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Book 3: Introduction to Typology and Symbolism Exam Questions


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1. A _______ is a divine illustration of something that is forthcoming.

a. type

b. antitype

c. symbol

d. prophecy


2. _______are mostly found in the Old Testament, ______the fulfillment, is found in the

a. types, ceremonials, gospels

b. antitypes, types, Pentateuch

c. types, antitypes, New Testament

d. prophecies, antitypes, New Testament


3. One's personal interpretation of types can be viewed as a truth, providing proper analyzing and research.

a. True          

b. False


4. Which statement is true?

I. Types and symbols are one and the same

II. A Type is something that represents something else

III. Symbols can be found in both testaments

IV. A type without an antitype are considered symbolic interpretations


a. All are correct

b. ll, III and IV           

c. I, and III     

d. III and IV


5. A type can be a person, thing, event and institution only.

a. True            

b. False


6. Types play an important role in Scripture because it links the New Testament with the Old Testament.

a. True

b. False


7. The Wilderness experience is an example of

a. an event

b. type

c. an institution

d. people



8. The Paschal lamb is a type of

a. thing

b. event

c. institution

d. ceremony

9. The veil is a type of

a. thing

b. event

c. institution

d. event


10. Which of the following contains an example that is not a type of Christ?

I. Aaron, Lamb, Moses, Rock

II. Ox, Ram, Goat, Brazen Serpent

III. David, A Ark, Incense

IV. Cup, Joshua, Light, Coat of Skins


a. I and II

b. II and III

c. III and IV

d. II and IV


11. Of the many types of Christ, which represent His office as Priest or Ruler?

a. Aaron, Melchizedek, Joshua

b. Aaron, David, Melchizedek

c. David, Aaron, Melchizedek

d. Daniel, Aaron, Adam


12. Which types of Christ represent His role as a sacrifice?

I. goat, lamb, ox

II. ram, Issac

III. lamb, ox, Jacob

IV. coat of skins, lamb, Issac


a. II and III

b. I, II and IV

c. I and II

d. III and IV


13. Which of the following do not represent Christ's righteousness?

a. candlestick

b. light

c. water


14. Which of the following are types of an earthly man?

a. Abel

b. Cain

c. Esau

d. both b and c


15. Which of the following symbolizes confusion?

a. Horn

b. Egypt

c. Babylon

d. leaven


16. Consolation, blessing, fury and indignation are all kinds of cups that symbolize the righteousness of God.          

a. True             ]

b. False


17.  ___________ is not significant of worship and prayer.

a. Frankincense

b. incense

c. perfume

d. Tabernacle


18. ___________is a type of God, willing to sacrifice His Son.

a. Esau

b. Noah

c. Abraham

d. Issac


19. Anointing oil, Jordan, hyssop and laver all represent sanctification in God?

a. True            

b. False


20. Which of the following are symbols of worldliness?

a. Ninevah

b. Egypt

c. Horn

d. all of the above


21. What is fire symbolic of?

a. death

b. sin

c. cleansing

d. Holiness of God


22. The Veil of the Tabernacle was used to obtain direct access to God, and is a type of Christ's human body.      

a. True             '

b. False

23. Water is a symbol of all of the following except:

a. washing

b. purification

c. New Life

d. Holy Spirit


24. Which of the following is a symbol of sin?

a. Adam

b. leprosy

c. Satan

d. Ninevah


25. The ________horse is a symbol of great blood shed and destruction, which was prophesied by Christ.

a. black

b. red

c. pale

d. white


26. The scale is associated with which horse?

a. red

b. black

c. white

d. pale


27. The - is symbolic of Israel.

a. man child

b. Sunclothed woman

c. white horse rider

d. dragon


28. ____________ pretends to be an advocate for the Jews, and have concern for mankind, but is truly deceitful and cunning.

a. dragon

b. beast out of the earth

c. beast out of the sea

d. man child


29. The antichrist is also known as the beast out of the sea.  

a. True            

b. False


30. The "Great Whore" is symbolic of

a. Babylon

b. church in a state of apostasy

c. those not included in the 144,000 virgins

d. both a and b

31. Who is the Lamb's wife?

a. gentile church

b. Jewish remnant

c. righteous saints

d. Christ

32. The _____are symbolic of the bowl of God's wrath that will be poured upon the earth.

a. sickle

b. scale

c. seven vial judgments

d. seven seal book


33. Burnt and meal offerings are the only two classified as sweet savor offerings.

a. True            

b. False


34. What is the flour in a meal offering symbolic of?

a. Christ

b. substitute

c. blamelessness and purity

d. suffering


35. This non-sweet offering was used to atone unintentional and harmful sins.

a. sin

b. trespass

c. meal

d. burnt


36. This offering typifies Christ as the substitute that bears the sinners sin and disobedience.

a. sin

b. trespass

c. meal

d. meat


37. Which offering typifies Christ who died for our sins.

a. burnt

b. meal

c. peace

d. sin


38. Which color represents royalty?

a. blue

b. silver

c. gold

d. purple


39. __________ represents the righteousness of Christ.

a. fine linen

b. perfume

c. oil

d. water


40. The turtledove is symbolic of grief and mourning offered by the poor. They typify

Christ who is our substitute.

a. True            

b. False


41. Which of the following are true regarding the basic Biblical principles of numerology.

I. Use and interpretation of specific numbers maybe found within or outside of the  passage of scripture in which they are being used.

II. Implied numbers are more noticeable than specified numbers

III. adding or multiplying numbers alters the intended interpretation

IV. The two ways to interpret numbers are specific and implied


a. All are correct

b. none are completely true

c. I, II and IV

d. IV only


42. Which number is symbolic of heavenly governmental order?

a. 1

b. 24

c. 12

d. 4


43. The number is symbolic of perfection and completion.

a. 3

b. 12

c. 24

d. 7


44. Three is the number of the trinity and earth, creation and God's power.

a. True            

b. False


45. Eight is symbolic of the following except:

a. new beginnings

b. resurrection of Christ

c. completion


46. Which number represents the year of jubilee and liberty?

a. 40

b. 50

c. 24

d. 7


47. Which brides typify gentiles coming to know Christ?

a. Eve and Rebecca

b. Eve and Asenath

c. Rebecca and Zipporah

d. Asenath and Zipporah


48. Which bride represents the deep love of Christ towards us?

a. Zipporah

b. Rebecca

c. Eve

d. Asenath


49. Which of the following is not a type of dwelling place of God, found in the Old Testament?

a. Tents

b. Church

c. Temple

d. Tabernacle


50. God does not dwell in a future place.

a. True            

b. False