Daily Devotion Bible Quiz Trivia Questions

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Questions 1801 to 1900

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1801: What expression represents Christ in John 1:1?
Answer 1: The Word.
Answer 2: The Light.
Answer 3: Lamb of God.
Answer 4: Immanuel.

Explanation and information: In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1-2

medium Question # 1802: When God was speaking to Moses from the burning bush, He told him to go to Pharaoh and first ask him to what?
Answer 1: Let the Hebrews go into the wilderness for three days to make a sacrifice to God.
Answer 2: Let them live in Egypt as free people.
Answer 3: Let them leave Egypt.
Answer 4: Let them build an altar.

Explanation and information: You and the elders of Israel shall go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us; and now, please let us go a three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God.’ Exodus 3:16-22

medium Question # 1803: What did God tell the Hebrews to take with them when they left Egypt?
Answer 1: The clothing and gold and silver jewelry of their neighbors.
Answer 2: Nothing but the clothes on their back.
Answer 3: Forty days of food and water.
Answer 4: All of their flocks.

Explanation and information: You shall not go empty, but each woman shall ask of her neighbor, and any woman who lives in her house, for silver and gold jewelry, and for clothing. Exodus 3:20-22

easy Question # 1804: What did God give Moses the power to turn his staff into?
Answer 1: A serpent.
Answer 2: A sword.
Answer 3: A rod of flame.
Answer 4: An iPod.

Explanation and information: The Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?” He said, “A staff.” And he said, “Throw it on the ground.” So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent, and Moses ran from it. Exodus 4:2 Even more important, Moses was able to turn the serpent back into a staff.

medium Question # 1805: Which of the following was a miraculous sign God empowered Moses to give, in the wilderness?
Answer 1: Making his hand appear to have leprosy, then restoring it to health.
Answer 2: Changing water into wine.
Answer 3: Turning the Nile River into blood.
Answer 4: Creating a pillar of fire.

Explanation and information: Moses did turn the Nile into blood, but this was not while he was in the wilderness. Exodus 4:1-7

medium Question # 1806: Which of the following was NOT a sign God gave to Moses when He first spoke to him?
Answer 1: Pillar of fire.
Answer 2: Healing the leprous hand.
Answer 3: Serpent into staff.
Answer 4: Water into blood.

Explanation and information: The pillar of fire did not come until much later, when the Hebrews were in the wilderness. Exodus 4

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1807: How did God finally convince Moses to leave his life as a shepherd and return to Egypt?
Answer 1: Anointed his brother Aaron as his spokesman.
Answer 2: Turned a serpent into a staff.
Answer 3: Gave Moses the gift of oratory.
Answer 4: Turned water into blood.

Explanation and information: But he said, “Oh, my Lord, please send someone else.” Then the anger of the Lord was kindled against Moses and he said, “Is there not Aaron, your brother, the Levite? I know that he can speak well. Behold, he is coming out to meet you, and when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart. You shall speak to him and put the words in his mouth, and I will be with your mouth and with his mouth and will teach you both what to do. Exodus 4:14-17

hard Question # 1808: Who circumcised Moses' son?
Answer 1: Zipporah.
Answer 2: Jethro.
Answer 3: Aaron.
Answer 4: Reuel.

Explanation and information: Moses' wife performed the circumcision in a great hurry, when God was going to kill Moses. Exodus 4: 18-26

hard Question # 1809: In what book does Paul tell us, "Put to death, therefore, whatever in you is earthly: fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry)."?
Answer 1: Colossians.
Answer 2: 1 Corinthians.
Answer 3: Philippians.
Answer 4: 2 Corinthians.

Explanation and information: Colossians 3:5-6

medium Question # 1810: Who went out to meet Moses as he returned to Egypt from his exile in Midian?
Answer 1: Aaron.
Answer 2: Jochebed.
Answer 3: Ramesses.
Answer 4: Sephora.

Explanation and information: The Lord said to Aaron, “Go into the wilderness to meet Moses.” So he went and met him at the mountain of God and kissed him. Exodus 4:27

easy Question # 1811: What was the name of Moses' brother?
Answer 1: Aaron.
Answer 2: Isaac.
Answer 3: Esau.
Answer 4: Malone.

Explanation and information: Aaron was Moses' brother and a very important figure, himself, in Hebrew history.

easy Question # 1812: How did the Pharaoh punish the Hebrew slaves when Moses asked him if they could take three days off, to go into the wilderness to sacrifice and worship?
Answer 1: He forced them to gather their own straw for making bricks.
Answer 2: He had them whipped.
Answer 3: He doubled their quota for making bricks.
Answer 4: He made them fetch their own water.

Explanation and information: The same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters of the people and their foremen, “You shall no longer give the people straw to make bricks, as in the past; let them go and gather straw for themselves. But the number of bricks that they made in the past you shall impose on them, you shall by no means reduce it, for they are idle. Therefore they cry, ‘Let us go and offer sacrifice to our God.’
Exodus 5:6-10

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz easy Question # 1813: What labor were the Hebrew slaves doing for Pharaoh when Moses freed them?
Answer 1: Making bricks from mud.
Answer 2: Hauling giant stones for pyramids.
Answer 3: Farming rice on the Nile.
Answer 4: Picking cotton.

