QUIZ: How Well Can You Remember Biblical Trivia?

Between the Old Testament and the New Testament, it’s difficult to keep track of so much biblical information. After all, there’s over two millennia worth of data full of important religious figures, mystical tablets, and major events. So, it’s easy to get a few things jumbled up. But this quiz is perfect for anyone who thinks they know all there is to know about the Bible. Now, who’s ready for a challenge?

Between the Old Testament and the New Testament, it’s difficult to keep track of so much biblical information. After all, there’s over two millennia worth of data full of important religious figures, mystical tablets, and major events. So, it’s easy to get a few things jumbled up. But this quiz is perfect for anyone who thinks they know all there is to know about the Bible. Now, who’s ready for a challenge?

In what way did God choose to contact Moses?

  • Water
  • WhatsApp
  • A burning bush
  • A magic staff

Moses discovered that while the bush was on fire, it wasn’t burning. He then learned that it was God himself who was using this burning bush as a conduit to communicate with him.

Moses discovered that while the bush was on fire, it wasn’t burning. He then learned that it was God himself who was using this burning bush as a conduit to communicate with him.

What was the name of the apostle that was supposed to lead the Gentiles?

  • Jensen
  • John
  • Ringo
  • Paul

Paul led the Gentiles in the same way that Peter was seen as the primary apostle that led the Jews. However, Paul’s mission led to the Gentiles being integrated into the Christian faith.

Paul led the Gentiles in the same way that Peter was seen as the primary apostle that led the Jews. However, Paul’s mission led to the Gentiles being integrated into the Christian faith.

Moses used his powerful staff to part which sea?

  • Black Sea
  • Red Sea
  • Baltic Sea
  • Dead Sea

Moses used his staff to tap into God’s immense power and part the Crossing of the Red Sea. As a result of his actions, the Israelites were set free.

Moses used his staff to tap into God’s immense power and part the Crossing of the Red Sea. As a result of his actions, the Israelites were set free.

They say that Samson’s wife was not to be trusted. Who was she?

  • Delilah
  • Mary
  • Lilith
  • Ruby

Delilah was Samson’s second wife. She was also the last person anyone wanted to turn their back on. According to the Bible, she was unreliable. Also, she reportedly did not love Samson the way he loved her.

Delilah was Samson’s second wife. She was also the last person anyone wanted to turn their back on. According to the Bible, she was unreliable. Also, she reportedly did not love Samson the way he loved her.

Samson’s incredible strength came from somewhere, but where?

  • His groin
  • His stomach
  • His fist
  • His hair

Samson was a judge and a lawyer who was best known for his strength. But the source of his power was his hair. When his wife, Delilah, cut his hair, the Israelites were weakened and left vulnerable to the Philistines.

Samson was a judge and a lawyer who was best known for his strength. But the source of his power was his hair. When his wife, Delilah, cut his hair, the Israelites were weakened and left vulnerable to the Philistines.

What did Simon Peter do for a living?

  • Priest
  • Fisherman
  • Doctor
  • Athlete

According to the Bible, Jesus himself told them he would make them “fishers of men.” As a result, Peter, his brother, Andrew, and their apostle friends became fishermen.

According to the Bible, Jesus himself told them he would make them “fishers of men.” As a result, Peter, his brother, Andrew, and their apostle friends became fishermen.

Assyria ultimately fell to a power greater than itself. What was it?

  • Babylon
  • Africa
  • Egypt
  • Rome

The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought with each other for a couple of years. Eventually, they fell to the Assyrian Empire in 612 BC when they conquered Assyria’s capital of Nineveh.

The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought with each other for a couple of years. Eventually, they fell to the Assyrian Empire in 612 BC when they conquered Assyria’s capital of Nineveh.

How was David able to defeat Goliath?

  • A stone from a sling
  • A snake bite
  • A poison arrow
  • A bullet

They say David’s slingshot could be heard all over the globe when he used it to hurl a stone at Goliath’s forehead. This caused the giant to fall in embarrassing defeat.

They say David’s slingshot could be heard all over the globe when he used it to hurl a stone at Goliath’s forehead. This caused the giant to fall in embarrassing defeat.

What is the first line used in the Old Testament?

  • In the beginning
  • Once upon a time
  • Here now the words of God
  • Let there be light

Although Once upon a time is better suited to fairy tales, the Old Testament’s first line read as follows: "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."

Although Once upon a time is better suited to fairy tales, the Old Testament’s first line read as follows: "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."

Which body part did Adam use to create Eve?

