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A TEST OVER THE HOLY BIBLE - MULTIPLE CHOICE

Currently the test covers the first eighteen books of the Bible. But don't worry, I will get the rest of them in here. Keep checking back!

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On the third day of creation what did God do to make dry land appear?

What did omniscient God not know in Genesis 3?

In Noah's day people were very sinful, so the Bible records that God

Scientists have identified approximately 1.5 million species of animals on earth today, and think that there are probably several times that many in all. If we consider only the known present-day species of animals and assume that half of them can live in water (are aquatic) and half of them cannot (are terrestrial), and Noah were to stand in front of his ark watching a pair of each terrestrial species pass by him, and it took 10 seconds on average for each of these species to pass by him, how long would he stand there?

Assuming the numbers from the previous question, how much room would each pair of animals have had aboard the 450-foot-long ark, assuming it was rectangular? (And not leaving any room for the dinosaurs, mastadons and sabre-toothed tigers.)

How much of the ark was taken up with food and other supplies for all those animals?

After Noah went into the ark it rained 40 days and 40 nights and dumped enough water to cover all the mountains of the earth. How fast was it raining if the water rose enough to cover Mount Everest in 40 days?

When Ham, a son of Noah, saw Noah drunk and naked in his tent and told his brothers so that they could go in and cover up their father, how did Noah show his gratitude to Ham?

Why did God stop the building of the Tower of Babel?

After God showed Abram (later called Abraham) the land that he would give to him and his descendants there was a severe famine. What did Abram do?

Abram made his beautiful wife Sarai (later called Sarah) lie and say that she was his sister so that the Egyptians wouldn't kill him in order to have her; then Pharoah took Sarai into his court. What did God do in response to Abram and Sarai's deception?

When God made a covenant with Abram, changing his name to Abraham and promising to make him the father of many nations, what did God ask Abram to do for his part?

Two kinds of males were circumcised in Abraham's household: those that were born into the household, and

What did the merciful God do to Sodom and Gomorrah because the people were sinners?

The one man whose family was saved when God destroyed the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah was the man who

For what indiscretion did God inflict the death penalty on Lot's wife?

How did Lot's daughters, who were lucky enough to get out of their father's suggestion of being raped back in Sodom, get pregnant and have children?

When Abraham again lied, this time to the king of Gerar, saying that Sarah was his sister, what did God do?

As a result of Abraham's lie to the king of Gerar,

What did Abraham do to his son Isaac eight days after he was born, as God had instructed?

What did Abraham do to his first son (Ishmael) and his mother (Hagar) according to God's instruction after Isaac was weaned?

Some time after Abraham's son was weaned, what did God ask Abraham to do to prove his faithfulness?

When God asked Abraham to kill his own son, how did Abraham respond?

When Isaac asked Abraham where the lamb was that they were going to offer for a sacrifice to God, how did Abraham respond?

What did Abraham do after he had built the altar to offer the sacrifice?

What stopped the great man of God, Abraham, from killing his son?

Abraham's brother, Nahor, had eight sons by his wife, Milkah. He also had four more sons. Where did these four sons come from?

What was Isaac's relationship to his wife prior to being married?

How was Isaac's wife chosen?

Before Abraham left everything that he owned to his son Isaac, he gave gifts to

When Isaac's son Esau came home from hunting empty-handed and famished to the point of death and asked his twin brother Jacob for something to eat, what did Jacob (later renamed Israel) do?

When Isaac went to live with the same king of Gerar that Abraham had stayed with, he

After Isaac lied to the king of Gerar about his wife, God

In Genesis 21 Abraham's servants quarreled over a well and, after arriving at an agreement, called the name of the place Beersheba ("well of the oath") because they swore an oath. In Genesis 26 Isaac's servants found water when they dug a well, and that town has been known as Beersheba. So

When Jacob deceived his father, Isaac, into thinking that he was Esau so that his father would bless him, Isaac

Who did Isaac tell his son Jacob to marry?

Isaac had two sons: Esau, his favorite, and Jacob, who lied and took advantage of his brother, cheating him out of both his birthright and his father's blessing. Which one did God choose to prosper and make his great nation from?

How many women did Jacob have children by? How many of these was he married to?

The Bible records that Jacob slept with Leah on one particular night instead of Rachel because

While taking care of Laban's flocks Jacob became very prosperous with God's help by

When Jacob decided to quit working for Laban (after he had taken all his sheep with God's help), what did Jacob's favorite wife do just before they left?

