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The Deuterocanonical Books (also known as the Apocrypha) are part of the Roman Catholic Bible, but not of the Jewish or the Protestant Christian Bibles. The word "Apocrypha" means 'hidden' and was given to the books in this section by the Protestant denominations; "Deuterocanonical" simply means that they are part of the second canon, as opposed to the first canon of the more widely accepted books of the Hebrew Bible. The books here are: Tobit, Judith, additional chapters to Esther, Wisdom, Sirach, Baruch, 1 and 2 Esdras, the Letter of Jeremiah, the Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Jews, Susanna, Bel and the Dragon, 1, 2, 3 and 4 Maccabees and the Prayer of Manasseh.
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1 A Bluffer's Guide to the Apocrypha
A quiz on deuterocanonical books may not sound like it's going to be fun but be assured that you can proceed with confidence. I don't guarantee to turn you into an expert but here's a quiz to help your memory take in some of the Apocrypha's key details.
10 Q
Oct 18 09
267 plays
2 Deuterocanonical Books (Apocrypha)
This quiz covers the seven books as well as the additional chapters of Esther and Daniel that are considered canonical by Catholics but not by Protestants.
15 Q
Sep 01 03
747 plays
3 The Book of Tobit
Tobit is part of the Catholic and Orthodox Old Testaments. If you've never read it, this quiz will be a good introduction. If you have, test your memory.
10 Q
Sep 23 03
534 plays
4 The Book of Judith
Judith is part of the Catholic and Orthodox Old Testaments. If you've never read it, this quiz will be a good introduction. If you have, test your memory.
15 Q
Oct 13 03
423 plays
5 Deuterocanonical Books/Apocrypha
In 1546 at the Council of Trent, the Roman Catholic Church declared this set of scriptures/books to be sacred and canonical. This is a quiz dedicated to these lesser known books.
10 Q
Mar 21 05
333 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* In what language was Tobit originally written?
* What does the term "Apocrypha" mean?
* In this book, the demon Asmodeus slays the heroine's seven husbands on their wedding nights.
* The heroine of this book pretends to spy against her own people, only to avail herself of the opportunity of decapitating the commander of Nebuchadnezzer's forces.
* Two Jewish elders, out of lust for this woman, tell her to have sex with them or risk being accused of committing adultery with a young man.

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