Old Testament Quiz

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    How many sons did Jacob have?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Ten

    • D. 

      Twelve

  • 2. 
    What is Jacob’s alternate name?
    • A. 

      Judah

    • B. 

      Issac

    • C. 

      Israel

    • D. 

      Ishmael

  • 3. 
    From which catastrophe does Joseph save Egypt?
    • A. 

      Famine

    • B. 

      A Plague

    • C. 

      Military Invasion

    • D. 

      A Flood

  • 4. 
    How does God first appear to Moses?
    • A. 

      As a group of three men

    • B. 

      As an angel

    • C. 

      As a flaming sword

    • D. 

      As a burning bush

  • 5. 
    What object that God gives Moses allows him to perform signs and wonders?
    • A. 

      The stone tablets

    • B. 

      A wooden staff

    • C. 

      A colorful robe

    • D. 

      A golden censer

  • 6. 
    How does God feed the Israelites in the desert?
    • A. 

      By miraculously providing fish from the Red Sea

    • B. 

      By a strange bread-like substance from heaven

    • C. 

      By food produced from Moses’s staff

    • D. 

      By an endless supply of produce from Egypt

  • 7. 
    How do Adam and Eve sin against God?
    • A. 

      They curse God and try to become gods.

    • B. 

      They are tempted by Satan to eat from the forbidden Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.

    • C. 

      They eat forbidden fish from the Red Sea.

    • D. 

      They build a tower in attempt to reach God.

  • 8. 
    What is the Passover about?
    • A. 

      When Christ passed over the bread and wine to the Disciples.

    • B. 

      When Aaron made a “golden calf” with the Israelites gold jewelry. They passed it over for sacrifice.

    • C. 

      When an offering was placed in replace of Isaac.

    • D. 

      Symbolizes when God passed over houses smeared in blood and didn’t kill the firstborn son of each family.

  • 9. 
    Who takes over for Moses when Moses Dies?
    • A. 

      Joshua

    • B. 

      Aaron

    • C. 

      David

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 10. 
    Why doesn’t Moses get to enter the ‘Promised Land’?
    • A. 

      He is weak and old and dies before they get there.

    • B. 

      He is killed in a battle with the Philistines.

    • C. 

      He takes glory from God by striking a rock instead of speaking to it.

    • D. 

      He gives an offering to idol gods.

  • 11. 
    Why did God give Israel different Judges?
    • A. 

      To punish them for their crimes.

    • B. 

      To draw them back to him and deliver them from enemies.

    • C. 

      To settle disputes.

    • D. 

      To speak to Him in the Tabernacle in the ‘Holy of Holies’.

  • 12. 
    Why does God save Noah and his family yet not anyone else from the flood?
    • A. 

      God chose him among a certain elect people group.

    • B. 

      God chose him because he was the best carpenter in the land.

    • C. 

      Noah is counted as righteous and trusts in the Lord.

    • D. 

      Noah has a spiritual gift ability to speak to animals.

  • 13. 
    Why did people try to build the Tower of Babel?
    • A. 

      They wanted to reach the status of God so they built it as high as possible.

    • B. 

      They wanted a tall fort to see enemies from afar.

    • C. 

      As a sacrifice to their gods.

    • D. 

      Because they needed a large building for people to live because it became overpopulated.

  • 14. 
    Why did God command Abram to kill his son Isaac?
    • A. 

      As a test to see if Abraham would place God as number 1 in his life.

    • B. 

      Because Ishmael was suppose to be ‘father of many nations’ instead of Isaac.

    • C. 

      Isaac was disobedient and it was law to kill your child if they are disrespectful.

    • D. 

      God wanted a worthy sacrifice for the Passover.

  • 15. 
    How did God punish David for committing adultery, lying and murder?
    • A. 

      David must confess in front of the whole city.

    • B. 

      David and Bathsheba’s son was to die.

    • C. 

      David had to make a worthy offering to God by an unblemished lamb.

    • D. 

      David was put to death by God.

  • 16. 
    Who rebukes David for his sin with Bathsheba?
    • A. 

      Samuel

    • B. 

      Nathan

    • C. 

      Solomon

    • D. 

      Uriah

  • 17. 
    What does David take for himself that causes three days punishment of plague on Israel?
    • A. 

      Slept with Bathsheba (Uriah’s Wife).

    • B. 

      Taking a Census for his own glory.

    • C. 

      Slept with all the most beautiful women.

    • D. 

      Listened to Nickelback.

  • 18. 
    What’s the difference in God creating light (Day 1) and God creating the Sun (Day 4)?
    • A. 

      God was the sustaining light then He placed the sun in place of Himself.

    • B. 

      They are the same thing except the sun was no longer moving.

    • C. 

      The sun took 4 days to form completely.

    • D. 

      God couldn’t create both at the same time.

  • 19. 
    Who was the wisest man of all time (obviously besides Jesus)?
    • A. 

      David

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Solomon

    • D. 

      Joshua

  • 20. 
    ‘Elohim’ in Chapter 1 of Genesis means?
    • A. 

      One god

    • B. 

      The Genesis

    • C. 

      The Trinity (Father, Son, Holy Spirit all in One)

    • D. 

      Multiple gods

  • 21. 
    What unique spiritual gift did God give Joseph?
    • A. 

      Ability to speak in tongues.

    • B. 

      Ability to interpret dreams.

    • C. 

      Ability to trick people.

    • D. 

      Ability to be a strong warrior.

  • 22. 
    Four Books of law in order are:
    • A. 

      Exodus, Numbers, Joshua, Judges

    • B. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy

    • C. 

      Matthew, Mark, Luke, John

    • D. 

      Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

  • 23. 
    Some laws are ____________ laws; they demanded the people to stay loyal to God. (Deut. 6:5)
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Clothing

    • C. 

      Cleasing

    • D. 

      Obedience

  • 24. 
    How did Jacob steal Esau’s birthright?
    • A. 

      He brought his father the best looking lamb for sacrifice.

    • B. 

      He put a knife to Esau and Esau made an oath before God.

    • C. 

      Esau was really hungry and wanted temporary satisfaction and Jacob made a deal (stew for birthright).

    • D. 

      Esau became disabled on a hunting trip and Esau couldn’t make it to his father for ritualistic cleansing so Jacob took over.

  • 25. 
    What happened when Noah’s son, Ham, walked in on Noah naked?
    • A. 

      Noah put a curse on Ham’s son, Canaan.

    • B. 

      Ham was killed by the sword as a sacrifice.

    • C. 

      Was sold into slavery and eventually ended up in Egypt.

    • D. 

      He was like, “what, ew! Bro put on some clothes man lol!”..He then took pictures and sent them to TMZ and ended up on Entertainment Tonight.