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Chapters and verses of the Bible: Quiz

  

Question 1: (This was different from the ________ structure of certain texts following the Hebrew alphabet, such as Psalm 119 and the book of Lamentations.) There are other divisions from various sources which are different from what we use today.
PsalmsPoetryAcronym and initialismAcrostic

Question 2: These latter conventions are no longer used in Torah scrolls and printed ________.
Deuterocanonical booksTanakhHebrew BibleOld Testament

Question 3: Churchmen Archbishop ________ and Cardinal Hugo de Sancto Caro determined different schemas for systematic division of the Bible in the early 13th century.
Edmund RichStephen LangtonHubert WalterJohn de Gray

Question 4: An important canon of the New Testament was proclaimed by ________ in the Roman synod of 374.
Catholic ChurchPope Benedict XVIPope Gregory IPope Damasus I

Question 5: It is presently unknown how early the Hebrew verse divisions were incorporated into the books that comprise the ________.
Christian biblical canonsBibleNevi'imBiblical canon

Question 6: In early manuscripts (most importantly in Tiberian Masoretic manuscripts, such as the ________) an "open" section may also be represented by a blank line, and a "closed" section by a new line that is slightly indented (the preceding line may also not be full).
Aleppo CodexIsraelTanakhSyrian Jews

Question 7: Some portions of the original texts were logically divided into parts following the ________; for instance, the earliest known copies of the book of Isaiah use Hebrew letters for paragraph divisions.
Hebrew languageHebrew alphabetHebrew phonologyPaleo-Hebrew alphabet

Question 8: The first Bible in English to use both chapters and verses was the ________ published shortly afterwards in 1560.
Bible translationsAuthorized King James VersionGeneva BibleDouay-Rheims Bible

Question 9: For the ________, this division reflects the triennial cycle of reading that was practiced by the Jews of Babylon.
TorahJudaismKabbalahBible

Question 10: According to the ________ tradition, the verse endings are of ancient origin.
Jewish philosophyMidrashRabbinic literatureTalmud
















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