Explanation and information: Exodus 5

medium Question # 1814: In which book do we find the words, "knock, and it will be opened unto you?
Answer 1: Luke
Answer 2: Matthew
Answer 3: John.
Answer 4: Romans.

Explanation and information: “So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.”

Luke 11:9

medium Question # 1815: According to John 1, who were born "not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man"?
Answer 1: The children of God.
Answer 2: The angels.
Answer 3: Jesus and John the Baptist.
Answer 4: The prophets.

Explanation and information: " But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God."

John 1:10

medium Question # 1816: When Pharaoh (in Exodus 5) told the Hebrews to gather their own straw, then beat them because brick production did not meet quota, who did the Hebrews blame?
Answer 1: Moses.
Answer 2: God (Yahweh).
Answer 3: Joseph.
Answer 4: Potifer.

Explanation and information: The Israelite overseers realized they were in trouble when they were told, “You are not to reduce the number of bricks required of you for each day.” When they left Pharaoh, they found Moses and Aaron waiting to meet them, and they said, “May the Lord look on you and judge you! You have made us obnoxious to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

Exodus 5:19-21

easy Question # 1817: Which book of the Bible do we associate with the quote, "I am the Lord your God who brings you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians"?
Answer 1: Exodus.
Answer 2: Genesis.
Answer 3: Isaiah.
Answer 4: Revelation.

Explanation and information: Most of Exodus concerns Moses leading the Hebrews out of their slavery in Egypt, into the Promised Land of Canaan.

hard Question # 1818: According to Exodus, what name did God call Himself for the Hebrews in Egypt, which he had not given to Abraham?
Answer 1: Yahweh (Jehovah).
Answer 2: I AM.
Answer 3: Adonai.
Answer 4: Elohim.

Explanation and information: Exodus 6:1-4

This is a very confusing issue, because according to the Hebrew text of Genesis, Abraham worshiped God under the name "Yahweh".

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1819: In which book of the Bible do we find the beautiful quote, "And the Word became flesh and dwelled among us, and we beheld His glory"?
Answer 1: Gospel of John.
Answer 2: 2 John.
Answer 3: Gospel of Luke.
Answer 4: 1 Corinthians.

Explanation and information: John 1:14

medium Question # 1820: According to Hebrew legend, why did Moses argue with God that he was a clumsy speaker and not fitted to lead the Jews out of Egypt?
Answer 1: He had a speech impediment.
Answer 2: He had lived in the wilderness as a shepherd for decades and was not used to fine speech.
Answer 3: Although he spoke the languages of the Egyptians and Midianites, he was not (at that time) fluent in Hebrew.
Answer 4: He could not read and was uneducated.

Explanation and information: Jewish Midrash tells that Moses burned his mouth when he was an infant.

easy Question # 1821: Which tribe gave Judaism its priests?
Answer 1: Levi.
Answer 2: Reuben.
Answer 3: Dan.
Answer 4: Cohen.

Explanation and information: The Levites were the tribe of Aaron and Moses, and became the hereditary priesthood of Israel.

easy Question # 1822: What did Moses and Aaron do to the Nile River?
Answer 1: Turned it into blood.
Answer 2: Made it dry up.
Answer 3: Made it flood.
Answer 4: Filled it with salt water.

Explanation and information: Moses and Aaron did as the Lord commanded. In the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants he lifted up the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile turned into blood.

Exodus 6:20-22

medium Question # 1823: To impress Pharaoh, Aaron threw down his staff, which turned into a serpent, but Pharaoh called his magicians who were able to do the same trick. How did this counter-demonstration of Pharaoh go wrong?
Answer 1: Aaron's serpent ate all of Pharaoh's serpents.
Answer 2: At Aaron's command, Pharaoh's serpents attacked him.
Answer 3: Pharaoh's serpents were harmless, but Aaron's was a cobra.
Answer 4: Aaron was able to turn his serpent back into a staff.

Explanation and information: Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments. For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Exodus 7:7-9

hard Question # 1824: How old were Aaron and Moses when they went before Pharaoh, initially?
Answer 1: Aaron was 83 and Moses was 80.
Answer 2: Moses was 43 and Aaron was 40.
Answer 3: Aaron was 43 and Moses was 40.
Answer 4: Moses was 43, but we do not know Aaron's age.

Explanation and information: And Moses and Aaron did as the Lord commanded them, so did they. And Moses was fourscore years old, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they spake unto Pharaoh.

Exodus 7:4-6

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1825: How does Peter try to show us (and the Christians of his time) that the events of the Gospels are not a bunch of "cleverly devised myths?
Answer 1: By promising that he saw the events himself.
Answer 2: By appealing to the power of the Holy Spirit.
Answer 3: By healing the sick, even with his shadow.
Answer 4: By telling us to look within our own hearts for proof, in prayer.

Explanation and information: For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we had been eyewitnesses of his majesty.

