Old & New Testament Bible Trivia Questions

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Books of the major prophets. Not called major because of their message or quality, but rahter because of the length of the books. The prophets brough God's word which included warning of judgment, warnings and hope for the immediate future (as well as warnings and hope for the distant future), and hope in the coming Messiah.
    • A. 

      Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habbakuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

    • B. 

      Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude

    • C. 

      Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel

    • D. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

  • 2. 
    The law contains stories about the creation of the world, the flood, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, the children of Israel in Egypt, the Exodus, and the time the children of Israel spent in the wilderness before entering the Promised Land. The books of the Law also recorded the law God gave to t he people on Mt. Sinai which laid down the regulations for sacrifice, worship, and daily living. The Law is also called the Torah.
    • A. 

      Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

    • B. 

      Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon

    • C. 

      Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel

    • D. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

  • 3. 
    The five poetry and wisdom books include hymns, proverbs, poems, and dramas. They illustrate the creative ways the people of Israel expressed themselves to God and to each other.
    • A. 

      1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

    • B. 

      Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon

    • C. 

      Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel

    • D. 

      Matthew, Mark. Luke, John, Acts

  • 4. 
    Identify the Pauline letters. These letters the apostle Paul wrote to young churches, pastors, and friends in order to guide, encourage, and correct them. Most of these letters served a specific purpose or addressed a specific question or problem.
    • A. 

      Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon

    • B. 

      Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude

    • C. 

      Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts

    • D. 

      1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles

  • 5. 
    Identify the general epistles. The general epistles were addressed to the early Christians to provide guidance, encouragement through persecution, and warnings of false teachings.
    • A. 

      Romans, 1 Corinthians, 1 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians

    • B. 

      Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude

    • C. 

      Matthew, Mark. Luke, John, Acts

    • D. 

      1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon

  • 6. 
    This book opens with the out-flowing of the Holy Spirit and describes the missionary efforts of the early followers of Jesus as they spread the message of the gospel to Judea and Samaria. This book also records the actions of the apostle Paul as he and other courageous believers continued to spread the good news of Jesus to the Jews and Gentiles of the Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      Galatians

    • B. 

      Ephesians

    • C. 

      Acts

    • D. 

      Romans

  • 7. 
    Identify the gospels. They record the good news of God's plan for a Savior through the life, ministry, death, adn resurrection of Jesus Christ. Each writer has a particular method of style to communicate the life and message of Jesus Christ.
    • A. 

      Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians

    • B. 

      Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Revelation

    • C. 

      Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habbakuk, Zephaniah

    • D. 

      Matthew, Mark. Luke, John

  • 8. 
    History books of the Old Testament which covers the continuous cycle of disobedience of the people of Israel.
    • A. 

      Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

    • B. 

      Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther

    • C. 

      Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon

    • D. 

      Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude

  • 9. 
    Some of the prophets found in the "minor prophets" or "book of the twelve" in the Hebrew Bible. They are just as important as the major prophets. They are called minor because of the shorter length of the books. The minor prophets also brough God's word to the people regarding judgment and hope. Note: listed below are only three out of the twelve minor prophets, to make this question more challenging.
    • A. 

      Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel

    • B. 

      Philemon, Titus, 1 Timothy

    • C. 

      Ezra, Nehemiah, 1 Samuel

    • D. 

      Joel, Amos, Habbakuk

  • 10. 
    This book addressed seven churches in Asia Minor (Turkey today). It encourages believesr who are experiencing persecution. It illustrates that God is in control and that all people were created to love and worship God.
    • A. 

      Philemon

    • B. 

      Hebrews

    • C. 

      1 Thessalonians

    • D. 

      Revelation

  • 11. 
    This book of the Bible shows Jesus as the Son of God, the Word made flesh, who provides eternal life for all who believe in Him. It was written in Asia Minor.
    • A. 

      Luke

    • B. 

      Matthew

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      John

  • 12. 
    This book of the Bible was written by Paul in Asia Minor. It warns against legalism and defends justification by faith as well as Paul's apostolic authority. It covers the fruit of the Spirit.
    • A. 

      Ephesians

    • B. 

      Acts

    • C. 

      Romans

    • D. 

      Galatians

  • 13. 
    This book was written to Hebrew believers to emphasize the superiority of Christ over the Old Covenant.
    • A. 

      Romans

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Hebrews

    • D. 

      Jude

  • 14. 
    This gospel was written in Rome. It shows Jesus as the suffering Son of Man sent to serve and not be served.
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Mark

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      John

  • 15. 
    This was an Epistle was written by Paul in a Roman prison. It encourages a slave owner (hint: his name is the name of this epistle) to forgive and receive Onesimus, a runaway slave.
    • A. 

      1 Timothy

    • B. 

      James

    • C. 

      Jude

    • D. 

      Philemon

  • 16. 
    This book is the story of a faithful foreigner. It demonstrates the kind of faithfulness, godliness, loyalty, and love that God desires for us.
    • A. 

      Joshua

    • B. 

      Esther

    • C. 

      Ruth

    • D. 

      Haggai

  • 17. 
    This gospel, written in Caesarea, shows Jesus as the Savior of the world who has compassion for all human beings. The writer of this gospel is a doctor.
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Luke

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Romans

  • 18. 
    Some of these particular books of the Bible warn against heresy and false teachers.
    • A. 

      1 John, 1 Peter, James

    • B. 

      Hebrews, 3 John, Mark

    • C. 

      Jude, 2 John, 2 Peter

    • D. 

      Luke, John, Acts

  • 19. 
    This epistle was written in Ephesus, to address division and immorality in a certain church and to encourage the church members to love each other.
    • A. 

      Ephesians

    • B. 

      Acts

    • C. 

      Matthew

    • D. 

      1 Corinthians

  • 20. 
    This minor prophet urged the people to complete rebuilding the Temple. It was written in Judah in c. 530 BC. The danger of economic inflation is one of the topics covered in this book. Unlike the experience of most prophets, his words found a response and the peple did what he said. His universal importance is in showing that true security is found only when we put God's wishes first.
    • A. 

      Zechariah

    • B. 

      Malachi

    • C. 

      Matthew

    • D. 

      Haggai

  • 21. 
    This prophet was in Babylon and had apocalyptic visions.
    • A. 

      Isaiah

    • B. 

      Daniel

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Jonah

  • 22. 
    Who physically wrote the Books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy?
    • A. 

      Joshua

    • B. 

      Ruth

    • C. 

      Caleb

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 23. 
    Identify the warriors in the Old Testament.
    • A. 

      Joshua, David, Gideon, Samson

    • B. 

      Matthew, Mark, Luke, John

    • C. 

      Haggai, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Samuel

    • D. 

      Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Obadiah

  • 24. 
    This book of the Bible was recorded by Moses. It discusses law and sacrifice. Topics covered include: festivals, clean and unclean, food laws, and diseases.
    • A. 

      Numbers

    • B. 

      Leviticus

    • C. 

      Judges

    • D. 

      Lamentations

  • 25. 
    This has been called the "Jewish Gospel" because it shows particular interest in the concerns of Jewish Christians. More than in the other Gospels, the stress is on Old Testament prophecies fulfilled in Jesus, who is the Messiah long expected by the Jews. This book includes the Sermon on the Mount, the Lord's prayer, the beatitudes, the great commission, and the parable of the sower.
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      John

    • C. 

      Acts

    • D. 

      Matthew