Daily Devotion Bible Quiz Trivia Questions

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Questions 1 to 100

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1: How many books are there in the standard Protestant Bible?
Answer 1: 66
Answer 2: 74
Answer 3: 82
Answer 4: 107

Explanation and information: There are 66 books in the standard Bible: 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament. (The Roman Catholic Bible has 73, because it includes an additional 7 books in the Old Testament.)

medium Question # 2: How many books are in the New Testament?
Answer 1: 27
Answer 2: 31
Answer 3: 23
Answer 4: 44

Explanation and information: There are four Gospels, 21 Epistles, and the books of Acts and Revelation

hard Question # 3: At the time of the census which was conducted by Moses in the first chapter of Numbers, which of the twelve tribes of Israel was the largest?
Answer 1: Judah
Answer 2: Benjamin
Answer 3: Reuben
Answer 4: Cohen

Explanation and information: At the time of the census which was conducted by Moses in the first chapter of Numbers, Judah was the largest tribe with 74,600 members.

medium Question # 4: Which of the following animals were the Israelites forbidden to eat by the Old Testament?
Answer 1: Rabbit
Answer 2: Sheep
Answer 3: Ox
Answer 4: Goat

Explanation and information: The Israelites were prohibited from eating rabbits and camels because, although these animals chew cud, they do not have a split hoof. See Deuteronomy 14:7-8

hard Question # 5: While in Joppa, whom did Paul raise from the dead?
Answer 1: Tabitha
Answer 2: Lazarus
Answer 3: Jairus\' daughter
Answer 4: Eutychus

Explanation and information: In Joppa, Peter raised Tabitha (or Dorcas) from the dead. See Acts 9:36. Paul was in a city on the west coast of Asia Minor called Troas when he raised Eutychus. Acts 20:9

medium Question # 6: When were Israelites required to free their servants?
Answer 1: In the seventh year of service.
Answer 2: In the twelth year of service.
Answer 3: When they could pay the price of six sheep.
Answer 4: When the servant turned 40 years of age.

Explanation and information:

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 7: Who climbed a sycamore tree in order to see Jesus as he entered Jericho?
Answer 1: Zacchaeus
Answer 2: Andrew
Answer 3: Levi
Answer 4: Zebediah

Explanation and information: "Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd. So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way." Luke 19:1

medium Question # 8: Who replaced Judas as the twelth apostle?
Answer 1: Matthias
Answer 2: Barnabas
Answer 3: Bartholomew
Answer 4: Sebastian

Explanation and information: Acts 1:26

easy Question # 9: What is the longest book in the Bible?
Answer 1: Psalms
Answer 2: Proverbs
Answer 3: Leviticus
Answer 4: Acts

Explanation and information: With 150 chapters, Psalms is the longest book in the Bible.

easy Question # 10: What type of insect did John the Baptist eat in the desert?
Answer 1: Locusts
Answer 2: Beetles
Answer 3: Scorpions
Answer 4: Grubs

Explanation and information: "John's clothes were made of camel's hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey." Matthew 3:4

medium Question # 11: Who were the first apostles called to follow Jesus?
Answer 1: Andrew and Peter
Answer 2: John the Baptist and Matthew
Answer 3: Peter and Matthew
Answer 4: Simon Peter and Mark

Explanation and information: "As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men." At once they left their nets and followed him. Matthew 4:18-20

medium Question # 12: How many people did Jesus feed with five loaves of bread and two fish?
Answer 1: 5,000
Answer 2: 6,000
Answer 3: 12,000
Answer 4: 2,000

Explanation and information: They all ate and were satisfied, and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces of bread and fish. The number of the men who had eaten was five thousand." Mark 6:42-44

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz easy Question # 13: After Jesus was arrested, which apostle disowned him three times?
Answer 1: Peter
Answer 2: Thomas
Answer 3: Judas
Answer 4: Paul