2 Peter 1:14-16

medium Question # 1826: Who teaches us that "that no prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation"?
Answer 1: Peter, in 2 Peter.
Answer 2: John, in 2 John.
Answer 3: Paul, in 2 Corinthians.
Answer 4: Timothy, in 2 Timothy.

Explanation and information: "First of all you must understand this, that no prophecy of scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation, because no prophecy ever came by human will, but men and women moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God."

2 Peter 1:20-21

medium Question # 1827: What was the second plague God sent upon Egypt, in Exodus?
Answer 1: Frogs all over the place.
Answer 2: Gnats getting into everything.
Answer 3: Raining amphibians.
Answer 4: Weird skin diseases.

Explanation and information: Let my people go, that they may serve me. But if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will plague all your country with frogs.
Exodus 8:1-3

medium Question # 1828: After the second plague on Egypt (in Exodus) what became of the frogs?
Answer 1: They died and stank to high heaven.
Answer 2: They jumped back into the Nile.
Answer 3: They disappeared back into the earth.
Answer 4: They were gathered into baskets and burned.

Explanation and information: The frogs died out in the houses, the courtyards, and the fields. And they gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank. (Exodus 8:14-15)

medium Question # 1829: In the story of Jesus and the promiscuous woman at the well, what was the woman's nationality (tribe)?
Answer 1: Samaritan.
Answer 2: Philistine.
Answer 3: Phoenician.
Answer 4: Egyptian.

Explanation and information: Many Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, "He told me all that I ever did." (John 4)

hard Question # 1830: The Gospel of John has a long story about Jesus converting a non-Hebrew woman at a well. What famous person had also drunk at this same well?
Answer 1: Jacob.
Answer 2: Abraham.
Answer 3: Joshua.
Answer 4: Moses.

Explanation and information: "Now he had to go through Samaria. So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well." (John 4:4-6)

Jacob's Well is a famous landmark; it was hewn out of solid rock and is still known today.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1831: What was the third plague on Egypt?
Answer 1: Gnats.
Answer 2: Flies.
Answer 3: Mosquitos.
Answer 4: Frogs.

Explanation and information: Exodus 8:16-19

hard Question # 1832: What Bible translation was done by Eugene Peterson "to bring the New Testament to life for two different types of people: those who hadn't read the Bible because it seemed too distant and irrelevant and those who had read the Bible so much that it had become 'old hat'."?
Answer 1: The Message
Answer 2: The Relevant Bible
Answer 3: Good News Translation
Answer 4: New Life Version

Explanation and information: Peterson published his work piecemeal, from 1993 to 2002.

medium Question # 1833: What was the fourth plague on Egypt (in Exodus)?
Answer 1: Flies.
Answer 2: Gnats.
Answer 3: River of blood.
Answer 4: Frogs.

Explanation and information: Or else, if you will not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies on you and your servants and your people, and into your houses. And the houses of the Egyptians shall be filled with swarms of flies, and also the ground on which they stand. (Exodus 8:21-22)

medium Question # 1834: In James Cameron's famous 1997 movie "Titanic", what historical inaccuracy did he commit?
Answer 1: The orchestra played the wrong tune for 'Nearer My God to Thee'.
Answer 2: The people sang the wrong words to 'Nearer My God to Thee'.
Answer 3: The ship's chaplain recited the 23rd Psalm incorrectly.
Answer 4: The ship's chaplain recited the 100th Psalm incorrectly.

Explanation and information: The British use a different tune for "Nearer My God to Thee" than Americans and Canadians. Cameron had the orchestra playing the tune familiar to Americans (called "Bethany") but the Titanic was a British ship, and the orchestra played the British version, a tune called "Horbury".

The old movie, "A Night to Remember", played the historically accurate version.

medium Question # 1835: What was the fifth plague visited on the Egyptians by God, in Exodus 9?
Answer 1: Death of livestock.
Answer 2: Hordes of flies.
Answer 3: Boils.
Answer 4: Raining frogs.

Explanation and information: "Then the Lord said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, and tell him, Thus saith the Lord God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. For if thou refuse to let them go, and wilt hold them still, Behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain. (Exodus 9:1-3 KJV)

hard Question # 1836: In the Gospel of John, what was the second sign of Christ's divinity?
Answer 1: Healing a man's son at Cana.
Answer 2: Changing water into wine.
Answer 3: Healing the paralytic man at Bethesda.
Answer 4: Raising Lazarus from the dead.

Explanation and information: So he came again to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill. When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death. So Jesus said to him, "Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe." (John 4:46-48)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1837: What was the sixth plague on Egypt (in Exodus)?
Answer 1: Boils.
Answer 2: Lice.
Answer 3: Flies.
Answer 4: Lighting and thunder.

Explanation and information: And the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Take handfuls of soot from the kiln, and let Moses throw them in the air in the sight of Pharaoh. It shall become fine dust over all the land of Egypt, and become boils breaking out in sores on man and beast throughout all the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 9:8-9)

easy Question # 1838: For how long was Jesus in the wilderness, where He was tempted by Satan?
Answer 1: Forty days.
Answer 2: Six weeks.
Answer 3: Three days.
Answer 4: Three years.

