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Alma 17

1009.  (H-E)  As Alma was journeying from the land of Gideon southward, toward the land of Manti, who did he meet (to his astonishment)?
      A. The sons of Mosiah, as they journeyed towards the land of Zarahemla.
      B. The wicked priests of king Noah, along with the kidnapped Lamanite daughters.
      C. Some of the Anti-Nephi-Lehi people, traveling to Middoni.
      D. A group of very angry Lamanite soldiers, on their way to wage war with the Nephites.
.        E. A group of direct descendants of Nephi and Lehi, seeking out their ancestors.
                                                                                                                                     Answer:  A  (Alma 17:1)

1010.  (D-E)  Alma met the sons of Mosiah as they were journeying to Zarahemla.  All of the following statements concerning those brethren are
       correct EXCEPT:
.        A. They were with Alma when the angel first appeared to him.
      B. Alma rejoiced exceedingly when he saw these brethren.
.        C. These sons of Mosiah were still Alma’s brethren in the Lord.
.        D. They had all been given the spiritual gifts of prophecy, the interpretation of tongues, and the discernment of the diversity of operations.
      E. They had waxed strong in the knowledge of the truth.
.        F. They were men of sound understanding, and had read the scriptures diligently.
      G. They knew the word of God.
                                                                                                                                  Answer:  D  (Alma 17:2)

1011.  (D-M)  All of the following statements are true concerning the sons of Mosiah, whom Alma met in his travels, EXCEPT:
      A. They had given themselves to much prayer and fasting.
.        B. They had the spirit of prophecy and the spirit of revelation.
.        C. When they taught, they taught with the power and authority of God.
.        D. They had been teaching the word of God among the Lamanites for 28 years.
      E. They had much success in bringing the Lamanites to an understanding of the truth.
      F. By the power of their words, many were brought before the altar of God, to call on his name and confess their sins.
.                                                                                                                                             Answer:  D  (Alma 17:3-4)

1012.  (D-E)  During the journeyings of the sons of Mosiah, they experienced all of the following EXCEPT:
      A. They had many afflictions.
      B. They were plagued with multiple infectious diseases.
      C. They suffered both in body and in mind.
.        D. They experienced hunger, thirst, and fatigue.
      E. They labored much in the spirit.
.                                                                                                                                            Answer:  B  (Alma 17:5)

1013.  (H-M)  Which of the following statements describe the journeyings of the sons of Mosiah?
.        A. They took leave of their father in the first year of the judges.
      B. They refused the kingship which their father wanted to confer on them.
      C. They refused the kingdom which the people wanted to confer on them.
      D. They left for the land of Zarahemla, taking with them swords, spears, bows, arrows, and slings.
      E. They took the weapons in order to provide food for themselves.
      F. All of the above statements are true.
                                                                                                                                          Answer:  F  (Alma 17:6-7)

1014.  (H-E)  True or false:  The sons of Mosiah took no one with them as they went up to the land of Nephi to preach the word to the Lamanites.
.                                                                                                                                            Answer:  False  (Alma 17:8)

1015.  (D-M)  As the sons of Mosiah journeyed many days in the wilderness, they fasted and prayed much for all of the following hoped-for blessings EXCEPT:
      A. That the Lord would grant them a portion of His spirit to go with them and abide with them.
      B. That they might be instruments in the hands of God to bring the Lamanites to the knowledge of the truth.
      C. That they might bring the Lamanites to the knowledge of the baseness of the traditions of their fathers.
      D. That they might bring the Lamanites to a knowledge of the incorrectness of the traditions of their fathers.
      E. That they might help the Lamanites understand the depravity and wickedness of Laman and Lemuel, their progenitors.
.                                                                                                                                              Answer:  E  (Alma 17:9)

1016.  (D-M)  All of the following statements are true concerning the sons of Mosiah EXCEPT:
.        A. The Lord visited them with His spirit and comforted them.
      B. The Lord admonished them to go forth among the Lamanites and to establish His word.
.        C. The Lord encouraged them to bring about the restoration of all things from the beginning.
      D. The Lord encouraged them to be patient in long-suffering and afflictions., they they would then show forth a good example.
      E. The Lord said that He would make these young men instruments in His hands unto the salvation of many souls.
                                                                                                                                           Answer:  C  (Alma 17:10-11)

1017.  (D-M)  Fill in the blank — “…it came to pass that the ________ of the sons of Mosiah…took courage to go forth unto the Lamanites…”
.        A. Souls.
      B. Minds.
      C. Loins.
      D. Hearts.
.        E. Muscles.
      F. Tendons.
                                                                                                                                             Answer:  D  (Alma 17:12)