Explanation and information: Jesus told Peter that he would deny him three times before the cock crowed twice. Peter did so and, upon hearing the cock crow, broke down into tears. Mark 14:66-72

medium Question # 14: Who recognized Jesus as the Messiah when he was presented at the Temple as a baby?
Answer 1: Simeon
Answer 2: Ananias
Answer 3: Zacchaeus
Answer 4: John the Baptist

Explanation and information: When the parents brought in the child Jesus to do for him what the custom of the Law required, Simeon took him in his arms and praised God, saying: "Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all people, a light for revelation to the Gentiles and for glory to your people Israel." Luke 2:27-31

medium Question # 15: Who asked Pilate for Jesus' body after the crucifixion?
Answer 1: Joseph of Arimathea
Answer 2: Nicodemus
Answer 3: John
Answer 4: Mary Magdalene

Explanation and information: Joseph was a secret follower of Jesus and asked Pilate for his body. Nicodemus did bring embalming oils and helped prepare the body after Joseph claimed it.

medium Question # 16: On what island was Paul shipwrecked during his travels?
Answer 1: Malta
Answer 2: Cyprus
Answer 3: Crete
Answer 4: Rhodes

Explanation and information: Malta later became the home of the Order of St. John, an order of knights founded to protect European pilgrims to the Holy Land.

hard Question # 17: What is the shortest book in the Bible?
Answer 1: 2 John
Answer 2: Jude
Answer 3: Joel
Answer 4: 3 Peter

Explanation and information: 2 John is only 13 verses long.

hard Question # 18: Who wrote the Book of Revelation?
Answer 1: John of Patmos
Answer 2: John the Apostle
Answer 3: John the Evangelist
Answer 4: John Chrysostom

Explanation and information: John of Patmos is often called "the Divine" or "the Seer". All the men listed are saints.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 19: How many books are there in the Apocrypha?
Answer 1: 7
Answer 2: 11
Answer 3: 5
Answer 4: 6

Explanation and information: The Apocrypha was part of the Old Testament until the mid 19th Century, at which time most Protestant churches began removing it from the canon and created the Apocrypha; its books remains part of the canon in the Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

easy Question # 20: On what day of Creation did God create man?
Answer 1: Sixth
Answer 2: Seventh
Answer 3: Fourth
Answer 4: Fifth

Explanation and information: On the seventh day, He rested, and so should we!

medium Question # 21: What was the name of Adam's third son?
Answer 1: Seth
Answer 2: Judah
Answer 3: Ham
Answer 4: Mo

Explanation and information: "Adam lay with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, saying, "God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him." Genesis 4:25

easy Question # 22: The first commandment tells us that we must not:
Answer 1: Worship other gods
Answer 2: Commit adultery
Answer 3: Make graven images
Answer 4: Work on the Sabbath

Explanation and information: The first three commandments deal with respect for the true God.

medium Question # 23: The second commandment forbids
Answer 1: Making graven images
Answer 2: Taking the Lord\'s name in vain
Answer 3: Worshipping other gods
Answer 4: Working on the Sabbath

Explanation and information: Jews and Muslims take this commandment more strictly than most (but not all) Christians. In traditional Islam, even outside houses of worship, art does not depict people or objects in the visible world.

medium Question # 24: What is the third Commandment?
Answer 1: You shall not take the name of the Lord in vain.
Answer 2: Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy.
Answer 3: You shall not make any graven images.
Answer 4: You shall have no other gods before me.

Explanation and information: On a number of television channels, language that offends this commandment is bleeped out, and you will often hear "(bleep)-damn".

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 25: The fourth commandment obliges you to:
Answer 1: Keep the Sabbath day holy
Answer 2: Honor your father and mother
Answer 3: Not murder ofther people.
Answer 4: Love God with all your heart and all your soul.