Explanation and information: And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. (Luke 4:1)

medium Question # 1839: While Jesus was in the wilderness, being tempted by Satan, what did he eat?
Answer 1: Nothing.
Answer 2: Locusts and honey.
Answer 3: Unleavened bread.
Answer 4: Manna.

Explanation and information: "And he ate nothing during those days." (Luke 4:1-4)

medium Question # 1840: What was the seventh plague on Egypt (in Exodus)?
Answer 1: Storm and hail.
Answer 2: Locusts.
Answer 3: Frogs.
Answer 4: Flies.

Explanation and information: You still set yourself against my people and will not let them go.

Therefore, at this time tomorrow I will send the worst hailstorm that has ever fallen on Egypt, from the day it was founded till now. Give an order now to bring your livestock and everything you have in the field to a place of shelter, because the hail will fall on every person and animal that has not been brought in and is still out in the field, and they will die.

Exodus 9:17-19

hard Question # 1841: Which of the following did the plague of hail and storm in Exodus not destroy in Egypt?
Answer 1: Wheat.
Answer 2: Sheep.
Answer 3: Barley.
Answer 4: Flax.

Explanation and information: The wheat and spelt crops were still so small that they survived the storm. (Exodus 9:25-32)

hard Question # 1842: What does Exodus 10 strongly imply that God's primary purpose was, when He brought the ten plagues upon Egypt?
Answer 1: To demonstrate His power and faith so that it would be remembered forever.
Answer 2: To punish the idolatry and pride of Pharaoh.
Answer 3: To obtain the release of the Hebrew slaves.
Answer 4: To weaken Egypt so that it would not be a military threat to Israel.

Explanation and information: God could have punished Pharaoh or freed the Hebrews with a lot less fuss. The plagues were a demonstration of His might, made vivid so that it might be remembered for all generations.

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz hard Question # 1843: After which plague on Egypt did Pharaoh finally offer to let the Hebrew men go into the wilderness to worship, before the plague actually occurred?
Answer 1: Locusts (eighth).
Answer 2: Hail (seventh).
Answer 3: Darkness (ninth).
Answer 4: Boils (sixth).

Explanation and information: His offer was refused, because it did not include women or children, or livestock. (Exodus 10:1-11)

easy Question # 1844: On what country did God send a horde of locusts to devour their crops?
Answer 1: Egypt.
Answer 2: Judah.
Answer 3: Babylonia.
Answer 4: Sodom.

Explanation and information: This was one of the ten plagues of Egypt, in Exodus, which forced Pharaoh to release the Hebrew slaves. (Exodus 10)

medium Question # 1845: Which Psalm begins, "I will lift up my eyes unto the hills"?
Answer 1: 121.
Answer 2: 112.
Answer 3: 32.
Answer 4: 100.

Explanation and information: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. (Ps. 121:1)

easy Question # 1846: In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus says that he has not come to abolish the law, but . . . ?
Answer 1: To fulfill it.
Answer 2: To correct it.
Answer 3: To spread it to all nations.
Answer 4: To prove it.

Explanation and information: Matthew 5:17

medium Question # 1847: In the Gospel of John, why did Jesus get in trouble with the Pharisees for healing a man?
Answer 1: He did it on the Sabbath.
Answer 2: He healed the man in His own name.
Answer 3: The man was not Jewish.
Answer 4: He did it on the porch of the Temple.

Explanation and information: And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked. And that day was the Sabbath. The Jews therefore said to him who was cured, "It is the Sabbath; it is not lawful for you to carry your bed." (John 5:9)

medium Question # 1848: How did the plague of locusts (in Exodus) arrive in Egypt?
Answer 1: An east wind blew them in.
Answer 2: They sprang from the earth.
Answer 3: They poured out of Aaron's staff.
Answer 4: They emerged from the mouths of idols.

Explanation and information: "So Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the Lord brought an east wind upon the land all that day and all that night. When it was morning, the east wind had brought the locusts." (Exodus 10:12-15)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1849: What was the ninth plague on Egypt, in Exodus?
Answer 1: Darkness.
Answer 2: Death of animals.
Answer 3: Boils.
Answer 4: Storm.

Explanation and information: Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, darkness which may even be felt.” (Exodus 10:21)

hard Question # 1850: How long did the darkness last over Egypt during the plague of darkness?
Answer 1: Three days.
Answer 2: Seven days.
Answer 3: One full day.
Answer 4: A month.

Explanation and information: So Moses stretched out his hand toward heaven, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days. (Exodus 10:22)

medium Question # 1851: In which plague of Egypt were all of the first born killed?
Answer 1: Tenth.
Answer 2: Eleventh.
Answer 3: Ninth.
Answer 4: Twelth.

Explanation and information: There were only ten! "Moses then said to the king, “The Lord says, ‘At about midnight I will go through Egypt, and every first-born son in Egypt will die, from the king's son, who is heir to the throne, to the son of the slave woman who grinds grain." (Exodus 11)

hard Question # 1852: What rather odd occurrence was part of the tenth plague of Egypt, in Exodus?
Answer 1: The firstborn calf of every cow died.
Answer 2: All of the lambs in Egypt died.
Answer 3: The Nile receded from its banks.
Answer 4: Pharaoh could not stand up for twelve hours.

