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Question 1: Nibley's research ranges from Egyptian, to Hebrew and early ________ histories, and he often took his notes in a mix of Gregg shorthand, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, and Egyptian.
Catholic ChurchJesusChristianChristianity

Question 2: Among other topics Nibley wrote about were LDS Temples, the historical Enoch, and similarities between Christian ________ and Latter-day Saint beliefs, and what he believed were anti-Mormon works.

Question 3: He wrote a brief somewhat emotional response to Fawn M. Brodie's ________, which was titled No Ma'am, That's Not History.
Joseph Smith, Jr.No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph SmithBook of MormonJoseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

Question 4: Nibley began his studies at University of California, Los Angeles, graduating summa cum laude, and earned a doctorate as a University Fellow at the ________ in 1938.
University of California, IrvineUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, San DiegoStanford University

Question 5: Hugh Winder Nibley (March 27, 1910 – February 24, 2005) was a professor at ________ and an apologist for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
BYU Cougars footballBrigham Young UniversityLaVell Edwards StadiumJ. Reuben Clark Law School

Question 6: He was at the same time critical of the work of ________, although the latter was arguably a kindred spirit of sorts.
MonomythJoseph CampbellMythos (film)The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Question 7: Its best translation is perhaps "Seerstone." In the Greek New Testament it appears as Kefas, in the English New Testament as ________.
Christianity in the 1st centuryCatholic ChurchJohn the ApostleSaint Peter

Question 8: He also took inspiration from the work of University of Chicago professor ________, who likewise allegedly expressed approval of Nibley's ability.
Mircea EliadeGnosticismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelAtheism

Question 9: the haircut becomes the test of virtue in a world where ________ deceives and rules by appearances."[11]
Abrahamic religionsSatanChristian teaching about the DevilDevil

Question 10: Hugh Nibley was born in ________ a son of Alexander Nibley and his wife Agnes Sloan.
Portland, OregonTualatin, OregonLake Oswego, OregonHillsboro, Oregon


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