Explanation and information: Although the Jewish Sabbath falls on Saturday, most Christians observe it by keeping Sunday as a day of rest and worship.

medium Question # 26: What does the fifth commandment forbid?
Answer 1: Cursing your mother
Answer 2: Taking someone else's spouse away
Answer 3: Murdering your boss
Answer 4: Shoplifting

Explanation and information: The Fifth Commandment says "Honor your mother and father".

hard Question # 27: At the time of the census conducted by Moses in the first chapter of Numbers, which of the twelve tribes of Israel was the smallest?
Answer 1: Manasseh
Answer 2: Gad
Answer 3: Benjamin
Answer 4: Asher

Explanation and information: At the time of the census conducted by Moses in the first chapter of Numbers, Manasseh was the smallest tribe with only 32,200 members.

medium Question # 28: What does the sixth commandment forbid?
Answer 1: Murder
Answer 2: Adultery
Answer 3: Stealing
Answer 4: Swearing

Explanation and information: There has been a lot of controversy over the ages about what "murder" means in the sixth commandment.

medium Question # 29: What is the seventh commandment?
Answer 1: You shall not commit adultery.
Answer 2: You shall not steal.
Answer 3: You shall not make any graven images.
Answer 4: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Explanation and information: Christ later taught that a person who looks at another with lust "commits adultery in his mind".

medium Question # 30: The eighth commandment would require you:
Answer 1: Not to rob a bank.
Answer 2: Not to marry someone who is already married.
Answer 3: Not to kill your boss.
Answer 4: Not to swear at your father.

Explanation and information: Stealing is forbidden by law in almost every culture.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 31: What is the ninth commandment?
Answer 1: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Answer 2: You shall not steal.
Answer 3: You shall not make any graven images.
Answer 4: You shall not commit adultery.

Explanation and information: Traditionally, witnesses in American courts put their hand on a Bible to remind them of this commandment.

easy Question # 32: What would the tenth commandment forbid us from doing?
Answer 1: Envying the new Porsche our next-door neighbor bought.
Answer 2: Cheating on our taxes.
Answer 3: Voting Republican.
Answer 4: Running a red light.

Explanation and information: Modern society seems to have gotten this commandment backwards, as coveting has become the support of almost all radio, television, magazines and newspapers.

easy Question # 33: Which of the following animals were Israelites allowed to eat in the Old Testament?
Answer 1: Cattle
Answer 2: Pigs
Answer 3: Shrimp
Answer 4: Rabbits

Explanation and information: Pigs, rabbits, and shellfish were considered unclean. Hebrew dietary laws are still followed by many religious Jews.

medium Question # 34: Who was the mother of Samuel?
Answer 1: Hannah
Answer 2: Sarah
Answer 3: Judith
Answer 4: Esther

Explanation and information: Hannah, like Sarah, was unable to conceive a child, but the Lord heard her prayers and gave her Samuel.

hard Question # 35: What kind of bird brought Elijah food while he hid in the Kerith Ravine, east of Jordan?
Answer 1: Ravens.
Answer 2: Eagles.
Answer 3: Sparrows.
Answer 4: Doves.

Explanation and information: Elijah hid at the Lord\'s command, getting his food from ravens and his drink from a brook. 1 Kings 17:6

hard Question # 36: What is the last word in the Old Testament?
Answer 1: curse
Answer 2: Amen
Answer 3: Messiah
Answer 4: forever

Explanation and information: "He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; or else I will come and strike the land with a curse." Malachi 4:6

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz easy Question # 37: At Christ's crucifixion what did the soldiers place on his head?
Answer 1: Crown of thorns
Answer 2: Crown of nettles
Answer 3: Crown of wood
Answer 4: Crown of iron

Explanation and information: The crown of thorns was both to mock Jesus as the "King of the Jews" and to inflict pain.

easy Question # 38: How did the soldiers dispose of Christ\'s clothes?
Answer 1: They gambled for them
Answer 2: They divided them equally amonst themselves
Answer 3: They wrestled for them
Answer 4: They auctioned them off

