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The Book of Psalms, commonly referred to simply as Psalms, the Psalter or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim, the third section of the Tanakh, and a book of the Christian Old Testament. Take this test to explore more things about the book of psalms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many book is the book of Psalms composed of?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      150

    • D.

      15

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
  • 2. 

    How many psalms did King David write?

    • A.

      60

    • B.

      70

    • C.

      73

    • D.

      100

    Correct Answer
    C. 73
    Explanation
    King David wrote 73 psalms. The Book of Psalms in the Bible is attributed to him, and it contains a total of 150 psalms. King David is known for his poetic and musical abilities, and his psalms are considered to be expressions of his personal relationship with God. These psalms cover a wide range of emotions and themes, including praise, thanksgiving, lament, and repentance.

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  • 3. 

    Who wrote the Second book of Psalms

    • A.

      King David

    • B.

      Moses

    • C.

      King David & Moses

    • D.

      King David & the sons of Korah

    Correct Answer
    D. King David & the sons of Korah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is King David & the sons of Korah. The Second book of Psalms is a collection of psalms attributed to King David and the sons of Korah. These psalms were composed by different authors and were compiled together in the Second book of Psalms. King David is known for his many contributions to the book of Psalms, while the sons of Korah were a group of Levites who also played a significant role in the composition of these psalms.

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  • 4. 

    Who mainly wrote Psalms 73 - 89?

    • A.

      Asaph

    • B.

      King David

    • C.

      Unknown Author

    • D.

      Moses

    Correct Answer
    A. Asaph
    Explanation
    Asaph is the correct answer because Psalms 73-89 are attributed to him. Asaph was a Levite and a musician appointed by King David to lead the music in the Tabernacle. He is mentioned in several Psalms, including Psalm 73, which is the beginning of the collection attributed to him. These Psalms often reflect on themes of worship, praise, and the faithfulness of God. King David is also associated with writing many Psalms, but in this particular section, it is Asaph who is primarily credited.

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  • 5. 

    Which Book of Psalms is mainly composed of unknown authors/

    • A.

      The First Book

    • B.

      The Second Book

    • C.

      The Third Book

    • D.

      The Fourth Book

    • E.

      The Fifth Book

    Correct Answer
    D. The Fourth Book
    Explanation
    The Fourth Book of Psalms is mainly composed of unknown authors. This book contains a collection of psalms that were written by various individuals whose identities are not known. These psalms cover a wide range of themes and emotions, including praise, lament, thanksgiving, and wisdom. The anonymity of the authors adds to the universal and timeless nature of the psalms, allowing readers to connect with the words and sentiments expressed in a personal and relatable way.

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  • 6. 

    Which book of Psalms is similar to the book of Numbers?

    • A.

      The First Book of Psalms

    • B.

      The Second Book of Psalms

    • C.

      The Third Book of Psalms

    • D.

      The Fourth Book of Psalms

    • E.

      The Fifth Book of Psalms

    Correct Answer
    D. The Fourth Book of Psalms
    Explanation
    The Fourth Book of Psalms is similar to the book of Numbers because both books contain a lot of numerical and statistical information. In Numbers, there are several censuses and lists of tribes, while in the Fourth Book of Psalms, there are psalms that are organized according to numerical patterns. Additionally, both books deal with themes of journeying and wandering, as the Israelites wander in the wilderness in Numbers and the psalmist expresses feelings of being lost and searching for God in the Fourth Book of Psalms.

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  • 7. 

    What is the theme of the book of Psalms?

    • A.

      Praise, God's power, Forgiveness, Recognition, and Trust

    • B.

      Praise, God's power, Forgiveness, Rebellion, and Trust

    • C.

      Provision, God's power, Forgiveness, Recognition, and Trust

    • D.

      Praise, God's power, Forgiveness, Recognition, and Propserity

    • E.

      Praise, God's power, Forgiveness, Thanknfulness and Trust

    Correct Answer
    E. Praise, God's power, Forgiveness, Thanknfulness and Trust
    Explanation
    The theme of the book of Psalms is centered around praise, acknowledging God's power, seeking forgiveness, expressing thankfulness, and placing trust in God. The book contains a collection of poetic and musical expressions of faith, emotions, and experiences, highlighting the importance of these themes in the life of believers.

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  • 8. 

    Which book of Psalms is similar to the book of Deuteronomy?

    • A.

      The First book of Psalms

    • B.

      The Second book of Psalms

    • C.

      The Third book of Psalms

    • D.

      The Fourth book of Psalms

    • E.

