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