What did Jacob's sons do when their sister was raped by Shechem, son of the ruler of the land where they were living?

Jacob's oldest son, Reuben,

God killed Onan, Jacob's grandson, because he

Judah was one of Jacob's sons and therefore the father of one of the tribes of Israel. Tamar, who was a widow of one of Judah's sons, had a child by

When Judah found out that his daughter-in-law was pregnant as a result of prostitution, but didn't know that he, himself was the father, he

When Rueben tried to get his father, Jacob, to put Jacob's youngest son, Benjamin, in his care to go down to Egypt, what insurance did he offer that he would bring him back safely?

When God prepared to deliver the Israelites out of Egypt (the "Exodus") he told them to

When God told Moses to go to Pharaoh and ask him to let the Israelites leave, he said that when Moses did so God would

After God told Moses to go to Pharaoh and ask him to let the Israelites leave, what did God do to Moses?

What saved Moses' life?

Why did Moses think that Pharaoh would not listen to him?

When God brought forth frogs to fill the land and plague the people what did the Egyptian sorcerers do?

What did God do after each of the plagues that he brought upon Egypt?

The third plague in Exodus chapter 9 that God brought upon the Egyptians was to bring a great hail upon every man and beast in the field. Pharaoh did not listen and left his servants and cattle in the field to be hailed upon. What had God already done in the first plague of chapter 9?

What was the final act of God that convinced Pharaoh to let the Israelites leave Egypt?

What did God do to the Egyptians after he parted the waters so the Israelites could cross on dry ground?

After escaping from the Egyptians through the Red Sea, Moses and the Israelites praised God for

After God made the bitter water drinkable at Marah, he told the Israelites that as long as they followed all his commands he would

After the Israelites were attacked by and then defeated the Amalekites, Moses made an altar and said that God would

When the Israelites came to Mount Sinai God said that only Moses should come up onto the mountain. What was to be the punishment for anyone else who stepped onto the mountain?

When God gave the 10 Commandments, stating that the Israelites should not create images to worship as gods, who did he say he would punish if someone did so?

One of the commandments that "the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob" gave on Mt. Sinaii is "Thou shalt not commit adultery". Adultery is defined as sex between a married person and someone other than his or her spouse. How well did Abraham, Isaac and Jacob follow this rule?

In Exodus 21, the first chapter after the Ten Commandments, the first commandment that God gives allows people to

If a slave or servant is purchased, he must be released after the sixth year of servitude. His master may have given him a wife during that time. If that is the case,

In Exodus chapter 21, a father is allowed to do what with his daughter?

A person who beats his slave with a rod will face punishment

If people are fighting and hit a pregnant woman who subsequently gives birth prematurely, the punishment is

If a man's bull gores a person to death, but the bull had not done such a thing before, the penalty is

If a man's bull gores a person to death, and the bull had been in the habit of goring people, the penalty is

If a man's bull gores a slave to death

What is the penalty for kidnapping?

What is the penalty for cursing one's parents?

What is the penalty for sorcery?

What is the penalty for offering a sacrifice to another god?

What was the penalty for working on the Sabbath day?

What is the penalty for adultery?

What is the penalty for having sex with one's father's wife?

What is the penalty for having sex with one's daughter-in-law?

What is the penalty for a man having sex with a man?

What is the penalty for marrying both a mother and her daughter?

What is the penalty for having sex with an animal?

What is the penalty for prostitution?

What is the penalty for blasphemy?

Are you sensing a pattern here?

Would you live in a country with these laws?

If a man seduces a virgin she must marry him unless

What did God command the Israelites to do in regard to the people they would encounter in the land he was leading them to?

What did God require the Israelites to do regularly in order to please him?

Because of what act did God make a special priestly caste of the Levites?

If a person commits a sin which does not carry the death penalty (apparently there are still some left over), what is done to make it right?

A grain offering could be eaten by certain people. What qualified a person to be able to eat grain that was presented as an offering?

Aaron was the high priest of Israel in the days of Moses. How did others get to be priests?

When Aaron and the other priests were ordained they had to stay in the entrance of the tent of meeting for seven days. What did God say would happen to him if one of them left the entrance before the seven days was up?

Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu performed a ceremonial rite for which they were not authorized. What was God's response?