      The Fifth book of Psalms

    Correct Answer
    E. The Fifth book of Psalms
    Explanation
    The Fifth book of Psalms is similar to the book of Deuteronomy because both emphasize the importance of following God's commandments and laws. They both contain teachings and instructions on how to live a righteous life and the consequences of disobedience. Additionally, both books express praise and thanksgiving to God for His faithfulness and deliverance.

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  • 9. 

    How many psalms are anonymous?

    • A.

      49

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      51

    • D.

      69

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. 51
  • 10. 

    The next 5 questions are covered in The First Book of Psalms?  What psalms is similar to Acts 4:25, 26, written for the Coronation of Christ, the Eternal King?

    • A.

      Psalm 1

    • B.

      Psalm 2

    • C.

      Psalm 3

    • D.

      Psalm 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Psalm 2
    Explanation
    Psalm 2 is the correct answer because it is similar to Acts 4:25, 26 which is written for the Coronation of Christ, the Eternal King. The psalm talks about the rebellion of the nations and their opposition to God's chosen king. It emphasizes God's sovereignty and the ultimate victory of His anointed one. This aligns with the theme of Christ's coronation as the eternal king mentioned in Acts.

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  • 11. 

    What psalms declares, Each morning I will look to you in heaven and lay my request before you, pray earnestly?. Wow what a great way to start the day! 

    • A.

      Psalms 1

    • B.

      Psalms 2

    • C.

      Psalms 3

    • D.

      Psalms 4

    • E.

      Psalms 5

    Correct Answer
    E. Psalms 5
    Explanation
    Psalms 5 declares, "Each morning I will look to you in heaven and lay my request before you, pray earnestly." This verse highlights the speaker's commitment to starting their day by seeking guidance and presenting their requests to God. It emphasizes the importance of beginning each day with prayer and reliance on a higher power.

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  • 12. 

     What psalms states, only the fool says to himself, "There is no God!"?

    • A.

      Psalms 10

    • B.

      Psalms 11

    • C.

      Psalms 12

    • D.

      Psalms 13

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    Psalms 14 is the correct answer, doing good!

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  • 13. 

    Which psalm is the song of King David, (being grateful), when the Lord delivered him from many enemies, including Saul?

    • A.

      Psalm 15

    • B.

      Psalm 16

    • C.

      Psalm 17

    • D.

      Psalms 18

    Correct Answer
    D. Psalms 18
    Explanation
    Psalm 18 is the correct answer because it is a song of King David expressing his gratitude to the Lord for delivering him from his enemies, including Saul. This psalm is a reflection of David's trust in God's protection and deliverance, and it recounts how God rescued him from his adversaries and granted him victory.

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  • 14. 

    This psalm is prayer for defense, guidance, and pardon. 

    • A.

      Psalm 15

    • B.

      Psalm 20

    • C.

      Psalm 21

    • D.

      Psalm 24

    • E.

      Psalm 25

    Correct Answer
    E. Psalm 25
    Explanation
    Psalm 25 is the correct answer because it is a prayer that encompasses defense, guidance, and pardon. In this psalm, the speaker acknowledges their trust in God and seeks His protection from enemies. They also ask for guidance and wisdom, acknowledging their own shortcomings and asking for forgiveness. The psalmist expresses their desire to follow God's ways and asks for deliverance from their troubles. Overall, Psalm 25 aligns with the theme of defense, guidance, and pardon, making it the most suitable answer.

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  • 15. 

    The next 5 questions are covered in The Second Book of Psalms?  What psalms is a poem the king, (possibly King Solomon) on the occasion of his wedding. It is also seen as a prophecy about Christ Jesus?

    • A.

      Psalm 42

    • B.

      Psalm 43

    • C.

      Psalm 44

    • D.

      Psalm 45

    • E.

      Psalm 46

    Correct Answer
    D. Psalm 45
    Explanation
    Psalm 45 is the correct answer because it is a poem that is believed to have been written by King Solomon on the occasion of his wedding. It is also seen as a prophecy about Christ Jesus, making it a significant psalm in the context of both the Old and New Testaments.

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  • 16. 

    This psalm states, he contrast between true and false faith.  It also say, I says I want you to trust me in your times of trouble, so I can rescue you, and you can give me glory! Who was it written by?

    • A.

      King David

    • B.

      King Solomon

    • C.

      Asaph

    • D.

      Sons of Korah

    Correct Answer
    C. Asaph
    Explanation
    Psalm 50 written by Asaph, one of David's chief musicans

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  • 17. 

    The sons of Korah were temple priest?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Temple Assistants Psalms 49

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  • 18. 

