Quiz On Colossians (practice For Bible Bee 2010) Corrected Version!

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This is a practice quiz (corrected version) for those participating in the National Bible Bee 2010. This is unofficial, not endorsed by the Shelby Kennedy Foundation in any way. It is one-fourth the length of the Official Test, which is 200 questions and for which you are given one hour. I recommend that you take 15 minutes for this quiz, presenting a realistic feel for the test. This is in regards to Colossians (with a few references made to Primary level verses), so Seniors, Juniors, and Primaries could all benefit from it's use. Enjoy! And see you at National Bible Bee 2010 in Schaumburg, Illinois!Soli Deo Gloria!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What title did Paul use to introduce himself in Col. 1 verse 1? 
    • A. 

      Apostle

    • B. 

      Bondservant

    • C. 

      Prisoner of the Lord

    • D. 

      Holy Saint

  • 2. 
    By what means would some try to deceive Christians according to 2:4? 
    • A. 

      A. Deceptive words

    • B. 

      B. Philosophy

    • C. 

      C. Persuasive Words

    • D. 

      D. Empty Deceit

  • 3. 
    How did Paul define the mystery in verse 27 of Chapter 1?
    • A. 

      A. That which was hidden

    • B. 

      B. Christ in you, the hope of glory

    • C. 

      C. Treasures

    • D. 

      D. A secret

  • 4. 
    How should we walk in Christ Jesus (Col. 2:6-7)?
    • A. 

      A. Grounded and Steadfast

    • B. 

      B. With wisdom

    • C. 

      C. Worthy

    • D. 

      D. Rooted and Built up in Him

  • 5. 
    According to Colossians 2:14, what was nailed to the cross? 
    • A. 

      A. Circumcision

    • B. 

      B. Principalities and Powers

    • C. 

      C. The Handwriting of Requirements or Ordinances

    • D. 

      D. Our sins

  • 6. 
    Why did Paul want prayer for himself in Chapter 4?
    • A. 

      A. because he was scared of the Jews

    • B. 

      B. because he wanted opportunities to share the gospel

    • C. 

      C. because he wanted to get out of prison

    • D. 

      D. because he was sick

  • 7. 
      Who accompanied Tychicus to Colosse?
    • A. 

      A. Philemon

    • B. 

      B. Epaphras

    • C. 

      C. Onesimus

    • D. 

      D. Demas

  • 8. 
    Which of these people are not recorded to have sent greetings to the saints in Colosse?
    • A. 

      A. Timothy

    • B. 

      B. Luke

    • C. 

      C. Mark

    • D. 

      D. Epaphras

  • 9. 
    What is the best definition of the greek word, aima (Col 1:14)?
    • A. 

      A. Flesh

    • B. 

      B. Vain

    • C. 

      C. Blood

    • D. 

      D. Shadow

  • 10. 
    The greek word cheirographon is only used one time in Scripture, in Colossians 2:14.  What does it mean?
    • A. 

      A. New Moon

    • B. 

      B. Eyeservice

    • C. 

      C. Handwriting

    • D. 

      D. Angel Worship

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      A. Psuche

    • B. 

      B. Chairon

    • C. 

      C. Bebaioo

    • D. 

      D. Kephale

  • 12. 
    Which of these is a good definition of the greek word, sundesmos?
    • A. 

      A. Fellow prisoner

    • B. 

      B. Fellow servant

    • C. 

      C. Bond

    • D. 

      D. Chains

  • 13. 
    What does the greek word for kingdom?
    • A. 

      A. Doxa

    • B. 

      B. Euangelion

    • C. 

      C. Ekklesia

    • D. 

      D. Basileia

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A. To make known the mystery

    • B. 

      B. To present every man perfect (complete) in Christ

    • C. 

      C. To lay up treasure in heaven

    • D. 

      D. To make fun of the false teachers

  • 15. 
    What should our speech be seasoned with, according to Col. 4: 6?
    • A. 

      A. Pepper

    • B. 

      B. Paprika

    • C. 

      C. Salt

    • D. 

      D. Sugar

  • 16. 
    What is a good cross reference to Col. 4:17, in which Paul charges Archippus to “fulfill” his ministry?
    • A. 

      A. I Timothy 4:8

    • B. 

      B. 2 Timothy 4: 5

    • C. 

      C. 1 Peter 3:15

    • D. 

