus gave the following as his summary of the law: C
a) keep my commandments
b) turn the other cheek
c) love God ; love your neighbor as yourself
d) keep holy the Lord's Day

4. The Last Judgment scene in Matthew's Gospel suggests that = A
a) Christ is found in unusual places
b) even if we sin Jesus forgives us
c) we must keep the commandments
d) we are all destined to die

5. Which statement best illustrates the message underlying the Last Judgment ...

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