Test One
1. Joseph named his first son “Manasseh” because God made him
A. a king in Egypt
B. forget his hardships
C. a ruler in Israel
D. fruitful in his father’s land

2. According to Joseph’s interpretation to Pharaoh’s dreams; the seven empty ears, blighted by the east wind represented seven years of
A. famine
B. abundance
C. glory
D. harvest

3. Which of the following was not part of the honour done to Joseph when Pharaoh made him a ruler in Egypt?
A. Joseph was made to dress the people.
B. The land of Goshen was given to Joseph.
C. Joseph was dressed in garments of fine linen.
D. A gold chain was put around Joseph’s neck.

4. Which of the following leadership qualities was manifested by Joseph when he told his brothers not to be angry with themselves for selling him?
A. Wisdom.
B. Good judgment.
C. Maturity.
D. Forgiveness.

5. After Joseph had revealed himself to his brothers, he
A. gave his brothers food.
B. fell upon Benjamin’s neck and smiled.
C. kissed Benjamin and departed.
D. kissed all his brothers and wept.

6. Joseph named one of his sons Ephraim, meaning
A. I am a stranger in the land.
B. God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.
C. Yahweh is my hope.
D. Yahweh is my salvation.

7. Reuben said “shed no blood’ because
A. he was afraid of the sight of blood.
B. blood is life.
C. Jews do not eat blood.
D. blood is used in sacrifice.

8. Reuben advised his brothers not to kill Joseph but to cast him in a pit because he
A. did not want them to shed the blood of the innocent.
B. wanted to rescue him afterwards and bring him safely to their father
C. wanted to bury him alive in the pit.
D. wanted them to sell Joseph to the Ishmaelites.

9. Joseph was sold to the Ishmaelites for …………. Shekels of silver.
A. forty
B. thirty-five
C. twenty-five
D. twenty

10. When Joseph was sent to see the welfare of his brothers, he met them pasturing at
A. the wilderness of Zin.
B. Gilead.
C. Shechem.
D. Dothan.