Historical Geography of the Bible Exam One

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Section 1

Question Answer
True or False? The word "geography" means the plotting or laying out of the land.True
True or False? "History" refers to the recorded events of human life. True
A Christian Philosophy of human history: Begins with Creation and ends with the consummation
A Christian Philosophy of human history cites Christ as: Both Transcendant and Immanent
The lay of the land often determines: All of the above (how and where the people live, what kind of commerce and trade is utilized by a given society, and what people eat and where they get building materials)
Population centers have often changed due to: All of the above (volcanoes and earthquakes, fires and floods, and trade routes)
True or false? Understanding geographical circumstances often helps to understand Bible passages better. True
True or false? Azeka, Succoth, and Elah provide little or no help in the narrative regarding David and Goliath. False
Two stone pillars helped Jonathan an his armor bearer at the battle of:Michmash
The best mountain pass for the movement of a military group going south from Esdraelon is Megiddo
True or false? The small size of the Sea of Galilee made it nearly impossible to be capsized by a storm because one could see it coming and make it to the shore before the storm would arrive/ False
The Seacoastal plains of Israel are: Phillistia,Sharon, and Phoenicia
True or False? Shephelah is a term that describes the foothills. True
All the capital cities in the history of Israel have been located in the:Central Plateau
Three valleys in the vicinity of Jerusalem that flow toward the West where important Bible-time battles were fought include: Ajalon, Sorek, and Elah
True or False? The one valley that flows all the way from the Mediterranean to the Jordan river is known as the Esdraelon Valley. True
True or False? Jezreel and Megiddo are distinctly different from Esdraelon. False
The sources of the Jordan River, known as the headwaters, are: Shueib, Jabbok Mojiib, Arnon
The dimensions of the Sea of Galilee are: 13 miles long, 7 miles at the widest point.
The Sea of Galilee is also known as: All of the above (Sea of Tiberias and Sea of Kinneret)

Section 2