Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Fun Quiz over A. T. Robertson -- Up to It?

 Wanna try your hand at this week's "fun" quiz over A. T. Robertson's Weightlifting 302 textbook?

Fun Quiz over Robertson chs. 17–18

  1. How many voices does Modern Greek have?
  2. The passive is older than the middle. T  F
  3. Which verb describes the “bride” — γαμέω or γαμέομαι?
  4. “Deponent” verbs in most cases never had an active voice. T  F
  5. Why are some verbs active in the present but middle in the future?
  6. What form of ἀποκρίνομαι “steadily drove out ἀπεκρίνατο?
  7. “Most of the older Greek grammars were made by men who knew _________ better than Greek.”
  8. The time element is more prominent in Latin than in Greek. T  F
  9. The regular idiom for a papyrus _______________ is ἔσχον παρά σοῦ.
  10. The use of “perfective” instead of “punctiliar” brings inevitable _______________ with the perfect tense.
  11. In the indicative mood, the time element is subordinate to the kind of action expressed. T  F
  12. The Greek tenses are used "loosely interchangeable." T  F
  13. Some verbs of speaking (ἔφη, ἔλεγε) are imperfect in form but _______________ in meaning.
  14. “Inchoative” aorist is also called the _______________ aorist.
  15. ἐδάκρυσεν (John 11:35) is usually rendered “[Jesus] wept,” but could also be translated _______________.
  16. What is the ordinary Greek tense in narrative?
  17. The “gnomic” aorist may also be called the _______________ aorist.
  18. The aorist indicative “all but supplanted” which tense?
  19. The distinction between what two tenses was obliterated in Latin?
  20. The most frequent “epistolary” aorist in the New Testament is _______________.
  21. The Greek aorist is translated into almost every English tense except the _______________.
  22. Which tense is normally used in the subjunctive?
  23. Originally, Greek prohibition was expressed only in the _______________ mood.
  24. There are more articular present infinitives than articular aorist infinitives in the New Testament. T  F
  25. Both antecedent, simultaneous, and subsequent action can be expressed by the aorist participle. T  F
  26. The historical present is always aoristic. T  F
  27. Is μενω [sic.] present or future?
  28. The future infinitive is almost always confined to _______________ discourse.
  29. ἦν is strictly durative. T  F
  30. The time of the participle comes from the _______________ verb.
  31. The perfect tense “unites” what two tenses?
  32. Robertson writes, “The aorist (punctiliar) represents the action as finished….” What is wrong with this statement?

Extra credit. Translate into Greek (10 words maximum):

The unworthy women have believed that God is love.