1018.  (D-M)  Fill in the blank — “And it came to pass that when they [the sons of Mosiah] had arrived in the borders of the land of the Lamanites, that they separated
        themselves and departed one from another, trusting in the Lord that they should meet again at the close of their ________; for they supposed that great was
        the work which they had undertaken.”
        A. Missionary work.
        B. Labors.
.          C. Proselyting.
        D. Harvest.
.          E. Efforts.
        F. Endeavors.
                                                                                                                                           Answer:  D  (Alma 17:14)

1019.  (D-E)  The sons of Mosiah had undertaken a great work.  The work was great because:
      A. They were preaching the word to a wild, and hardened, and ferocious people.
      B. They were preaching the word to a people who delighted in murdering the Nephites.
      C. They were preaching the word to a people whose hearts were set upon riches, gold, silver, and precious stones.
      D. They were preaching the word to a people who would plunder rather than labor with their own hands.
      E. They were preaching the word to an indolent people who worshiped idols.
      F. They were preaching the word to a people upon whom the curses of God had fallen, mainly because the traditions of their fathers.
      G. All of the above are true.
                                                                                                                                          Answer:  G   (Alma 17:14-15)

1020.  (D-M)  The sons of Mosiah undertook the difficult task of preaching to the Lamanites, that perhaps they could bring them unto two great things.
.         What were those two things?
      A. Eternal life, and freedom from spiritual death.
      B. Jesus, and a desire to follow Him.
      C. Humility, and a meekness before God.
      D. Faith, and a contrite heart.
      E. Repentance, and a knowledge of the plan of redemption.
                                                                                                                                          Answer:  E  (Alma 17:16)

1021.  (D-E)  True of false:  The sons of Mosiah separated themselves into companionships of two, and went forth among the Lamanites two by two,
        according to the word and power of God which was given unto them.
.                                                                                                                                            Answer:  False  (Alma 17:17)

1022.  (H-M)  All of the following statements about Ammon are true EXCEPT:
      A. He was the chief among his brethren.
.        B. He administered unto his brethren.
      C. He departed from his brethren on his own.
      D. He counseled his brethren to carry nothing with them except purse and scrip.
      E. He blessed his brethren according to their several stations.
      F. He imparted the word of God unto his brethren, and administered unto them.
.                                                                                                                                           Answer:  D  (Alma 17:18)

1023.  (H-D)  True or false: Ammon went to the land of Israel, the land being called after the sons of Israel, who also became Lamanites.
                                                                                                                                         Answer:  False  (Alma 17:19)

1024.  (H-E)  As Ammon entered the land of Ishmael, he was bound and carried before the king, as was the custom of the Lamanites in that land.  The records mentions that
        it was left to the king to do any of the following to the captive EXCEPT:
       A. To slay him.
       B. To retain him in captivity.
       C. To cast him into prison.
.         D. To thank him for coming to serve his people.
.         E. To cast him out of the land.
.                                                                                                                                            Answer:  D  (Alma 17:20)

1025.  (H-D)  The name of the king to whom Ammon was carried as a captive was ________:
.        A. Lachoneus, a descendant of Irreantum
.        B. Lamoni, a descendant of Ishmael.
      C. Laman, a descendant of Israel.
      D. Lemuel, a descendant of Isaac.
      E. Lebulon, a descendant of Isaiah.
.                                                                                                                                          Answer:  B  (Alma 17:21)

1026.  (H-M)  The king of the Lamanites asked Ammon if he desired to dwell among the Lamanites.  Ammon’s response was:
     A. Yes, I desire to dwell among the Lamanites during the time of my missionary services.
     B. Yes, I desire to dwell among the Lamanites for a time..
.       C. Yes, I desire to dwell among the Lamanites perhaps until the day I die.
     D. Yes, I desire to dwell among this people until the Lord comes to reign in glory.
     E. Yes, I desire to dwell among this people until hundreds, if not thousands, of their souls have become converted to our Lord and Savior.
     F.  Both answer B and answer C are correct.
                                                                                                                                      Answer:  F   (Alma 17:22-23)

1027.  (H-M)  King Lamoni, the Lamanite king, was so pleased with Ammon that he loosed his bands and then _____________:
.        A. Offered him half of his kingdom.
      B. Offered him gold, silver, and precious gems.
.        C. Offered to adopt him to become one of his sons.
      D. Offered one of his daughters to be his wife.
      E. Offered him a palace of his own.
                                                                                                                                      Answer:  D  (Alma 17:24)

1028.  (H-E)  Ammon offered to be a servant to king Lamoni.  His specific duty was to do what?
.        A. Work in the king’s fields of grain.
      B. Safeguard the king’s wives and concubines.
.        C. Watch over the king’s flocks.
      D. Search for gold and silver in the king’s mines.
.        E. Prepare the king’s meals every day.
                                                                                                                                     Answer:  C  (Alma 17:25)

