Basic Bible Literacy

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Bible Quizzes & Trivia

Not every Christian is called to be a full-time theologian, but we ARE all called to put God's Word in our hearts, that we "might not sin" against Him. As catechisms and other formal forms of instruction have waned in popularity, it's evident the Church is increasingly illiterate when it comes to the Bible. Do you at least know the major contours?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve were permitted to eat from any tree EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      The Tree of Life

    • B. 

      The Apple Tree

    • C. 

      The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil

  • 2. 
    How many humans survived the Flood?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      Six

  • 3. 
    What was God's response to the building of the Tower of Babel?
    • A. 

      Confused the languages of Man

    • B. 

      Rained fire and brimstone

    • C. 

      Sent 10 plagues

  • 4. 
    Under God's direction, who led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt?
    • A. 

      Samson

    • B. 

      Joshua

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 5. 
    Jesus referred back to the time of the Exodus, saying "As Moses ________________, so must the Son of Man be lifted up."
    • A. 

      Raised the Tabernacle

    • B. 

      Lifted up his hands to heaven

    • C. 

      Raised the waters of the Red Sea

    • D. 

      Lifted up the serpent in the wilderness

  • 6. 
    Which Old Testament prophet described the "Man of Sorrows," and the suffering Jesus would endure?
    • A. 

      Isaiah

    • B. 

      Elijah

    • C. 

      Jeremiah

    • D. 

      Ezekiel

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False