Wednesday, September 06, 2006

More with Boiling Springs Christian Youth Camp

Besides 'stupid', is there another scientific or medical term used to describe one who uses part of a question to come up with an answer to that question when it's totally wrong.

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I recently came across my Bible quiz booklet from Boiling Springs Christian Youth Camp 1990. I was 9 and this was my first year to attend. It was the best camp in the world...anyway. I was reviewing my scores for each days bible quiz and wanted to see what questions I missed....it was sad but very humorous what I saw. Below are word for word questions and answers that I bombed. enjoy.

Day 1 Question 5

Who else did Jesus say had been persecuted falsely?

My Answer: "Jesus"


Question 6

When our light shines and men see our good deeds, who will receive the praise?

My Answer: "before men"


True or False Question 6 (still day 1)

The right thing to do with a lamp is put it on its stand so it will give light to all in the house.

My Answer: False


Fill in the blanks Question 1 (day 1)

"If salt loses its saltiness, it is no longer good for anything except to be. . . .

My Answer: "no longer good"


Day 2 Question 2

What will a man be called who breaks one of the least commandments and teaches others to do the same?

My Answer: "the great in the Kingdom of heven"


Question 3 day 2 still

If you bring a gift to the altar and remember your brother has something against you, you are to leave your gift there and do what first?

My Answer: "heave your gift there in front of the alter"

Day 3 Multiple Choice 1

But when you give to the needy, do not let your. . . [mother] [preacher] [left hand] know what your right hand is doing.

My Answer: [mother]


Question 5 Multiple Choice

"But when you fast, put oil on your head and . . . [put on clean clothes] [wash your face] [comb your hair] .

My Answer: [comb your hair]


I am proud to say that I made a 100 on the last day of Bible quiz.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

adam it sounds like you thought you knew the answer before you read the question. but funny either way! I wonder if your parents thought there was something wrong with you.

The Future said...

That was laugh out loud funny!!

You could've been a stand-up comedian!

Kara Sheets said...

you make me laugh. did you find any of my work books?
zach says that he likes this too. You had us laughing.
funny

Heather said...

You know, this entry makes me laugh...and cry. My 6th graders do the same thing.
Too funny.

Anonymous said...

Adam, I hope your knowledge of the Bible has improved. Berle George




Cheryl Siders said...

Brings back lots of memories!! Glad you kept the book.