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Bible Quiz of the Month

July 2009

To enter this month's quiz contest, read the quiz, then click Submit Your Answer to enter our monthly drawing via email. All correct answers each month will be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate to a Bay Area Christian Book Store. Be sure to include your mailing address with your answer, for a chance to win the prize! One entry per person, per month, please.


This Month's Quiz:

For which NT book is there least evidence of its exact authorship?

June 2009 Quiz:

No Quiz for this month

May 2009 Quiz:

What was the name of the first female Christian believer in Athens?

Answer: Damaris  (Acts17:34)

Winner:  Jennifer Keefer.  Congratulations Jennifer!!!

April 2009 Quiz:

What two men tried to pretend to rulers that their wives were only their sisters?

Answer:  Abraham and Isaac (Genesis 12:26)

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

March 2009 Quiz:

No Quiz for this month

February 2009 Quiz:

Which book in the Bible contains the following prophecy of the crucifixion:  "They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture"?

Answer: Psalms (Psalms 22:18)

Winner:  There was no winner for February.

January 2009 Quiz:

In what book in the Bible is an iron axe-head recorded as floating?

Answer:  2Kings (2Kings 6:5-6)

Winner:  Michael Sherrod. Congratulations Michael!!!

December 2008 Quiz:

Who was described as a stranger in a strange land?

Answer:  Moses (Exodus 3:4)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

November 2008 Quiz:

Name the two people who asked King David to officially name his successor.

Answer:  Nathan and Bathsheba (I Kings 1:15-25)

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

October 2008 Quiz:

No Quiz for this month

September 2008 Quiz:

What is the first visible miracle recorded in the book of Acts?

Answer:  Tongues of fire appearing over each of the disciples   (Acts 2:3)

Winner:  There was no winner for September.

August 2008 Quiz:

Which prophet prophesied accurately that the city of Tyre would someday become a bare rock for spreading fishing nets?

Answer:  Ezekiel (Ezekiel 26:14)

Winner:  Michael Sherrod.  Congratulations Michael!!!

July 2008 Quiz:

Which book describes the rebuilding of the temple after the release of the Jews from Babylon?

Answer:  Ezra

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

June 2008 Quiz:

Which two brothers met after twenty years in peace and love, although one had once vowed to kill the other?

Answer: Jacob and Esau (Genesis 33:4 )

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

May 2008 Quiz:

In Revelation what are commanded not to damage grass?

Answer:  Locusts (Revelation 9:4)

Winner:  Kathryn Sherrod.  Congratulations Kathryn!!!

April 2008 Quiz:

What caused Jacob to say,"Surely the Lord is in this place and I knew it not"?

Answer:  His dream of a ladder to heaven.  (Gen 28:10-16)

Winner:  Kathryn Sherrod.  Congratulations Kathryn!!!

March 2008 Quiz:

Which book says that a double-minded man is unstable in all his ways?

Answer:  James (1:8)

Winner:  Jennifer Keefer.  Congratulations Jennifer!!!

February 2008 Quiz:

Which was the only apostle thought not to have been martyred?

Answer:  John

Winner:  John Sherrod.  Congratulations John!!!

January 2008 Quiz:

What two things did Elisha do with the enemy Aramean army after striking them blind?

Answer:  Healed them and provided a feast. (2 Kings 6:20-23)

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

December 2007 Quiz:

No Quiz for this month.

November 2007 Quiz: 

Who killed Joram and took the throne of Israel?

Answer:   Jehu (2Kings 9:24)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

October 2007 Quiz:

What did God tell Laban in his dream?

Answer:  Not to say anything good or bad to Jacob (Genesis 31:24)

Winner:  Anthony Garside.  Congratulations Anthony!!!

September 2007 Quiz:

Which prophet was taken to Egypt after the death of Gedaliah?

Answer:  Jeremiah (Jeremiah 42 & 43)

Winner:  Kathryn Sherrod.  Congratulations Kathryn!!!

