Samuel 1-3 Bible MCQ Quiz: Trivia!

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Samuel 1-3 Bible MCQ Quiz: Trivia! - Quiz

Are you familiar with the book of Samuel 1-3 in the bible? Would you like to try this quiz? Samuel is a figure who plays an integral role in the transition from the period of biblical judges to the establishment of the kingdom under Saul and in the changeover from Saul to David. He is revered as a prophet by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. If you want to learn more, try this quiz.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did David have done to the Amalekite who honored Saul's request to finish the job of killing him after he had already tried to kill himself by falling on his sword?  2 Sam 1:15
    • A. 

      He gave him a crown

    • B. 

      He made him his servant

    • C. 

      He had him executed

  • 2. 
    How long was David king over Judah? 2 Sam 1:11
    • A. 

      7 years and 6 months

    • B. 

      10 years and 7 months

    • C. 

      12 years and 3 months

  • 3. 
    Who was king over Israel for the first 2 years that David was king over Judah? 2 Sam 2:10
    • A. 

      Abner, commander of Saul's army

    • B. 

      Ish-Bosheth, son of Saul

  • 4. 
    Who won the battle at the pool of Gibeon? 2 Sam 2:17
    • A. 

      The men of Ish-Bosheth

    • B. 

      The men of David

  • 5. 
    At the battle of Gibeon, Abner killed Ashael, after giving him a warning that if he would stop pursuing him that he would not kill him, but Ashael would not stop. Which king was Abner a servant to? 2 Sam 2:18-23
    • A. 

      David, king of Judah

    • B. 

      Ish-Bosheth, king of Israel

  • 6. 
    How many men died in the battle of Gibeon? 2 Sam 2:29-31
    • A. 

      Israel 360 and Judah 20

    • B. 

      Israel 20 and Judah 360

  • 7. 
    David had 6 sons while in Hebron. How many wives did he have during this time? 2 Sam 3:2-5
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


  • 8. 
    Why did Abner leave Ish-Bosheth and come to serve David instead? 2 Sam 3:6-11
    • A. 

      Ish-Bosheth accused Abner of doing wrong with a woman, his father's concubine

    • B. 

      Because he felt guilty for killing Ashael

  • 9. 
    Why did Ish-Bosheth and Abner take Paltiel's wife away from him and give her to David? 2 Sam 3:12-16
    • A. 

      Because Paltiel was an abusive husband and David wanted to help his wife

    • B. 

      Because Paltiel's wife had been purchased by David before she had ever been given to Paltiel by Saul

  • 10. 
    What happened to Abner after David held a feast for him and sent him away in peace? 2 Sam 3:26-27
    • A. 

      A lion killed him

    • B. 

      Joab killed him

  • 11. 
    David put the following curse on Joab for killing Abner: "May the house of Abner never be without one who  _____. 2 Sam 3:29
    • A. 

      Has a discharge

    • B. 

      Who is leprous

    • C. 

      Who holds a spindle

    • D. 

      Who falls by the sword

    • E. 

      Who lacks bread

    • F. 

      All of the above

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