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Are You Truly Bible Literate? - Quiz

Ask yourself: Am I truly Bible literate? To answer that, regardless of religion but academic knowledge, you need to digest some facts in the Bible. Take this quiz to test your Bible literacy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many books are there in the Old Testaments?

    • A.

      38

    • B.

      39

    • C.

      40

    • D.

      41

    Correct Answer
    B. 39
    Explanation
    The Old Testament is the first section of the Christian Bible and also the Hebrew Bible. It consists of a collection of religious texts and stories that are sacred to Judaism and Christianity. The Old Testament contains 39 books, which include books such as Genesis, Exodus, Psalms, and Proverbs. Therefore, the correct answer is 39.

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  • 2. 

    At what time did God smite the first born of Egypt?

    • A.

      Evening

    • B.

      Noon

    • C.

      Morning

    • D.

      Midnight

    Correct Answer
    D. Midnight
    Explanation
    In the Bible, it is mentioned in Exodus 12:29 that God smote the first born of Egypt at midnight. This event occurred during the final plague inflicted upon Egypt, where the Angel of Death passed through the land and took the lives of all the firstborn sons. The Israelites were instructed to mark their doorposts with the blood of a lamb, so that the Angel of Death would "pass over" their homes. Hence, the correct answer is midnight.

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  • 3. 

    Why did Micah want the Levite from Bethlehem to live with him?

    • A.

      Because he would have a Levite to be the priest at his personal shrine

    • B.

      To remove the curse his mother placed on him

    • C.

      So the blessing of the Lord would be upon his house

    • D.

      So he would have protection from his enemies

    Correct Answer
    A. Because he would have a Levite to be the priest at his personal shrine
    Explanation
    Micah wanted the Levite from Bethlehem to live with him because he wanted to have a priest at his personal shrine. Having a Levite as a priest would provide him with a religious authority figure to oversee his shrine and perform the necessary rituals and sacrifices. This would give Micah a sense of spiritual fulfillment and ensure that his shrine was properly maintained and respected.

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  • 4. 

    Pick the correct core words of the purpose of the commandment:

    • A.

      Peace, clean, clear, unyielding

    • B.

      Love, righteous, good, strong

    • C.

      Obedience, good, pure, true

    • D.

      Charity, pure, good, unfeigned

    Correct Answer
    D. Charity, pure, good, unfeigned
    Explanation
    The correct core words of the purpose of the commandment are "Charity, pure, good, unfeigned." These words suggest that the commandment is focused on promoting selfless love and genuine care for others, without any ulterior motives. It emphasizes the importance of acting with pure intentions and doing good deeds sincerely, without any pretense or insincerity.

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  • 5. 

    According to the Bible, at what age should a widow be considered for the church's support financially? 

    • A.

      60

    • B.

      65

    • C.

      50

    • D.

      55

    Correct Answer
    A. 60
    Explanation
    According to the Bible, a widow should be considered for the church's support financially at the age of 60.

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  • 6. 

    What did Paul instruct younger widows to do?

    • A.

      Pray for the Lord to provide

    • B.

      Ask their fellow believers for help

    • C.

      Seek financial help from church

    • D.

      Look for a husband and remarry

    Correct Answer
    D. Look for a husband and remarry
    Explanation
    Paul instructed younger widows to look for a husband and remarry. This instruction is given in 1 Timothy 5:14, where Paul advises younger widows to marry, have children, and manage their households. This advice is given in the context of avoiding idleness and the potential for gossip and becoming dependent on the church for support. By remarrying, younger widows would have the opportunity to establish a new family and have the support and provision of a husband.

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  • 7. 

    Where did Saul prophesy before Samuel?

    • A.

      Gath

    • B.

      Bethlehem

    • C.

      Galilee

    • D.

      Naioth

    Correct Answer
    D. Naioth
    Explanation
    Saul prophesied at Naioth before Samuel.

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  • 8. 

    What will the people say to the mountains according to Hosea?

    • A.

      Move to a yonder place

    • B.

      Cover us

    • C.

      Hide us

    • D.

      Bring forth fruit

    Correct Answer
    B. Cover us
    Explanation
    In the book of Hosea, the people are depicted as being in a state of distress and desperation. They are seeking refuge and protection from the impending judgment and wrath of God. Therefore, when they say "Cover us," they are expressing their desire for the mountains to provide them with shelter and safety, shielding them from the punishment they fear.

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  • 9. 

    Which king was victorious over Jeroboam, son of Nebat?

    • A.

      David

    • B.

      Solomon

    • C.

      Abijah

    • D.

      Rehoboam

    Correct Answer
    C. Abijah
    Explanation
    Abijah was victorious over Jeroboam, son of Nebat. This is mentioned in the Bible in 1 Kings 15:7, where it states that Abijah fought against Jeroboam and defeated him, reclaiming several cities that had been taken by Jeroboam.

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  • 10. 

    What is the mystery that has been hidden from the ages?

    • A.

      God would graft the Gentiles into Israel

    • B.

      Christ destroyed the power of the devil on the cross

    • C.

      Christ in you, the hope of glory

    • D.

      That God would take on flesh

    Correct Answer
    C. Christ in you, the hope of glory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Christ in you, the hope of glory." This refers to the belief that having Christ within oneself brings hope and the promise of eternal glory. It suggests that through a personal relationship with Christ, individuals can experience spiritual transformation and have the assurance of a future filled with God's glory. This concept is central to Christian theology and emphasizes the significance of Christ's presence and influence in the lives of believers.

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