BIBLE TRIVIA


Whom Did God Ask?


1.       “How long will this people provoke me?” (Hint: a leader.)

2.       “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” (Hint: a prophet.)

3.       “Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die?” (Hint: a prophet.)

4.       “Doest thou well to be angry?” (Hint: a reluctant prophet.)

5.       “Who told thee that thou wast naked?”

6.       “Why is thy countenance fallen? If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted?” (Hint: a farmer.)

7.       “How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel?” (Hint: a judge and prophet.)

8.       “I am the Lord, the God of all flesh; is there anything too hard for me?” (Hint: a prophet.)

9.       “Son of man, can these bones live?” (Hint: a prophet.)

10.       “Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?” (Hint: a righteous man.)

11.     ‘Who hath made man’s mouth?” (Hint: a leader.)

12.     “What is this that thou hast done?” (Hint: a woman.)

13.       “Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou?” (Hint: a foreign king.)

14.       “Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land? Or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies?” (Hint: a king.)

15.     “Shall I not spare Nineveh, that great city?” (Hint: a prophet.)

16.       “Hast thou an arm like God? Or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?” (Hint: a righteous man.)

17.       “Why is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding?” (Hint: a prophet.)

18.       “Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid.” (Hint: a conqueror.)



Whom Did God Ask? (Answers)


1.       Moses (Numbers 14.11)

2        Isaiah (6 8)

3.       Ezekiel (18:23)

4.       Jonah (4:9)

5.       Adam (Genesis 3:11)

6.       Cain (Genesis 4:6-7)

7.       Samuel (1 Samuel 16:1)

8.       Jeremiah (32:26-27)

9.       Ezekiel (37:3)

10.     Job (38:2)

11.     Moses (Exodus4:11)

12.     Eve (Genesis 3:13)

13.     Cyrus (Isaiah 45:1-9)

14.     David (2 Samuel 24:13)

15.     Jonah (4:11)

16.     Job (40:9)

17.     Jeremiah (8:4-12)

18.     Joshua (1:1,9)







 Speaking of Churches



1.       What church was neither hot nor cold?

2.       What church began in the home of Lydia, the seller of purple?

3.       At what church was Paul accused of turning the world upside down?

4.       What church had two bickering women named Euodia and Syntyche?

5.       In what church did Paul raise up Eutychus, who had fallen to his death out of a window?

6.       What church was the scene of a burning of wicked books?

7.       At what church were believers first called Christians?

8.       Who founded the church at Colossae?

9.       What church had a false prophetess named Jezebel as a member?

10.     Who visited the church at Babylon?

11.     What church suffered because of the “synagogue of Satan”?

12.     What member of the Colossian church received a letter from Paul?

13.     What church received epistles from two different apostles?

14.     At what church did Paul preach his first recorded sermon?

15.     What church had a former demon-possessed girl as a member?

16.     What was the first church to appoint deacons?


17.     Who helped Paul establish the church in Corinth?

18.     What church tolerated the heresy of the Nicolaitans?

19.     What church had fallen prey to the legalistic Judaizers?

20.     What is the most commended church in Revelation?

21.     What church received from Paul an epistle that has never been found?

22.       What church took up a large love offering for the needy believers in Jerusalem?

23.     On what Greek island did Titus supervise the churches?

24.     What church saw the martyrdom of faithful Antipas?

25.     What was the first church to send forth missionaries?

26.     What church was Silas from?

27.       What love-filled church sent members to accompany Paul all the way to Athens?

28.     What church was noted for hating the Nicolaitan heresy?



Speaking of Churches (Answers)


1.       Laodicea (Revelation 3:15-16)

2.       Philippi (Acts 16:15, 40)

3.       Thessalonica (Acts 17:6)

4.       Philippi (Philippians 4:1-3)

5.       Troas (Acts 20:7-12)

6.       Ephesus (Acts 19:19)

7.       Antioch (Acts 11:26)

8.       Epaphras (Colossians 1:7)

9.       Thyatira (Revelation 2:18-29)

10.     Peter (1 Peter 5:13)

11.     Smyrna (Revelation 2:8-1 1)

12.     Philemon

13.     Ephesus (the Letter to the Ephesians from Paul and Revelation 2:1-7 -

          from John)