August 2007 Quiz:

How many times a day did ravens bring food to Elijah?

Answer:  Two (I Kings 17:6)

Winner:  Michael Sherrod.  Congratulations Michael!!!

July 2007 Quiz:

What contained Aaron's rod in later years? 

No Winner  for July

Jume 2007 Quiz:

What was the name of the first female Christian believer in Athens?

Answer:  Damaris  (Acts 17:34)

Winner:  Kathryn Sherrod.  Congratulations Kathryn!!!

May 2007 Quiz:

In which book does Paul write about Onesimus?

Answer:  Philemon (Philemon v10-18)

Winner: Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

April 2007 Quiz:

Which book of the Old Testament consists of only one chapter? 

Answer:  Obadiah

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

March 2007 Quiz:

What object did Jesus ask for just before he said to the people:  "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's,

and unto God the things that are God's"? 

Answer:  A Coin (22:15-22)

Winner:  Rodger Benefiel.  Congratulations Rodger!!!

February 2007 Quiz:

Whose husband said, "Don't I mean more to you than 10 sons"?

Answer:  Hannah's (I Samuel 1)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

January 2007 Quiz: 

What did Jesus do twice while reprimanding those about to stone a woman for adultery?

Answer:  Write in the dirt.  (John 8:1-11)

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

December 2006 Quiz:

What was the name of the old prophetess who lived in the temple of Jerusalem when Jesus was a child?

Answer:  Anna (Luke 2:36) 

Winner:  Jennifer Keefer.  Congratulations Jennifer!!!

November 2006 Quiz:

Who refused to kneel before Haman?  Answer:  Mordecai (Esther 3:5)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

October 2006 Quiz:

Complete the following saying of Jesus: "I am the way..."  Answer: The truth and the life (John 14:6)

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

September 2006 Quiz:

Where in the city of Jericho did Rahab hide the Israelite spies?  Answer:  On her roof.  (Joshua 2:6)

Winner:  Joanne Moses.  Congratulations Joanne!!!

August 2006 Quiz:

What dying man asked the Lord to show him a shadow moving backward ten steps on a stairway as a sign that his life would be prolonged?    Answer:  Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:8-11)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

July 2006 Quiz:

Who ordered his men to kill priests of the Lord but found that they refused to do so?  Answer:  Saul (I Samuel 2:17)

Winner:  Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!!

April - June 2006 - No Quiz

March 2006 Quiz:

What young Israelite refused to eat the meat given him by the king of Babylon?  Answer:  Daniel (Daniel 1:8)

Winner:  Laura Hetrick.  Congratulations Laura!!!

February 2006 Quiz:

What was the first act of David recorded in scripture as displeasing God?  Answer:  Taking a census (2 Samuel 24)

Winner:  John Sherrod.  Congratulations John!!!

January 2006 Quiz:

What kind of animal did Elisha cause to kill the young men who made fun of his bald head?  Answer:  Bears (2 Kings 2:24)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

December 2005 Quiz:

Which prophet did Queen Jezebel plan to kill?  Answer:  Elijah (I Kings 19:1-2)

Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!

November 2005 Quiz:

To which land did Jacob return after working twenty years for Laban?  Answer:  Canaan (Genesis 31:18)

Winner:   Laura Hetrick.  Congratulations Laura!!!

October 2005 Quiz:

According to the book of Hebrews, what is sharper than a two-edged sword?  Answer:   God's Word  (Hebrews 4:12)

Winner:  Veronicamay Davis.  Congratulations Veronicamay!!!

September 2005 Quiz:

Who had a dream of the sun and moon and eleven stars bowing down to him?  Answer:  Joseph (Genesis 37:9)

Winner:  Saly John.  Congratulations Saly!!!!

August 2005 Quiz:

How many sons and daughters did Job have?

Answer:  He had seven sons and three daughters (Job 1:2) Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!!

