November 2017 When did the events in the book of Daniel start according to Daniel? In B.C.E. 597 In the third year of king Jehoiakim At the death of Jeremiah At the birth of Daniel Who was Ashpenaz? The chief functionary of Nebuchadnezzar The son of Pharaoh A eunuch of Jehoiakim An Israelite Why were the king's wise men unable to interpret the dream? Nebuchadnezzar kept the dream secret from them. God prevented them from understanding the dream. They disagreed among themselves about the interpretation. They were really just thieves pretending to be wise men. King Nebuchadnezzar became furious at Daniel's friends, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. Why? They started a riot near Nebuchadnezzar's palace. They refused to worship a statue of the king. They took Babylonian wives. They were preaching about Jesus in the town square. Daniel was summoned to interpret the mysterious writing on the wall. What was his interpretation? A great war would come to pass, but Belshazzar would emerge victorious. God was displeased with Belshazzar and his reign was at an end. King Herod would defeat the Babylonian army in battle. Belshazzar would be richly rewarded for his faithful service to God. During the reign of Darius, Daniel had a series of prophetic visions. Which was NOT a subject of these visions? The future of the Nation of Israel The end of time The coming of the Messiah The rise of the Essene Empire What happened to the statue made from different metals? It toppled over and the head and hands fell off It came to life and walked the earth A stone hit the feet and broke them into pieces A man with a scythe came and chopped it down What did the different metals of the statue represent? People Regions of Babylon Babylonian artifacts Kingdoms of the world What happened to King Nebuchadnezzar? He was assassinated by a servant He was killed in a fierce battle He went mad and lived as a beast before being restored as king He handed over the kingdom to his son who later had him murdered What four beasts did Daniel see in a vision? Eagle, Bear, Lion & Wolf Lion, Dragon, Serpent & Bear Lion, Bear, Leopard & Terrible beast Cherubim, Eagle, Lion & Dragon To what does the "seventy weeks" prophecy refer? The coming of the Messiah The destruction of Babylon The fall of Jerusalem The Kingdom of God What did the king acknowledge about Daniel’s God? God of gods Lord of kings Revealer of secrets All of the above How long would Nebuchadnezzar dwell with the beasts and eat grass? One month Seven months Three and one-half years Seven years Who took the kingdom after Belshazzar? Alexander the Great Cyrus the Persian Darius the Median None of the above What were the four beasts? Four angels Four demons Four kings Four spirits What did the he goat represent? The king of Greece The king of Media The king of Persia The king of Rome Who would come after the prince of Persia? The prince of Assyria The prince of Babylonia The prince of Greece The prince of Media How long was Daniel mourning and eating no flesh? Three days Seven days Two weeks Three weeks How many kings would there be in Persia? One Two Three Four Five Until when was the book to be sealed? The death of Cyrus The death of Darius The death of Nebuchadnezzar The time of the end God Bless You!