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If you do well on this little test you are most likely an Atheist!
If you do poorly, you are a Bible thumper.

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1-2 wrong: It was those "trick" questions!
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1 - The inside of a refrigerator is cold because

  1. heat is radiated at the external radiator.
  2. as the working fluid expands, the energy producing the expansion
          is derived from the heat inside the refrigerator's compartment.
  3. the compressor converts a gas into a liquid which is subsequently allowed to expand inside.
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above.

2 - The potato is originally native to

  1. Europe
  2. South America
  3. Asia
  4. Ireland
  5. none of the above.

3 - The age of the universe is

  1. less than 10,000 years.
  2. 100,000 - 1 million years.
  3. 10 million - 100 million years.
  4. 10 billion - 100 billion years.
  5. none of the above.

4 - The age of the Earth is

  1. less than 10,000 years
  2. 100,000 - 1 million years
  3. 10 million - 100 million years
  4. 10 billion - 100 billion years
  5. none of the above.

5 - The second planet from the sun is

  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Mercury
  5. none of the above.

6 - Say you enter any positive number greater than zero into
     a pocket calculator ...    Then you press the square
     root key repeatedly until the number displayed no longer
     changes.  The number displayed is

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. e (=2.7183)
  4. 0
  5. none of the above.

7 - 2 raised to the 3rd power is

  1. 4
  2. 9
  3. 12
  4. 24
  5. none of the above.

8 - The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 5 inches long;
     the length of the other two sides is

  1. 5 in. divided by the square root of 2
  2. 3 in. & 4 in.
  3. 4 in. & 5 in.
  4. 5 in. & 6 in.
  5. none of the above.

9 - A.D. means:

  1. After Death
  2. Anno Domini
  3. Annus Dominus
  4. Anus Dominicus
  5. none of the above.

10 - The dead sea scrolls were dated to

  1. a period before the time of Christ.
  2. a period about 400 years before the time of Christ.
  3. a period during the time of Christ.
  4. a period after the time of Christ.
  5. none of the above.

11 - Radio waves are similar to

  1. light waves.
  2. X-rays
  3. all of the above
  4. sound waves
  5. none of the above.

12 - Which of the following, if any, is true?

  1. The moon orbits the earth about once per month
  2. The moon and the earth both go around the sun about once a year
  3. Venus becomes visible at sunset because it is very near the sun
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above.

13 - A circle with a radius of 1 unit has an area of

  1. more than four square units
  2. three square units
  3. pi square units
  4. pi square units times the diameter
  5. none of the above.

14 - Of these, the philosopher most congruent with Christianity is

  1. Nietzsche
  2. Socrates
  3. Bertrand Russell
  4. Plato
  5. none of the above.

15 - Choose the three most common gases in air, in no particular order

  1. oxygen, carbon dioxide, ozone
  2. oxygen, argon, nitrogen
  3. oxygen, ozone, nitrogen
  4. oxygen, carbon dioxide, water
  5. none of the above

16 - All of the following, from the Bible, are attributes of

Gen. iii:21 is a tailor and clothier
Ex. vi:4 is a baker
Ex. xxxii:14 changes his mind
Prov. xxvi:10 rewards transgressors
Jer. iv:19 is troubled in his bowels and his heart and makes a noise
Amos. vii:7 he stands on a wall with a plumbline
  1. the Lord
  2. the Devil
  3. Lazarus
  4. Moses
  5. none of the above.


17 - Three colored light beams overlap on a white surface to produce a white reflection. They are the three primary colors. These colors are

  1. red, blue and yellow.
  2. red, blue and magenta.
  3. red, green and yellow.
  4. red, purple and white.
  5. none of the above.

18 - Which of these relationships concerns the genetic bases of DNA ?

  1. A is to B as C is to U
  2. B is to U as A is to T
  3. C is to G as T is to A
  4. D is to E as A is to B
  5. none of the above.

19 - The Hubble constant

  1. is 32 ft./sec.
  2. is 32 ft. /sec^2
  3. describes the expansion of the universe.
  4. is steady, even background radiation originating from all directions in the universe.
  5. none of the above.

20 - David and Solomon -- They lived during which of these times?

  1. 900  -  600 B.C.
  2. 1100 -  900 B.C.
  3. 1400 - 1100 B.C.
  4. 3100 - 2800 B.C.
  5. none of the above.


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