Explanation and information: "The first-born of all the cattle will die also." (Exodus 11:5)

medium Question # 1853: In John 5, when Jesus healed the man by the pool, He said (fill in the blank):" _______________, and walk."
Answer 1: Take up your bed.
Answer 2: Be healed of your palsy.
Answer 3: Know that your demon has departed.
Answer 4: Stand up in faith.

Explanation and information: Jesus said to him, "Get up, take up your bed, and walk." And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked. (John 5:8-9)

hard Question # 1854: In John 5, where was Jesus when he healed the man by the pool, what structure were they near?
Answer 1: The Sheep Gate.
Answer 2: The Gate of Hours.
Answer 3: The Temple porch.
Answer 4: The Colonnade of Solomon.

Explanation and information: Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic called Bethesda, which has five roofed colonnades. (John 5:2)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1855: Which of the following did Moses NOT command the Hebrews to do on the first Passover?
Answer 1: Paint their doorknob or latch with lamb's blood.
Answer 2: Eat unleavened bread only.
Answer 3: Cook an entire lamb guts and all.
Answer 4: Wear their sandals indoors.

Explanation and information: This is a tricky one, because Moses commanded the Jews to paint the frame around their door (the doorposts and lintel) with lamb's blood, but not the door itself. (Exodus 12:1-12)

easy Question # 1856: What Jewish holy day was the setting for the Last Supper?
Answer 1: Passover.
Answer 2: Yom Kippur.
Answer 3: Purim.
Answer 4: Rosh Hashana.

Explanation and information: Good Friday is the same day most Jewish families have their seder.

hard Question # 1857: In Exodus 11, what offense did God decree would cut off the offender from the congregation of Jews?
Answer 1: Eating leavened bread during Passover.
Answer 2: Eating pork.
Answer 3: Worshiping an idol.
Answer 4: Committing adultery with another Jewish man or woman.

Explanation and information: Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread. On the first day you shall remove leaven out of your houses, for if anyone eats what is leavened, from the first day until the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel. (Exodus 11:15-16)

hard Question # 1858: What plant's branches and leaves did the Hebrews use as a brush, to paint lamb's blood on their door frames during the first Passover?
Answer 1: Hyssop.
Answer 2: Bulrush or papyrus.
Answer 3: Wormwood.
Answer 4: Cedar.

Explanation and information: Then Moses called all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go and select lambs for yourselves according to your clans, and kill the Passover lamb. Take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and touch the lintel and the two doorposts with the blood that is in the basin. (Exodus 11:21)

medium Question # 1859: What did the Hebrews use to mark their doorframes before the tenth plauge of Egypt, so that the Angel of Death would pass by them?
Answer 1: Lamb's blood.
Answer 2: Sweet wine.
Answer 3: Calf's blood.
Answer 4: Charcoal.

Explanation and information: The symbolism of the blood of a sacrificial lamb runs throughout the Bible and was very strongly applied to Jesus

medium Question # 1860: Who died in the tenth plague of Egypt, in Exodus?
Answer 1: The oldest son of the Pharoah, the firstborn child of every Egyptian, the firstborn child of people in prison, the firstborn calf of every cow.
Answer 2: The firstborn child of the Pharaoh only.
Answer 3: The firstborn child of Pharaoh and free Egyptians, only.
Answer 4: The firstborn child of all Egyptian people only, including serving women.

Explanation and information: At midnight the Lord struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the livestock. (Exodus 12:29)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1861: How many years does Exodus say that the Hebrews dwelled in Egypt?
Answer 1: 430.
Answer 2: 320.
Answer 3: 240,
Answer 4: 180.

Explanation and information: The time that the people of Israel lived in Egypt was 430 years. At the end of 430 years, on that very day, all the hosts of the Lord went out from the land of Egypt. (Exodus 12:40)

medium Question # 1862: Where in the Bible does Jesus tell us to "turn the other cheek"?
Answer 1: Matthew 5.
Answer 2: Matthew 12.
Answer 3: Mark 3.
Answer 4: John 8.

Explanation and information: It is part of the Sermon on the mount.

You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if anyone would sue you and take your shirt, let him have your cloak as well. (Matthew 5:38)

hard Question # 1863: In John 5, who did Christ say would accuse us before the Father?
Answer 1: Moses.
Answer 2: Jesus Himself.
Answer 3: Satan.
Answer 4: Our sin.

Explanation and information: But do not think I will accuse you before the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom your hopes are set. (John 5:45-47)

hard Question # 1864: In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word for male oxen (eleph) came to be used to mean what?
Answer 1: A military unit.
Answer 2: A feast.
Answer 3: A team of slaves who pulled great stones.
Answer 4: A man possessed by a demon.

