Genesis 38-40 Bible MCQ Quiz!

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Genesis 38-40 Bible MCQ Quiz!

The book of Genesis is the initial book of the bible. It is where you can find the stories about Adam and Eve and Noah and the ark. With this quiz, you will be accountable for knowing things like which of the 12 sons of Jacob did Jesus Christ come from and what happened to both of Tamar’s husbands, Er and his brother Onan. See how much you know about Genesis 38-40 by taking the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the 12 sons of Jacob (the 12 tribes of Israel) did Jesus Christ come from? Use link to genealogy chart below:
    • A. 

      Joseph

    • B. 

      Judah

    • C. 

      Levi

  • 2. 
    There Judah saw the daughter of a certain ________ whose name was Shua. He took her and went into her, and she conceived and bore a son, and he called his name Er. -Gen 38:2, ESV
    • A. 

      Canaanite

    • B. 

      Egyptian

    • C. 

      Hebrew

  • 3. 
    And Judah _____ Er his firstborn, and her name was Tamar. -Gen 38:6
    • A. 

      Did not like the wife of

    • B. 

      Loved the wife of

    • C. 

      Took a wife for

  • 4. 
    What happened to both of Tamar's husband's, Er and his brother Onan? -Gen 38:7-10
    • A. 

      They each begot children by Tamar

    • B. 

      They were both killed by the Lord

    • C. 

      They mysteriously disappeared

  • 5. 
    And when Tamar was told, “Your father-in-law is going up to Timnah to shear his sheep,” she took off her ______ and covered herself with a veil, wrapping herself up, and sat at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah. -Gen 38:13-14
    • A. 

      Prostitute's garments

    • B. 

      Widow's garments

    • C. 

      Temple garments

  • 6. 
    When Judah saw her, he thought she was a prostitute, for she had _______. He turned to her at the roadside and said, “Come, let me come into you,” for he did not know that she was his daughter-in-law.  Gen 38:15-16
    • A. 

      On earrings and necklaces and braided hair

    • B. 

      On a short satin robe

    • C. 

      Covered her face

  • 7. 
    After Judah found out that the prostitute he had sex with was Tamar, what did he do?  Then Judah identified them and said, “She is more righteous than I since I did not give her to my son Shelah.” And he _______. -Gen 38:26)
    • A. 

      Married her

    • B. 

      Did not know her again

    • C. 

      Fell in love with her

  • 8. 
    Of the twins that Tamar gave birth to, which one is the ancestor of Jesus? -Gen 38:29-30, Matt 1:3
    • A. 

      Perez (aka: Pharez)

    • B. 

      Zerah

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