Matthew Chapter 13 Quiz: Bible Trivia!

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  • 1. 

    In the Parable of the Sower, what happened to the seeds that fell along the path?

    • A.

      They were eaten by the birds

    • B.

      They were eaten by the rats

    • C.

      They did not grow because there was no soil

    • D.

      The weeds choked them out

    Correct Answer
    A. They were eaten by the birds
    Explanation
    In the Parable of the Sower, the seeds that fell along the path were eaten by the birds. This implies that the seeds did not have the chance to grow and flourish because they were consumed by the birds. The parable uses this imagery to illustrate the idea that some people may hear the word of God but fail to understand or retain it due to various distractions or influences in their lives.

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  • 2. 

    In the Parable of the Sower, how much crop was produced from the seeds that fell on good soil? 

    • A.

      160

    • B.

      Thirty Times what was sown

    • C.

      Both of these

    • D.

      Neither of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Both of these
    Explanation
    In the Parable of the Sower, both 160 and thirty times what was sown can be considered as the correct answer. The parable states that some seeds fell on good soil and produced a crop, with some yielding a hundredfold, some sixtyfold, and some thirtyfold. Therefore, the answer "Both of these" encompasses both the specific number of 160 and the general idea of a multiplication of thirty times what was sown.

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  • 3. 

    What question did Jesus' disciples ask Him after He had told His first parable?

    • A.

      Why is the crop important?

    • B.

      Who watered the seeds?

    • C.

      How many seeds were planted?

    • D.

      Why are you speaking in parables?

    Correct Answer
    D. Why are you speaking in parables?
    Explanation
    After Jesus told His first parable, His disciples asked Him why He was speaking in parables. This question shows their curiosity and desire to understand the purpose behind Jesus' use of parables. They wanted to know why Jesus chose to communicate His teachings through stories and metaphors instead of directly stating the message. This question reflects their eagerness to learn and comprehend the deeper meaning behind Jesus' teachings.

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  • 4. 

    Please fill in the blank: "Whoever had will be given more, and he will have an _______________." (13:12 NIV)

    Correct Answer
    abundance
    Explanation
    The given verse from the Bible states that whoever already has something will be given even more, and they will have abundance. This implies that those who possess something, whether it be wealth, knowledge, or blessings, will continue to receive more of it, resulting in an abundance. This can be interpreted as a reward for those who are already fortunate or successful, reinforcing the idea that success begets more success.

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  • 5. 

    Whose prophecy was fulfilled through the parables that Jesus spoke?

    • A.

      David

    • B.

      Isaiah

    • C.

      Amos

    • D.

      Hosea

    Correct Answer
    B. Isaiah
    Explanation
    Isaiah's prophecy was fulfilled through the parables that Jesus spoke. Isaiah was a prophet in the Old Testament who prophesied about the coming of the Messiah and the establishment of God's kingdom. Many of Jesus' parables, such as the parable of the sower, the parable of the wheat and the tares, and the parable of the vineyard, can be seen as fulfilling Isaiah's prophecies about the nature of the Messiah's ministry and the spiritual condition of the people.

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  • 6. 

    In the Parable of the Weeds, what did the enemies do while everyone was sleeping?

    • A.

      Pruned the crop

    • B.

      Burned the crop

    • C.

      Stole the crop

    • D.

      Sowed weeds in the crop

    Correct Answer
    D. Sowed weeds in the crop
    Explanation
    In the Parable of the Weeds, the enemies took advantage of everyone being asleep and sowed weeds in the crop. This action was done to sabotage the growth and quality of the crop, causing harm and hindrance to the intended harvest.

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  • 7. 

    "The kingdom of heaven is like a ____________  _________" (13:31)

    Correct Answer
    mustard seed
    Mustard Seed
    Explanation
    In this verse, Jesus is using a parable to describe the kingdom of heaven. He compares it to a mustard seed. A mustard seed is very small, but when it is planted, it grows into a large tree. Similarly, the kingdom of heaven may start small, but it will eventually grow and expand. This parable teaches us that the kingdom of heaven has the potential to have a significant impact and influence, even if it starts with humble beginnings.

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  • 8. 

    In the Parable of the Weeds explained, who sowed the good seed?

    • A.

      The farmer

    • B.

      The Son of Man

    • C.

      The Son of God

    • D.

      God Himself

    Correct Answer
    B. The Son of Man
    Explanation
    In the Parable of the Weeds, the correct answer is "The Son of Man." This parable, found in the book of Matthew in the Bible, tells the story of a farmer who sowed good seed in his field. However, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat. When the plants grew, the weeds were discovered, and the farmer explained that the enemy had done this. The Son of Man is the one who sowed the good seed, representing Jesus Christ, while the enemy represents the devil. This parable teaches about the coexistence of good and evil in the world and the ultimate judgment that will occur.

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  • 9. 

    After Jesus had finished these parables, where did he go?

    • A.

      To His hometown

    • B.

      To a lake

    • C.

      Into a house

    • D.

      On the road

    Correct Answer
    A. To His hometown
    Explanation
    After Jesus had finished these parables, He went to His hometown. This suggests that Jesus had a desire to return to the place where He grew up and where He was known by the people. It also implies that He wanted to continue His ministry and teachings in familiar surroundings, possibly to reach out to the people who knew Him from childhood and to strengthen their faith. This decision shows Jesus' connection to His roots and His commitment to spreading His message to all, including those close to Him.

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  • 10. 

    Why did Jesus not do many miracles in His hometown?

    • A.

      They took offense at Him

    • B.

      They did not trust Him

    • C.

      They had a lack of faith

    • D.

      They refused to listen to Him

    Correct Answer
    C. They had a lack of faith
    Explanation
    The reason Jesus did not do many miracles in His hometown was because the people there had a lack of faith. Despite being familiar with Him and His teachings, they did not believe in His abilities and doubted His power. Their lack of faith prevented Jesus from performing miracles among them.

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