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New Revised Standard Version: Quiz


Question 1: It is also widely used by The United Methodist Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the ________, the United Church of Christ, the Reformed Church in America, and the United Church of Canada.
Convention of Philippine Baptist ChurchesAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Iglesia ni Cristo

Question 2: The Episcopal Church added the NRSV to the list of translations in Canon II.2 which are approved for reading in church services, and the ________ website commends the translation.
ProtestantismPresbyterian Church (U.S.A.)Fundamentalist–Modernist ControversyPresbyterianism

Question 3: In 1990 the synod of the ________ decided not to permit use of the NRSV in liturgy or in Bible studies.
Russian Orthodox ChurchRussian Orthodox Church Outside RussiaAmerican Carpatho-Russian Orthodox DioceseOrthodox Church in America

Question 4: The NRSV was translated by the Division of Christian Education (now Bible Translation and Utilization) of the ________, an ecumenical Christian group.
Black churchNational Council of ChurchesChurch World ServiceEcumenism

Question 5: the NRSV Catholic Edition containing the Old Testament books in the order of the ________.
Pope Gregory IVulgateChristian monasticismCatholic Church

Question 6: the NRSV with the ________ in addition to the Old and New Testaments (this edition is sometimes called the NRSV Common Bible);
Biblical canonVulgateGospelApocrypha

Question 7: The NRSV thus retained the RSV decision to translate the ________ "almah" as "young woman" instead of "virgin", though a footnote acknowledged that the Greek Septuagint reads "virgin" (that is, "parthenos").
Biblical HebrewSamaritan Hebrew languageHebrew languageMishnaic Hebrew

Question 8: the NRSV standard edition, containing the Old and New Testaments (________ canon);
Christian denominationBaptistProtestantismChristianity

Question 9: There are also ________ editions of the NRSV, which modify the text slightly to be consistent with British spelling and grammar.
GermanisationAnglicisationChristianizationCultural assimilation

Question 10: The Old Testament translation of the RSV was completed before the ________ were generally available to scholars.
EssenesTanakh at QumranQumranDead Sea scrolls


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