Parable Of The Prodigal Son Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 1. 

    I appear in a well-known story of the New Testament. The account of my journey illustrates God's true love for those who are lost. As the Lord will accept the lost with loving arms when they repent, so my father accepted me once I returned home. I am _____________________.

    Explanation
    The given answer, "The prodigal son," is correct. The prodigal son is a well-known character in the New Testament who is featured in a parable told by Jesus. The story illustrates God's unconditional love and forgiveness towards those who have strayed or made mistakes. The prodigal son, after squandering his inheritance in a life of excess and sin, realizes his mistakes and returns home to his father, who welcomes him back with open arms. This story serves as a powerful reminder of God's love and willingness to forgive, no matter how far we may have strayed.

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  • 2. 

    The story of the prodigal son appears in two Gospels, Luke, and Matthew.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer, which is False, is that the story of the prodigal son actually appears in only one Gospel, which is Luke. It does not appear in the Gospel of Matthew.

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  • 3. 

    Who told the story?

    Correct Answer
    The Lord Jesus Christ
    Jesus
    Jesus Christ
    Jesus the Christ
    The Lord
    Explanation
    The question is asking who told the story. The options provided are all different names for the same person, which is Jesus Christ. Therefore, any of the options could be the correct answer, as they all refer to the same individual who told the story.

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  • 4. 

    This story is based on the lives of Old Testament brothers, Jacob and Esau.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Jesus does not tell us whether the story is based on real people.

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  • 5. 

    How many sons did the father have?

    Correct Answer
    Two
    2
    two sons
    2 sons
    Explanation
    Luke 15:11

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  • 6. 

    Is the story of the prodigal son the same story as the story of the two sons that appears in Matthew 21:28-32.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Explore Matthew 21:28-32 for a lesson on believers and the Kingdom of god

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  • 7. 

    The younger son received his newfound wealth from:

    • A.

      Gambling

    • B.

      Taking his inheritance early

    • C.

      Marrying well

    • D.

      Hard work

    Correct Answer
    B. Taking his inheritance early
    Explanation
    Luke 15:12

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  • 8. 

    After becoming wealthy, the younger son went to: 

    • A.

      Jerusalem

    • B.

      A far country

    • C.

      The nearest country

    • D.

      Nineveh

    Correct Answer
    B. A far country
    Explanation
    Luke 15:13

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  • 9. 

    After the son ran out of money, the land where he lived experienced:

    • A.

      Plague

    • B.

      War

    • C.

      Famine

    • D.

      Flood

    Correct Answer
    C. Famine
    Explanation
    Luke 15:14

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  • 10. 

    And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into the fields to feed _______________________.

    Correct Answer
    Swine
    pigs
    swines
    Explanation
    Luke 15:15

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  • 11. 

    The son finally decided to repent as a result of his:

    • A.

      Loss of friends

    • B.

      Knowledge that his father would forgive him

    • C.

      Love for the virgin he left behind

    • D.

      Hunger

    Correct Answer
    D. Hunger
    Explanation
    Luke 15:17-18

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  • 12. 

    Did the son believe he could return home and take back his position as son?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    He planned to ask if his father would accept him as a hired servant (Luke 15:19)

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  • 13. 

    As soon as the father saw the son returning, he ran to greet him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Luke 15:20

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  • 14. 

    The father gave the son:

    • A.

      A ring

    • B.

      A robe

    • C.

      Shoes

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Luke 15:22

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  • 15. 

    The older brother was upset that the father celebrated his younger brother's return by killing the fatted calf.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Luke 15:28-30

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  • 16. 

    It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was __________, and is found.

    Correct Answer
    lost
    Explanation
    Luke 15:32

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