Old Testament

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Old Testament

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do Christians call the first five books of the Bible?
    • A. 

      The Pentateuch.

    • B. 

      The Old Testament.

    • C. 

      The Gospels.

    • D. 

      The New Testament.

  • 2. 
    What is the first book of the Bible?
    • A. 

      Exodus.

    • B. 

      Matthew.

    • C. 

      Psalms.

    • D. 

      Genesis.

  • 3. 
    What is a covenant?
    • A. 

      A place where nuns live.

    • B. 

      An agreement or promise.

    • C. 

      A biblical book.

    • D. 

      A cup used to hold the blood of Jesus at Mass.

  • 4. 
    The Covenant that is central to the Old Testament is a covenant between . . . 
    • A. 

      Adam and Eve.

    • B. 

      Abraham and Sarah.

    • C. 

      Cain and Abel.

    • D. 

      God and the Israelites. 

  • 5. 
    What is the second book of the Bible?
    • A. 

      Genesis.

    • B. 

      Exodus.

    • C. 

      Mark.

    • D. 

      Matthew.

  • 6. 
    Catholicism teaches that the Bible contains no errors regarding what? 
    • A. 

      Anything.

    • B. 

      Science.

    • C. 

      What we need to know for our salvation.

    • D. 

      History.

  • 7. 
    In the first biblical creation story, what did God create on the first day?
    • A. 

      Human beings.

    • B. 

      Light.

    • C. 

      The sun, moon, and stars.

    • D. 

      The sky.

  • 8. 
    In the first biblical creation story, what did God do on the seventh day of creation?
    • A. 

      Rested and blessed the day.

    • B. 

      Created human beings.

    • C. 

      Created light.

    • D. 

      Created the first woman from the rib of the first man.

  • 9. 
    According to the Bible, what was the fruit that Adam and Eve were forbidden to eat?
    • A. 

      An apple.

    • B. 

      A fig.

    • C. 

      The fruit of the tree of life.

    • D. 

      The fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

  • 10. 
    In Genesis, Cain kills his brother, whose name is . . .
    • A. 

      Isaac.

    • B. 

      Ishmael.

    • C. 

      Aaron.

    • D. 

      Abel.

  • 11. 
    What was the sign of God's covenant with Noah, that God would never again destroy the earth by flood?
    • A. 

      The rainbow.

    • B. 

      The ark.

    • C. 

      A dove.

    • D. 

      The Tower of Babel.

  • 12. 
    What was Abraham's name before God changed it to Abraham?
    • A. 

      Sarai.

    • B. 

      Aaron.

    • C. 

      Abram.

    • D. 

      Jacob.