The birds that God regarded as "unclean", and that therefore the Israelites were not allowed to eat, included

A woman who gave birth to a child was considered unclean for seven days thereafter, and had to wait 33 days before being purified. However, there was a certain situation when these time periods were doubled, ie, she was unclean for 14 days and had to wait 66 days to be purified. What made the difference?

When a person was found to have a defiling skin disease, as opposed to a harmless rash, which of the following was not given in the Bible as a requirement for them to follow?

Once a person with a defiling skin disease was declared to be clean again, which of the following was not given in the Bible as a requirement to be done?

If a woman is having her period

One of the laws given to the Israelites in Leviticus is to not take one's wife's sister as a second wife. If Jacob had followed this rule how many tribes of Israel would there have been?

If two men are fighting and the wife of one grabs her husband's assailant's private parts, her hand is to be cut off. How the punishment given in the Bible for man who grabs the private parts of a woman who is fighting against his wife compare to this?

Which one of the following was Aaron to do before entering the Most Holy Place?

In order to atone for the Israelites' sins on the Day of Atonement, after confessing the Israelites' sins, what was the high priest to do?

What was the punishment for a person who offered a sacrifice to God outside the camp instead of bringing it to the priest?

If a man sleeps with a woman who is engaged to someone else, he will be put to death

Which of these is not banned in Leviticus?

Israelites were not allowed to

In Leviticus 21, who is not allowed to perform the priestly duty of offering "the food of his God"?

No one outside a priest's family may eat the sacred offering except

In Leviticus chapter 25 what were the Israelites allowed to obtain from other nations?

In Leviticus 26 verse 6 God promises the Israelites peace in their land. What does he promise in the very next verse?

If the Israelites disobeyed God's commands, what did God promise to do?

What was to happen to someone who was not a priest who approached the sanctuary?

When they moved the tabernacle the priests were to pack up the most holy items and a group of Levites called the Kohathites were to carry them to the next destination. What would happen if a Kohathite touched one of the holy items he was carrying?

If a man is jealous and suspects his wife of cheating on him what is to be done?

If a woman was jealous and suspected her husband of cheating on him what was to be done?

When the Israelites complained that they had no meat, God brought lots of quail for them to eat. When they ate the quail

When Aaron and Miriam complained that Moses received special treatment from God, God

Following God's instruction, a man found gathering wood on the Sabbath Day was

When Korah, Dathan, Abiram, and Or, along with 250 other men, defied Moses, God

When the Israelites blamed Moses for what happened to Korah and his followers, God

When the king of Arad attacked and captured some of the Israelites, the Israelites said to God that if he would give them victory over Arad they would

God responded by

When the Israelites complained while travelling from Mt. Hor to the Red Sea, God

When Balaam the Prophet's donkey spoke to him, Balaam

When Israelites began sleeping with Moabite women God

What stopped the plague?

On the 15th day of the 7th month the Isrealites were to start a seven-day festival in which they made offerings to God. How many animals were killed in these seven days?

If a woman makes a vow she will be held to it

God sent the Israelites to attack the Midianites, who killed every Midianite man and took the women and children captive. Moses rebuked the officers of the army for this and commanded that they

The spoils of battle with the Midianites included 675,000 sheep, 72,000 cattle, 61,000 donkeys, and 32,000

The Ruebenites and Gadites did not want to continue on to the promised land, preferring to stay in the lands of Jazer and Gilead, which were suitable for their flocks. Moses chastised them for not being willing to

Why, according to Deuteronomy 2, did Sihon king of Heshbon refuse to let the Israelites pass through his land?

When the Israelites fought against the Amorite kingdom ruled by Og, they

After recounting how God helped Israel destroy entire kingdoms of people, as well as killing his own people who transgressed, how does Moses describe God in Deuteronomy 4:31?

If troublemakers arise who lead a whole town to worship other gods, what is to be done?

When the Israelites appoint a king, that king must not have many

Before attacking a city the Israelites were to make an offer of peace. What were to be the terms of that offer?

If the city did not accept the offer of peace, they were to

The previous question only applies to "other" cities. In the cities that God was giving them as an inheritance they were to

If a murder cannot be solved

If someone has a rebellious son, they are to

If a beautiful woman is taken captive in battle and a man is attracted to her he can have her as his wife after allowing her to grieve for one month, unless

If a man takes a wife and decides afterwards that she was not a virgin

If a man is found guilty of raping a woman who is engaged he must

If a man is found guilty of raping a woman who is not engaged, he must

If a woman who is not engaged is raped, she must

Which one of the following is barred from the congregation of the Lord according to Deuteronomy chapter 23?