    The next 5 questions are covered in The Second Book of Psalms?  What psalms is expresses deep treachery of a close friend?. When friends hurt us, the burden is too difficult to carry alone, result sometimes is a "broken heart"

    • A.

      Psalms 51

    • B.

      Psalms 52

    • C.

      Psalms 53

    • D.

      Psalms 54

    • E.

      Psalms 55

    Correct Answer
    E. Psalms 55
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Psalms 55. This psalm expresses the deep treachery of a close friend and the pain that comes from being betrayed. It speaks about the burden of carrying this pain alone and the resulting broken heart.

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  • 19. 

     What psalms is identical to Psalms 14 which states, Only a fool would say to himself, "There is no God"?

    • A.

      Psalms 48

    • B.

      Psalms 49

    • C.

      Psalms 50

    • D.

      Psalms 52

    • E.

      Psalms 53

    Correct Answer
    E. Psalms 53
    Explanation
    Psalms 53:1

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  • 20. 

    The next 5 questions are covered in The Third Book of Psalms?  What psalms is a call for God to punish evil doers?

    • A.

      Psalm 72

    • B.

      Psalm 73

    • C.

      Psalm 74

    • D.

      Psalm 75

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None of the above" because none of the listed psalms (Psalm 72, Psalm 73, Psalm 74, Psalm 75) are specifically a call for God to punish evil doers.

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  • 21. 

    Who said whom do I have in heaven but you?

    • A.

      King David

    • B.

      King Solomon

    • C.

      Sons of Korah

    • D.

      Son of Berechiah

    Correct Answer
    D. Son of Berechiah
    Explanation
    Ps 73

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  • 22. 

    Who was also called seer?

    • A.

      Sons of Korah

    • B.

      King Saul

    • C.

      Asaph

    • D.

      King David

    Correct Answer
    C. Asaph
    Explanation
    Asaph was also called a seer because he was known for his prophetic abilities and his ability to receive divine revelations. He was a Levite and a musician in the tabernacle during the time of King David. Asaph is mentioned in the Book of Psalms as the author of several psalms, which further highlights his spiritual insight and connection with God. His role as a seer was significant in the religious and cultural context of ancient Israel.

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  • 23. 

    Who asked this, "Come back, we beg of you, O God of the armies of heaven, and bless us"?

    • A.

      King David

    • B.

      King Solomon

    • C.

      King Hezekiah

    • D.

      Asaph

    Correct Answer
    D. Asaph
    Explanation
    Asaph asked, "Come back, we beg of you, O God of the armies of heaven, and bless us." This can be found in Psalm 80:14-19, which is attributed to Asaph. Asaph was a musician and a Levite appointed by King David to lead worship in the tabernacle. He is known for writing several psalms, and in this particular psalm, he is pleading for God's intervention and restoration for the people of Israel.

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  • 24. 

    Which psalms references citizens being registered in heaven?

    • A.

      Psalm 82

    • B.

      Psalm 83

    • C.

      Psalm 84

    • D.

      Psalm 85

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above
    Explanation
    Psalm 87:6

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  • 25. 

    The next 5 questions are covered in The Fourth Book of Psalms?  Psalm 91 is one of the most popular psalms for God's protection who is the author?

    • A.

      King David

    • B.

      Asaph

    • C.

      Sons of Korah

    • D.

      The Levites

    • E.

      Author Annonymous

    Correct Answer
    E. Author Annonymous
    Explanation
    Psalm 91 is attributed to an anonymous author, as the question states. It is not attributed to King David, Asaph, Sons of Korah, or the Levites, who are all known authors of other psalms. The fact that the author is unknown is indicated by the term "Author Anonymous" in the answer.

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  • 26. 

    Which psalm is often used for funerals, according the the Holy Scriptures?

    • A.

      Psalm 90

    • B.

      Psalm 91

    • C.

      Psalm 92

    • D.

      Psalm 93

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Psalm 90
    Explanation
    Psalm 90 is often used for funerals according to the Holy Scriptures. This psalm, attributed to Moses, reflects on the brevity and fragility of human life, and emphasizes the eternal nature of God. It acknowledges the inevitability of death and the need for God's guidance and comfort during times of mourning. The themes of mortality, the passing of time, and seeking God's mercy and wisdom make Psalm 90 a fitting choice for funeral services.

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  • 27. 

    Psalm 90 is the oldest of the psalms

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Moses is the author

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  • 28. 

    Which psalm is written for national repentance as the people return from captivity?

    • A.

      Psalm 102

    • B.

      Psalm 103

    • C.

