Acts Chapters 1-12

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Acts Chapters 1-12

This is a quiz covering Acts chapters 1 - 12 and New Testament introductory material.


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  • 1. 
    Acts was written in about what year?
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      74

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      39

    • E. 

      29

  • 2. 
    Acts was probably written in the city of ___________.
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Corinth

    • D. 

      Samaria

    • E. 

      Nazareth

  • 3. 
    The word Apostle means
    • A. 

      One who came back

    • B. 

      One sent forth

    • C. 

      A witness

    • D. 

      A good man

    • E. 

      An overseer

  • 4. 
    Christ was on earth after His resurrection for how long?
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      40 days

    • E. 

      1 day

  • 5. 
    The Day of Pentecost (Acts 2) came _________ day(s) after the resurrection of Jesus.
    • A. 

      10 days

    • B. 

      50 days

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      1 day

    • E. 

      100 days

  • 6. 
    The Day of Pentecost (Acts 2) came _________ day(s) after Jesus went back to heaven.
    • A. 

      2 days

    • B. 

      4 days

    • C. 

      6 days

    • D. 

      8 days

    • E. 

      10 days

  • 7. 
    The word tongue, as used in Acts 2, means what?
    • A. 

      A language

    • B. 

      That which tastes

    • C. 

      Jibberish

  • 8. 
    To "call upon the name of the Lord" means
    • A. 

      Shout out at God

    • B. 

      Pray to God

    • C. 

      Obey God

  • 9. 
    "Jesus is sitting on the right hand of God" means Jesus is
    • A. 

      Sitting near God in heaven

    • B. 

      Sitting on the place of honor

    • C. 

      God is holding up Jesus with his right hand

    • D. 

      Jesus is literally sitting on top of God's right hand

  • 10. 
    "Christ" means
    • A. 

      God's anointed

    • B. 

      Saviour

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Grace

  • 11. 
    "Lord" means
    • A. 

      Saviour

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Grace

    • D. 

      One with authority or master

  • 12. 
    A definition of a prophet is 
    • A. 

      A mouth for God

    • B. 

      A fortune teller

    • C. 

      A christian

    • D. 

      A disciple

  • 13. 
    To do something in someone's name means to
    • A. 

      Say his name when you do something

    • B. 

      Call on his name

    • C. 

      Do it by their authority

  • 14. 
    We know David was a prophet because
    • A. 

      The Holy Spirit spake by his mouth

    • B. 

      He went about teaching

    • C. 

      He was a good man

    • D. 

      He had a good heart

  • 15. 
    The sin that Ananias and Sapphira committed was 
    • A. 

      No giving all they had

    • B. 

      Cursing

    • C. 

      Lying

    • D. 

      Cheating on taxes

  • 16. 
    In Acts 5 the man who stood up in the council and talked the Jews out of slaying the apostles was 
    • A. 

      Peter

    • B. 

      Paul

    • C. 

      Gamaliel

    • D. 

      Stephen

  • 17. 
    There were ___ men appointed to serve tables in Acts 6
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 18. 
    Herod killed _________ with the sword.
    • A. 

      John

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Paul

    • D. 

      Peter

  • 19. 
    T or F.  The Jews were looking for a kingdom because of OT prophecy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    T or F.A witness is one qualified and officially appointed to testify.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    T or F.Witnesses can have many successors, who are also witnesses, generations later.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    T or F.The Jews were not guilty for crucifying Jesus because the Romans did the actual work of crucifying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    T or F.An alms is a donation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    T or F.The Sadducees believed in the resurrection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    T or F.The Sanhedrin court tried to get the apostles to keep on preaching.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    T or F.The "Grecians" or "Hellenists" were those Jews born in Judea
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      The first part is true. The second part is true.

    • B. 

      The first part is true. The second part is false.

    • C. 

      The first part is false. The second part is false.

    • D. 

      The first part is false. The second part is true.

  • 28. 
    T or F.When you "go to" Jerusalem, you go up; when you go from Jerusalem you "go down."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Who had the keys of the kingdom and preached the first sermon?
    • A. 

      Paul

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      Saul

    • D. 

      Barnabas

    • E. 

      Simon

  • 30. 
    Who was the head of the Sanhedrin council?
    • A. 

      Herod

    • B. 

      Caesar

    • C. 

      High priest

    • D. 

      Prophets

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
    _________ wrote the book of Acts.
    • A. 

      Peter

    • B. 

      Paul

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      James

    • E. 