Which one of the following is barred from the congregation of the Lord according to Deuteronomy chapter 23?

If a man dies without his wife having had any children, his widow

Deuteronomy 28:30 describes a woman being engaged to one man, but being raped by another. This is God's judgment because

Moses is described as the most humble man on earth in Numbers 12:3. What did humble Moses do back in the second chapter of Exodus?

What is the first thing recorded in the Bible that God told Joshua (Moses' successor) to do after Moses died?

When the Israelites responded to Joshua's command to go forward into the Promised Land, what did they say they would do to anyone who disobeyed Joshua?

When Joshua sent two spies ahead to look over the land, where did they stay while there?

What did God command the Isrealites to do after crossing the Jordan River, before taking over the Promised Land?

When God knocked down the walls of Jericho, what did the Israelites do?

When Achan, the son of Karmi, took forbidden items from the looting of Jericho, what was the punishment that God inflicted?

When Achan's transgression was found out, what did the Israelites do, in accordance with God's instruction?

The Bible tells us that "all Israel" stoned Achan. If each person of Israel threw one stone that weighed half a pound, how much stone would they have thrown?

When the Isrealites conquered the city of Ai they

When the Israelites went on to conquer the remaining cities of the hill country, the Negev, the western foothills and mountain slopes they

When the Isrealites continued on and conquered the northern cities they

According to the 11th chapter of Joshua, why did these cities fight against Israel?

The Israelites did not kill the people of Gezer. What was their relationship with these people?

The book of Judges begins with the people of Israel, after the death of Joshua, asking who would lead them

In Joshua chapter 10 "Joshua subdued the whole region, including the hill country, the Negev, the western foothills and the mountain slopes, together with all their kings. He left no survivors." After the death of Joshua, in Judges chapter 1, Judah "went down to fight against the Canaanites living in the hill country, the Negev and the western foothills". So

The men of Judah took the hill country, but couldn't take the plains because

According to Judges 3:2, God left some of the nations in the Promised Land in order to

God raised up a judge-deliverer named Ehud to deliver the Israelites Moab. The way Ehud showed his great valor and courage was by killing Eglon, king of Moab, by

When Barak went to fight against the Canaanite army commanded by Sisera, the prophetess Deborah prophesied that "the LORD will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman". The woman who killed Sisera, who was lauded in song afterward, did so by

Gideon, who God raised to save the Israelites from the Mideonites, was

Abimelek, son of Gideon, asked his armor-bearer to draw his sword and kill him because

How did Samson, one of the most famous of God's judge-deliverers of Israel, obtain clothing to pay the people who solved a riddle he proposed?

After Samson killed a thousand Philistines with a donkey's jawbone he went to Gaza. What does the Bible record that he did there?

When a Levite spent the night, along with his concubine, in the house of an old man in the Benjamite (Israelite) city of Gibeah, the men of the city came to the house and demanded that the old man send the visiting man out to have sex with them. The priestly Levite sent his concubine out in his place for the men to rape, killing her. What did the Levite then do?

In the previous account the Bible refers to the woman as the man's "concubine", but refers to the man as her "husband". So were they married?

The previous story claims that the owner of the house offered his virgin daughter along with the man's concubine to the men, but they wouldn't listen. Why were they then satisfied when he sent out only the Levite's concubine?

The Israelites went to war with the Benjamites because of the preceding incident. After the war, how did the Israelites, who had pledged not to let a Benjamite marry their daughters, obtain wives for the surviving Benjamites?

When the previous method didn't produce enough wives for the Benjamites, how were more obtained?

Why does the Bible tells us that Eli the priest's sons wouldn't listen to their father's rebuke?

When the Philistines defeated Israel and took the Ark of the Covenant what did God do?

When the Ark of the Covenant was returned to the Israelite city of Beth Shemesh, God killed 70 of the city's inhabitants because

When King Saul gathered the Israelites at Gilgal to fight the Philistines, after he had provoked them by attacking one of their outposts, Samuel showed up and told Saul that his dynasty would not continue to rule Israel because Saul had

After King Saul's son, Jonathan, brought a victory to the Israelites against the Philistines, who tried to kill him?