      Psalm 104

    • D.

      Psalm 105

    • E.

      Psalm 106

    Correct Answer
    E. Psalm 106
    Explanation
    Psalm 106 is the correct answer because it is a psalm that focuses on the repentance of the people as they return from captivity. This psalm acknowledges the sins and disobedience of the Israelites, their suffering in exile, and their plea for God's mercy and restoration. It serves as a national prayer of repentance and a reminder of God's faithfulness and forgiveness.

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  • 29. 

    Who wrote this psalm that states, Yet, even so, they listened to their cries and heeded their distress; he remembered his promises to them and relented of his Great Love, and caused even their enemies who captured them to have pity?

    • A.

      Asaph

    • B.

      King Solomon

    • C.

      King David

    • D.

      Sons of Korah

    • E.

      Anonymous

    Correct Answer
    E. Anonymous
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Anonymous" because the psalm does not explicitly mention the author's name. There are several psalms in the Bible that are attributed to anonymous authors, and this is one of them. The psalm describes how God listened to the cries of the people, remembered his promises, and caused even their enemies to have pity on them.

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  • 30. 

    The next 5 questions are covered in The Fifth Book of Psalms?  This psalm states, their appetites were gone and death was near.  They cried to the Lord in their troubles, and he helped them and delivered them. 

    • A.

      Psalm 107

    • B.

      Psalm 108

    • C.

      Psalm 109

    • D.

      Psalm 110

    Correct Answer
    A. Psalm 107
    Explanation
    Psalm 107 is the correct answer because it matches the description given in the question. The psalm talks about people who were in distress, facing death, and cried out to the Lord for help. The Lord heard their cries and delivered them from their troubles. This aligns with the statement in the question that their appetites were gone and death was near, and they cried to the Lord in their troubles, and he helped them and delivered them. Therefore, Psalm 107 is the correct answer.

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  • 31. 

    What is the shortest psalm?

    • A.

      Psalm 115

    • B.

      Psalm 116

    • C.

      Psalm 117

    • D.

      Psalm 134

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Psalm 117
    Explanation
    Psalm 117 is the shortest psalm in the Bible, consisting of only two verses. It is a call to all nations and peoples to praise and worship God. Despite its brevity, it carries a powerful message of universal praise and recognition of God's steadfast love and faithfulness.

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  • 32. 

    What is the longest psalm?

    • A.

      Psalm 118

    • B.

      Psalm 119

    • C.

      Psalm 120

    • D.

      Psalm 121

    • E.

      Psalm 122

    Correct Answer
    B. Psalm 119
    Explanation
    Psalm 119 is the longest psalm in the Bible, consisting of 176 verses. It is an acrostic poem, with each section beginning with a different letter of the Hebrew alphabet. This psalm is known for its focus on the importance of God's law and the benefits of following it. It is a celebration of the Word of God and its role in guiding and instructing believers.

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  • 33. 

    What chapter is the exact center of the bible?

    • A.

      Psalm 115

    • B.

      Psalm 116

    • C.

      Psalm 117

    • D.

      Psalm 118

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Psalm 118
    Explanation
    Psalm 118 is considered the exact center of the Bible because it is the 595th chapter out of 1,189 chapters in the Bible. Since 595 is the middle number between 1 and 1,189, Psalm 118 is considered the exact center.

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  • 34. 

    What is the recurring verse in the last five books of Psalms, (NLT)?

    • A.

      Praises to World

    • B.

      Building Jerusalem

    • C.

      Blessings to all the writers of Psalms

    • D.

      Praise & Hallelujah

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Praise & Hallelujah
    Explanation
    The recurring verse in the last five books of Psalms is "Praise the Lord" or "Hallelujah". This is a common theme throughout these books, emphasizing the importance of praising and worshiping God. The psalmists express their gratitude and adoration towards God through these verses, recognizing His greatness and power. This recurring theme serves as a reminder for believers to continually praise and give thanks to God in all circumstances.

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  • 35. 

    When did King David introduce music into Tabernacle at Temple Services according to the Holy scriptures?

    • A.

      Psalms 147

    • B.

      Psalms 148

    • C.

      1 Chronicles 16:4-7

    • D.

      Psalms 140

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 Chronicles 16:4-7
    Explanation
    According to 1 Chronicles 16:4-7 in the Holy scriptures, King David introduced music into the Tabernacle at Temple Services. This passage describes how David appointed certain Levites to minister before the ark of the Lord and to give thanks and praise to God through music and instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals. Therefore, based on this scripture, the correct answer is 1 Chronicles 16:4-7.

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