Bible Test: Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians & Colossians Quiz

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Paul wrote brief but dense volumes that are included among the New Testament letters: Galatians, Ephesians, and Philippians & Colossians. This quiz will gauge how much you know about them. The quiz contains various questions that will delve deeper into the teaching of the books and will also provide you with valuable information that you can inculcate in your life. If you like the quiz, do share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Galatians is the book of Christian

    • A.

      Judgment

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Freedom

    • D.

      Worship

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Freedom
    Explanation
    The book of Galatians in the Christian Bible emphasizes the theme of freedom. It discusses how through faith in Jesus Christ, believers are set free from the burden of the Jewish law and are able to experience true spiritual freedom. The book encourages Christians to live in this freedom and not be enslaved by legalistic practices. It also highlights the importance of using this freedom to serve one another in love. Therefore, the correct answer is Freedom.

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  • 2. 

    The Judaizers were men who were telling the Christians in Galatia that in order to be truly saved a person still needed to follow certain parts of the Jewish law.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the Judaizers were a group of individuals who believed that adherence to certain aspects of the Jewish law was necessary for salvation, even for Christians in Galatia. They argued that faith in Jesus alone was not enough and that following Jewish customs and rituals was still required. This belief caused controversy and led to debates within the early Christian community. Therefore, the statement "The Judaizers were men who were telling the Christians in Galatia that in order to be truly saved a person still needed to follow certain parts of the Jewish law" is true.

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  • 3. 

    According to Paul, the Jewish law was given to

    • A.

      Show them how imprisoned by sin they really were

    • B.

      Show them how badly they needed a Savior

    • C.

      To give them God's moral standards

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    According to Paul, the Jewish law was given to show the people how imprisoned by sin they really were, to show them how badly they needed a Savior, and to give them God's moral standards. Paul believed that the law revealed the extent of human sinfulness and the need for salvation through Jesus Christ. Additionally, the law provided guidelines for moral living and showed the people what God expected from them. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above."

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  • 4. 

    In Galatians 3:1-3, Paul tries to convince the Galatians that they received the Holy Spirit when

    • A.

      They believed

    • B.

      They obeyed the law

    • C.

      They walked in the spirit

    • D.

      They were down and out

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. They believed
    Explanation
    In Galatians 3:1-3, Paul emphasizes the importance of faith in receiving the Holy Spirit. He tries to convince the Galatians that they received the Holy Spirit when they believed. This implies that the act of having faith in Jesus Christ is what allows individuals to receive the Holy Spirit, rather than obeying the law, walking in the spirit, or being in a state of despair. Paul's message is centered on the idea that salvation is attained through faith, not through works or external circumstances.

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  • 5. 

    Ephesians gives us a vision to be new people called to create an entirely new society called the Church

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Ephesians, a book in the Bible, provides guidance and teachings on how individuals should live as new people in Christ. It emphasizes the importance of unity, love, and service within the community of believers, which is referred to as the Church. The book encourages believers to live in a way that reflects their new identity in Christ and to actively contribute to building a society that is different from the world's norms, centered around love, righteousness, and the teachings of Jesus.

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  • 6. 

    In Ephesians 1, which of the following is NOT one of the spiritual blessings God has blessed us with

    • A.

      God has given us all musical gifts to worship Him with

    • B.

      God has chosen us

    • C.

      God has predestined us

    • D.

      God has adopted us

    • E.

      We are God's own possession to the praise of His glory

    Correct Answer
    A. God has given us all musical gifts to worship Him with
  • 7. 

    In Ephesians 4, Paul makes a major point that the Church needs to hire pastors, teachers and evangelists so that they can do all the work of service in the Church.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    God has given to the Church pastors, teachers and evangelists to equip the saints (the people of the Church) for the work of service.

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  • 8. 

    According to Ephesians 5, which of the following is NOT a reason Paul gives for women submitting to their husbands

    • A.

      Husbands are better than their wives

    • B.

      Husbands are to give up their lives for her

    • C.

      Because Christ is the husband's example

    • D.

      Husbands are to love their wives as much as he does himself

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Husbands are better than their wives
    Explanation
    In Ephesians 5, Paul does not give the reason that husbands are better than their wives for women submitting to their husbands. Instead, he emphasizes that husbands are to give up their lives for their wives, because Christ is the husband's example, and husbands are to love their wives as much as they love themselves. Therefore, the correct answer is that husbands being better than their wives is not a reason given by Paul.

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  • 9. 

    The main theme of the Letter to the Philippians is about how to have

    • A.

      Obedience

    • B.

      Correct doctrine

    • C.

      Prosperity

    • D.

      Joy

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Joy
    Explanation
    The main theme of the Letter to the Philippians is joy. Throughout the letter, the apostle Paul encourages the Philippians to find joy in their faith, regardless of their circumstances. He emphasizes the importance of rejoicing in the Lord and finding contentment in Christ. Paul shares his own experiences of joy amidst suffering and encourages the Philippians to have a joyful attitude in their relationships and service to others. Overall, the letter teaches that true joy comes from a deep relationship with Christ and a focus on eternal values rather than temporary circumstances.

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  • 10. 

    Paul felt down about being imprisoned because he felt like he was wasting valuable time being locked up and unable to spread the Gospel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Paul had joy even in his imprisonment because even there he was able to preach the Gospel to the prison guards.

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  • 11. 

    In Philippians 3:7-8, Paul counted all things as loss in comparison to

    • A.

      Spreading the Gospel

    • B.

      Planting new churches

    • C.

      Knowing Christ

    • D.

      Making disciples

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Knowing Christ
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Knowing Christ. In Philippians 3:7-8, Paul expresses his perspective on worldly achievements and possessions, considering them as loss compared to the surpassing worth of knowing Christ. He emphasizes that everything else is insignificant in comparison to the intimate relationship and knowledge of Jesus. Paul's ultimate goal and priority is to know Christ and be found in him, rather than pursuing earthly accomplishments or material gain.

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  • 12. 

    Whereas Ephesians emphasizes the body of Christ, Colossians emphasizes Christ, the head of the body.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Ephesians focuses on the concept of the body of Christ, which refers to the collective group of believers who are united with Christ. In contrast, Colossians emphasizes Christ as the head of the body, highlighting his authority and supremacy. While both books discuss the relationship between Christ and believers, Ephesians emphasizes the unity and interconnectedness of believers in the body, while Colossians highlights the centrality and preeminence of Christ as the head.

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  • 13. 

    The reason Paul wanted to emphasize the deity of Christ was in order to refute a false teaching that was a weird mix of Greek philosophy, Jewish legalism and the observance of New Moon celebrations.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Paul wanted to emphasize the deity of Christ because there was a false teaching circulating at the time that combined Greek philosophy, Jewish legalism, and the observance of New Moon celebrations. By emphasizing the deity of Christ, Paul was refuting this false teaching and affirming the true nature of Christ as divine.

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  • 14. 

    In Colossians 3:5-10, Paul tells Colossians that they are to take off the old self and put on the new self. therefore we are to overcome areas of sin by

    • A.

      Substitution

    • B.

      Willpower

    • C.

      Adhering to the rules

    • D.

      Positive thinking

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Substitution
    Explanation
    In Colossians 3:5-10, Paul instructs the Colossians to "put to death" their sinful nature and to "put on" their new nature in Christ. This suggests that they are to replace their old ways and habits with new ones that align with their identity as followers of Christ. Substitution, therefore, is the correct answer as it reflects the idea of exchanging the old self with the new self and overcoming areas of sin by replacing them with righteous actions and attitudes.

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