When God told King Saul to attack the Amalekites he said to

After King Saul defeated the Amalekites, God (again) rejected Saul as king because Saul

When Samuel came to the town of Bethlehem looking for a king to replace Saul, the people of Bethlehem

After God rejected him, an evil spirit troubled Saul. Where did the evil spirit come from?

After David was entered into the ranks of Saul's military he gained a reputation that, while Saul had killed thousands of his enemies, David

Saul was envious of David and tried to kill him twice. After this Saul

Saul offered his daughter to David in marriage. In order to marry her, though, David was required to

After David married Saul's daughter, Saul again tried to kill him because

When David didn't come to Saul's feast, and Jonathan questioned his father's intent to kill him, Saul told him that as long as David remained alive Jonathan did not have a chance to become king in Saul's place. When Jonathan questioned this, Saul

In trying to keep away from Saul, who was trying to kill him, David went to

In 1 Samuel chapter 15 Saul destroyed the Amalekites, killing every one of them. In chapter 27, David attacked and annihilated the Amalekites. So

When Saul contacted a medium and asked her to bring up the spirit of Samuel so that the king could talk to him, the medium

What did David do while living in the land of the Philistines?

When David, who had been anointed of God to be king of Israel, was in the land of the Philistines, the Philistines went to war against the Israelites. What did David do?

Saul's son Jonathan befriended and helped David against Saul. How did God repay Jonathan's kindness to his anointed one?

After David became king he fetched the Ark of the Covenant from the city of Baalah. Along the way the oxen stumbled and a man named Uzzah reached out to steady the ark. How did God repay Uzzah's kindness?

When David defeated the Moabites, what did he do with the captives?

After David got another man's wife pregnant and then had the man killed to cover up the affair, how did God punish David's sin?

King Saul had massacred the Gibeonites, and God wouldn't answer the Israelites' prayers. What did King David do that made God answer their prayers again?

David, who had tried to war against his own people in 1 Samuel 28, and after becoming king had impregnated a woman and sent her husband to his death to cover up his act, in his song to the Lord in 2 Samuel 22, said that

In David's song to the Lord in 2 Samuel 22, he praised God for helping him to defeat all his enemies. Do you find it interesting that he fails to mention that, while living in the land of the Philistines, his own people were his enemies?

In the last chapter of 2 Samuel God killed 70,000 of the Isrealites because

Why is it that David had done this sinful act that God punished so severely?

When God gave David a choice of which punishment to inflict, David chose the one that came directly from God and didn't involve other nations. In doing so he described God as

King David had several wives. A son of which wife did he pick to rule after him?

2 Samuel chapter 23 and 1 Chronicles chapter 11 list David's military captains. How many times does the Bible list his holy men? Prominent doctors? Important teachers? Envoys of peace?

How many wives did King David have?

When David was about to die he called his son Solomon to him and commanded him to

Solomon promised to kill his own brother Anonijah because

The temple was built by

How many wives did wise Solomon have?

God sent a prophet to give God's message to King Jeroboam and told him not to stay or eat in anyone's house in that land. Another prophet came and found the first one, lied to him, and said that God had told him to bring the first prophet back to his house to eat. The first priest went with the second priest. God

Jeroboam was an evil king. God told him that the only person in his whole household in which God found any good was his child, Abijah. After God told him this

What did the prophet Elijah do with the prophets of Baal after winning the contest between gods?

After Ahab, King of Israel, defeated the Aramaens, there was an encounter between a prophet and a man. When the man refused to hit the prophet of God, God

After Ahab, King of Israel, defeated the Aramaens, God condemned him because he

After Jehu was anointed king of Israel by the prophet Elisha, he carried out God's will by

After Ahaziah, king of Judah, was killed, his mother

Elisha told Jehoash, king of Israel, that he would defeat the armies of Aram. However, he said that the defeat would only be partial - they would not completely destroy them because Jehoash had

Azariah, king of Judah, "did what was right in the eyes of the Lord". God

Amaziah, king of Judah, Jehoash, king of Israel, "did evil in the eyes of the Lord". God

Hezekiah purified and reconsecrated the temple to God. How many animals were killed to reconsecrate the temple?

When Queen Esther saved the Jews from annihilation by an evil man named Haman, the Jews expressed their gratitude by

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