Explanation and information: The Bible says the soldiers "cast lots" for the clothing, something akin to rolling dice.

easy Question # 39: What was Judas paid for betraying Christ?
Answer 1: 30 pieces of silver
Answer 2: 30 dernarii
Answer 3: 30 gold coins
Answer 4: 30 Roman scuti

Explanation and information: Judas later gave them back when he realized what he had done.

easy Question # 40: How did Judas betray Christ?
Answer 1: He kissed him
Answer 2: He pointed to him
Answer 3: He gave him a cup of wine
Answer 4: He took his hand

Explanation and information: Betraying Christ with an act symbolizing love made the moment especially poignant.

medium Question # 41: At the crucifixion, Christ was led away to which high priest first?
Answer 1: Caiaphas
Answer 2: Annas
Answer 3: Vitellius
Answer 4: Josephus

Explanation and information: Caiaphus was the head of the Sanhedrin, which found Christ guilty of blasphemy because he claimed to be the Messiah.

medium Question # 42: What was inscribed above the cross?
Answer 1: Jesus the Nazarene King of the Jews
Answer 2: Jesus of Nazareth, the Messiah
Answer 3: Jesus of Bethlehem Guilty
Answer 4: Under Authority of Pontius Pilate

Explanation and information: The actual inscription is usually depicted as the Latin initials, "INRI", IESVS NAZARENVS REX IVDORVM.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 43: When Jesus died, for how long was there darkness over the land?
Answer 1: Three hours
Answer 2: Three minutes
Answer 3: Twelve minutes
Answer 4: Half a day

Explanation and information:

easy Question # 44: When Pilate offered to release one criminal, who did the people shout to be released?
Answer 1: Barabbas
Answer 2: Jesus
Answer 3: A thief whose name is not known
Answer 4: Absalom

Explanation and information: "Give us Barabbas" is a famous line shouted by the actors in the Passion Play.

medium Question # 45: Which of these people first discovered that Jesus' tomb was empty?
Answer 1: Mary Magdalene
Answer 2: Peter
Answer 3: Joseph
Answer 4: A Roman soldier

Explanation and information: There is some uncertainty about this fact, but most accounts agree that one or more women, including someone named Mary, discovered the empty tomb. Most people agree that this was Mary Magdalene.

medium Question # 46: Which of the following happened to Christ as he hung on the cross?
Answer 1: His side was pierced by a spear.
Answer 2: His side was pierced by a sword.
Answer 3: He was given water in a sponge to drink.
Answer 4: His legs were broken.

Explanation and information: The legs of the two criminals hanging with Christ were broken, but Christ's were not.

medium Question # 47: What was Jesus wrapped in for burial?
Answer 1: Linen cloth
Answer 2: A cotton shroud
Answer 3: A white robe
Answer 4: Strips of wool soaked in oil

Explanation and information:

hard Question # 48: After the resurrection, the disciples were on the shore of what body of water when Jesus appeared to them?
Answer 1: Lake Tiberias
Answer 2: Sea of Gallilee
Answer 3: The Dead Sea
Answer 4: The Lake of Gennesaret

Explanation and information: The only gospel to record this appearance is John.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz hard Question # 49: Which king attended Jesus' trial?
Answer 1: Herod Antipas
Answer 2: Herod Agrippa
Answer 3: Herod the Great
Answer 4: Herod Archelaus

Explanation and information: These were all kings around the time of Christ, but it was Herod Antipas, the Tetrarch of Galilee, who sat at Jesus' trial. He had no authority over Jerusalem, but had jurisdiction of Jesus' case because Jesus came from Galilee. Antipas also killed John the Baptist.

medium Question # 50: Who carried the cross for Christ?
Answer 1: Simon of Cyrene
Answer 2: Simon Peter
Answer 3: Joseph of Arimathea
Answer 4: Simon Cowell

Explanation and information: Simon of Cyrene, a bystander, was forced to carry the cross by Roman soldiers when Christ fell under the load.