14.     Antioch of Pisidia (Acts 13:16)

15.     Philippi (Acts 16:18)

16.     Jerusalem (Acts 6:1-7)

17.     Priscilla and Aquila (Acts 18:2)

18.     Pergamos (Revelation 2:12-17)

19.     Galatia (Galatians 1:6-9)

20.     Philadelphia (Revelation 3:7-13)

21.     Laodicea (Colossians 4:16)

22.     Antioch (Acts 11:30)

23.     Crete (Titus 1:5)

24.     Pergamum (Revelation 2:13)

25.     Jerusalem (Acts 8:5, 14)

26.     Antioch (Acts 15:34)

27.     Berea (Acts 17:10-15)

28.     Ephesus (Revelation 2:6)







A Bevy of Priests



1.       What priest in the Bible is mentioned as having no mother or father?

2.       What Hebrew married the daughter of an Egyptian priest?

3.       What was the penalty in Israel for disobeying a priest?

4.       What priest was made mute because he did not believe the prophecy given by an angel?

5.       What oil was supposed to be used to anoint Israel’s priests?

6.       What priest made the first piggy bank by placing a chest with a hole in it near the altar of the temple?

7.       What righteous king fired all the priests that had been appointed to serve pagan gods?

8.       What are the only books of the Bible named after priests?

9.       What kind of head covering did the priest wear?

10.     What book mentions the priest of Israel more than any other?

11.       What priests—two of Aaron’s sons—were killed because they offered “strange fire” to the Lord?

12.     What priest was the first head of the Levites?

13.     What priest was the “king of peace”?

14.       What priest of Midian taught Moses how to administer justice among the Hebrews?

15.     What priest in the Old Testament was also a king?

16.     Who was priest during Joshua’s conquest of Canaan?

17.     What priest had the boy Jehoash proclaimed king, causing the death of wicked Queen Athaliah?

18.       What priest scolded a distressed woman because he thought she had been drinking at the tabernacle?

19.     What was engraved on the twelve stones in the high priest’s breastplate?

20.       What two gluttonous priests were notorious for keeping the sacrificial meat for themselves?

21.       What reform priest was killed by the orders of King Joash, a pupil of his father?

22.       What priest had a son named Ichabod, a name meaning “the glory has departed”?

23.     What five men were called to be the first priests of Israel? ~

24.       What king ordered the execution of Ahimelech and other priests because they had conspired with David?



A Bevy of Priests (Answers)


1.       Melchizedek (Hebrews 7:3)

2.       Joseph (Genesis 41:45)

3.       Death (Deuteronomy 17:12)

4.       Zachanas (Luke 1:20)

5.       Olive oil (Exodus 30:24)

6.       Jehoiada (2 Kings 12:9)

7.       Josiah (2 Kings 23:5)

8.       Ezra and Ezekiel

9.       A turban (Exodus 28:39)

10.       Leviticus

11.       Nadab and Abihu (Numbers 3:4)

12.       Eleazar, Aaron’s son (Numbers 3:32)

13.       Melchizedek (Hebrews 7:2)

14.       Jethro, also called Reuel (Exodus 18:13-27)

15.       Melchizedek (Genesis 14:18)

16.       Eleazar (Joshua 17:4)

17.       Jehoiada (2 Kings 11:9-16)

18.       Eli, who scolded Hannah, future mother of Samuel (1 Samuel 1:9)

19.       The names of the tribes of Israel (Exodus 28:2 1)

20.       Hophni and Phinehas (1 Samuel 2:17)

21.       Zechariah (2 Chronicles 24:21)

22.       Phinehas (1 Samuel 4:2 1)

23.       Aaron and his sons Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar (Exodus 28:1)

24.       Saul (1 Samuel 22:18)







Battles Won Supernaturally



1.       What prophet’s word caused the Syrian soldiers to be struck blind?

2.       What nation’s army was destroyed in the Red Sea?

3.       What nation was Israel fighting when Moses’ arms, held aloft, caused Israel to win?

4.       What weather phenomenon did the Lord use to defeat the Aniorites when Joshua and his men were fighting them?

5.       What army was defeated when an angel of the Lord struck down 185,000 soldiers?

6.       When Samuel was offering a sacrifice, what did the Lord do to rattle the Philistines?

7.       What occurred when Jonathan and his armor-bearer attacked the Philistines?

8.       What made the Syrians flee, thinking the Israelites had joined forces with the Egyptians and Hittites?

9.       Who were the Judeans fighting when God helped them slaughter a half million soldiers?

10.       What king led the people in singing and praising God, leading God to destroy the armies of the Ammonites, and Edomites?



Battles Won Supernaturally (Answers)


1.       Elisha’s (2 Kin8s 6:18-23)

2.       Egypt’s (Exodus 14:13-3 1)

3.       Amaiek (Exodus 17:11)

4.       Large haiistones (joshua 10:6-1 3)

5.       Assyria’s (2 Kings 19:35)

6.       Thundered from heaven (1 Samuel 7:10)

7.       An earthquake (1 Samuel 14:11-15)

8.       The Lord made a sound like a thundering army (2 Kings 7:6-7)

9.       Israel (2 Chronicles 1 3:15-16)

10.       jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 20:2 2)






Notable Women,

and Some Less Notable (II)



