Ultimate Bible Quiz

Ultimate Bible Quiz

This is a general-knowledge Bible quiz, which will test your knowledge of the Bible as both a text and a cultural phenomenon. This test is intentionally designed to be "difficult."

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Name the source of this quote: When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset.

Exodus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Joshua

Name the source of this quote: Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules: “Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!”?

Galatians
Ephesians
Philippians
Colossians

Name the source of this quote: But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.

Matthew
Mark
Luke
John

Name the source of this quote: Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades? Can you loosen Orion’s belt?

Job
Psalms
Micah
Joel

Name the source of this quote: Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, most blessed of tent-dwelling women.

Joshua
Judges
Samuel
Kings

Fill in the blank: From there [Abram] went on toward the hills east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and ___ on the east.

Jerusalem
Jericho
Damascus
Ai

Fill in the blank: When [Ruth] sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some ___.

goat's milk
roasted grain
figs
honey

Fill in the blank: Cleanse me with ___ and I will be clean.

water
lye
mercy
hyssop

Fill in the blank: What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which he revealed his glory; and his disciples ___ him.

followed
believed in
told others about
listened to

Fill in the blank: Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden ___.

treasures
mysteries
secrets
manna

Which day of creation is not called "good"?

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4

Who was the wife of Nabal?

Abigail
Jezebel
Michal
Deborah

Whose name means "laughter"?

Abraham
Isaac
Jacob
Judah

Which of these leaders is mentioned first in the book of Judges?

Deborah
Ehud
Samuel
Gideon

Who co-authored Colossians with Paul?

Timothy
Titus
Silas
Peter

Who devoted himself to seeking out the "paths of the seas" mentioned in Psalm 8?

Matthew Scott Maury
Matthew John Maury
Matthew Fontaine Maury
Matthew Studdebaker Maury

What book did Rabbi Akiva call "the holy of holies"?

Leviticus
Psalms
Isaiah
Song Of Songs

What second-century Christian writing sees Moses' outstretched arms as a foreshadowing of the crucified Christ?

The First Epistle of Clement
The Epistle of Barnabas
The Martyrdom Of Polycarp
The Didache

What biblical saying was central to the Reformation?

The just shall live by faith.
They will make their swords into plows.
Let the children come to me.
Upon this rock will I build my church.

According to tradition, who authored Lamentations?

Isaiah
Jeremiah
Ezekiel
Hosea

What are the three components of the Tanakh?

Major, Minor, Final
Hadassah, Tehillim, Koheleth
Ta'ar, Nahor'im, Ketahem
Torah, Nevi'im, Ketuvim

Which is not a prison epistle?

Galatians
Ephesians
Philippians
Colossians

Which is not one of the Megillot?

Esther
Ruth
Micah
Song Of Songs

Which is not a minor prophet?

Daniel
Joel
Micah
Malachi

Which is not one of the Catholic Epistles?

First John
Jude
Second Peter
Philemon

Which is not a New Testament uncial?

Codex Siniaticus
Codex Hebraiticus
Codex Vaticanus
Codex Washingtonianus

What was the name of the Bible used by the Pilgrim settlers in the Americas?

King James
Bishops
Matthew's
Geneva

What language is the Vulgate?

Greek
Latin
Gothic
Aramaic

The English Jerusalem Bible was inspired by an earlier translation in what language?

Spanish
German
Italian
French

Codex Gigas ("Giant Codex") is also known as what?

The Apostle's Bible
The Pope's Bible
The Devil's Bible
The People's Bible