Do You Know The Book Of Acts?

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Do You Know The Book Of Acts? - Quiz

The book of acts thatches place just after the ascension of Jesus and the disciples are left to spread the word of God to the other people. In this book we get to see Matthias selected to be the twelfth disciple to take the place of Judas the betrayer. Have you read the book and think you understood it? Test yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who preached the first sermon according to Acts?

    • A.

      James

    • B.

      Paul

    • C.

      Peter

    • D.

      Simon

    • E.

      Noah the Boat Man

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter
    Explanation
    According to the book of Acts, Peter preached the first sermon. This is mentioned in Acts 2, where Peter delivers a powerful sermon on the day of Pentecost, after the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples. He addresses the crowd, explaining the significance of Jesus' death and resurrection, and calls on them to repent and be baptized. This sermon is considered significant as it marks the beginning of the spread of Christianity and the formation of the early Christian church.

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  • 2. 

    Who approved of the stoning of Stephen?

    • A.

      Mr. Pibb

    • B.

      Saul

    • C.

      Caesar

    • D.

      Jesus

    • E.

      God

    Correct Answer
    B. Saul
    Explanation
    Saul is the correct answer because according to the Bible, Saul (later known as Paul) was a devout Pharisee who approved of the stoning of Stephen. In the book of Acts, it is mentioned that Saul was present at Stephen's execution and gave his approval to the act. Saul's approval of the stoning of Stephen is significant as it marks the beginning of his persecution of early Christians before his conversion to Christianity.

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  • 3. 

    What was Paul's original name? (Some people say this was given to him by God)

    • A.

      Trey

    • B.

      Dupree

    • C.

      James

    • D.

      Henry

    • E.

      Saul

    Correct Answer
    E. Saul
    Explanation
    Saul was Paul's original name. According to some beliefs, this name was given to him by God.

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  • 4. 

    Where were the believers of Christ first called Christians?

    • A.

      Two Licks, Pennsylvania

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Jerusalem

    • D.

      Antioch

    • E.

      Madrid

    Correct Answer
    D. Antioch
    Explanation
    The believers of Christ were first called Christians in Antioch. This is because it was in Antioch where the followers of Jesus Christ were first identified and distinguished as a separate group from the Jews and Gentiles. The term "Christian" was likely given to them by the local population as a way to describe their faith and association with Christ. Antioch became an important early center for Christianity, and it was from there that the message of Christ spread to other parts of the world.

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  • 5. 

    The high Jewish court was named?

    • A.

      Court of High Jews

    • B.

      Montihedrin

    • C.

      Sanhedrin

    • D.

      Jews of the High Court

    • E.

      Bellasanct

    Correct Answer
    C. Sanhedrin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sanhedrin. The Sanhedrin was the highest Jewish court during the time of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. It consisted of 71 members, including priests, elders, and scribes, who were responsible for interpreting Jewish law and making important decisions for the Jewish community. The Sanhedrin played a crucial role in religious and legal matters, and its decisions had significant influence on Jewish life and practice.

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  • 6. 

    What released Paul from Prison?

    • A.

      An Earthquake

    • B.

      10,000 Christians

    • C.

      Jesus

    • D.

      God

    • E.

      10 Million Fireflies

    Correct Answer
    A. An Earthquake
    Explanation
    An earthquake is the correct answer because in the Bible, specifically in the book of Acts, it is mentioned that an earthquake occurred while Paul and Silas were imprisoned. The earthquake caused the prison doors to open and the prisoners' chains to come loose, leading to their release. This event is seen as a miraculous intervention by God to free Paul from prison.

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  • 7. 

    Who was about to kill themself until Paul preached the Gospel to them?

    • A.

      Satan

    • B.

      Prison Guard

    • C.

      Jesus

    • D.

      Lonely Beggar

    • E.

      Lonely Prostitute

    Correct Answer
    B. Prison Guard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Prison Guard. In the Bible, specifically in the book of Acts, there is a story about a prison guard who was about to take his own life after the prisoners he was guarding escaped. However, Paul, one of the apostles, preached the Gospel to him, and as a result, the guard and his entire household believed in Jesus. This event prevented the guard from killing himself and led to his conversion to Christianity.

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  • 8. 

    Peter and John healed a man outside the Beautiful Gate of a temple. What was his problemo?

    • A.

      He had too many fingers

    • B.

      Lameness

    • C.

      Leprosy

    • D.

      He wanted a wife

    • E.

      Blindness

    Correct Answer
    B. Lameness
    Explanation
    The correct answer is lameness. This is evident from the context of the question, which mentions that Peter and John healed a man outside the Beautiful Gate of a temple. Lameness refers to the inability to walk normally or have difficulty in moving due to a physical impairment or injury.

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  • 9. 

    Ananias and Sapphira committed what sin?

    • A.

      Lied to the Holy Spirit

    • B.

      Hired a prostitute

    • C.

      Killed a man for stealing from their bread store

    • D.