  • Foot
  • Wrist
  • Rib
  • Eye

According to the creation story, Adam removed one of his ribs and created a mate called Eve. She was later tempted by the serpent to defy God’s wishes and eat an apple from the tree of knowledge. She also got Adam to eat from the tree, which led to them being banished from the Garden of Eden.

According to the creation story, Adam removed one of his ribs and created a mate called Eve. She was later tempted by the serpent to defy God’s wishes and eat an apple from the tree of knowledge. She also got Adam to eat from the tree, which led to them being banished from the Garden of Eden.

Who was the woman who got turned into a pillar of salt?

  • Lot’s wife
  • Samson’s wife
  • Jack’s wife
  • Solomon’s wife

Lot and his wife fled Sodom but were warned by God not to look back under any circumstances. Unfortunately, Lot’s wife didn’t heed the warning. As a result, she was turned into a pillar of salt.

Lot and his wife fled Sodom but were warned by God not to look back under any circumstances. Unfortunately, Lot’s wife didn’t heed the warning. As a result, she was turned into a pillar of salt.

What insect did John the Baptist eat while he was in the desert?

  • Locust
  • Snake
  • Lizard
  • Scorpion

John the Baptist reportedly didn’t accept food from strangers or anyone else for that matter. So instead, he fed on wild locusts. He reportedly ate honey, too.

John the Baptist reportedly didn’t accept food from strangers or anyone else for that matter. So instead, he fed on wild locusts. He reportedly ate honey, too.

One apostle had his doubts about Jesus’s resurrection. Who was it?

  • Paul
  • Peter
  • Thomas
  • John

Thomas didn’t believe that Jesus had risen from the dead, so not only did he ask to meet with him, but he touched his wounds to make sure it was him.

Thomas didn’t believe that Jesus had risen from the dead, so not only did he ask to meet with him, but he touched his wounds to make sure it was him.

In what way did God punish Cain for what he did to his brother Abel?

  • Marked him and condemned him to wander
  • Destroyed him
  • Sent him to heaven
  • Sent him to purgatory

Cain was said to have murdered his brother, Abel, in a fit of jealous rage. As a result, God punished him by cursing him with the Mark of Cain and forcing him to wander in the Land of Nod forever.

Cain was said to have murdered his brother, Abel, in a fit of jealous rage. As a result, God punished him by cursing him with the Mark of Cain and forcing him to wander in the Land of Nod forever.

Who uttered the words, “He is not here; He is risen” after Mary Magdalene discovered Jesus’s tomb was empty?

  • Peter
  • John
  • An angel
  • Brutus

When Mary Magdalene went to Jesus’s tomb and discovered that he wasn’t there, an angel appeared to her and told her that he had been resurrected. It’s unclear whether or not this was the archangel Gabriel.

When Mary Magdalene went to Jesus’s tomb and discovered that he wasn’t there, an angel appeared to her and told her that he had been resurrected. It’s unclear whether or not this was the archangel Gabriel.

What was the name of the son that God asked Abraham to sacrifice?

  • Joshua
  • Barney
  • Jacob
  • Isaac

God asked Abraham to sacrifice his only son, Isaac. Abraham was so loyal, that he almost went through with it. Fortunately for Isaac, God realized Abraham was truly a devout follower and stepped in and said, “This is only a test.”

God asked Abraham to sacrifice his only son, Isaac. Abraham was so loyal, that he almost went through with it. Fortunately for Isaac, God realized Abraham was truly a devout follower and stepped in and said, “This is only a test.”

Who is strongly mentioned in the Old Testament’s first five books?

  • Abraham
  • Noah
  • Jesus
  • Moses

According to Jewish and Christian faiths, Moses wrote the first five books of the Old Testament, which consisted of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, in approximately 1300 BC.

According to Jewish and Christian faiths, Moses wrote the first five books of the Old Testament, which consisted of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, in approximately 1300 BC.

What did Satan wager about Job when he made a bet with God?

  • That Job would be corrupted
  • That Job would curse God if tormented
  • That Job would sacrifice his loved ones
  • That Job would give up his life

Satan claimed that Job was only good because he had been blessed by God. So, after he made a wager with God, Satan tormented Job to see if his faith to God wavered.

Satan claimed that Job was only good because he had been blessed by God. So, after he made a wager with God, Satan tormented Job to see if his faith to God wavered.

What is the name of the book at the end of the New Testament?

  • Revelation
  • Exodus
  • Book of the Covenant
  • Celestial Temple

The Book of Revelation marks the end of The New Testament and mentions the apocalypse. It also discusses what humanity can expect from this cataclysmic event, such as who will be saved.

The Book of Revelation marks the end of The New Testament and mentions the apocalypse. It also discusses what humanity can expect from this cataclysmic event, such as who will be saved.

