What Do You Know About The Behemoth From The Bible?

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What Do You Know About The Behemoth From The Bible? - Quiz

Behemoth, the enigmatic animal mentioned in the book of Job is commonly equated with a crocodile or hippopotamus respectively. The animal feeds on grass and has great strength. Take a quiz and learn about this animal mentioned in the Bible


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which bible chapter mentioned Behemoth?

    • A.

      Job 20:15-24

    • B.

      Job 40:15-24

    • C.

      Job 25:15-24

    • D.

      Job 20:10-25

    Correct Answer
    B. Job 40:15-24
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Job 40:15-24. This chapter in the Bible mentions Behemoth, which is described as a powerful and mighty creature created by God. It is said to have a tail like a cedar tree and bones like bronze. The chapter explores the greatness and power of God, and how small and insignificant humans are in comparison.

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  • 2. 

    Which animal form did he take according to ancient mythology?

    • A.

      Elephant

    • B.

      Hippopotamus

    • C.

      Rhinoceros or Buffalo

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    According to ancient mythology, the person in question took the form of all the mentioned animals: elephant, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, and buffalo.

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  • 3. 

    The ancient artists believe it to be a?

    • A.

      Elephant

    • B.

      Dinosaur

    • C.

      Gorilla

    • D.

      Rhino

    Correct Answer
    B. Dinosaur
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dinosaur. This is because the question mentions "ancient artists" which implies that the subject being referred to existed a long time ago. Among the given options, dinosaurs are the only creatures that lived in ancient times. Elephants, gorillas, and rhinos are relatively recent in terms of their existence compared to dinosaurs.

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  • 4. 

    What name is used to describe any extremely large powerful creature?

    • A.

      Object

    • B.

      Behemoth

    • C.

      Animal

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Behemoth
    Explanation
    Behemoth is the correct answer because it is a name used to describe any extremely large and powerful creature. It is often used in literature and mythology to refer to creatures of immense size and strength. The term "behemoth" is derived from the Hebrew word "bəhēmôt," which means "beast" or "large animal." This term is commonly used to depict mythical or legendary creatures that are larger and more powerful than ordinary animals. Therefore, "Behemoth" is the appropriate name for an extremely large powerful creature.

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  • 5. 

    Job describes behemoth and then the sea-monster called

    • A.

      Leviathan

    • B.

      Whale

    • C.

      Dolphin

    • D.

      Hippopotamus

    Correct Answer
    A. Leviathan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Leviathan. In the given question, the term "behemoth" is used to describe a large and powerful creature. It is then mentioned that there is a sea-monster called ______. Among the options provided, Leviathan is the most fitting choice as it is commonly associated with being a sea-monster in various mythologies and literature. The other options, such as whale, dolphin, and hippopotamus, do not have the same connotation of being a sea-monster.

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  • 6. 

    What food does the behemoth feed on?

    • A.

      Herb

    • B.

      Plant

    • C.

      Animal

    • D.

      Flesh

    Correct Answer
    B. Plant
    Explanation
    The behemoth feeds on plants.

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  • 7. 

    The animal is mentioned in Jewish Apocrypha and

    • A.

      Mark

    • B.

      Leviticus

    • C.

      Pseudopigrapha

    • D.

      David

    Correct Answer
    C. Pseudopigrapha
    Explanation
    The animal mentioned in Jewish Apocrypha and Pseudopigrapha is the correct answer. The Jewish Apocrypha refers to a collection of Jewish texts that are not included in the Hebrew Bible but are considered important in Jewish tradition. Pseudopigrapha, on the other hand, refers to a collection of ancient Jewish writings that falsely claim to be written by a biblical character. Therefore, the animal mentioned in both Jewish Apocrypha and Pseudopigrapha can be considered the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Where does Leviathan live according to the ancient Jewish writings?

    • A.

      Bush

    • B.

      Desert

    • C.

      Abyss

    • D.

      Hut

    Correct Answer
    C. Abyss
    Explanation
    According to ancient Jewish writings, Leviathan is believed to live in the Abyss. The Abyss is often described as a deep, dark, and chaotic place, symbolizing the depths of the ocean or the underworld. Leviathan, in Jewish mythology, is a sea monster or a powerful creature associated with chaos and destruction. The concept of Leviathan residing in the Abyss aligns with the idea of it being a fearsome and mysterious being dwelling in the depths of the unknown.

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  • 9. 

    In the Haggadan, Behemoth’s strength reaches its peak on the

    • A.

      Abyss

    • B.

      Summer Solstice

    • C.

      Battle field

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Summer Solstice
    Explanation
    The Haggadan is a Jewish text that describes the story of Exodus and the rituals and traditions associated with the Passover holiday. In this context, Behemoth is a mythical creature mentioned in the book of Job in the Hebrew Bible. According to Jewish folklore, Behemoth's strength is said to reach its peak on the Summer Solstice, which is the longest day of the year. This explanation aligns with the cultural and religious beliefs surrounding Behemoth and the significance of the Summer Solstice in Jewish tradition.

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  • 10. 

    Which year did the attempts to identify Behemoth did begin?

    • A.

      14th century CE

    • B.

      15th century CE

    • C.

      18th century CE

    • D.

      17th century CE

    Correct Answer
    D. 17th century CE
    Explanation
    In the given question, the attempts to identify Behemoth began in the 17th century CE. This suggests that prior to the 17th century, there were no documented efforts to identify Behemoth. It implies that the search or exploration for Behemoth, which could refer to a mythical creature or a real animal, started during the 17th century CE and continued thereafter.

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