      Luke

  • 32. 
    The book of Acts has how many chapters?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      28

    • E. 

      32

  • 33. 
    Disciples were first called "Christians" where?
    • A. 

      Jerusalem

    • B. 

      Antioch

    • C. 

      Samaria

    • D. 

      Corinth

    • E. 

      Cyprus

  • 34. 
    The theme of the book of Acts is
    • A. 

      The spread of the Gospel throughout Judea

    • B. 

      The acts of the apostles

    • C. 

      The letters to Corinthians

    • D. 

      The acts of the disciples

    • E. 

      The spread of the Gospel throughout the world

  • 35. 
    The 2 main events of Acts chapter 7 are?
    • A. 

      Samaritans and Simon obey

    • B. 

      Stephen disputes in the synagogue and grecians complain

    • C. 

      Stephen's sermon and stoning

    • D. 

      Conversion of Saul

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    The 2 main Events of Acts Chapter 1 are?
    • A. 

      Holy Spirit comes and Peter's First Sermon

    • B. 

      Ascension of Christ and choosing of Matthias

    • C. 

      Holy Spirit comes and choosing of Matthias

    • D. 

      Ascension of Christ and choosing of the 12

    • E. 

      Peter's First Sermon and Peter's Second Sermon

  • 37. 
    What are the 2 Main Events of Acts chapter 2?
    • A. 

      Ascension of Christ and choosing of Matthias

    • B. 

      Holy Spirit comes and choosing of Matthias

    • C. 

      Peter's First sermon and choosing of Matthias

    • D. 

      Holy Spirit comes and Peter's First sermon

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 38. 
    What is the theme of the book of Matthew?
    • A. 

      Jesus as the Son of God

    • B. 

      Jesus as the Messiah

    • C. 

      Jesus as the Son of Man

    • D. 

      Jesus as the Savior

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 39. 
    What is the theme of the book of Mark?
    • A. 

      The miracles and sufferings of Jesus

    • B. 

      The miracles and sayings of Jesus

    • C. 

      Jesus as Son of Man

    • D. 

      Jesus as Son of God

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    The first 3 books of the New Testament are called
    • A. 

      The Synovial Gospels

    • B. 

      The Synopsis Gospels

    • C. 

      The Synoptic Gospels

    • D. 

      The Synchronous Gospels

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    What is the theme of the book of Luke?
    • A. 

      Jesus as Son of God

    • B. 

      Jesus as Son of Man

    • C. 

      Acts of the Apostles

    • D. 

      Jesus as Savior

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    How many books are in the New Testament?
    • A. 

      39

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      37

    • D. 

      27

    • E. 

      17

  • 43. 
    What are the 2 main events of Acts chapter 10?
    • A. 

      Great dispersion and Samaritans, Simon, Ethiopian Eunuch obey

    • B. 

      Saul's Conversion and Peter heals Aeneas & Raises Dorcas

    • C. 

      Peter reports of Cornelius' conversion and Barnabas and Saul at Antioch of Syria

    • D. 

      Peter's Vision and Conversion of Cornelius

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 44. 
    In Acts Chapter 5, what happened just before the Sanhedrin council released the apostles?
    • A. 

      They were praised for preaching the Gospel

    • B. 

      Several were killed

    • C. 

      They were commanded to speak in the name of Jesus

    • D. 

      They were beaten

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 45. 
    Name the the body of water marked with a red star
    • A. 

      Red Sea

    • B. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • C. 

      Sea of Galilee

    • D. 

      Persian Gulf

    • E. 

      Dead Sea

  • 46. 
    Name the River marked with a red star
    • A. 

      Nile River

    • B. 

      Euphrates River

    • C. 

      Red River

    • D. 

      Dead River

    • E. 

      Jordan River

  • 47. 
    Name the body of water marked with a red star
    • A. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • B. 

      Red Sea

    • C. 

      Dead Sea

    • D. 

      Persian Gulf

    • E. 

      Indian Ocean

  • 48. 
    The name Barnabas means
    • A. 

      Son of thunder

    • B. 

      Son of encouragement

    • C. 

      Little faith

    • D. 

      Son of love

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    How many people are said to have been saved in Acts chapter 2? 
    • A. 

      20,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      3000

    • D. 

      2000

    • E. 

      1000

  • 50. 
    Name the man who previously practiced sorcery who was converted in Acts 8
    • A. 

      Philip

    • B. 

      Simon

    • C. 

      Stephen

    • D. 

      Peter

    • E. 

      None of the above