      They refused to follow Jesus

    Correct Answer
    A. Lied to the Holy Spirit
    Explanation
    Ananias and Sapphira committed the sin of lying to the Holy Spirit. In the book of Acts, they sold a piece of property but kept back part of the proceeds while pretending to give the full amount to the apostles. When confronted by Peter, they both lied about the amount they received from the sale. Their deceitful actions were not only against the apostles but also against the Holy Spirit, resulting in their immediate deaths as a consequence of their sin.

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  • 10. 

    How did Stephen die?

    • A.

      Ravaged by wild boars

    • B.

      Kidnapped and beaten till he died

    • C.

      Struck down by God

    • D.

      Stoned to death

    • E.

      Hung

    Correct Answer
    D. Stoned to death
    Explanation
    Stephen died by being stoned to death. This means that he was attacked by a group of people who threw stones at him until he died.

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  • 11. 

    Saul's first missionary companion was..?

    • A.

      Ahmed

    • B.

      Elon

    • C.

      Simon

    • D.

      Barnabas

    • E.

      James

    Correct Answer
    D. Barnabas
    Explanation
    Saul's first missionary companion was Barnabas. Barnabas was a prominent figure in the early Christian community and played a crucial role in Saul's conversion to Christianity. He vouched for Saul's sincerity and helped him integrate into the community, despite initial skepticism from other believers. Together, they embarked on several missionary journeys, spreading the teachings of Jesus and establishing churches in various regions. Barnabas was a trusted companion and mentor to Saul, later known as the apostle Paul, and their partnership was instrumental in the growth and expansion of early Christianity.

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  • 12. 

    A man begged Paul for help through a dream. Where was this man located?

    • A.

      Bulgaria

    • B.

      Israel

    • C.

      Macedonia

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    C. Macedonia
    Explanation
    In the given question, it is mentioned that a man begged Paul for help through a dream. Since the question asks about the location of this man, the correct answer is Macedonia. This implies that the man who sought help from Paul through a dream was located in Macedonia.

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  • 13. 

    Who warned Paul about a plot against his life?

    • A.

      SATAN

    • B.

      Jesus

    • C.

      His son

    • D.

      His nephew

    • E.

      His brother

    Correct Answer
    D. His nephew
    Explanation
    Paul's nephew warned him about a plot against his life.

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  • 14. 

    Paul was shipwrecked where?

    • A.

      Happy, Texas

    • B.

      Mexico

    • C.

      Malta

    • D.

      Cyprus

    • E.

      Rome

    Correct Answer
    C. Malta
    Explanation
    Paul was shipwrecked in Malta.

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  • 15. 

    At the end of Acts, where is Paul?

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Greece

    • C.

      Israel

    • D.

      Egypt

    • E.

      Cow Springs, AZ

    Correct Answer
    A. Rome
    Explanation
    Paul is in Rome at the end of Acts.

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  • 16. 

    Where does Acts begin?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      Israel

    • D.

      Jamaica

    • E.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    C. Israel
    Explanation
    Acts begins in Israel because the book of Acts is a continuation of the Gospel of Luke, which ends with Jesus' ascension into heaven from the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Acts then picks up the story in Jerusalem, where the disciples are waiting for the promised Holy Spirit. The events that follow, such as the day of Pentecost and the early spread of Christianity, all take place in Israel and the surrounding regions.

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  • 17. 

    The most mentioned city in Acts is?

    • A.

      Corinth

    • B.

      Jerusalem

    • C.

      Alexandria

    • D.

      Antioch

    Correct Answer
    B. Jerusalem
    Explanation
    Jerusalem is the correct answer because it is the city that is mentioned the most in the book of Acts. Throughout Acts, Jerusalem is a central location where significant events and important meetings take place, such as the Day of Pentecost, the trial of Jesus, and the Council of Jerusalem. The city holds great significance in the early Christian movement as it is where Jesus was crucified and resurrected, and where the early disciples began spreading the message of Christianity.

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  • 18. 

    Perga is the name of..?

    • A.

      A king

    • B.

      A city

    • C.

      A ship

    • D.

      A mountain

    Correct Answer
    B. A city
    Explanation
    Perga is the name of a city.

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  • 19. 

    Who did Paul appeal his case to?

    • A.

      Peter

    • B.

      Caesar

    • C.

      Pilate

    • D.

      James

    Correct Answer
    B. Caesar
    Explanation
    Paul appealed his case to Caesar because as a Roman citizen, he had the right to appeal to the highest authority in the Roman Empire. Caesar was the emperor of Rome at that time, and Paul believed that his case would receive a fair judgment from him.

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  • 20. 

    Who was the first person to die as a result of being a Christian?

    • A.

      Stephen

    • B.

      James

    • C.

      John

    • D.

      Judas

    • E.

      Jesus

    Correct Answer
    A. Stephen
    Explanation
    Stephen is considered to be the first person to die as a result of being a Christian. In the Bible, it is mentioned that Stephen was stoned to death for his beliefs and his strong defense of Christianity. His martyrdom is significant because it marked the beginning of the persecution of Christians and set a precedent for others who would later be persecuted for their faith.

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