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Question 1: This article incorporates text from Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897), a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightPublic domainCopyright infringementIntellectual property

Question 2: Four of them (122, 124, 131 and 133) are claimed in their ascriptions to have been written by ________, and one (127) by Solomon, the rest being anonymous.
JacobAbrahamSaulDavid

Question 3: Song of Ascents is a title given to fifteen of the ________, 120–134 (119–133 in the Septuagint), that each starts with the ascription (Hebrew: שיר המעלות, Shir Hama'aloth‎).
Psalm 151EpistlePsalms 152–155Psalms

Question 4: These anavathmoi are compositions based upon the Hymns of Degrees, and are written in the eight tones of ________.
Byzantine EmpireByzantine calendarByzantine musicByzantine literature

Question 5: During ________ the Eighteenth Kathisma is read every weekday (Monday through Friday evening) at Vespers, and on Monday through Wednesday of Holy Week.
EasterGreat LentGood FridayPentecostarion

Question 6: The Western ________ was strongly influenced by the Rule of St. Benedict, where these psalms are assigned to Terce, Sext and None on weekdays.
MatinsOrthodox ChurchLiturgical bookCanonical hours

Question 7: At ________ on Sundays and feast days throughout the year, special hymns called anavathmoi (Greek: άναβαθμοί, from βαθμός, 'step'; Slavonic: stepénnyi) are chanted immediately before the prokeimenon and Matins Gospel.
MatinsVespersGreat LentCanonical hours

Question 8: In the Slavic usage this Kathisma is also read from the apodosis of the ________ up to the forefeast of the Nativity of Christ, and from the apodosis of Theophany up to the Sunday of the Prodigal Son.
Feast of the CrossAscension of JesusEasterGreat Lent

Question 9: The form of the Scriptures used in the ________, at least so far as the Hebrew Bible was concerned, was primarily the Septuagint.
East–West SchismEarly ChristianityCrusadesBiblical canon

Question 10: In the modern ________ of the Roman Catholic Church, the Gradual Psalms are read at daytime prayer on solemnities, except for certain solemnities of the Lord and during the octave of Easter and those solemnities falling on Sunday.
Liturgy of the HoursMass (liturgy)Tridentine MassCanonical hours







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