Test Your Bible Knowledge

Jun 22, 2007
Salem, MA
Test Your Bible Knowledge

How much do you know about the Bible? Take the following quiz and find out! Click on highlighted answer you think is correct. Good luck!

1. What is the first book of the Bible? - Matthew (go to #7) - Genesis (#14) - Paul (#21) 2. Miriam was Moses's sister, but she was not one of the judges of Israel. Go back to #22 and try again.
3. Good! The Bible has 66 books, 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament. Now try question #13.
4. How many wise men came to visit Jesus and his family after his birth? - Two (Go to #12) - Three (#18) - None of the above (#9) 5. Wrong. Jesus wasn't born in Jerusalem. Try #13 again.
6. Ruth was an ancestor of Jesus, but she wasn't a judge. Go back to #22.
7. Matthew is the first book of the New Testament, not the Old Testament(which is the first part of the Bible). Go back to #1 and try again.
8. No, the New Testament has 27 books, but the entire Bible has more than this. Try #20 again.
9. That's right, the Bible doesn't say how many wise men came to visit Jesus. It does say they brought three gifts, gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Go to #20.
10. Methusaleh lived to 969 years old, longer than anyone else recorded in the Bible. Interestingly, he died in the year of The Flood. He may have perished in the flood or perhaps God delayed the flood until he died - no one knows for sure. Now go to #16.
11. No, the Bible says Jesus had brothers and sisters. It even tells his brothers' names! Give #16 another shot.
12. Nope. Try again. Back to #4.
13. Where was Jesus born? Jerusalem (go to #5) Bethlehem (#30) Antioch (#23) 14. Right! Genesis is the first book of the Old Testament, which is the first part of the Bible. The New Testament is the second part of the Bible. Now go to #4.
15. That's right, Deborah was the only woman judge of Israel. There were 12 judges (some scholars say 13 or 14)who led Israel after the Hebrews conquered the promised land. Go to question #29.
16. How many brothers did Jesus have? - 4 (go to #28) - 3 (#33) - None (#11) 17. According to Jesus, what was the greatest commandment in the Law of Moses? - "Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy." (#31) - "You shall not steal." (#27) - "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." (go to #32) 18. Nope. Try again. Back to #4.
19. Noah, the man who built the ark, lived to the ripe old age of 950 years, but someone else lived longer. Go back to #29 and give it another try.
20. How many books are there in the Bible? - 66 (go to #3) - 39 (#26) - 27 (#8) 21. Sorry, there is no book of "Paul" in the Bible. Paul was an apostle and authored 13 of the books of the New Testament. Go back to #1 and try again.
22. What woman was a judge of Israel? - Miriam (go to #2) - Ruth (#6) - Deborah (#15) 23. Oops, Antioch wasn't the birthplace of Jesus, but it was the city where the disciples were first called "Christians." Go back to #13.
24. No. The Old Testament has 39 books and the New Testament has 27 books for a total of 66 books. Now try question #13.
25. Solomon was the wisest man that ever lived, but not the oldest. Try #29 again.
26. No, the Old Testament has 39 books, but the entire Bible has more.Go back to #20.
27. Stealing is wrong, but that's not the greatest commandment.Go back to #17.
28. Yes, according to Matthew 13:55, Jesus had 4 brothers: James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas (not the Judas who betrayed him!). Proceed to question # 17.
29. Who lived longer than anyone else mentioned in the Bible? - Noah(go to #19) - Methusaleh(#10) - Solomon (#25) 30. Correct! Jesus was born in Bethlehem, the City of David. Now go to #22.
31. No, it's important to worship God, but that's not the greatest commandment. Go back to #17.
32. That's right, Jesus said the greatest commandment was to love God with all your heart. (Matthew 22:37). Do you love God with all your heart? Thanks for taking the quiz. We hope you learned something about the Bible you didn't know before. Watch this page for a new quiz every month or two. Click here to return to the quiz home page.
33. No, Jesus did not have 3 brothers. Give #16 another shot.