Genesis Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Genesis begins with the story of creation. Which is the correct order of creation according to Genesis?
    • A. 

      Light; sky; birds and fish; animals and man; earth and plants; heavenly lights

    • B. 

      Light; sky; birds and fish; earth and plants; heavenly lights; animals and man

    • C. 

      Light; sky; earth and plants; heavenly lights; birds and fish; animals and man

    • D. 

      Light; heavenly lights; sky; birds and fish; earth and plants; animals and man

  • 2. 
    God created Adam first, then Eve to be his wife and helper. How was Eve, the first woman, created?
    • A. 

      God created her from the clay of the ground.

    • B. 

      God created her from one of Adam's ribs.

    • C. 

      Adam wished for a helper and God sent Eve into the Garden of Eden.

    • D. 

      The serpent created her and filled her with evil thoughts.

  • 3. 
    God placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and told them they could eat of anything except one forbidden fruit. Which fruit did God tell Adam and Eve they must not eat?
    • A. 

      Fruit from the apple tree

    • B. 

      Fruit from the tree in the middle of the garden

    • C. 

      Fruit from the pomegranate tree

    • D. 

      Fermented grapes from the vine

  • 4. 
    Of course, they ate the forbidden fruit anyway. What was Eve's excuse when confronted by God?
    • A. 

      "The serpent deceived me, and I ate."

    • B. 

      "My husband gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate."

    • C. 

      "The devil made me do it."

    • D. 

      "The serpent promised me knowledge of good and evil if I ate."

  • 5. 
    God was angry when He found out Adam and Eve had eaten the forbidden fruit, and He drove them out of the Garden of Eden. How did God make sure they would not return and eat from the tree of life?
    • A. 

      He built a tall wall around the Garden.

    • B. 

      He drove Adam and Eve so far away that they could never find the way back.

    • C. 

      He placed a curse on the garden so that anyone who entered would surely die.

    • D. 

      He placed cherubim and a flaming sword to guard the way.

  • 6. 
    Adam and Eve had sons Cain and Abel. Each brother gave God an offering from the fruits of his labor. God looked with favor on Abel's offering, but not on Cain's. As a result, Cain became jealous and murdered his brother Abel. What was Cain's occupation?
    • A. 

      Farmer

    • B. 

      Hunter

    • C. 

      Goat keeper

    • D. 

      Shepherd

  • 7. 
    What was Cain's punishment for the murder of Abel?
    • A. 

      He was put to death.

    • B. 

      He was banished to the Land of Canaan.

    • C. 

      He was banned from his occupation and made a restless wanderer on the earth.

    • D. 

      He was banned from the Garden of Eden.

  • 8. 
    After many years, the people of earth became corrupt and full of violence. Of all people on earth, only Noah and his family were righteous. So, God said to Noah, "I am going to put an end to all people, for the earth is filled with violence because of them."Noah had three sons. Which one of these was NOT one of his sons?
    • A. 

      Enos

    • B. 

      Japheth

    • C. 

      Ham

    • D. 

      Shem

  • 9. 
    God decided to flood the whole earth and told Noah to build an ark of wood to hold himself, his wife, his sons and their wives. He was also to take a pair, male and female, of each animal on the ark to save them from the flood and repopulate the earth. How many decks did the ark have?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 10. 
    Many men settled on a plain in Shinar and said to each other, "Come, let's make bricks and bake them thoroughly and, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens so that we may make a name for ourselves." So, they began constructing the "Tower of Babel."However, God was not pleased with these arrogant men who wanted to build a tower to heaven and be like gods themselves. What did God do to punish them?
    • A. 

      He destroyed the city in a storm of fire and brimstone.

    • B. 

      He confused their language and scattered them over the face of the earth.

    • C. 

      He destroyed the tower with a tremendous bolt of lightning.

    • D. 

      He sent a plague of locusts into the city.

  • 11. 
    God made a covenant with Abram to make of his descendants a great nation. To mark the covenant, God changed Abram's name to Abraham. Who was Abraham's firstborn son, born when Abraham was 86 years old?
    • A. 

      Isaac

    • B. 

      Ishbak

    • C. 

      Ishmael

    • D. 

      Medan

  • 12. 
    The wickedness of the city of Sodom was so great that God destroyed the whole city in a storm of fire and brimstone. Only Abraham's nephew _______, and his wife and two daughters were allowed to escape.
    • A. 

      Abimelech

    • B. 

      Lot

    • C. 

      Moab

    • D. 

      Zoar

  • 13. 
    God told Abraham to sacrifice his son _______ as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of Moriah.
    • A. 

      Isaac

    • B. 

      Ishbak

    • C. 

      Ishmael

    • D. 

      Medan

  • 14. 
    Who was Isaac's wife?
    • A. 

      Leah

    • B. 

      Rachel

    • C. 

      Rebekah

    • D. 

      Sarah

  • 15. 
    Which son of Isaac sold his birthright for a pot of stew?
    • A. 

      Abimelech

    • B. 

      Esau

    • C. 

      Jacob

    • D. 

      Leban

  • 16. 
    What was Jacob's dream at Bethel?
    • A. 

      A ladder was set up on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven; and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

    • B. 

      An enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance had its head made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay.

    • C. 

      Jacob's sheaf of grain rose and stood upright, while his brothers' sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to it.

    • D. 

      A round loaf of barley bread came tumbling into the camp. It struck the tent with such force that the tent overturned and collapsed.

  • 17. 
    Joseph, Jacob's eleventh son and the first born to his favorite wife Rachel, owned the famous coat of many colors. Where did he get it?
    • A. 

      It was a gift from his mother.

    • B. 

      It was a gift from his father.

    • C. 

      He made it from goat skins.

    • D. 

      He bought it from the Ishmaelites.

  • 18. 
    What was Joseph's dream?
    • A. 

      A ladder was set up on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven; and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

    • B. 

      An enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance had its head made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay.

    • C. 

      Joseph's sheaf of grain rose and stood upright, while his brothers' sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to it.

    • D. 

      A round loaf of barley bread came tumbling into the camp. It struck the tent with such force that the tent overturned and collapsed.

  • 19. 
    What did Joseph's brothers do to Joseph?
    • A. 

      They threw him into a den of lions.

    • B. 

      They took his coat and sold it to a merchant traveling in a caravan.

    • C. 

      They sold him into slavery.

    • D. 

      They took his coat and left him alone in the desert.

  • 20. 
    Under what circumstances was Joseph reunited with his brothers?
    • A. 

      Joseph's army captured them and put them in prison in Egypt.

    • B. 

      They went to Egypt to buy food because there was a famine.

    • C. 

      Their father sent them to return the coat of many colors.

    • D. 

      They fled to Egypt when their father found out what they had done to Joseph.

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