Test of Current Religious Knowledge

Here is the first Eutychus Quiz. Answers will be found at the end of this column. If you get all six right, you live in California. Four or five, you work for a Christian advertising agency. Three or under, you are reading this in a study. (Shame on you.)

1. What new product will “guide family members while walking in the house at night … offer the gentle reassurance and inspiration of religious faith shining through the night]

(a) Gospel flashlight; (b) 700 Club’s satellite telecast; (c) Faithful Night Light.

2. A string sonata is horsehairs scraping across catgut, producing sound at predictable decibel levels in a particular pattern. This description is similar to what current phenomenon:

(a) Description of sexual love in books; (b) Portrayal of sexual love on stage and in movies; (c) Inferences about sexual love on TV.

3. What two words in the English language have a greater number of synonyms than any other words:

(a) faith and hope; (b) shirts and pants; (c) drunk and insane.

4. Americans are on a collecting binge. What are they collecting:

(a) dolls, miniature furniture, beer cans, guns, model railroads, African violets, stamps, coins, buttons; (b) lasting friendships.

5. Who said this? “Christians who would not expect Paul to have had in mind the entire range of 20th Century knowledge about geography … stumble blindly into assuming he had a 20th Century knowledge of behavioral science”:

(a) Karl Menninger; (b) John Ehrlichman; (c) Ralph Blair.

6. Name the version in which the following quotation is found, “Where two thousand or three thousand are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them”:

(a) TEV; (b) LB; (c) NASB; (d) TCV.

Answers: 1. (a) Faithful Night Light, developed ...

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