Exodus Quiz Part 1

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Exodus Quiz Part 1 - Quiz

Learn about the book of Exodus.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What two plans did Pharaoh attempt to implement in order to begin destroying the Israelites?

    • A.

      Drowning all the children letting the sick die.

    • B.

      Having midwives kill all the babies born; working the older Israelite to death.

    • C.

      Throwing all the male children under age three into the Nile ; Threatening death to women who became pregnant.

    • D.

      Having the midwives kill all male children born; Throwing all male babies into the Nile.

    Correct Answer
    D. Having the midwives kill all male children born; Throwing all male babies into the Nile.
    Explanation
    Pharaoh attempted to implement two plans to begin destroying the Israelites: having the midwives kill all male children born and throwing all male babies into the Nile. This shows his ruthless and desperate attempt to control the Israelite population and prevent them from growing in numbers.

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  • 2. 

    How old was Moses when his mother put him in a basket and hid him among the reeds on the Nile?

    • A.

      Fourteen years.

    • B.

      Three months.

    • C.

      Fourteen months.

    • D.

      Two weeks.

    Correct Answer
    B. Three months.
    Explanation
    Moses was three months old when his mother put him in a basket and hid him among the reeds on the Nile. This event is mentioned in the Bible, specifically in the book of Exodus.

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  • 3. 

    Why did Moses kill an Egyptian, according to Exodus 2:11?

    • A.

      The Egyptian had killed his sister.

    • B.

      The Egyptian blasphemed the Hebrew God.

    • C.

      Moses saw him beating a Hebrew.

    • D.

      The Egyptian threatened to kill him.

    Correct Answer
    C. Moses saw him beating a Hebrew.
    Explanation
    According to Exodus 2:11, Moses killed the Egyptian because he witnessed him physically assaulting a Hebrew individual.

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  • 4. 

    What was Moses' father-in-law's name and occupation?

    • A.

      His name was Jethro and he was a priest.

    • B.

      His name was Midian and he was a farmer.

    • C.

      His name was Marah and he was an artisan.

    • D.

      His name was Gershom and he was a tender of flocks.

    Correct Answer
    A. His name was Jethro and he was a priest.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "His name was Jethro and he was a priest." This answer is supported by biblical accounts, specifically in the book of Exodus. In Exodus 18, Jethro is described as Moses' father-in-law, and it is mentioned that he was a priest of Midian. Jethro played an important role in advising and guiding Moses in his leadership of the Israelites.

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  • 5. 

    When God called moses from the burning bush, He told moses that these people would listen to him.

    • A.

      All of his people.

    • B.

      The new generation.

    • C.

      The angels of Heaven.

    • D.

      The elders and Pharaoh.

    Correct Answer
    D. The elders and Pharaoh.
    Explanation
    When God called Moses from the burning bush, He informed Moses that the elders and Pharaoh would listen to him. This suggests that God believed that these specific groups of people would be receptive to Moses' message and instructions. It implies that the elders, who held positions of authority and influence, would be willing to heed Moses' words. Additionally, the mention of Pharaoh indicates that even the ruler of Egypt would eventually listen to Moses, albeit after witnessing the various plagues and miracles that God would unleash upon Egypt.

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  • 6. 

    What did God do to the Egyptian army just prior to drowning them in the Red Sea?

    • A.

      Took the wheels off their chariots.

    • B.

      Burned half of the army in a pillar of fire.

    • C.

      Caused many of the Egyptian soldiers to fall asleep.

    • D.

      Made their horses ill.

    Correct Answer
    A. Took the wheels off their chariots.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Took the wheels off their chariots." This answer is supported by the biblical account of the parting of the Red Sea in Exodus 14:24-25. It states that God looked down on the Egyptian army and caused their chariot wheels to come off, making them unable to pursue the Israelites. This action played a crucial role in the drowning of the Egyptian army as they were left vulnerable and unable to escape the closing walls of water.

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  • 7. 

    What does the Bible say Manna tasted like?

    • A.

      Like raisins.

    • B.

      Like unleavened bread.

    • C.

      Like wafers made with honey.

    • D.

      Like strawberries.

    Correct Answer
    C. Like wafers made with honey.
    Explanation
    The Bible states that manna tasted like wafers made with honey. This implies that it had a sweet and delicious flavor similar to honey. The comparison to wafers suggests a crispy and light texture. This description aligns with the accounts in the Bible where the Israelites received manna as a miraculous provision from God during their time in the wilderness. The taste of manna being similar to wafers made with honey would have been a pleasant and satisfying experience for the people.

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  • 8. 

    What important advice did moses' father-in-law give him, which he followed.

    • A.

      "Those who disobey God should be put to death"

    • B.

      "Take two more wives for yourself"

    • C.

      "Appoint others to help settle disputes"

    • D.

      "Go to Sinai and wait for God's instructions"

    Correct Answer
    C. "Appoint others to help settle disputes"
    Explanation
    Moses' father-in-law advised him to appoint others to help settle disputes. This advice was important because Moses was overwhelmed with the task of settling disputes among the people on his own. By delegating this responsibility to others, Moses was able to distribute the workload and ensure that justice was served efficiently. This also allowed Moses to focus on other important tasks and responsibilities as a leader.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following were part of the consecration of the people, prior to receiving the Ten Commandments?

    • A.

      Fasting.

    • B.

      Women covering their heads.

    • C.

      Prostrating themselves at the foot of the mountain.

    • D.

      Washing their clothes.

    Correct Answer
    D. Washing their clothes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is washing their clothes. Prior to receiving the Ten Commandments, the people were required to wash their clothes as a part of their consecration. This act symbolized purification and readiness for the divine encounter. Fasting, women covering their heads, and prostrating themselves at the foot of the mountain were not mentioned as part of the consecration process.

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