Commandments Quiz

17 Questions
Commandments Quiz

This quiz is to test your knowledge of the 10 Commandments.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Exodus 20: 2-17

    • B. 

      Deuteronomy 5: 6-21

    • C. 

      The Old Testament

    • D. 

      John 6: 4

    • E. 

      Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 12

  • 2. 
    Who received the 10 Commandments from God originally?
    • A. 

      Adam

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      King David

    • E. 

      Jesus

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      After the flood receded and they got off the Ark

    • B. 

      At the Passover

    • C. 

      When the Israelites were wandering in the desert

    • D. 

      When the Israelites entered the Promised Land

    • E. 

      At Pentecost

  • 4. 
    Do Catholics and Protestants have the same 10 Commandments?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, the Protestants have only 9

    • C. 

      No, they divide the commandments differently although they come from the same Bible verses.

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, the Jews have a different Bible

    • C. 

      No, the Jews have 613 commandments in the Old Testament (their scriptures). What we call the 10 Commandments, they say are basically 10 categories under which the other 613 commandments fall.

  • 6. 
    The 10 Commandments can be broken into two sections:
    • A. 

      The You-Shall Commandments & the You-Shall-Not Commandments

    • B. 

      The positive commandments & the negative commandments

    • C. 

      The commandments about loving God & the commandments about loving others

    • D. 

      The commandments that make sense & the commandments that do not make sense

    • E. 

      The commandments with real-world applications & the commandments that are outdated

  • 7. 
    How many of the 10 Commandments are about God?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      All of them

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are Commandments regarding God?
    • A. 

      You shall have no other Gods before me

    • B. 

      You shall love your neighbor as yourself

    • C. 

      You shall not take the name of God in vain

    • D. 

      You shall keep holy the Sabbath day

    • E. 

      You shall not kill

  • 9. 
    The other 7 Commandments are about _____.
    • A. 

      "Thou Shall Not"

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      Loving others

    • D. 

      Sin

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Why is the 4th Commandment different than the six that follow it?
    • A. 

      It tells us what we should do, rather than what we should not

    • B. 

      It is about parents

    • C. 

      It is about adultery

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    There are a few Commandments that are easy to remember: (check ALL that are correct)
    • A. 

      You shall not sin

    • B. 

      You shall not kill

    • C. 

      You shall not steal

    • D. 

      You shall not pretend

    • E. 

      You shall not bear arms

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Couples should not have sex before they get married

    • B. 

      It is wrong for a man to have sex with a man or a woman to have sex with a woman

    • C. 

      As long as you don't actually have intercourse, it's okay to have oral sex or look at dirty pictures (pornography)

    • D. 

      If married people don't love each other anymore, they can marry someone else as long as they get a divorce first

    • E. 

      Married couples should welcome the gift of children, and not attempt to prevent pregnancy by using drugs and devices

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      You should be honest and truthful

    • B. 

      You should not say something that is false, with the intent to deceive

    • C. 

      There are times when you may need to tell a lie

    • D. 

      There are times when you may need to remain silent

    • E. 

      Be careful that your words do not harm another person's reputation

  • 14. 
    The 9th and 10th Commandments are:9) You shall not covet your neighbor's house or his wife.10) You shall not covet anything that is your neighbor's.Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      The 9th commandment is about envy & the 10th commandment is about lust.

    • B. 

      The 9th commandment is about lust & the 10th commandment is about envy.

    • C. 

      Both commandments are about lust.

    • D. 

      Both commandments are about envy.

  • 15. 
    In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus tells us that there are Two Great Commandments.  What are they? (check two)
    • A. 

      Follow the teachings of the Catholic Church

    • B. 

      Give away all your money because it is harder for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of God than for a camel to go through the eye of a needle

    • C. 

      Love God with your whole heart, soul and mind.

    • D. 

      Be a Good Samaritan

    • E. 

      Love your neighbor as yourself

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      The Two Great Commandments are more important than the 10 Commandments

    • B. 

      The 10 Commandments are more important than the Two Great Commandments

    • C. 

      Jesus was just trying to make it easier for us to understand that the first 3 of the 10 commandments are about loving God and the other 7 are about loving other people

    • D. 

      It isn't important to get stuck on the commandments; if we mean to do the right thing, then we have the right intention.

  • 17. 
    Where do we find the Two Great Commandments?
    • A. 

      Old Testament

    • B. 

      New Testament

    • C. 

      Apocrypha