Catholic Bible Quiz

17 Questions
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is scripture?
    • A. 

      Inspired word of God

    • B. 

      Book written by God for His people

    • C. 

      A collection of stories written before the time of Christ

  • 2. 
    There are two main parts to the scriptures.  The first part is the Hebrew scriptures, written before the time of Christ.  This is called the _____ Testament.
  • 3. 
    The second part is the Christian scriptures, called the New Testament.  This tells about the life and teachings of __________.
  • 4. 
    The Old Testament tells about God's relationship with the ____________ people.
    • A. 

      Christian

    • B. 

      Pharisee

    • C. 

      Muslim

    • D. 

      Israelite

    • E. 

      Prophet

  • 5. 
    The four ___________ are written accounts of the life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ.
    • A. 

      Epistles

    • B. 

      Evangelists

    • C. 

      Testaments

    • D. 

      Gospels

  • 6. 
    Gospel means _____________. (You must spell it correctly.)
  • 7. 
    What is the "Good News?"
    • A. 

      That through his suffering and death, Jesus paid for our sins.

    • B. 

      That Jesus has, by his cross and resurrection, opened the gates of heaven.

    • C. 

      That through Jesus' sacrifice, we have the hope of eternal life with God in heaven.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    The four Gospels are _____________.
    • A. 

      Matthew, Luke, John and Peter.

    • B. 

      Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

    • C. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Deuteronomy.

    • D. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Psalms.

    • E. 

      Peter, Paul, Mary and Saul.

  • 9. 
    Three of the Gospels are called ______________ Gospels because they basically present the same view of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Pauline

    • C. 

      Synoptic

    • D. 

      Expatriot

    • E. 

      Epistle

  • 10. 
    Which of these is NOT a Synoptic Gospel? (pick two)
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      John

    • E. 

      Peter

  • 11. 
    The writers of the Gospels are called ______________.
    • A. 

      Evangelists

    • B. 

      Epistles

    • C. 

      Revolutionaries

  • 12. 
    There are 21 letters in the New Testament.  These letters were written to early Christian communities.  These letters are called ______________.
    • A. 

      Messages

    • B. 

      Apocalypse

    • C. 

      Epistles

    • D. 

      Fiction

  • 13. 
    The majority of those letters were written by the apostle ________.
    • A. 

      Peter

    • B. 

      Paul

    • C. 

      James

    • D. 

      John

  • 14. 
    The New Testament letters written by Paul are called Pauline Epistles.  The rest of the letters are called _________ ___________.
    • A. 

      Catholic epistles

    • B. 

      Singular epistles

  • 15. 
    The author of 2 John was _________.
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      John

    • E. 

      Peter

  • 16. 
    • A. 

  • 17. 
    The Book of Revelation contains many __________ to tell how God is overcoming evil.
    • A. 

      Stories

    • B. 

      Parables

    • C. 

      Testaments

    • D. 

      Symbols

    • E. 

      Signs