The English Master's Ultimate Bible Quiz

Many people would claim to know the Bible... this quiz will be the start toward finding out just how much you DO know, from the genius of the English Master. (Humbly, of course.) ;)

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1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
3. How many days did it take God to create the heavens, the earth, and all the host of them? (Genesis 1)
4. Were Adam and Eve both deceived in regard to the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil? (Genesis 3, I Timothy 2)
Yes - both were deceived
No - only Eve was deceived
No - only Adam was deceived
No - neither were actually deceived
5. Who was made in the likeness/image of God? (Genesis 5, I Corinthians 11)
Both were.
6. What year did Methuselah die? (Genesis 5, 7)
6000 B.C.
969 B.C.
The year of the Flood
7. What was the sign of God's covenant with Noah and every living creature for all generations that he would never again destroy the Earth by a flood? (Genesis 9)
the waters were dried up (evaporation)
the bow shall be in the cloud (rainbows)
bringing forth abundantly (reproduction)
8. What were Abraham and Sarah's names from birth? (Genesis 12)
Abraham and Sarah
Abram and Sarah
Abram and Sarai
Abraham and Sarai
9. When the angels pulled Lot back into his house to rescue him from the Sodomite mob, what did they do to the mob? (Genesis 19)
smote them (killed them)
smote them with blindness (made them absolutely blind)
smote them with blindness that they wearied themselves to find the door (made them specifically blind, so that they no longer saw a door at all)
10. After Jacob had served Laban for seven years, whom did he get as a wife in return? (Genesis 29)
11. How many of Jacob's 12 sons did Rachel bare him? (Genesis 30, 35)
12. In which of Joseph's dreams was the death of the dreamer part of the interpretation? (Genesis 37, 40, 41)
Joseph's dream (the sheaves and the stars)
the chief butler's dream (the grapes and the cup)
the chief baker's dream (the baskets and the birds)
Pharaoh's dream (the kine and the ears)
13. How did Joseph end up demanding that Benjamin be his servant? (Genesis 44)
Joseph's men found the money for the grain in their sacks with Joseph's brothers
Joseph's men found Joseph's silver cup in Benjamin's grain sack
Joseph's men found Reuben speaking closely with Joseph's wife on her bed
14. Where were the bones of Joseph buried? (Genesis 50, Joshua 24)
15. What was Moses told to tell the children of Israel that God's name was? (Exodus 3)
El Shaddai
16. How many signs did God give to Moses to prove to the children of Israel that He had spoken with him? (Exodus 4)
1 (the rod that turned into a serpent)
2 (the rod and the leprous/clean hand)
3 (the rod, the hand, and the water to blood)
4 (the rod, the hand, the water, and fiery hail from the sky)
5 (the rod, the hand, the water, the hail, and darkness covering the sun)
17. What was the first plague that was brought upon Egypt that the Pharaoh's magicians could not copy with their enchantments? (Exodus 8)
the water turned to blood
the borders smitten with frogs
the dust turned into lice
the swarms of flies
the murrain upon the livestock
the boils upon man and beast
18. What was the first thing God provided for the children of Israel to eat in the wilderness of Sin? (Exodus 16)
19. When Joshua heard the noise of the people singing and dancing in the camp below Mount Sinai, how did he describe it to Moses? (Exodus 32)
great thunderings
a noise of war
the earth hath quaked
the sound of jubilee
20. When the Israelites were making the high priest's garments for Aaron, what did they engrave on the plate of the holy crown of pure gold that was fastened upon the mitre? (Exodus 39)
21. What did the LORD kill Nadab and Abihu (sons of Aaron) for doing? (Leviticus 10)
blaspheming the LORD
lying to their father
giving Israel's enemies information
offering strange fire before the LORD
22. What were the names of Aaron's two other sons that were NOT killed by the LORD? (Numbers 3)
Mishael and Elzaphan
Hananiah and Azariah
Simeon and Gad
Eleazar and Ithamar
23. What was Joshua's name from birth? (Numbers 13)
24. When the fiery serpents bit the people of Israel that they began to die, what did the LORD tell Moses to do that would save them? (Numbers 21)
make a poultice from clay and spit
make a fiery serpent on a pole for them to look upon
make them wash three times in the Red sea
nothing - the LORD let them die for their sins
25. When Balaam's ass spoke to him after Balaam struck her for the third time, how did Balaam react? (Numbers 22)
He spoke back to it.
He fell over as a dead man.
He ran from it, for it was a devil.
He stood speechless, as a dumb man.
26. Where is the sepulchre (tomb) of Moses? (Deuteronomy 34)
on the top of Mount Sinai
two furlongs from the fallen southern wall of Jericho
in Bethabara
no man knoweth
27. What did Joshua say that the reward would be if the children of Israel made sure that "This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night..."? (Joshua 1)
"...then the LORD thy God shall comfort thee on every side, and slay thine enemies before thee."
"...then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success."