July 2005 Quiz:

How old was Zedekiah when he became king and how long did he reign?

Answer:  Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years.

(2 Chronicles 36:11)  Winner:  VeronicaMay Davis.  Congratulations VeronicaMay!!!

June 2005 Quiz:

What is the shortest verse in the Bible?

Answer:  Jesus wept.  (John 11:35)  Winner:  Laura Hetrick.  Congratulations Laura!!!

May 2005 Quiz:

When the people said, "Give us a king to lead us," this displeased Samuel...What did the Lord say to Samuel?

Answer:  Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected me as their king.  (I Samuel 8:7)  Winner:  Carol Ezovski.  Congratulations Carol!!!!

April 2005 Quiz:

What was written on the forehead of a woman sitting on a scarlet beast?

Answer:  Mystery - Babylon the Great - The Mother of Prostitutes - and of the Abominations of the earth. (Revelation 17:5) Winner:  Kathryn Sherrod.  Congratulations Kathryn!!!

March 2005 Quiz:

What did Elisha tell his messenger to say to Naaman in order to get rid of his leprosy?

Answer:  Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordon (II Kings 5:10)  Winner:  Saly John.  Congratulations Saly!!!

February 2005 Quiz:

What was the name of the Cushite man that, with the help of thirty other men, pulled Jeremiah out of the cistern?

Answer:  Ebed-Melech (Jeremiah 38:12-13) Winner:  Larry Shamus.  Congratulations Larry!!

January 2005 Quiz:

Where was Jesus and what was he doing when he healed the crippled woman?

Answer:  Teaching in the Synagogue (Luke 13:10) Winner: Kristine Peacock.  Congratulations Kristine!!

November & December 2004 - No Quiz

October 2004 Quiz:

In the Parable of the Ten Bridesmaids, how many were wise?

Answer:  Five (Matthew 25:2) Winner:  Carol Ezovski , Congratulations Carol!!

September 2004 Quiz:

Answer:  Seven Days (Esther1:5) - No Winner

July & August - No Quiz

June 2004 Quiz:

What did Paul identify as "a root of all kinds of evil?" 
Answer:  The love of money (I Timothy 6:10) Winner:  Kristine Peacock, Congratulations Kristine!!

May 2004 Quiz:
Who was made queen instead of Vashti? 
Answer: Esther (Esther 2:17) Winner: Kristie Campbell. Congratulations, Kristie!

April 2004 Quiz:
What was the city to which Saul was traveling when the Lord appeared to him? 
Answer: Damascus (Acts 9) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations again, John!

March 2004 Quiz:
Who was Timothy's Mother? 
Answer:Eunice (2 Timothy 1:5) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations, John!

December 2003 Quiz:
How old was Methuselah when he died? 
Answer: 969 years old. (Genesis 5:27) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations, John!

November Quiz:
In the Gospel of John, what are we told is the meaning of the term "Rabbi?"
Answer: Teacher (John 1:38) Winner: Mike Dreelan. Congratulations, Mike!

October Quiz:
What was Tabitha's name when translated? (Into Greek. Hint: Scripture gives us her name as well as what her name is when tranlsated into the Greek language.)
Answer: Dorcas (Acts 9:36) Winner: Kristine Peacock. Congratulations, Kristine!

September Quiz:
From what city was Goliath the Philistine?
Answer: Gath (1 Samuel 17:4) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations, John!

August
At the time of the birth of Jesus who was King of Judea?
Answer: King Herrod (Matthew 2:1) Winner: Keith Jacobson. Congratulations Keith!

July Quiz:
How many cubits long was Noah's ark?
Answer: 300 (Genesis 6:15) Winner: Myrna M. Paulino. Congratulations Myrna!

June Quiz:
Whom did God command ravens to feed?
Answer: Elijah (1 Kings 17) Winner: Belen Wilson. Congratulations Belen!