      D. Titus 2:12

  • 17. 
    In what book does Paul mention that Demas had forsaken him?
    • A. 

      A. Philemon

    • B. 

      B. Ephesians

    • C. 

      C. 2 Timothy

    • D. 

      D. 2 Thessalonians

  • 18. 
    In Col. 2:12, it speaks of us being “buried with Him in baptism”? What is another passage that says the same thing?
    • A. 

      A. Gal. 5:24

    • B. 

      B. Romans 5:1-11

    • C. 

      C. Gal. 2:20

    • D. 

      D. Romans 6:4-6

  • 19. 
    What is NOT one of the things we are told to put off in Colossians 3?
    • A. 

      A. Blasphemy

    • B. 

      B. Evil Desire

    • C. 

      C. Stealing (thievery)

    • D. 

      D. Lying

  • 20. 
    The word “give” appears twice in the book of Colossians in English, but in Greek, they are two different words.  What are they?
    • A. 

      A. apokruphos and apokrupto

    • B. 

      B. bebaioo and themelioo

    • C. 

      C. aspazomai and parecho

    • D. 

      D. anenkletos and amomos

  • 21. 
    This greek word literally mean, “to be as a competitor in a contest.” Which word is it?
    • A. 

      A. Pathema

    • B. 

      B. Agonizomai

    • C. 

      C. Proskarteo

    • D. 

      D. Epimeno

  • 22. 
    The phrase “For the Lord your God is God of Gods and Lord of Lords” comes from which passage?
    • A. 

      A. Deuteronomy 4:31-40

    • B. 

      B. Exodus 15:1-3

    • C. 

      C. Deuteronomy 10:17-22

    • D. 

      D. Numbers 13:30-33

  • 23. 
    The purpose of “having your speech be seasoned with salt” is what, according to Colossians 4:6?
    • A. 

      A. That you may not be irrelevant to unbelievers

    • B. 

      B. That you might be able to speak eloquently

    • C. 

      C. That you may know how you ought to answer each one

    • D. 

      D. That you may destroy your sweet tooth

  • 24. 
    Which of these New Testament letters is not considered a “prison” or “captivity” epistle? 
    • A. 

      A. Colossians

    • B. 

      B. Ephesians

    • C. 

      C. Romans

    • D. 

      D. Philippians

  • 25. 
    Paul was in prison in several places.  In which of these cities was Paul NOT held captive?
    • A. 

      A. Jerusalem

    • B. 

      B. Caesarea

    • C. 

      C. Damascus

    • D. 

      D. Rome

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      A. Paul, returning from Damascus

    • B. 

      B. Peter, after escaping from Prison

    • C. 

      C. Philip, on his return from Samaria

    • D. 

      D. John, coming from preaching in the temple

  • 27. 
    In Colossians 1:15-20, there is a beautiful passage extolling Jesus as God. Which of these titles are attributed to Him?
    • A. 

      A. Firstborn over all creation

    • B. 

      B. Image of the Invisible God

    • C. 

      C. The Head of the Church

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

    • E. 

      E. A and C only

  • 28. 
    The best definition for the greek word, deloo, would be…
    • A. 

      A. to remain upon

    • B. 

      B. To make evident

    • C. 

      C. To be away, absent

    • D. 

      D. To abound, over and above

  • 29. 
    A form of the greek word, pleroo, would NOT be translated to mean one of the following:
    • A. 

      A. filled

    • B. 

      B. complete

    • C. 

      C. perfected

    • D. 

      D. fulfill

  • 30. 
    According to Colossians 2, which is the most important?                 
    • A. 

      A. That we are circumcised

    • B. 

      B. That we keep new moons and sabbaths

    • C. 

      C. That we hold fast to the Head

    • D. 

      D. That we do not judge one another

  • 31. 
    What does the book of Colossians NOT say about Epaphras?
    • A. 

      A. He is a bondservant of Christ

    • B. 

      B. He is a native of Colosse

    • C. 

      C. He is consistent in prayer

    • D. 

      D. He is a an Israelite

  • 32. 
    The epistles to the Colossians and the Ephesians have much in common.  Which of these topics is in the letter to the Ephesians and not the Colossians?
    • A. 

      A. Instructions to husbands and wives

    • B. 

      B. Singing songs to the Lord

    • C. 

      C. Walking in the Light

    • D. 

      D. Putting off sins of the flesh

  • 33. 
    Colossians 3:9 commands us not to lie to one another, which directly corresponds to what verse in Ephesians?
    • A. 

