Ecclesiastes
Esther
Daniel
Ezra-Nehemiah
Chronicles
100

Who are the two voices/characters we encounter in the book of Ecclesiastes?

Author & teacher/critic

100

Name the 4 main characters of this story:

Esther, Haman, the King, and Mordecai

100

What are Daniel's friends thrown into in Daniel 3?

Fiery Furnace

100

What does Zerubbabel return to work on restoring?

Temple

100
Were 1 and 2 Chronicles originally written as two separate books?

No.

200
What can the Hebrew word hevel (often translated as vanity) be described as?

Vapor or smoke

200

What happens to Queen Vashti and why?

She is de-throned because she would not obey the king and display her beauty.

200

What two languages was the book of Daniel written in?

Hebrew & Aramaic

200

What does Nehemiah return to work on restoring?

Walls

200

Does the material in Chronicles cover the exact same material as in Kings?

No.

300

Name ALL 3 of the main themes the teacher/critic discusses:

Chance, time, and death

300

What does Haman decree to do to the Jews?

To kill them all on a random day!

300

What does King Nebudchadnezzar have a dream of in Daniel 2? What does it represent?

A statue which shows a sequence of kingdoms to come.

300

What does Ezra return to work on restoring?

Torah & Community

300

Does the book of Chronicles finish with a clear ending?

No. It is a book which finishes in search of an ending.

400

How is life like hevel, vapor, or smoke?

It is unpredictable.
400

How many banquets does Queen Esther hold?

Two.

400

What do the two kings in Daniel 4 and 5 struggle with?

Pride

400

Does the book of Nehemiah end on a positive or negative note?

Negative

400

Name the two things the author of Chronicles emphasizes.

The hope of the Messianic King, and the future of the temple

500

What are the "gifts of God" which the teacher mentions? Give an example.

The things we cannot control, but are blessed by. Sunsets, good meal, conversation with a friend...
500

What is the curious fact of the book? (Hint: This is the same as the book of Ruth).

God is not mentioned! 

500

What does Daniel dream of in his own dream in the last few chapters of the book? (Name a general category).

Beasts or animals

500

Name the three things which happens to each of the main leaders.

Each is allowed to return by the King of Persia (thanks to God's prompting), each faces opposition, and each overcomes this opposition but in a weird way...

500

What is 1 Chronicles 1-9 mainly comprised of?

Genealogies 
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