1029.  (H-M) Concerning the water of Sebus, all of the following are true EXCEPT:
      A. The water of Sebus was an area where all the Lamanites drove their flocks for watering.
      B. Ammon and the king’s Lamanite servants drove their flocks to the water of Sebus.
      C. Some Lamanites at the water of Sebus scattered the king’s flocks in many directions.
      D. The king’s servants murmured that they would now be slain by the king as punishment for losing the flocks.
      E. The king’s servants were very worried about their fate, but they were able to refrain from weeping.
.                                                                                                                                      Answer:  E  (Alma 17:26-28)

1030.  (H-E)  Ammon’s heart was swollen with which of the following emotions when he saw the tears and fears of his fellow Lamanite sheep herders?
.       A. Anguish
     B. Pain
     C. Joy
     D. Remorse
.       E. Resolve
                                                                                                                                   Answer:  C  (Alma 17:29)

1031.  (H-M)  Ammon’s heart swelled with joy when he saw the fear in his fellow Lamanite shepherds.  This joy was a result of all the following EXCEPT:
.       A. He knew he would be able to show the power that was within him to his fellow servants by restoring the king’s flocks.
.       B. He knew he could win the hearts of his fellow-servants.
.       C. He knew that the Lamanite king would, once again, offer one of his daughters to him in marriage.
     D. He knew that he could lead his fellow-servants to believe in his words.
                                                                                                                                  Answer:  C  (Alma 17:29)

1032.  (H-M)  Alma ‘flattered’ the Lamanite shepherds by saying all of the following EXCEPT:
.       A. My brethren, be of good cheer.
.       B. Let us go in search of the king’s flocks.
.       C. We will gather together the king’s flocks.
     D. We will bring the king’s flocks back to the watering place.
.       E. We will preserve the king’s flocks.
     F. If we can gather the flocks, the king might still imprison us, but at least he will not slay us.
.                                                                                                                                   Answer:  F  (Alma 17:31)

1033. (H-M)  Which of the following statements is true regarding Ammon and the king’s flocks?
     A. Ammon and the king’s servants searched for the scattered flocks.
     B. Ammon and the servants rushed with much swiftness and headed the king’s flocks.
     C. Ammon and the servants gathered the flocks together once again.
.       D. Those men who had originally scattered the king’s flocks once again tried to scatter the flocks.
     E. Ammon told the king’s servants to encircle the flocks so that they could not flee.
     F. Ammon confronted the men who were once again trying to scatter the king’s flocks.
     G. All of the above statements are true.
                                                                                                                                Answer:  G  (Alma 17:32-33)

1034.  (H-M)  Which phrase accurately describes the number of sinister sheep-scatterers Ammon confronted at the water of Sebus?
     A. They were few in number.
     B. They outnumbered the servants of the king.
     C. They were twelve in number.
     D. They were in number not a few.
     E. There were too many to count.
                                                                                                                                Answer:  D  (Alma 17:34)

1035.  (H-M)  All of the following statements concerning the men who scattered the king’s flocks are true EXCEPT:
.       A. They did not fear Ammon.
     B. They supposed that any two of them could slay Ammon, according to their pleasure.
     C. They did not know that the Lord had promised Mosiah that his sons would be delivered.
     D. They knew nothing concerning the Lord.
     E. They delighted in the destruction of their brethren, and thus stood to scatter the flocks.
                                                                                                                               Answer:  B  (Alma 17:35)

1036.  (H-M)  All of the following statements are true regarding Ammon’s confrontation with the men who were attempting to scatter the king’s flocks for the second time EXCEPT:
    A. With mighty power, Ammon cast stones at them with his sling.
    B. Ammon slew a certain number with his stones and they were astonished at his power.
    C. The men were angry due to the death of their comrades, and determined that they would slay Ammon.
    D. They hurled stones at Ammon but he used a shield to protect himself from the rocks.
.      E. They next came forth with clubs in an effort to kill Ammon.
                                                                                                                              Answer:  D  (Alma 17:36)

1037.  (H-E)  All of the following statements are true EXCEPT:
     A. Anyone who lifted a club to smit Ammon had his arm cut off by Ammon.
.       B. The men attacking Ammon became astonished and fled.
     C. Ammon caused these men to flee due to the strength of his arm.
     D. Twelve of the attackers fell by Ammon’s sling, and two by his sword.
     E. Many of the attackers had their arms cut off.
.                                                                                                                                Answer:  D   (Alma 17:37-38)

1038.   (H-M)  After Ammon drove off those who attempted to scatter the king’s flocks for a second time, all of the following occurred EXCEPT:
     A. Ammon and the other servants of the king watered the flocks.
     B. The flocks of the king were returned to the pastures of the king.
     C. The arms which had been smitten off by Ammon were carried before the king, as a testimony of the things which had transpired.
     D. The king was sorely grieved that so many arms had been cut off and that so many lives had been lost.
                                                                                                                              Answer:  D   (Alma 17:39)

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