Can You Get More Than 11 Right on This New Testament Quiz?
By: Tasha Moore
About This Quiz
Sprinkled throughout this New Testament quiz are easy, somewhat easy and not-so-easy questions designed to boost your score while challenging your biblical knowledge. Recall that the New Testament is packed with Jesus facts dealing with his birth, his miracles, his disciples, his death and his ultimate reign over good and evil. If you have a pretty good understanding of the aforementioned, you are sure to gain at least 11 wins with this Good-book teaser.
Tackling some of the harder questions will require that you know your way around the gospels and that you have a good grasp of New Testament specifics. This is a chance for you to brush up on certain obscure biblical names that you don't see too often. More recognizable notables should trigger some of the particularly prominent events of Christian culture.
Be forewarned, though. You'll need to know the major aspects of the Apocalypse since that part of the Bible is so drenched with details anyway. Whenever necessary, names of biblical texts are offered as mild hints. Knowing a book's author and their style of writing may help you along with some of the answers. Click on to test your Bible know-how now!
Before he ascended into heaven, Jesus told his disciples that he had all of this in heaven and earth. What was he referring to?
All the money
The biblical books Luke and Acts give detailed accounts of Jesus's ascension into heaven. Of course, only 11 of the 12 disciples were able to appreciate this event, since Judas had already hung himself.
In the book of Revelation, where did John receive prophecy?
The Island of Patmos
In the book of Revelation, the location description is the "isle that is called Patmos." The word "isle" can also describe what happened to John. God isled John, isolating him on Patmos so that he could receive a monumental prophecy.
At Jesus's sentencing, what is the name of the prisoner who the multitude chose to free?
The multitude of people chose to free the criminal Barabbas and crucify Jesus. It was customary for the governor to pardon a prisoner around Passover time. Pontius Pilate obeyed the people and freed Barabbas.
How was the first Christian martyr, Stephen, killed?
He was stoned to death.
After the early Christian church was established, Stephen was the first Christian to be killed for his testimony. According to the book of Acts, Stephen served as a deacon in Jerusalem and was accused of blasphemy.
According to scripture, what will happen to true believers during the rapture?
True believers will perish.
True believers will slumber.
True believers will rise into heaven with Christ.
Bible scripture asserts that non-believers and sinners will suffer the Apocalypse on earth, while true believers will join Christ. The book of Revelation gives explicit details on what will ultimately happen in the end times.
According to the book of Luke, who at the Temple was the first person who knew baby Jesus was the Messiah?
In the book of Luke, baby Jesus was presented at the Temple in Jerusalem when Simeon saw him. The Holy Ghost had visited Simeon previously and informed him that he would not die until he saw the Messiah.
In the book of Acts, what is the name of the damsel who did not open the door of the gate for Peter?
Rhoda is a woman who is only mentioned once in the New Testament. The book of Acts recounts that in her excitement upon seeing Peter as she told others of his presence, she forgot to open the door for him.