"...then thou shalt make it so thine enemies be at peace with thee, and thy sons shall grow strong in the land."
"...then the LORD shalt make thy way glorious, and thou shalt remember the bondage of Egypt from whence thou hast come."
28. What did the LORD have Joshua command certain men of the people to do for a sign for future generations that the LORD had cut off the waters of the Jordan before the ark? (Joshua 4)
They took 12 stones out of the Jordan and set them where the priests bearing the ark had stood.
They broke off one of the golden corners of the ark and melted it the stones of an altar on the side of the Jordan that they were on.
They cut off their foreskins and buried them in the riverbank, which made a spring of salt water in its place.
They called for worship from the people, and to perform an holy day and solemn vows with a feast before the LORD.
29. What did the captain of the LORD's host say to Joshua that was similar to what God told Moses when he first spoke to him? (Joshua 5, Exodus 3)
"Be not thou afraid, come forth unto me."
"Draw not nigh hither."
"Thou shalt be an ensample unto thy people, and shall do great signs and wonders."
"Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy."
30. Rahab, who alone with her family and possessions, was saved alive out of the triumph of Israel over Jericho. What was her profession? (Joshua 2, 6)
miller's daughter
servant of the King
gatewatch's sister
31. Why did the Lord GOD allow the children of Israel to be smitten before the few people of Ai? (Joshua 7)
Achan of the tribe of Judah took of the accursed thing.
Caleb failed to consecrate the people of the LORD before the battle.
Joshua cried out to battle against Ai with his sword in his left hand instead of his right.
The family of the Zarhites committed incestuous acts the night before the battle.
32. How did the inhabitants of Gibeon trick Joshua and the men of Israel into making a league with (alliance with) them, though they were in the path of war of Israel and would have been utterly slain otherwise? (Joshua 9)
They sent young girls into the camp of Israel, who "went in unto" the men of war, thus making them relatives, forbidden to be killed.
They made out like they were ambassadors, putting on old clothes and carrying old food, saying they were from a far country.
They circumcised themselves and travelled on the tenth day after to the camp, where they convinced the elders that they were another tribe of Israel, lost since Egypt.
They partook of raw meat of savage beasts and came wilily unto the camp, as if they were crazy.
33. In Joshua's final address in Shechem to Israel before his death, he delivered this memorable verse that begins: "And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve;...". How does it end? (Joshua 24)
"...and serve ye the LORD."
"...God forbid that we should forsake the LORD, to serve other gods;"
"...but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."
"...therefore will we also serve the LORD; for he is our God."
"...Nay; but we will serve the LORD."
34. How long did it take for Israel to turn away and do evil in the sight of the LORD after Joshua's death? (Judges 2)
1 generation
2 generations
3 generations
a time, and times, and half a time
They never turned from God.
35. How did Jael, Heber's wife, kill Sisera, the captain of the host of king Jabin of Canaan? (Judges 4)
She smote a tent nail through his temples.
She loosed a wooden arrow that lodged in the single missing link of his armor.
She gave him poisoned milk to drink.
She smothered him with his own horse's saddle blanket.
36. How many men did the LORD allow Gideon to retain in his army to use to smite the Midianites and the Amalekites? (Judges 7)
37. Sampson was the son of Manoah, and one of the strongest men of the Bible. What was his mother's name? (Judges 13)
The Bible never mentions her name.
38. Sampson puts forth a riddle to some men at a feast he throws: "Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness.". What is the answer (strong eater/sweet meat)? (Judges 14)
man / venison
lion / honey
leviathan / fish
vine / grape juice
death / forgiveness
39. Sampson slew 1,000 men on the top of the rock Etam. What did he use (physically - not the Spirit of the LORD) to do it? (Judges 15)
an arrowhead
a broken spear
the jawbone of an ass
a weaver's beam
a brazen sword
40. Delilah was a woman in the valley of Sorek that Sampson loved. Which of the four things he told her must be done to him to take his strength was true? (Judges 16)
"...If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak..."
"...If they bind me fast with new ropes that never were occupied, then shall I be weak..."
"...If thou weavest the seven locks of my head with the web..."
"...if I be shaven, then my strength shall go from me..."
41. Which of Naomi's two daughter-in-laws went with her all the way from Moab to Bethlehem? (Ruth 1)
Both of them did.
Ruth did.
Orpah did.
Neither of them did.
She wasn't going to Bethlehem; Naomi went elsewhere.
42. After Ruth married Boaz, she gave birth to Obed. He was the grandfather of what great king of Israel? (Ruth 4)

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