Explanation and information: Because herds of oxen would gather around a dominant male, the word came to be used for general groups of people, such as tribes, clans, and military units of various sizes. For example, in Exodus 12, the Hebrew Scripture tells us 600 "elephs" left Egypt in the exodus (often translated, incorrectly, as "600,000 men").

medium Question # 1865: What was the ethnicity of Moses' second wife?
Answer 1: Cushite.
Answer 2: Hebrew.
Answer 3: Egyptian.
Answer 4: Midianite.

Explanation and information: The Cushites were generally close to the Hebrews, and many of them converted to the Jewish religion.

medium Question # 1866: What is odd about the lamb served at Passover, as God commanded it in Exodus?
Answer 1: The bones cannot be broken.
Answer 2: It must be white.
Answer 3: It must be over nine months old.
Answer 4: It cannot be cooked in wine.

Explanation and information: It shall be eaten in one house; you shall not take any of the flesh outside the house, and you shall not break any of its bones. (Exodus 12:44-45)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1867: Who is allowed to partake of the Passover meal in a Jewish household (as set forth in Exodus)?
Answer 1: Jews only.
Answer 2: Circumcised males and their female relatives.
Answer 3: People who worship the Lord (i.e. Yahweh).
Answer 4: Anyone who will follow the Rules of the Seder.

Explanation and information: If a stranger shall sojourn with you and would keep the Passover to the Lord, let all his males be circumcised. Then he may come near and keep it; he shall be as a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person shall eat of it. (Exodus 12:45-48)

hard Question # 1868: Which animal is exempt from the sacrifice of firstborn males, instituted by God at the start of the Hebrew exodus, and may instead be redeemed by sacrifice of a lamb?
Answer 1: Donkey.
Answer 2: Goat.
Answer 3: Ox.
Answer 4: Horse.

Explanation and information: All the firstborn of your animals that are males shall be the Lord's. Every firstborn of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb . . . . (Exodus 13:11-12)

easy Question # 1869: How many people did Jesus feed with the five barley loaves and two fish?
Answer 1: 5000.
Answer 2: 50,000.
Answer 3: 500.
Answer 4: 50.

Explanation and information: Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, about five thousand in number. Jesus then took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated. So also the fish, as much as they wanted. (John 6:1-14)

medium Question # 1870: What is another name for the Sea of Galilee?
Answer 1: Sea of Tiberius.
Answer 2: Dead Sea.
Answer 3: Lake of Jordan.
Answer 4: Jacob's Lake.

Explanation and information: The Romans called it the Sea (or Lake) of Tiberius, after the Emperor who conquered Judea.

hard Question # 1871: In Exodus 13, the last instructions about the Passover, the Lord instructs parents to tell their children that they celebrate "because of what the Lord did for" . . . whom?
Answer 1: Me.
Answer 2: You.
Answer 3: The Hebrews.
Answer 4: Mankind.

Explanation and information: Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there shall be a feast to the Lord. Unleavened bread shall be eaten for seven days; no leavened bread shall be seen with you, and no leaven shall be seen with you in all your territory. You shall tell your son on that day, ‘It is because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt.’ (Exodus 13:6-8)

medium Question # 1872: Why did Moses lead the Hebrews into the desert instead of a more hospitable area?
Answer 1: They were not ready to battle the Philistines.
Answer 2: They were running away from the Egyptians.
Answer 3: The desert is a spiritually purifying climate.
Answer 4: They wanted to go somewhere the Egyptians would forget about them.

Explanation and information: When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near. For God said, “Lest the people change their minds when they see war and return to Egypt.” (Exodus 13:17-18)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz hard Question # 1873: Who divided the Bible into the chapters we use today?
Answer 1: Archbishop Steven Langton
Answer 2: Cardinal Hugo de Sancto Caro.
Answer 3: Saint Aloyisius, Abbot of Leppo
Answer 4: Saint Benefice, a monk on the Isle of Skye.

Explanation and information: Hugo de Sancto Caro actually did divide the Bible into chapters, but it is the version done by Langton (the Archbishop of Canterbury) around 1200-1220 A.D., that was adopted by the Catholic Church and is still used today.

hard Question # 1874: In John 6, after feeding the 5000, the crowd followed Jesus to the west shore of the Sea of Galilee and asked Him, "What does God want us to do"? What did He answer?
Answer 1: God wants you to have faith in the one he sent.
Answer 2: God wants you to love Him and one another.
Answer 3: Follow His commandments and forgive others as He will forgive you.
Answer 4: Walk always in His Spirit.

Explanation and information: John 6:25-29: Jesus answered, "I tell you for certain that you are not looking for me because you saw the miracles, but because you ate all the food you wanted. Don't work for food that spoils. Work for food that gives eternal life. The Son of Man will give you this food, because God the Father has given him the right to do so." "What exactly does God want us to do?" the people asked. Jesus answered, "God wants you to have faith in the one he sent."

medium Question # 1875: Whose body did the Hebrews carry with them during the exodus from Egypt?
Answer 1: Joseph.
Answer 2: Jacob.
Answer 3: Manessah.
Answer 4: Miriam.