medium Question # 51: How long did Jesus stay on earth after the resurrection?
Answer 1: 40 days
Answer 2: 3 days
Answer 3: 30 days
Answer 4: 11 days

Explanation and information: Acts of the Apostles 1:3 states that Jesus ascended to heaven forty days after the resurrection.

easy Question # 52: In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus compared his disciples to what food?
Answer 1: Salt
Answer 2: Bread
Answer 3: Oil
Answer 4: Pizza

Explanation and information: "Ye are the salt of the earth."

medium Question # 53: In the Sermon on the Mount, what did Jesus compare to murder?
Answer 1: Anger
Answer 2: Blasphemy
Answer 3: Abortion
Answer 4: False swearing

Explanation and information: "You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.' But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment." Matthew 5:20-21

medium Question # 54: Why did Jesus say not to swear by your head?
Answer 1: Because you cannot make one hair black or white.
Answer 2: Because you cannot even number the hairs of your head.
Answer 3: Because your head is the seat of your soul.
Answer 4: Because your head was given to you by the Father.

Explanation and information: According to my mother, however, children can give their parents grey hair.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 55: In the Sermon on the Mount, what did Jesus call the earth?
Answer 1: God\'s footstool
Answer 2: An illusion
Answer 3: God\'s creation
Answer 4: A temporary home

Explanation and information: But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God's throne; or by the earth, for it is his footstool;... Matthew 5:34

easy Question # 56: According to the Sermon on the Mount, if someone forces you to go with them for a mile, you should:
Answer 1: Go with them for two miles.
Answer 2: Go with them wherever they want.
Answer 3: Give them your cloak.
Answer 4: Call the police.

Explanation and information: Matthew 5:41

medium Question # 57: Where is the best place to pray?
Answer 1: In your room with the door shut.
Answer 2: In a church or synagogue.
Answer 3: With your family or friends.
Answer 4: On broadcast television.

Explanation and information: "And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen." Matthew 6:5-6

easy Question # 58: In the Lord's prayer, what follows right after "Hallowed be thy name"?
Answer 1: Thy kingdom come.
Answer 2: Lead us not into temptation.
Answer 3: Thy will be done.
Answer 4: Please give me a new bicycle.

Explanation and information:

medium Question # 59: According to the Sermon on the Mount, what is a problem with treasure stored on earth?
Answer 1: Thieves may steal it.
Answer 2: You have to pay taxes on it.
Answer 3: It goes to other people when you die.
Answer 4: It makes other people jealous of you.

Explanation and information: Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. Matthew 6:19

easy Question # 60: What did God do on the 7th day of creation?
Answer 1: Rested
Answer 2: Made Eve from one of Adam's ribs
Answer 3: Created the Garden of Eden
Answer 4: Went to church

Explanation and information: "By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work." Genesis 2:2

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 61: What did God place with the cherubim to guard the Tree of Life?
Answer 1: A flaming sword.
Answer 2: A four-headed beast.
Answer 3: A river of sulpher.
Answer 4: A serpent.

Explanation and information: After Adam and Eve had eaten the apple and were expelled from the Garden, God put cherubim and a flaming sword, waving to and fro, in front of the Tree of Life, so that nobody would be able to eat from it again.

medium Question # 62: Which of these chapters contains the Beatitudes?
Answer 1: Matthew 5
Answer 2: Matthew 4
Answer 3: John 1
Answer 4: Matthew 3

Explanation and information: The Beatitudes occur at the beginning of Matthew\'s account of the Sermon on the Mount.

hard Question # 63: Who wrote a book called "The Kingdom of God is Within You"?
Answer 1: Leo Tolstoy
Answer 2: Haddon Spurgeon
Answer 3: Jonathan Edwards
Answer 4: John Calvin

Explanation and information: The title of the book comes from Luke 17:21. Tolstoy was critical of the Russian Orthodox Church. In this book, he argued that Christ\'s teachings supported pacifism.

