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Answers to the January 2017 Bible Quiz

You will find the answers below the final question


1.    What is the common name given to the first four books of the New Testament?

2.    Who wrote most of the books in the New Testament?

3.    Who wrote the Acts of the Apostles?

4.    Which book comes last in the New Testament?

5.    What does the word gospel mean?

6.    Who was the king of Judea at the time of Jesus’ birth?

7.    Which gospel records the fewest of the miracles performed by Jesus?

8.    In what water was Jesus baptized?

9.    What miracle did Jesus perform at the marriage in Cana?

10.Who was the tax collector that climbed up a tree so he could see Jesus?

11.Which two Old Testament characters appeared with Jesus at the transfiguration?

12.How did Jesus reveal the one who would betray him?

13.Where was Jesus crucified?

14.For how many days did Jesus appear to his disciples after his resurrection?

15.Who went with Paul on his first missionary journey?

16.Paul and Silas were imprisoned during the second missionary journey, but in what city did this happen?

17.During Paul’s third missionary journey, roughly for how long did he minister in the school of Tyrannus at Ephesus?

18.On what island was Paul shipwrecked as he made his way to Rome?

19.How many churches of Asia Minor were there?

20.On what island was John when he was given the vision of Revelation?

21.In the New Jerusalem described in Revelation, what are the twelve gates made from?

22.Where was Jesus born?

23.Why did Joseph take Mary and Baby Jesus to Egypt?

24.Where did Jesus grow up after returning from Egypt?

25.What was Jesus’ first miracle?

26.As Jesus and His disciples were crossing the Sea of Galilee in a boat, a big storm arose. Jesus rebuked the wind and waves and the storm disappeared. What was Jesus doing when the storm arose?

27.Jesus miraculously broke just a few loaves of bread and fishes and fed 5000 men, along with women and children. How many loaves and fishes did he start with?

28.How did Judas identify Jesus as the one to be arrested?

29.On Good Friday, Jesus was brought before Pontius Pilate for trial. Why did Pontius Pilate condemn Jesus to death?

30.What language was most of the New Testament originally written in?

31.What is the last book of the New Testament?

32.In which Gospel did Jesus say and quote: “Everything is possible for one who believes.”?

33.What is John the baptizer’s father’s name?

34.Who wrote Acts of Apostles?

35.What is the first book of the New Testament?

36.What was the name of first Christian who was stoned to death?

37.For how many days and night was Jesus fasted?

38.Which wood has been used by Noah to build the ark?


1.    The Gospels

2.    Paul

3.    Luke

4.    Revelation

5.    Good news

6.    Herod the Great

7.    Matthew

8.    River Jordan

9.    Turning water into wine


11.Elijah and Moses

12.Dipped a piece of bread and passed it to him





17.2 years






23.To escape from King Herod, who wanted to kill Jesus


25.Turning water into wine


27.5 loaves and 2 fishes

28.He kissed Jesus.

29.The chief priests had persuaded the crowd to demand his execution.










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