1.       Who was the mother of the Midianites?

2.       What Gospel mentions Susanna, who had been healed by Jesus?

3.       Who is the only Egyptian queen mentioned in the Bible?

4.       What Egyptian woman found the infant Moses in the river?

5.       What daughter of David was raped by her half brother?

6.       What epistle mentions Tryphena, a faithful church worker?

7.       Who was the wife of Haman of Persia?

8.       Who were the first two women to hear that their husband had killed a man?

9.       What servant woman of Leah’s became the mother of two of the twelve tribes of Israel?

10.       What were the names of Adam’s daughters?

11.       Whose daughters became the mothers of the Moabites and the Ammonites?

12.       What priest of Midian had seven daughters, one of which became the wife of Moses?

13.       What girl was offered as a sacrifice by her father, one of Israel’s judges?

14.       What daughter of a troublemaker married a Jewish priest, a marriage that caused him to lose his post?

15.       What was the name of Melchizedek’s mother?

16.       What little girl was referred to as “Talitha” by Jesus?

17.       What two Hebrew servant women risked their lives by disobeying the command of the pharaoh?

18.       What harlot fled from a burning city, taking her family with her?

19.       Whose ten concubines were forced to engage in public lewdness with the king’s sons?

20.       Who had an Israelite servant girl who told him about a cure for leprosy?

21.       Who urged her husband to curse God and die?

22.       What apostle had a sister whose son informed soldiers of a murderous plot?

23.       Who was forbidden to mourn the death of his beautiful wife?



Notable Women, and Some Less Notable (II) (Answers)


1.       Keturah, wife of Abraham (Genesis 25:1, 4)

2.       Luke (8:3)

3.       Tahpenes (1 Kings 11:19)

4.       Pharaoh’s daughter (Exodus 2:5)

5.       lamar (2 Samuel 13)

6.       Romans (16:12)

7.       Zeresh (Esther 5:10)

8.       Zilah and Adah. wives of Lamech (Genesis 4:19-23)

9.       Zilpah, mother of Asher and Gad (Genesis 30:11-13)

10.       They are not named.

11.       Lot’s (Genesis 19:30-38)

12.       Jethro, or Reuel (Exodus 2:16-20)

13.       Jephthah’s daughter (Judges 11)

14.       The daughter of Sanballat, and wife of Joiada (Nehemiah 13:28)

15.       He didn’t have a mother (Hebrews 7:3)

16.       Jaims’s daughter (Matthew 9:18-25)

17.       Puah and Shiprah (Exodus 1:15)

18.       Rahab (Joshua 6:25)

19.       David’s (2 Samuel 15:16; 16:22; 20:3)

20.       Naaman (2 Kings 5:2)

21.       Job’s wife (Job 2:9)

22.       Paul (Acts 23:16)

23.       Ezekiel (24:16-18)







Notable Women, and Some Les s Notable (III)



1.       What New Testament woman was married to a priest named Zacharias?

2.       Who begged her sister for some mandrakes, hoping they would help her bear children?

3.       To what woman did Jesus declare, “I am the resurrection and the life”?

4.       Who sat at Jesus’ feet while her sister kept house?

5.       What two women witnessed Jesus’ tears over their dead brother?

6.       What disciple’s mother-in-law was healed of a fever by Jesus?

7.       What wicked woman, the wife of a wicked king, brought aboul the death of John the Baptist?

8.       How long did cousins Mary and Elisabeth spend together during their pregnancies?

9.       Who offered to bear the guilt if her scheme to deceive her aged husband was found out?

10.       Who said to her husband, “Give me children, or else die”?

11.       Which of Jacob’s wives was the first to bear children?

12.       What woman was called a prophetess by Luke?

13.       Who died in giving birth to Benjamin?

14.       What clever woman hoodwinked her father-in-law out of a signet ring and bracelets?

15.       Who falsely accused her Hebrew servant of trying to seduce her?

16.       What woman was the mother of two of Jesus’ disciples?

17.       Who asked Jesus for the special water that would quench her thirst forever?

18.       Who called Jesus “Rabboni”?

19.       To what earthy woman did Jesus say, “God is a spirit”?



Notable Women, and Some Less Notable (III) (Answers)


1.       Elisabeth (Luke 1:5)

2.       Rachel (Genesis 30:14)

3.       Martha (John 11:24-26)

4.       Mary (Luke 10:39-42)

5.       Mary and Martha (John 11:32-39)

6.       Peter’s (Mark 1:30-3 1)

7.       Herodias, wife of Herod (Luke 3:19)

8.       Three months (Luke 1:56)

9.       Rebekah (Genesis 27:13)

10.       Rachel (Genesis 30:1)

11.       Leah (Genesis 29:31)

12.       Anna (Luke 2:36)

13.       Rachel (Genesis 35:18)

14.       Tamar (Genesis 38:17)

15.       Potiphar’s wife (Genesis 39:14)

16.       Salome (Mark 15:40). While this verse does not specifically say that Salome is the mother of James and John. Matthew 27:56 mentions that two Marys and the mother of James and John were watching the crucifixion, so we may assume from Matthew and Mark that the third woman, Salome, was the mother of James and John.

17.       The Samaritan woman (John 4:15)

18.       Mary Magdalene (John 20:16)

19.       The Samaritan woman (John 4:24)



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