hard Question # 64: Job shows his humility (in Job 1:21) by
Answer 1: Shaving his head
Answer 2: Shaving his beard
Answer 3: Washing his servant's feet
Answer 4: Wearing animal skins

Explanation and information: "At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship."

hard Question # 65: At the beginning of the Book of Job, how many children does Job have?
Answer 1: 10
Answer 2: 3
Answer 3: 15
Answer 4: 7

Explanation and information: Job had seven sons and three daughters.

medium Question # 66: How did Job's sons and daughters die?
Answer 1: A mighty wind knocked down a house and crushed them.
Answer 2: The Chaldeans attacked and killed them.
Answer 3: They contracted terrible skin diseases.
Answer 4: They drank too much wine and wrecked their chariots on prom night.

Explanation and information: Yet another messenger came and said, "Your sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the oldest brother's house, when suddenly a mighty wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on them and they are dead . . . ." Job 1:18-19

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz easy Question # 67: Which book deals with the Israelite's forty years in the desert?
Answer 1: Exodus
Answer 2: Leviticus
Answer 3: Moses
Answer 4: 1 Samuel

Explanation and information: The name "Exodus" refers to the Hebrews leaving Egypt and entering the desert.

medium Question # 68: Which of these was the son of Jesse?
Answer 1: David
Answer 2: Abraham
Answer 3: Abram
Answer 4: Saul

Explanation and information: Isaiah prophesied that Jesse was the stump or roots from which a tree would grow, and the Savior would be one of the branches.

medium Question # 69: Which of these was not a plague on Egypt?
Answer 1: Snakes
Answer 2: Frogs
Answer 3: Lice
Answer 4: Flies

Explanation and information: Moses' staff turned into a snake to demonstrate God\'s power to Pharoh, but snakes never became a plague.

medium Question # 70: How many plagues did the Lord send upon Egypt?
Answer 1: 10
Answer 2: 7
Answer 3: 5
Answer 4: 6

Explanation and information: The plagues were blood, frogs, lice, flies, a livestock epidemic, locusts, hail, boils, darkness, and death of the firstborn.

easy Question # 71: What did Delilah do to sap Samson of his strength?
Answer 1: Had his hair cut off.
Answer 2: Shaved his beard.
Answer 3: Fed him pork.
Answer 4: Hid his steroids.

Explanation and information: Samson lived as a Nazirite and could not cut his hair or drink alcohol.

medium Question # 72: Samson famously slayed an army of Philistines with what?
Answer 1: The jawbone of an ass.
Answer 2: A sword of gold.
Answer 3: A staff of cedar wood.
Answer 4: A sling.

Explanation and information: He found the jawbone lying on the ground.

hard Question # 74: What was the name of Samson\'s father?
Answer 1: Manoah.
Answer 2: Noah.
Answer 3: Jeptha.
Answer 4: Elon.

Explanation and information: Two large gravestones in Tel Tzora, Israel, are said to be those of Sampson and Manoah.

hard Question # 75: In which book is the story of Gideon recounted?
Answer 1: Judges
Answer 2: Deuteronomy
Answer 3: 1 Samuel
Answer 4: Joshua

Explanation and information: Like any number of Hebrew leaders, Gideon was born into an Israel that had fallen into heathen practices.

hard Question # 76: How did Gideon ask the Lord to show him that he had been chosen to lead the Hebrews?
Answer 1: Dew in a pile of wool.
Answer 2: Fire that did not burn.
Answer 3: A star that moved.
Answer 4: Victory in a battle with the Ammonites.

