Old Testament People

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Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz of the major Bible characters from Creation to Return from exile


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who created the Heavens and the Earth?
  • 2. 
    Who were the first man and woman ever created and the first to sin?
  • 3. 
    Who obeyed God and built an ark and filled it with animals to be safe from a world wide flood?
  • 4. 
    Who left his home and went to a land God would show him and got promised his descendants would be as numerous as the stars?
  • 5. 
    Who was born when his dad was 100 and his mom was 90 and name means laughter?
  • 6. 
    Who tricked his brother out of his birthright and blessing, wrestled with God, had 2 kids, and had his name changed to Israel?
  • 7. 
    Who had a coat of many colors, did what God said was right even when sold into slavery by his brothers and become the 2nd most powerful person in Egypt?
  • 8. 
    Who led the Israelities out of slavery in Egypt, led them across the Red Sea on dry land, and wrote down the 10 commandments when God gave them to him?
  • 9. 
    Who became leader of the Israelities after Moses' death and led them in the battle of Jericho where they won by walking in circles and blowing horns and shouting? This person was also one of the 2 spies that trusted God.
  • 10. 
    Who was a woman judge that led Israel in battle against the Caanaties?
  • 11. 
    Who was a judge that  led the Israelities in battle against the Midianities with only 300 men?
  • 12. 
    Who was a super strong judge of Israel who lost his strength when he got a haircut but when he turned back to God was able to kill lots of the enemy Phillisitines?
  • 13. 
    Who was a prophet who listened to God and annointed the first two kings of Israel?
  • 14. 
    Who was the first king of Israel who only followed God with half of his heart, got jealous and tried to kill the future next king, disobeyed God's rules about sacrifice and made excuses when he sinned?
  • 15. 
    Who was the 2nd king of Israel who was a man after God's own heart that repented and asked for forgiveness when he sinned. This person also killed a giant. He wrote many of the Psalms.
  • 16. 
    Who was the 3rd king of Israel who asked for wisdom and got it along with wealth and power? He let his many wives lead him away from God to worship idols. He acted like nothing was even wrong when he sinned. He wrote many of the Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of __________.
  • 17. 
    Who was the 4th king of Isreal who asked friends and wise guys from advice but listened to his friends. Because of his choices the kingdom was split into 2 parts.
  • 18. 
    Who was a prophet who had the showdown with the priests of Baal on Mount Carmel? He was fed by ravens during a drought, didn't die but was taken to Heaven in a chariot of fire.
  • 19. 
    Who was the prophet who came after Elijah, who was his assistant? He had the job of doing some of the things a king should do and did miracles to show the people they needed to turn back to God. Some of his miracles were making a poisonous stew ok again, healing a leper after he dipped 7 times in the river, and making an ax head float.
  • 20. 
    Who was the most wicked king & queen of Israel? A______ and J______
  • 21. 
    Who was ones of the 2 prophets who gave the people messages from God that if they didn't stop worshipping idols and turn back to God, their enemies would destroy them? This prophet is the one who gave the message that the Messiah would come as a baby, that a child would be born. 
  • 22. 
    Who was one of the 2 prophets who gave the people messages from God that if they didn't stop worshipping idols and turn back to God, their enemies would destroy them? This prophet is the one who was thrown first into a pit, then into jail because the king did not like his messages. This prophet buried a cloth, let it rot, then dug it up again to show the people that like the cloth, they too would be useless as a light to the world of who God was, if they didn't start following God again.
  • 23. 
    During the exile, what are the names of the 3 guys who refused to bow down and worship the king's statue and got thrown into the firey furnace for it? Hint: for correct spellings, look in the book of Daniel, chapter 3. The answer is like this: S________    M__________ and _____________
  • 24. 
    During the exile, who refused to stop praying to God when his enemies had the king make a law that no one could pray to anyone but the king? This guy got thrown into the lion's den because he refused to stop praying to God. Then God miraculously saved him from getting eaten by shutting the lion's mouths.
  • 25. 
    During the exile, what beautiful girl got chosen to be queen of Persia and then used her role as queen to save the Jews from being killed?
  • 26. 
    After the exile, when the enemies let the Israelities go back home, who helped them rebuild the walls of the city, even when enemies threatened to kill them for it?
  • 27. 
    After the exile, when the enemies let the Israelities go back home, who helped them rebuild the temple so the people could worship God and offer sacrifices in the temple again?
  • 28. 
    Which prophet of God was told to deliver a message to some of Israelities enemies that they should stop their evil ways and turn back to God? This prophet refused to do so and ran the other way, but God found a creative way to get his attention and get him to go back to where he was supposed to?