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  • 1. 

    When was Jesus born?

    • A.

      6 BC

    • B.

      30 AD

    • C.

      30 BC

    • D.

      27 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 6 BC
    Explanation
    According to historical and biblical evidence, Jesus was likely born around 6 BC. This is based on the accounts of the birth of Jesus in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, as well as other historical records. The date of 6 BC aligns with the reign of King Herod the Great, who is mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew as being alive during the time of Jesus' birth. Additionally, other historical events and astronomical observations support the theory that Jesus was born around this time.

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  • 2. 

    Who visited Mary before Jesus' birth?

    • A.

      Angel Michael

    • B.

      Angel Gabriel

    • C.

      Joseph

    • D.

      Moses

    Correct Answer
    B. Angel Gabriel
    Explanation
    Before Jesus' birth, Angel Gabriel visited Mary. This is mentioned in the Bible, specifically in the Gospel of Luke. The angel appeared to Mary and informed her that she would conceive a child by the Holy Spirit and that the child would be the Son of God. This visitation by Angel Gabriel is an important event in Christian theology and is often depicted in religious artwork.

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  • 3. 

    What does the word "Gospel" mean?

    • A.

      Bible

    • B.

      Heaven

    • C.

      Christian

    • D.

      The good news

    Correct Answer
    D. The good news
    Explanation
    The word "Gospel" refers to the good news. In a religious context, it specifically refers to the teachings of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament of the Bible. The Gospel is seen as a message of hope, salvation, and redemption for Christians. It is considered the core message of Christianity, emphasizing the love, grace, and forgiveness of God.

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  • 4. 

    Jesus' first miracle was?

    • A.

      Healing the leaper.

    • B.

      Turning water to wine.

    • C.

      Raising the dead.

    • D.

      Healing the sick.

    Correct Answer
    B. Turning water to wine.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Turning water to wine. This refers to the biblical account in the Gospel of John where Jesus performed his first miracle at the wedding in Cana. He turned water into wine, demonstrating his divine power and ability to perform miracles. This event is significant as it marks the beginning of Jesus' public ministry and showcases his ability to transform and provide abundance.

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  • 5. 

    How many Apostles did Jesus nominate?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    Jesus nominated 12 Apostles. In the New Testament of the Bible, it is mentioned that Jesus selected 12 men to be his closest followers and to spread his teachings. These 12 Apostles were chosen to be witnesses to his ministry, perform miracles, and continue his work after his death. The number 12 holds symbolic significance as it represents the 12 tribes of Israel and signifies the restoration and unity of God's people.

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  • 6. 

    On who's orders was Jesus executed?

    • A.

      King Solomon.

    • B.

      Pontus Pilate.

    • C.

      The Jews.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Pontus Pilate.
    Explanation
    Pontus Pilate is the correct answer because historical accounts and biblical texts indicate that Jesus was executed by crucifixion under the orders of Pontus Pilate, the Roman governor of Judaea at the time. The Jewish religious leaders played a role in Jesus' arrest and trial, but it was Pilate who ultimately made the decision to have him executed. King Solomon is not relevant to the question as he lived many centuries before Jesus.

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  • 7. 

    When was Jesus crucified?

    • A.

      30 AD

    • B.

      6 BC

    • C.

      6 AD

    • D.

      30 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 30 AD
    Explanation
    Jesus was crucified in 30 AD. This is based on historical and biblical accounts that suggest Jesus was crucified during the reign of Pontius Pilate, who served as the Roman governor of Judaea from 26-36 AD. Additionally, the Gospel of John mentions that Jesus was crucified during the Jewish Passover, which aligns with the timeline of 30 AD.

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  • 8. 

    Who did Jesus appear to first after his resurrection?

    • A.

      His mother.

    • B.

      Joseph.

    • C.

      Mary Magdalene.

    • D.

      John the Baptist.

    Correct Answer
    C. Mary Magdalene.
    Explanation
    After Jesus' resurrection, the first person he appeared to was Mary Magdalene. This is supported by accounts in the Bible, specifically in the Gospel of John, where it is mentioned that Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw Jesus there. Jesus spoke to her, and she recognized him, becoming the first witness to his resurrection. This encounter with Mary Magdalene is significant in Christian tradition as it demonstrates Jesus' triumph over death and the beginning of his ministry after the resurrection.

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  • 9. 

    Who was Jesus betrayed by?

    • A.

      Judas Iscariot.

    • B.

      Judas from Jerusalem.

    • C.

      His 12 Disciples.

    • D.

      His mother.

    Correct Answer
    A. Judas Iscariot.
    Explanation
    Judas Iscariot is the correct answer because he is historically known as the disciple who betrayed Jesus. He is mentioned in the Bible as the one who identified Jesus to the authorities by kissing him, leading to his arrest. Judas' betrayal ultimately led to Jesus' crucifixion.

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