OLD TESTAMENT
The Annual Quiz


Procedures

  1. Divide classroom into two teams: Israel & Judah.
  2. One question to a side.
  3. One point if correct.
  4. About 30 seconds to answer question.
  5. Incorrect answer counts as answer.
  6. If first side fails to answer question, second side gets a chance to answer question without losing their turn.
  7. Smile.


The Quiz

  1. What book of the Bible mentions a baseball player who hit ten home runs?
  2. What prophetess led the women of Israel in a victory dance?
  3. What king had the first birthday party mentioned in the Bible?
  4. Saul was the first king of Israel. Who was the second? (Hint: It wasn't David)
  5. What harlot assisted two spies by keeping them safe in the town of Jericho before the attack by the Israelites?
  6. What Egyptian woman was the wife of Joseph?
  7. What did Isaiah prophesy that Christ would eat?
  8. What kind of lights did Noah use on the ark?
  9. What king of Persia issued the decree that the people of Judah could rebuild their temple?
  10. How long after his marriage to Leah did Jacob wait to marry Rachel?
  11. This prophet of Moab had a confrontation with his talking donkey.
  12. Who was David's first wife?
  13. What happened to the 250 Israelites led by Korah who revolted against Moses?
  14. What barren woman moved her lips in prayer but made no sound?
  15. Who was the most ambitious man in the Old Testament?
  16. What miracle did the Lord perform through Moses at Horeb? a
  17. What Jewish girl became queen of Persia?
  18. What treacherous son led a revolt against his father, the king of Israel?
  19. Who burned the Philistines' grain by tying torches to the tails of foxes?
  20. How do we know Moses understood mathematics?
  21. What is the name of the Jewish Old Testament?
  22. What future king of Israel fled from Solomon and hid in Egypt?
  23. What king of Judah was blinded and imprisoned because he defied Babylonian authority?
  24. Who suggested to Moses that he appoint judges so the he would not have to judge all cases himself?
  25. How many Philistines were at the celebration when Samson brought the ceiling down upon them?
  26. Who made the longest walk on record?
  27. What former member of the Egyptian court killed an Egyptian official?
  28. What nation was Israel fighting when Moses' arms, held aloft, caused Israel to win?
  29. What did the people of Nineveh have difficulty in discerning according to the Lord?
  30. Is it a man's or a woman's responsibility to do the dishes?
  31. What sneaky Israelite confessed that he had stolen goods from fallen Jericho?
  32. Elijah was nurtured by an angel after his flight from Israel's evil queen. Who was the queen?
  33. Who had a vision of the Ancient of Days seated upon a throne?
  34. What everyday substance was changed into a plague of lice?
  35. Who are the first two females mentioned in the Bible after Eve?
  36. If Moses had dropped his rod in the Nile, what would it have become?
  37. Since Methuselah was the oldest man in the Bible, why did he die before his father?
  38. What did Moses cast into the bitter water at Marah to make it sweet?
  39. What birds fed Elijah in the wilderness?
  40. Who said, "The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer?
  41. What Old Testament prophet mentions the Lord's "book of remembrance"?
  42. How did Adam and Eve feel when they left the garden?
  43. Who said, "Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams"?
  44. Who said, "God will surely visit you, and ye shall carry up my bones from hence"?
  45. What did God send to destroy the vine that shaded the sulking prophet Jonah?
  46. What bird does Jeremiah compare to a man who gains riches by unjust means?
  47. Who did God address from a whirlwind?
  48. On what mountain did Elijah challenge the priests of Baal?
  49. Why couldn't Cain please God with his offering?
  50. Who is the first king mentioned in the Bible?


Resources:
     The Complete Book of Bible Trivia, J. Stephen Lang
     Celestial Pursuit (Game), Randall Book



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