Old Testament Test One

36 Questions
Old Testament Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    How many books are in the old testament?
    • A. 

      38

    • B. 

      39

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      36

  • 2. 
    What was the most important event to the jews?
    • A. 

      Passover

    • B. 

      Lent

    • C. 

      The Exodus

    • D. 

      The Crucifixion

  • 3. 
    When was the Hebrew race "carved out and developed"?
    • A. 

      The Exodus

    • B. 

      While enslaved to the Egyptians

    • C. 

      40 years in the desert

    • D. 

      Jesus's life time on earth

  • 4. 
    What is the Hebrew canon called? It was written hundreds of years after it took place.
    • A. 

      Torah

    • B. 

      Kethubim

    • C. 

      Septuagint

    • D. 

      Tanakh (Tnk)

  • 5. 
    Yahweh materials, Elohim materials, Deuteronomic materials, and Priestly materials are all part of what?
    • A. 

      The Documentary Hypothesis

    • B. 

      The Septuagint

    • C. 

      The Tanakh

    • D. 

      The Bible

  • 6. 
    What was the early Babylonian flood story similar to Noah's called?
    • A. 

      The Great Flood

    • B. 

      The Epic Flood

    • C. 

      The Gilgamesh Epic

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh and the Flood

  • 7. 
    Who hid the Dead Sea Scrolls?
    • A. 

      The Pharisees

    • B. 

      The Sadducees

    • C. 

      The Jews

    • D. 

      The Essenes

  • 8. 
    Who claimed the discovery of the Rosetta Stone?
    • A. 

      The American President

    • B. 

      Napoleon King of France

    • C. 

      Sargon of Akkad

    • D. 

      King Henry III

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The Middle East

    • B. 

      The Desert

    • C. 

      Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      The Fertile Crescent

  • 10. 
    The people called Habiru were:
    • A. 

      Possible relatives of Hebrews

    • B. 

      Cursed by God

    • C. 

      Known as wanderers

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 11. 
    Hyksos means what?
    • A. 

      Close friends to the King

    • B. 

      Foreigners

    • C. 

      Relatives of Abraham

    • D. 

      Nomads

  • 12. 
    What name is used over 7000 times in the old testament?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      Yahweh

    • C. 

      El Elyon

    • D. 

      El Shaddai

    • E. 

      Elohim

  • 13. 
    What name was used so that they did not use the name Yahweh in vain?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      El

  • 14. 
    What was the general term for Israels God?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      Yahweh

  • 15. 
    What name means God Most High and found in Genesis 14: 19-22
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      Yahweh

  • 16. 
    Which name means God Almighty
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      El

  • 17. 
    Which name was used by the Canaanites?
    • A. 

      Adonai

    • B. 

      El Elyon

    • C. 

      El Shaddai

    • D. 

      Elohim

    • E. 

      El

  • 18. 
    Which is NOT true about Genesis?
    • A. 

      Historical record as seen through the eyes of faith

    • B. 

      It was the first book of the bible written

    • C. 

      Built around genealogies

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    What are the two major divisions of Genesis?
    • A. 

      Old and New

    • B. 

      Primeval and Patriarchal History

    • C. 

      Pre-flood and Post-flood

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    In sequence which comes first?
    • A. 

      Six days of creation

    • B. 

      God creates the world from a watery chaos

    • C. 

      God was present already, not a created being

  • 21. 
    In sequence which comes second?
    • A. 

      Six days of creation

    • B. 

      God creates the world from a watery chaos

    • C. 

      God was present already, not a created being

  • 22. 
    In sequence which comes third?
    • A. 

      Six days of creation

    • B. 

      God creates the world from a watery chaos

    • C. 

      God was present already, not a created being

  • 23. 
    Which day did God create birds and fish?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      Six

  • 24. 
    Which day did God create light?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      Six

  • 25. 
    Which day land and plants?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Six

  • 26. 
    Which day did God create animals and humans?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Six

  • 27. 
    Which day did God create the son moon and stars?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

    • E. 

      Five

  • 28. 
    Which day did God create the sky?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      Six

  • 29. 
    What does God do after creation in the second creation account?
    • A. 

      Rests

    • B. 

      Eats

    • C. 

      Prays

    • D. 

      Creates Heaven

  • 30. 
    What is NOT true about the second creation account?
    • A. 

      Humanity was created first then the rest of the world

    • B. 

      God is described in human terms

    • C. 

      Man is a Stuart of the earth, not in dominion

    • D. 

      Adam and Eve were created simultaneously

  • 31. 
    Why was Cains sacrifice not acceptable?
    • A. 

      Because he murdered his brother

    • B. 

      Because he didn't give his very best

    • C. 

      Because he didn't give a blood sacrifice

    • D. 

      Because his attitude was all wrong

    • E. 

      B and D

  • 32. 
    Which son(s) of Noah was cursed for seeing him naked and his descendants were probably Egyptians and Canaanites?
    • A. 

      Shem

    • B. 

      Japeth

    • C. 

      Ham

    • D. 

      Shem and Ham

  • 33. 
    Who was the father of the Babylonians, Assyrians, Arabs and Israelites?
    • A. 

      Shem

    • B. 

      Ham

    • C. 

      Japeth

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 34. 
    Who was the father of the Greeks and Philistines?
    • A. 

      Shem

    • B. 

      Ham

    • C. 

      Japeth

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 35. 
    The Tower of Babel was probably a(n) _______________?
    • A. 

      Pyramid

    • B. 

      Ziggurat

    • C. 

      Skyscraper

    • D. 

      Very tall building

  • 36. 
    Who was the father of the Hebrews?
    • A. 

      Jacob

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      Esau

    • D. 

      Melchizedek