HISTORY OF ISRAEL; Q & A TEST
1. Why was Palestine the location of so many
2. Why is High Priest Onias IV famous?
How many Egyptian queens named Cleopatra were there?
4. What did
Greek Antiochus the Great physically do in Palestine?
5. How long
after the close of Malachi did the Persian Empire endure?
6. What did
the Hasmodeans do in 125 B. C. which led to Herod the Great?
When did Jewish tradition replace Jewish Law in importance?
8. Why do
most Protestants reject the Apocrypha and Pseudo-pigrapha?
9. Who was
the first Great Greek leader?
10. Which ten-year span did the little horn
of Daniel 8:10-14 and Matthew 24:15 cover?
happened in 6 B. C. that affected the Herods?
12. Compared to other religions, how did
Rome favor the Jews?
13. When did Rome conquer Palestine?
Which two nations took turns ruling Palestine during most of this time?
What did Antiochus IV do that incited the civil war in Palestine which ended with independence?
Who was Mattathias (168 B. C.)?
17. What period is covered by the inter-testament
18. Why was the Hebrew O. T. translated into
It was located in the middle.
2. In 154 B. C. he built a competing Jewish temple in Egypt.
He divided it into the familiar N. T. regions of Judea, Perea, Samaria, Galilee and Trichonitis
67 years (400-333)
6. They conquered Edom and forced its citizens to adopt the Jewish religion.
Between the testaments the Mishna, Gemara, Halachoth, and Kabala originated and, in practice, replaced the Law with their
They claim to be O. T. books but are written in Greek which came after the O. T. Also they are full of
Alexander the Great (333-323 B. C.)
10. 170-161 B. C.
11. Rome began
ruling Judea directly.
12. The Jerusalem Temple became the only religious structure in the Roman Empire
which was not required to display the emperor's statue. Also their religious taxes stayed in their own temple.
63 B. C.
Greek Syria and Greek Egypt
15. He offered a pig on the Temple altar.
He was the first of four Maccabean brothers and began the revolution with ended with independence.
400-4 B. C.
Jews in Egypt forgot Hebrew.