      A. Eph. 5:11

    • B. 

      B. Eph. 4:25

    • C. 

      C. Eph. 4:29

    • D. 

      D. Eph. 3:12

  • 34. 
    Which of these things do we learn about the apostle Paul in the book of Colossians? 
    • A. 

      A. He is a native of Tarsus

    • B. 

      B. He was a Pharisee

    • C. 

      C. He was of the tribe of Benjamin

    • D. 

      D. He was in prison

  • 35. 
    Which chapter in Colossians could be described as, “Christ, the fullness of God vs. heresy”?
    • A. 

      A. Chapter 1

    • B. 

      B. Chapter 2

    • C. 

      C. Chapter 3

    • D. 

      D. Chapter 4

  • 36. 
    a.   Which chapter in Colossians gives instructions regarding family roles?
    • A. 

      A. Chapter 1

    • B. 

      B Chapter 2

    • C. 

      C. Chapter 3

    • D. 

      D. Chapter 4

  • 37. 
    Which of these topics does the fourth chapter of Colossians NOT discuss?
    • A. 

      A. Instructions regarding the reading of the letter

    • B. 

      B. Our behavior toward unbelievers

    • C. 

      C. Reminder to treat slaves fairly

    • D. 

      D. Explanation of certain doctrines

  • 38. 
    Epaphras is mentioned how many times in Scripture?
    • A. 

      A. Four times

    • B. 

      B. One time

    • C. 

      C Two times

    • D. 

      D. Three times

  • 39. 
    Colossians 1:24 speaks of being willing to suffer for Christ.  Which of these passages is NOT a good cross reference?
    • A. 

      A. Acts 9:15-16

    • B. 

      B. 2 Cor. 1:5

    • C. 

      C. I Cor. 6:14

    • D. 

      D. Philippians 2:17

  • 40. 
    Which Greek word is not in Colossians 3:5?
    • A. 

      A. Pleonexia

    • B. 

      B. Epithumia

    • C. 

      C. Porneia

    • D. 

      D. Parano

  • 41. 
    Fill in the blank.  "Continue earnestly in _______, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving." 
    • A. 

      A. Sanctification

    • B. 

      B. Prayer

    • C. 

      C. Singing

    • D. 

      D. Conflict

  • 42. 
    What does the Greek word, stauros, mean?
    • A. 

      A. Darkness

    • B. 

      B. Cross

    • C. 

      C. Labor

    • D. 

      D. Death

  • 43. 
    What could the Greek word, kakia, be translated as?
    • A. 

      A. Evil Speaking

    • B. 

      B. Malice

    • C. 

      C. Passion

    • D. 

      D. Filthiness

  • 44. 
    Which of these words is not in the list in Colossians 3:12?
    • A. 

      A. Humility

    • B. 

      B. Longsuffering/Patience

    • C. 

      C. Kindness

    • D. 

      D. Faithfulness

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      A. "finding out what is acceptable to the Lord."

    • B. 

      B. "attaining to all riches of the full assurance of understanding"

    • C. 

      C. "And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross"

    • D. 

      D. "Because of these things the wrath of God is coming"

  • 46. 
    In Colossians 3:11, Paul clarifies that we are all one in Christ.  Which of these races or religions is not in the verse?
    • A. 

      A. Greek

    • B. 

      B. Roman

    • C. 

      C. Jew

    • D. 

      D. Scythian

  • 47. 
    Which of these people are found in the book of Philemon but not in the book of Colossians?
    • A. 

      A. Archippus

    • B. 

      B. Onesimus

    • C. 

      C. Philemon

    • D. 

      D. Demas

  • 48. 
     Which verse in the epistle to the Colossians directly relates to Eph. 5:19?
    • A. 

      A. Colossians 3:12

    • B. 

      B. Colossians 2:18

    • C. 

      C. Colossians 3:16

    • D. 

      D. Colossians 3:6

  • 49. 
    Which of these words could be translated “door”?
    • A. 

      A. Kardia

    • B. 

      B. Theotes

    • C. 

      C. Thura

    • D. 

      D. Apheidia

  • 50. 
    Which of these words could be translated, "bearing fruit"?
    • A. 

      A. Katabrabeuo

    • B. 

      B. Karpophoreo

    • C. 

      C. Kopiao

    • D. 

      D. Katangello