After King Solomon’s reign ended, Israel was split into two kingdoms. And while Israel remained in the north, what was the name of the kingdom to the south?

  • Judah
  • Africa
  • Sudan
  • Palestine

The northern kingdom remained Israel after King Solomon’s death in approximately 930 BC. But the kingdom to the south was named Judah, after the tribe that controlled this region at the time.

The northern kingdom remained Israel after King Solomon’s death in approximately 930 BC. But the kingdom to the south was named Judah, after the tribe that controlled this region at the time.

According to the book of Ephesians, whose example does Paul claim Christians should follow?

  • Jesus
  • His
  • John
  • Paul

In the book of Ephesians, Paul wrote: "We are sons of God, if we are really Christians. We must follow the example that He gave us in Jesus." This was the OG "What Would Jesus Do?"

In the book of Ephesians, Paul wrote: "We are sons of God, if we are really Christians. We must follow the example that He gave us in Jesus." This was the OG "What Would Jesus Do?"

Which of the following books is not part of the Old Testament?

  • Exodus
  • Leviticus
  • Genesis
  • Revelation

Although the Old Testament books vary by religion, there is one thing they can all agree on. The Book of Revelation is not a part of the Old Testament, it’s part of the New Testament.

Although the Old Testament books vary by religion, there is one thing they can all agree on. The Book of Revelation is not a part of the Old Testament, it’s part of the New Testament.

What country had enslaved the Israelites?

  • Australia
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Jordan

According to the Bible, Moses freed the Jews from the Egyptians and led them to the Holy Land. This pivotal moment is now celebrated during the Jewish holiday known as Passover.

According to the Bible, Moses freed the Jews from the Egyptians and led them to the Holy Land. This pivotal moment is now celebrated during the Jewish holiday known as Passover.

As Jesus underwent a form of transfiguration, two Old Testament figures appeared beside him. Who were they?

  • Max and Michael
  • Moses and Elijah
  • Abraham and John
  • Cain and Abel

Jesus was joined by Peter, James, and John as he went to the top of a mountain to pray. While he was there, he began to shine with a bright light and the prophets, Moses and Elijah, appeared beside him.

Jesus was joined by Peter, James, and John as he went to the top of a mountain to pray. While he was there, he began to shine with a bright light and the prophets, Moses and Elijah, appeared beside him.

In which language was the majority of the Old Testament written?

  • Latin
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • Hebrew

Most of the sacred texts in the Old Testament were written in Biblical Hebrew. There were, however, some books written in Aramaic. The Old Testament’s first translation was ultimately from Hebrew to Greek.

Most of the sacred texts in the Old Testament were written in Biblical Hebrew. There were, however, some books written in Aramaic. The Old Testament’s first translation was ultimately from Hebrew to Greek.

Can you remember the 8 Beatitudes? “Blessed are ________, for they shall be filled.”

  • The meek
  • Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
  • Those who mourn
  • The poor in spirit

The Beatitudes are eight blessings that were recounted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. Four of the blessings also appear in the Gospel of Luke.

The Beatitudes are eight blessings that were recounted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. Four of the blessings also appear in the Gospel of Luke.

On which mountain were the Ten Commandments laid out on?

  • Mount Fiji
  • Mount Olympus
  • Mount Sinai
  • Mount Shasta

God brought Moses the Ten Commandments on stone tablets at the top of Mount Sinai. The location was near the location of the burning bush, where God sent another message to Moses.

God brought Moses the Ten Commandments on stone tablets at the top of Mount Sinai. The location was near the location of the burning bush, where God sent another message to Moses.

Who does the Virgin Mary find out that she is pregnant from?

  • Moses
  • Joseph
  • Archangel Gabriel
  • Archangel Michael

According to the Gospel of Luke, Mary learned that she was to give birth to a son, who she should name Jesus, from the angel Gabriel, much to her surprise.

According to the Gospel of Luke, Mary learned that she was to give birth to a son, who she should name Jesus, from the angel Gabriel, much to her surprise.

Why did Pontius Pilate condemn Jesus to death?

  • Blasphemy
  • Treason
  • Theft
  • Grand Theft Auto

The Sanhedrin, who were a council of priests and elders, asked Pilate to try Jesus for blasphemy, which he did, which lead to the crucifixion of Jesus.

The Sanhedrin, who were a council of priests and elders, asked Pilate to try Jesus for blasphemy, which he did, which lead to the crucifixion of Jesus.

Who was the first Christian martyr, who appeared in the Acts of the Apostles?

