Genesis Chapters 11-20

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  • 1. 

    How old was Abram when he departed from Haran?

    • A.

      60

    • B.

      70

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      75

    Correct Answer
    D. 75
    Explanation
    Abram was 75 years old when he departed from Haran. This information is based on the biblical account in Genesis 12:4, which states that Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran to go to the land of Canaan.

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  • 2. 

    Why did the Lord  plague Pharaoh and his housed with great plagues?

    • A.

      Because of Dinah

    • B.

      Because of Sarai

    • C.

      Because of Leah

    • D.

      Because of Rebekah

    Correct Answer
    B. Because of Sarai
  • 3. 

    Who lifted their eyes and saw all the plainsof Jordan?

    • A.

      Adam

    • B.

      Moses

    • C.

      Lot

    • D.

      Aaron

    Correct Answer
    C. Lot
    Explanation
    Lot is the correct answer because in the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot lifted his eyes and saw all the plains of Jordan when he chose to live in the city of Sodom. This event occurred after Lot's uncle, Abraham, gave him the choice of land to settle in. Lot chose the fertile plains of Jordan, which were well-watered and suitable for agriculture. However, this decision eventually led to his downfall as the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah were later destroyed by God due to their wickedness.

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  • 4. 

    How many trained servants did Abram arm, after he had heard that his brother had been taken

    • A.

      120

    • B.

      230

    • C.

      318

    • D.

      530

    Correct Answer
    C. 318
    Explanation
    After Abram heard that his brother had been taken, he armed 318 trained servants.

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  • 5. 

    What was Sarai egyptian maidservant name?

    • A.

      Hagar

    • B.

      Dinah

    • C.

      Leah

    • D.

      Mary

    Correct Answer
    A. Hagar
    Explanation
    Hagar is the correct answer because she was the Egyptian maidservant of Sarai. In the Bible, Sarai, who later became Sarah, was married to Abraham. When Sarai was unable to have children, she allowed her husband to have a child with Hagar. Hagar then became pregnant with Ishmael, who is considered the ancestor of the Arab people. Therefore, Hagar is the correct answer as she is the Egyptian maidservant mentioned in the question.

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  • 6. 

    What covenant did God tell Abraham he should keep?

    • A.

      Blood

    • B.

      Circumcision

    • C.

      Flesh

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Circumcision
    Explanation
    In the book of Genesis, God made a covenant with Abraham, instructing him to circumcise himself and all the males in his household as a sign of their faithfulness and commitment to God. This act of circumcision was a physical symbol of the covenant between God and Abraham's descendants, signifying their separation and dedication to God's commandments. Therefore, the correct answer is circumcision.

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  • 7. 

    How old was Abraham when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      75

    • C.

      99

    • D.

      85

    Correct Answer
    C. 99
    Explanation
    Abraham was circumcised at the age of 99. This information is mentioned in Genesis 17:24-25 in the Bible, where it states that Abraham was circumcised along with his son Ishmael when they were both 99 years old. This act of circumcision was part of the covenant between God and Abraham, marking the beginning of the Jewish tradition of circumcision.

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  • 8. 

    When lot was sitting in the gates of Sodom, how many angels came to Sodom?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      1

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    According to the Bible, two angels came to Sodom when Lot was sitting in the gates. This is mentioned in Genesis 19:1, which states that "Now the two angels came to Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom." Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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  • 9. 

    What city did Lot ask God to let him escape too?

    • A.

      Canaan

    • B.

      Sodom

    • C.

      Haran

    • D.

      Zoar

    Correct Answer
    D. Zoar
    Explanation
    Lot asked God to let him escape to the city of Zoar.

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  • 10. 

    What relationship did abraham tell Abimelech Sarah was to him?

    • A.

      Cousin

    • B.

      Niece

    • C.

      Sister

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    C. Sister
    Explanation
    Abraham told Abimelech that Sarah was his sister. This may have been a strategic lie to protect himself and Sarah, as they were traveling in a foreign land. By claiming that Sarah was his sister, Abraham may have hoped to avoid any potential conflicts or dangers that could arise if he admitted that she was his wife.

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