Explanation and information: And the people of Israel went up out of the land of Egypt equipped for battle. Moses took the bones of Joseph with him, for Joseph had made the sons of Israel solemnly swear, saying, “God will surely visit you, and you shall carry up my bones with you from here.” (Exodus 13:19-20)

easy Question # 1876: How did God show the Hebrews which way to go after they left Egypt?
Answer 1: A pillar of cloud or smoke.
Answer 2: An eagle.
Answer 3: A bright star in the sky.
Answer 4: Moses had a GPS.

Explanation and information: And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night. (Exodus 13:21)

medium Question # 1877: The Hebrews leaving Egypt were preceded by God appearing as what?
Answer 1: Pillar of cloud.
Answer 2: Pillar of dust.
Answer 3: Pillar of sand.
Answer 4: Pillar of darkness.

Explanation and information: And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way. (Exodus 13:21)

hard Question # 1878: How many of his "best" chariots did Pharaoh send out after the Hebrews, in Exodus?
Answer 1: 600.
Answer 2: 6000.
Answer 3: 300.
Answer 4: 2000.

Explanation and information: So he made ready his chariot and took his army with him, and took six hundred chosen chariots and all the other chariots of Egypt with officers over all of them. (Exodus 14:6-7)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz hard Question # 1879: What are Pi-hahiroth and Baal-zephon?
Answer 1: Places near which the Hebrews camped in Egypt.
Answer 2: Gods worshiped by the Babylonians.
Answer 3: Wells dug by Abraham.
Answer 4: Concubines of Solomon.

Explanation and information: And the Lord hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued the people of Israel while the people of Israel were going out defiantly. The Egyptians pursued them, all Pharaoh's horses and chariots and his horsemen and his army, and overtook them encamped at the sea, by Pi-hahiroth, in front of Baal-zephon. (Exodus 14:9)

medium Question # 1880: In John, when Jesus says "Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness" who is he talking about?
Answer 1: The Hebrews after they escaped from Egypt.
Answer 2: Abraham and his family.
Answer 3: Joseph and his brothers during the famine in Egypt.
Answer 4: Adam and Eve.

Explanation and information: "Manna" is a food that God rained upon the Hebrews during the 40 years after they left Egypt. (Exodus 16)

medium Question # 1881: In the Gospel of John, what does Jesus call "the bread of life"?
Answer 1: Himself.
Answer 2: Faith.
Answer 3: A communion wafer (or bread).
Answer 4: The unleavened bread eaten at Passover.

Explanation and information: Then Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty." (John 6:34-36)

medium Question # 1882: When God parted the Red Sea for the Israelites, from which direction did the wind blow?
Answer 1: East.
Answer 2: North.
Answer 3: West.
Answer 4: Southeast.

Explanation and information: "Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the Lord drove the sea back by a strong east wind all night and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided." (Exodus 14:20-22)

The wind was symbolic, for it showed God exercising His power from the direction he wanted the Israelites to travel.

medium Question # 1883: When the Egyptian chariots caught up to the Hebrews, in Exodus, how did they gain enough time to break camp before the Egyptians could attack them?
Answer 1: God, as a pillar of cloud, put Himself between the Egyptians and the Hebrews.
Answer 2: A great stormy darkness fell over Egypt.
Answer 3: The chariot wheels became bogged down in mud.
Answer 4: The Egyptians were afflicted by a plague of gnats.

Explanation and information: While all of these things happen in Exodus, in the scene where the Egyptian army is halted to allow the Hebrews to break camp, the pillar of cloud and fire moves from the front of the Hebrews in between them and they Egyptians. (Exodus 20:15-22)

medium Question # 1884: Who got drownded?
Answer 1: Pharaoh's army.
Answer 2: Jonah.
Answer 3: Noah's wife.
Answer 4: A crewman on Paul's fourth voyage.

Explanation and information: This is from an old spiritual: "Oh Mary don't you weep don't you moan . . . Pharaoh's army got drownded."

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1885: In Exodus, when the Egyptians chased the Hebrews into the Red Sea, why couldn't they catch them?
Answer 1: The wheels came off their chariots.
Answer 2: Their horses' hooves got stuck in the mud.
Answer 3: They became disoriented in the darkness.
Answer 4: They were afraid to go too fast.

Explanation and information: "And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the Lord looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians, and took off their chariot wheels, . . ." Exodus 14:23-25 (KJV)

hard Question # 1886: Which chapter of the Gospel of John describes Jesus washing His disciples' feet?
Answer 1: 13.
Answer 2: 8.
Answer 3: 16.
Answer 4: This is not related in John.

Explanation and information: "Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him." (John 13:5)

hard Question # 1887: What is another name for the "Song of Moses"?
Answer 1: Song of the Sea
Answer 2: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves.
Answer 3: Song of Miriam.
Answer 4: Psalm of Exodus.

Explanation and information: This great early psalm, probably the first part of Exodus composed, appears in Exodus 15. The "Sea" mentioned is the Red Sea. (The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves is a famous chorus from the opera "Nabucco".)

hard Question # 1888: In Exodus 15 (Song of Moses), a characterization of Yahweh is almost identical to the name of what famous race horse?
Answer 1: Man O' War.
Answer 2: Seabiscuit.
Answer 3: Bold Ruler.
Answer 4: Sunday Silence.

