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This Quiz: The Writing on the Wall

    1.) What did Belshazzar command to be done with the golden and silver vessels which his father had taken out of the temple?
           That they be melted down and used to cover the idols in the temple of his gods.
           That they be returned to Jerusalem from whence they came.
           That they be given to the man who would interpret the writing on the wall.
           That they be brought to the banquet hall to use for drinking from.

    2.) Who was the father of king Belshazzar?

    3.) What did the king see writing on the wall?
           A stylus made of lead.
           A feather dipped in ink.
           A man's hand and forearm.
           Fingers of a man's hand.

    4.) How did the king respond to the vision?
           He thought that he was seeing things because he was drunk.
           He thought it was funny.
           He was greatly afraid and called for the astrologers, and soothsayers.
           He reasoned that if his gods wanted him to understand it they would provide the interpretation.

    5.) For what reason did the queen come into the banquet hall?
           She had heard what the king and his lords were saying.
           She was part of a plot to kill the king.
           She was hoping to talk to the king about matters of state.
           She was looking for a coin that she had lost.

    6.) Who told the king that Daniel was the man who would be able to interpret the writing?
           The queen.
           The master of the magicians.
           A servant girl.
           The captain of the kings army.

    7.) What did the king promise to Daniel if he could read the writing and interpret it?
           He would be clothed in purple and fine linen.
           He would be clothed in scarlet, have a gold chain about his neck, and would be third ruler in the kingdom.
           He would become second only to the king in the whole kingdom.
           He would inherit whatever he wanted, up to half the kingdom.

    8.) Daniel told the king, "the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways..."
           sayeth to thee this day, Well done, good and faithful servant.
           hath turned away his face from you this day.
           thou hast not glorified.
           would encourage you this day to seek the Lord while He may be found.

    9.) The interpretation of the writing was:
           God hath numbered thy kingdom, and finished it.
           Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
           Thy kingdom is divided, and given to the Medes and Persians.
           All of the above.

    10.) How long after this incident did the king die?
           He died that night.
           He died within the year.
           He died fifteen years later.
           He died twenty years later.

    11.) Who succeeded King Belshazzar?

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