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Susanna (Book of Daniel): Quiz


Question 1: In 1749, ________ wrote an English-language oratorio Susanna.
George Frideric HandelMessiah (Handel)Acis and Galatea (Handel)Agrippina (opera)

Question 2: The ________'s text appears only in the Codex Chisianus.
Biblical apocryphaSeptuagintNew TestamentOld Testament

Question 3: The first says they were under a mastic (υπο σχινον, hupo schinon), and Daniel says that an ________ stands ready to cut (σχισει, schisei) him in two.
JesusAngelArchangelMichael (archangel)

Question 4: [1] It is not included in the Jewish ________, and is not mentioned in early Jewish literature.
Christianity and JudaismNevi'imTanakhKetuvim

Question 5: As the story goes, a fair ________ wife is falsely accused by lecherous voyeurs.
HebrewsMosesHebrew languageCanaan

Question 6: It is the subject of paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Tintoretto, ________ and Tiepolo.
Willem DrostRembrandtSelf-portraitDutch Golden Age painting

Question 7: ________ placed it at the end of Daniel, with a notice that it is not found in the Hebrew Bible.
Justin MartyrIrenaeusJeromeEucharistic theologies contrasted

Question 8: It is listed in Article VI of the Thirty-Nine Articles of the ________ as unscriptural.
Archbishop of YorkChurch of EnglandBishop of LincolnArchbishop of Canterbury

Question 9: Susanna (and not Peter Quince) is the subject of the poem Peter Quince at the Clavier by Wallace Stevens, which has been set to music by the American composer ________ and by the Canadian Gerald Berg.
Beverly SillsDominick ArgentoHarvard UniversityChoir

Question 10: ________ observes (in Epistola ad Africanum) that it was "hidden" (compare "apocrypha") by the Jews in some fashion.
OrigenEarly ChristianityJeromeChurch Fathers

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