Explanation and information: "The Lord is a man of war; the Lord is his name." (Exodus 15:3)

medium Question # 1889: In Exodus 15, where the song of Moses is written, what instrument does Miriam play?
Answer 1: Tambourine.
Answer 2: Harp.
Answer 3: Lyre.
Answer 4: Drum.

Explanation and information: Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing. (Exodus 15:20)

medium Question # 1890: In Exodus, when the Hebrews first came across bitter water (at Marah), what did Moses do?
Answer 1: Threw a log in in.
Answer 2: Dipped his staff into it.
Answer 3: Threw a stone into it.
Answer 4: Raised his hand and staff above it.

Explanation and information: And the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink?” And he cried to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a log [or a tree], and he threw it into the water, and the water became sweet. (Exodus 15:23-25)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz hard Question # 1891: At Marah, what specific covenant did Moses make with the Hebrews?
Answer 1: Not to give them Egyptian diseases.
Answer 2: To give them bread from the sky when they needed it.
Answer 3: To sweeten the bitter water of the desert.
Answer 4: To prevent their feet from bleeding.

Explanation and information: There the Lord made for them a statute and a rule, and there he tested them, saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.” (Exodus 15:25-26)

medium Question # 1892: At the end of John 6, what objection do "evil people" make to Christ's statement, that his body is the bread of life?
Answer 1: Cannibalism.
Answer 2: Heresy.
Answer 3: Breaking the Sabbath.
Answer 4: Insanity.

Explanation and information: Christ was, of course, accused of all of these, but the specific reaction to His "bread of life" speech was, at its basis, an accusation that He was advocating cannibalism.

Then the evil people began to argue among themselves, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?" (John 6:52)

medium Question # 1893: Which of the following did Christ not say we must do in order to gain eternal life?
Answer 1: Give away all our goods.
Answer 2: Eat the bread of life.
Answer 3: Be born again.
Answer 4: Have faith in Him.

Explanation and information: This is a touchy one, since He did tell the rich young man to give away all his possessions to find salvation, but in general, the other three were direct commandments to everyone.

child Question # 1894: What is "manna"?
Answer 1: Bread from heaven.
Answer 2: Money from God.
Answer 3: Hebrew for "mother".
Answer 4: More than a few.

Explanation and information: "Manna" is what the Hebrews called the substance that fell from the sky to feed them while they were wandering in the desert, after escaping from Egypt. See Exodus 16.

medium Question # 1895: Which commandment did God specifically initiate, in a primative form, long before He instituted the Ten Commandments on Mr. Sinai?
Answer 1: The fourth, keep the Sabbath Holy.
Answer 2: The tenth, not coveting.
Answer 3: The eighth, not stealing.
Answer 4: The second, not taking the Lord's name in vain.

Explanation and information: Then the Lord said to Moses, “Behold, I am about to rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in my law or not. On the sixth day, when they prepare what they bring in, it will be twice as much as they gather daily.” (Exodus 16)

hard Question # 1896: What is an omer?
Answer 1: A Hebrew measure equivalent to several quarts.
Answer 2: A Hebrew measure equivalent to a bushel.
Answer 3: A head covering worn by temple priests.
Answer 4: A belt worn by temple priests.

Explanation and information: And Moses said to them, “It is the bread that the Lord has given you to eat. This is what the Lord has commanded: ‘Gather of it, each one of you, as much as he can eat. You shall each take an omer, according to the number of the persons that each of you has in his tent.’” (Exodus 16)

Daily Devotional Bible Quiz medium Question # 1897: Which of the following did God give the Hebrews to eat in the wilderness?
Answer 1: Quail.
Answer 2: Rabbit.
Answer 3: Sorghum.
Answer 4: Locusts.

Explanation and information: And the Lord said to Moses, “I have heard the grumbling of the people of Israel. Say to them, ‘At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning you shall be filled with bread. Then you shall know that I am the Lord your God.’” In the evening quail came up and covered the camp. (Exodus 16:9-12)

hard Question # 1898: Complete this quote from John 6: "It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh _________________."
Answer 1: profits nothing.
Answer 2: decays and falls away.
Answer 3: is given to worms.
Answer 4: is lifeless clay without the Spirit.

Explanation and information: "It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. But there are some of you who do not believe." (John 6:63)

medium Question # 1899: When did Jesus realize that it was Judas who was His betrayer?
Answer 1: Before He named Judas as an apostle.
Answer 2: At the Last Supper.
Answer 3: On Palm Sunday.
Answer 4: In the Garden of Gethsemene.

Explanation and information: "For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and who would betray Him." (John 6:64)

medium Question # 1900: What did God use to train the Hebrews to keep the Sabbath?
Answer 1: Manna.
Answer 2: Bad weather.
Answer 3: An angel.
Answer 4: Livestock.

Explanation and information: On the sixth day they gathered twice as much manna, two omers each. And when all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses, he said to them, “This is what the Lord has commanded: ‘Tomorrow is a day of solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to the Lord; bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over lay aside to be kept till the morning.’” (Exodus 16:22-26)