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The book of Hosea was written around 710 B. C by the Prophet Hosea. It is the first book of the minor prophets in the bible. It was written to the children of Israel to call them out of their sinful ways of apostasy. The book contains symbolic messages on the paths the Israelites were treading. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the book of Hosea


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the name of Hosea's wife?

    • A.

      Deborah

    • B.

      Gomer

    • C.

      Loammi

    • D.

      Jezreel

    Correct Answer
    B. Gomer
    Explanation
    Hosea's wife was named Gomer.

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  • 2. 

    How many children did Gomer birth for Hosea

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    Gomer birthed three children for Hosea. This is indicated by the answer choice "3".

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  • 3. 

    What was the name of the first child, according to Chapter 1 verse 4?

    • A.

      Gomer

    • B.

      Loammi

    • C.

      Hosea

    • D.

      Jezreel

    Correct Answer
    D. Jezreel
    Explanation
    According to Chapter 1 verse 4, the name of the first child mentioned is Jezreel.

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  • 4. 

    Hosea was a prophet in which country?

    • A.

      Israel

    • B.

      Mesopotamia

    • C.

      Egypt

    • D.

      Greece

    Correct Answer
    A. Israel
    Explanation
    Hosea was a prophet in Israel.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the king of israel in the time of Hosea

    • A.

      Solomon

    • B.

      Ahab

    • C.

      Jeroboam

    • D.

      Rehobam

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeroboam
    Explanation
    Jeroboam was the king of Israel during the time of Hosea. He ruled over the northern kingdom of Israel after the kingdom split into two following the death of Solomon. Jeroboam is known for his idolatry and leading Israel into sin by establishing golden calves as objects of worship. Hosea, a prophet, lived during this time and delivered messages from God, warning the people of Israel about their sinful ways and the consequences they would face.

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  • 6. 

    Who among these were not kings of Judah at that time?

    • A.

      Ahaz

    • B.

      David

    • C.

      Hezekiah

    • D.

      Jotham

    Correct Answer
    B. David
    Explanation
    David was not a king of Judah at that time because he ruled much earlier in history. The other three options - Ahaz, Hezekiah, and Jotham - were kings of Judah during the same time period.

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  • 7. 

    Where was vengeance carried against King Jehu?

    • A.

      Jezreel valley

    • B.

      Solomon's porch

    • C.

      Beautiful gate

    • D.

      Ahaz's winepress

    Correct Answer
    A. Jezreel valley
    Explanation
    In the Jezreel valley, vengeance was carried out against King Jehu. The Jezreel valley is a region in Israel that holds historical and biblical significance. It was in this valley that Jehu, anointed by the prophet Elisha, executed God's judgment on the house of Ahab and Jezebel. Jehu's actions were driven by a desire for vengeance against the wicked rulers and their idolatrous practices. The Jezreel valley, therefore, serves as the setting for this act of vengeance against King Jehu.

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  • 8. 

    What does Lo-ruhamah mean?

    • A.

      Not loved

    • B.

      God's love

    • C.

      God's glory has left Israel

    • D.

      Out of the valley

    Correct Answer
    A. Not loved
    Explanation
    Lo-ruhamah means "Not loved". This term is derived from the Hebrew language and is mentioned in the Bible. In the context of the question, it refers to a symbolic name given to a daughter of the prophet Hosea, representing the broken relationship between God and the people of Israel. It signifies the consequences of their disobedience and abandonment of God's love.

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  • 9. 

    What did Israel do wrong according to chapter 4 verse 16

    • A.

      Steal from their neighbors

    • B.

      Commit adultery

    • C.

      Backsliding

    • D.

      Worship false gods

    Correct Answer
    C. Backsliding
    Explanation
    According to chapter 4 verse 16, Israel did wrong by backsliding. Backsliding refers to a decline or regression in one's faith or religious beliefs. It suggests that Israel turned away from their devotion to the true God and instead embraced false gods or engaged in sinful behavior. This action is seen as a betrayal of their faith and a departure from their spiritual path.

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  • 10. 

    What was the meaning of the name of Hosea's third child, 'Loammi'?

    • A.

      No mercy

    • B.

      Not my people

    • C.

      No love

    • D.

      Blessed

    Correct Answer
    B. Not my people
    Explanation
    The name 'Loammi' means 'not my people'. This name signifies the rejection and abandonment of the people by God due to their disobedience and unfaithfulness. It represents a lack of belonging and separation from God's chosen people.

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