May Quiz:
Which of the twelve disciples had a background as a tax collector?
Answer: Matthew (Matthew 10:3) Winner: Mike Dreelan. Congratulations to Mike!

April Quiz:
What did Cain do for a living?
Answer: Cain was a farmer ("tiller of the ground" or "worker of the soil") (Genesis 4:2) Winner: Carol Ezovski. Congratulations, Carol!

March Quiz:
Who fell asleep during Paul's preaching, then fell to the ground from a third story window?
Answer: Eutychus (Acts 20:9) Winner: Joanne Moses. Congratulations Joanne!

February Quiz:
How many heads were on the leopard-like beast in Daniel's Dream?
Answer: Four (Daniel 7:6) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations, John!

January Quiz:
What kind of tree did Jesus cause to wither?
Answer: Fig Tree (Matthew 21:19) Winner: Carol Ezovski. Congratulations, Carol!

December 2002 Quiz:
Who built a city named after Enoch?
Answer: Cain (Genesis 4:17) Winner: Joanne Moses. Congratulations, Joanne!

November 2002 Quiz:
In which river was Jesus Baptized by John?
Answer: Jordan (Mark 1:9) Winner: Debbie Sanders. Congratulations, Debbie!

October 2002 Quiz:
What physical object did Samson use to kill a thousand Philistines?
Answer: The jawbone of a donkey (Judges 15:15-17) Winner: Nita Worsham. Congratulations Nita!

September 2002 Quiz:
On which day did Jesus heal the man with the shriveled hand?
Answer: The Sabbath (Mark 3:1-6) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations again, John!

August 2002 Quiz:
How many years did Methuselah live?
Answer: 969 Years (Genesis 5:27) Winner: Eleanor Anderson. Congratulations, Eleanor!

July 2002 Quiz:
Who had a dream about a ladder or stairway, reaching from earth to heaven, upon which angels ascended and descended?
Answer: Jacob (Genesis 28) Winner: Carol Ezovski. Congratulations, Carol!

June 2002 Quiz:
Who was Samuel's Mother?
Answer: Hannah (1Samuel 1:20) Winner:Kathryn Sherrod. Congratulations, Kathryn!

May 2002 Quiz:
Who was the man, sent by God, who told David the parable about a rich man who took the only lamb of a poor man?
Answer: Nathan (2 Samuel 12) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations, John!

April 2002 Quiz:
At what city did Jonah board the ship bound for Tarshish?
Answer: Joppa (Jonah 1:3) Winner: Joanne Moses. Congratulations, Joanne!

March 2002 Quiz
Which of Jesus' disciples had charge of the money?
Answer: Judas Iscariot (John 13:29) Winner: Aaron Burnsides. Congratulations Aaron!

February 2002 Quiz:
Who is called the "firstborn from the dead" in the Bible?
Answer: Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:5) Winner: Edna McCready. Congratulations Edna!

January 2002 Quiz:
What happened to the Nile river when the first Plague struck Egypt?
Answer: The water was changed into blood. (And the fish in the Nile died.) (Exodus 7:19-21) Winner: Joanne Moses. Congratulations, Joanne!

December 2002 Quiz:
What was the new name which the Babylonian chief official gave to Daniel?
Answer: Belteshazzar (Daniel 1:7) Winner: Debbie Sanders. Congratulations, Debbie!

November 2002 Quiz:
Of what ailment or disability did Jesus heal Bartimaeus?
Answer: Blindness (Mark 10:46-52) Winner: Anthony Garside. Congratulations, Anthony!

October 2002 Quiz:
How many days had Lazarus been in the tomb by the time Jesus arrived and resurrected him?
Answer: 4 (John 11:39) Winner: John Jester. Congratulations, John!

September 2002 Quiz:
In what city did did Paul preach to local citizens who had an altar with the inscription "TO AN UNKNOWN GOD?"
Answer: Athens (Acts 17)

 

 

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