From creation to destruction to restoration, the Old Testament stories tell it all. Do you think you can identify these major stories and the characters involved?
The Old Testament portion of the Bible is a very interesting and intriguing account of how the world came to be, how humankind developed early on and how "being human" was defined, redefined, challenged and constructed in the many poetic verses of each book's chapters. Personalities developed, ambitions grew higher, devotions got deeper. And the Old Testament stories narrated them all. Think you can pinpoint who's who here, what's what, or which happened where? That's the interesting and exciting content of this quiz!
Of course, this quiz is not merely for the faithful and devoted. It's for everyone who has faith in the good of humanity, and it's definitely for anyone who struggles to fight inner and outer demons, just as these Biblical characters have done in their respective narratives. This is where the timelessness of their stories comes in - as we still learn lessons from their victories and defeats, up to this day and for the days still to come.
So come and celebrate these stories with us, as you take this quiz and rediscover these stories. We have faith that you're up for the challenge. Good luck!
The story about God’s Paradise garden and the Creation of Man can be read in the first few verses of Genesis.
Adam and Eve were the first inhabitants of the garden paradise God created in 6 days.
The forbidden fruit is said to introduce man to sin, hence the banishment result.
Cain is the older one while Abel is the younger one.
Since God was more pleased by Abel’s offerings, this made Cain angry at his brother, enough to kill him.
God commanded Noah to prepare himself and his family for the upcoming flood.
God told Noah to build the ark, which took years.
One pair of each kind of animal was brought inside the ark to propagate the world later on.
God let it rain for 40 days to wipe out all the existing evil in the world.
Abraham was formerly known as Abram.
Abraham was about to knife down Isaac when an angel appeared before him and made him stop, saying he passed God’s test.
God let the rain of fire destroy and cleanse these cities.
Despite his sometimes hard-headedness of wanting to live in Sodom, God still saw Lot as a good man that could be saved.
There will be bad consequences for people who disobey orders of angels.
To Lot’s dismay, his wife was turned into a pillar of salt when she stopped and looked back during their escape journey.
Esau is the elder son so he should have gotten the rights that Jacob stole.
Unfortunately, Rachel is the younger sister, and it is forbidden for them to marry first than the older sisters.
Majority of the sons were from Leah.
Joseph’s mother is Rachel, Jacob’s one true love. Naturally, Joseph became his favorite because of that.
Joseph was sold to be a slave in Egypt.
Since he’s a good dream interpreter, Joseph also became an influential figure in Egypt eventually.
Moses’ name means “drawn out” since he was literally drawn out of the river.
The burning bush was a powerful symbol of God commanding Moses for his upcoming duty.
The 10 commandments were written by God on stone tablets.
With God’s help, Moses parted the Red Sea, proving that God was really on their side.
Samson had a vow to love God, which was the source of his strength.
Delilah belonged to the tribe that was at war with Samson’s own tribe.
Goliath was like 9 feet and a few inches tall.
David proved that smaller is mightier sometimes.
When God asked Solomon what he wanted, he asked for wisdom above all. Good choice!
This story teaches about honesty and wisdom.
Splitting the child seems like an unwise decision, but it led to a better and wiser solution.
According to King Solomon, the real mother will not let any harm come upon her child, so it is evident that the other one is a fake.
When Daniel was punished and sentenced to be thrown at the pit of the lions, he was miraculously saved and protected inside the pit because he prayed to God.