Explanation and information: On the first morning, the wool was wet with dew but the ground was dry. On the second morning, the ground was wet but the wool was dry.

hard Question # 77: Who was Abimelech\'s father?
Answer 1: Gideon
Answer 2: Jepthah
Answer 3: Eli
Answer 4: Joshua

Explanation and information: Abimelech was a bad judge; he really ruled more as a king than a judge and often had to fight his own subjects.

easy Question # 78: Who fought the battle of Jericho?
Answer 1: Joshua
Answer 2: Gideon
Answer 3: Saul
Answer 4: George S. Patton

Explanation and information: And the walls came tumbling down.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 79: Who was the only female judge in the Book of Judges?
Answer 1: Deborah
Answer 2: Ruth
Answer 3: Judith
Answer 4: Delilah

Explanation and information: Deborah was not a great warrior in her own right, but was a strong leader.

easy Question # 80: What mountain did Noah\'s ark come to rest on?
Answer 1: Ararat
Answer 2: Carmel
Answer 3: Sinai
Answer 4: Everest

Explanation and information: According to the old song, "Nobody knew where they were at, \'til the old ark landed on Ararat."

easy Question # 81: Which of the following Biblical passages is often referred to at sporting events?
Answer 1: For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son . . . .
Answer 2: The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want . . . .
Answer 3: Our Father, who art in heaven . . . .
Answer 4: Swing low, sweet chariot, coming for gather me home . . . .

Explanation and information: At televised sporting events, you often see someone holding up a homemade sign with the cite "John 3:16".
Swing low sweet chariot is not a Bible verse at all, but the name of a well-known spiritual.

easy Question # 82: Which of these cities was destroyed by God's wrath?
Answer 1: Sodom
Answer 2: Cairo
Answer 3: Jerusalem
Answer 4: Las Vegas

Explanation and information: "Sodom and Gomorrah" have come to be synonymous with corrupt, lascivious living.

medium Question # 83: Who wrote the Acts of the Apostles?
Answer 1: Luke the Evangelist
Answer 2: Simon Peter
Answer 3: Paul of Tarsus
Answer 4: Billy Graham

Explanation and information: Luke, a physician who accompanied Paul on his journeys, is traditionally considered to be the author of both Luke and Acts, and there is a lot of evidence to support this view. A considerable number of modern scholars, however, believe that the author of Acts is an anonymous person who was not an eyewitness.

medium Question # 84: Which book says, "The wages of sin is death"?
Answer 1: Romans
Answer 2: John
Answer 3: Genesis
Answer 4: 1 Corinthians

Explanation and information: This famous quote is found at Romans 6:23 -- "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz hard Question # 85: How many people were on Noah\'s Ark?
Answer 1: 8
Answer 2: 5
Answer 3: 2
Answer 4: 7

Explanation and information: Noah had three sons -- Ham, Shem, and Japheth -- each of whom married. Noah took his wife, his sons, and his sons' wives on the ark. (Genesis 6)

medium Question # 86: Who were Ham, Shem, and Japheth?
Answer 1: Noah's sons
Answer 2: Adam's sons
Answer 3: The Hebrew children
Answer 4: The original Three Stooges.

Explanation and information: Adam had a number of sons and daughters, but the only ones whose names we know were Abel, Cain, and Seth.

hard Question # 87: Who was Zeppo?
Answer 1: One of the Marx Brothers.
Answer 2: Gideon\'s brother.
Answer 3: The son of Deborah.
Answer 4: The soldier who held David\'s river stones.

Explanation and information: Sorry, I couldn\'t resist.

easy Question # 88: What is the Golden Rule?
Answer 1: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Answer 2: The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life.
Answer 3: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and all your soul, and all your mind.
Answer 4: Thou shalt not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Explanation and information: Although all of the quotes are wonderful statements from the Bible that we should learn, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" is the one known as the Golden Rule.

medium Question # 89: Who was the brother of Jacob?
Answer 1: Esau
Answer 2: Seth
Answer 3: Isaac
Answer 4: Moses

Explanation and information: Jacob and Esau were twins, who were so at odds that they started fighting in Rebekah\'s womb and never stopped.

medium Question # 90: What Old Testament figure was renamed "Israel" by an angel.
Answer 1: Jacob
Answer 2: Abraham
Answer 3: Isaac
Answer 4: Jesse