  • Joseph
  • Stephen
  • Mary
  • Kevin

Saint Stephen was charged with blasphemy after he made a speech denouncing Jewish authorities and he was sentenced to death when he was 36 years old.

Saint Stephen was charged with blasphemy after he made a speech denouncing Jewish authorities and he was sentenced to death when he was 36 years old.

After the prodigal son ran out of money, which job did he take on?

  • Pig feeder
  • Tax collector
  • Fisherman
  • Bank teller

After using up his inheritance on lavish trips, the Prodigal Son fed pigs to make ends meet before he returns to his father to admit his mistakes.

After using up his inheritance on lavish trips, the Prodigal Son fed pigs to make ends meet before he returns to his father to admit his mistakes.

On which day of creation did God create man?

  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 6
  • Day 7

On previous days, God created light, air, land, plants, the sun, the moon, birds and sea animals. On the sixth day, God created land animals and humans, which lead to a day of rest on the seventh day.

On previous days, God created light, air, land, plants, the sun, the moon, birds and sea animals. On the sixth day, God created land animals and humans, which lead to a day of rest on the seventh day.

Which man had what was described as a “coat of many colors?”

  • Abel
  • Joseph
  • Cain
  • Moses

This story from the Genesis book of the Bible was the basis for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which debuted in 1972 and continues to tour today.

This story from the Genesis book of the Bible was the basis for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which debuted in 1972 and continues to tour today.

When God said, “Let there be light!” Saul saw a bright and blinding light when he was on his way to which city?

  • Israel
  • Damascus
  • Rome
  • Atlantis

Saul, who was later known as Paul, was met with a blinding light while he was traveling to Damascus. This light caused him to fall to the ground, and when he did so, God spoke to him, saying, “Saul, why do you persecute me?”

Saul, who was later known as Paul, was met with a blinding light while he was traveling to Damascus. This light caused him to fall to the ground, and when he did so, God spoke to him, saying, “Saul, why do you persecute me?”

Fill in the blank. Jesus said, “For truly I say to you, if you have faith the size of ______________ you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move.”

  • A grain of salt
  • A mouse
  • A mustard seed
  • A mighty oak tree

Mustards seeds typically are smaller than one millimeter in diameter, so Jesus was saying that even people with a small amount of faith can do great things that people with no faith whatsoever cannot do.

Mustards seeds typically are smaller than one millimeter in diameter, so Jesus was saying that even people with a small amount of faith can do great things that people with no faith whatsoever cannot do.

Paul wrote a lot of letters, but which group did he not write to?

  • Galatians
  • Philippians
  • Romans
  • Egyptians

The groups that Paul did write to include the Thessalonians, the Galatians, the Corinthians, the Philippians and the Romans. Paul is credited with writing thirteen books of the New Testament.

The groups that Paul did write to include the Thessalonians, the Galatians, the Corinthians, the Philippians and the Romans. Paul is credited with writing thirteen books of the New Testament.

The descendants of which of Abraham’s grandsons became the twelve tribes of Israel?

  • Moses
  • Jacob
  • John
  • Abraham Jr.

Jacob’s twelve sons were the forebears of the twelve Tribes of Israel, which were the traditional divisions of the ancient Jewish people. They are Reuben, Simeon, Judah, Isachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Ephraim and Manasseh.

Jacob’s twelve sons were the forebears of the twelve Tribes of Israel, which were the traditional divisions of the ancient Jewish people. They are Reuben, Simeon, Judah, Isachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Ephraim and Manasseh.

Who wrote the book of Revelation?

  • John
  • Luke
  • Moses
  • Paul

It is thought that John the Elder wrote the book of Revelation in about 96 AD. The book was written on the island of Patmos near the coast of Asia Minor.

It is thought that John the Elder wrote the book of Revelation in about 96 AD. The book was written on the island of Patmos near the coast of Asia Minor.

What is the grouping of the first four books of the New Testament called?

  • Old Testament
  • Psalms
  • The Epistles
  • The Gospels

The books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John are grouped together to form the Gospels. The other three groupings of New Testament texts are called, the Acts of the Apostles, the epistles, and the apocalypse.

The books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John are grouped together to form the Gospels. The other three groupings of New Testament texts are called, the Acts of the Apostles, the epistles, and the apocalypse.

What are the twelve gates of New Jerusalem made of as described in the Book of Revelation?

  • Pearl
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Stone

The twelve gates that are referenced in Revelation, which symbolize the twelve tribes of Israel, were each made with a single pearl. This is also where the phrase “pearly gates” comes from.

The twelve gates that are referenced in Revelation, which symbolize the twelve tribes of Israel, were each made with a single pearl. This is also where the phrase “pearly gates” comes from.

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