Explanation and information: Jacob was named Israel and was the father of twelve sons, whose descendants bore their names and became the twelve tribes.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz easy Question # 91: Who wrote Psalm 23?
Answer 1: David
Answer 2: Jesus
Answer 3: Solomon
Answer 4: Paul

Explanation and information: David wrote a large number of psalms.

medium Question # 92: How many epistles were written by John?
Answer 1: 3
Answer 2: 2
Answer 3: 1
Answer 4: 0

Explanation and information: There is (of course) a huge and neverending debate about who actually wrote 1 John, 2 John and 3 John. They remind me of something a professor told me in college: "The Iliad was written either by Homer or by somebody else with the same name."

hard Question # 93: What was the occupation of the Evengelist Luke?
Answer 1: Doctor
Answer 2: Lawyer
Answer 3: Fisherman
Answer 4: Indian Chief

Explanation and information: Luke was a Greek-speaking Syrian physician who lived in the Greek city of Antioch in Ancient Syria.

medium Question # 94: Which of the following is the name of one of Christ\'s original twelve apostles?
Answer 1: Thomas
Answer 2: Luke
Answer 3: Mark
Answer 4: Matthias

Explanation and information: Thomas was one of the original 12 apostles. Matthias was a dedicated follower of Jesus who became one of the 12 after the betrayal of Judas Iscariot.

medium Question # 95: Which tribe did Moses belong to?
Answer 1: Levi
Answer 2: Benjamin
Answer 3: Reuben
Answer 4: Judah

Explanation and information: Because Moses and his brother Aaron were Levites, the Levites became a tribe with special duties and privileges, from which Jewish priests were drawn.

medium Question # 96: What was the primary language Jesus spoke?
Answer 1: Aramaic
Answer 2: Hebrew
Answer 3: Nazarene
Answer 4: Greek

Explanation and information: Aramaic was both the official language of much of the Middle East, and the language spoken by the Jews of Nazareth. Jesus might well have spoken some Hebrew, the language in which the Hebrew Bible was written and recited, and might have even spoken some Greek.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz easy Question # 97: Who was the first King of Israel?
Answer 1: Saul
Answer 2: David
Answer 3: Solomon
Answer 4: Elvis

Explanation and information: Saul was the first official King of Israel, although one of the judges tried to rule as a king.

hard Question # 98: Who was the first incarnation of Santa Claus?
Answer 1: Baby Jesus
Answer 2: Saint Nicholas
Answer 3: King Wenceslas
Answer 4: Satan

Explanation and information: The earliest use of a personage who brought gifts to children at Christmas was Christkindl -- from the German word Christkind, the Christ child. This eventually transformed to the name Kris Kringle. St. Nicholas' Day, being in mid-December, became a day upon which people exchanged presents, and St. Nick later became identified with Kris Kringle. In Austria and other parts of Europe, the Christ child, or some near representation of him, still brings presents to good children.

medium Question # 99: Who is the only archangel in the Bible?
Answer 1: Michael
Answer 2: Gabriel
Answer 3: Raphael
Answer 4: Uriel

Explanation and information: Michael is called an "archangel" in Jude 1:9. Although angels appear frequently in the Bible, most of them are unnamed, and most of the lore about them comes from other sources.

hard Question # 100: Which of the following is NOT forbidden in Deuteronomy?
Answer 1: Divorce
Answer 2: The destruction of fruit trees
Answer 3: Killing the mothers of baby birds
Answer 4: Men wearing women\'s clothes

Explanation and information: Very little is said about divorce and what is said, is a bit confusing. Clearly, however, divorce is permitted and apparently without substantive restriction. It was apparently unusual, however, for a man to divorce a wife (except for "indecency"), and unthinkable for a wife to divorce a husband. The other three actions -- destroying fruit trees, killing the mothers of baby birds, or practicing transvestism -- are strictly forbidden.