200 Bible Trivia Questions And Their Answers


The bible is the holy book for Christians, it is the best selling book till date, it is also the most ancient book still in existence. Every christian is expected to have a copy of this book and also have a good knowledge of the content. Many people find it difficult to familiarize themselves with the content of the bible while many also have each particular chapters and verses at their finger tips. The bible contains different stories and events that happened in the past, lets just say that it is a history book, and it is very important to be aware of our history to be able to control the future. Also, kids are faced with bible quiz most times, especially in school and these bible trivia questions and answers will be of immense help to them at such point. Lets go ahead and make a list of the bible trivia questions and answers. We hope you’ll find them interesting

200 Bible Trivia Questions And Answers

Bible Trivia Questions And Answers
  1. When Samson killed 1000 Philistines at Lehi what weapon did he use? —– Ans: The jawbone of an ass (Judges 15:15)
  2. How old was David when he was anointed King of Israel? —–  Ans: 30 years (2 Samuel 5:4)
  3. Which disciples witnessed Jesus’ Transfiguration? —– Ans: Peter, James & John (Matthew 17:1-2, Mark 9:2, Luke 9:28-29)
  4. In Damascus, whose sight was restored by Ananias? —– Ans: Saul of Tarsus (Acts 9:17-18)
  5. To whom did Jesus say, “Get thee behind me, Satan”? —– Ans: Peter (Matthew 16:23 & Mark 8:33) and Satan (Luke 4:8)
  6. What are the final words of Jesus recorded in the New Testament? —– Ans: “Surely I come quickly” (Revelations 22:20)
  7. Prior to his conversion, how did Saul refer to the followers of Jesus Christ? —–Ans: The Way (Acts 9:2)
  8. How many rivers were formed from the river that went out of Eden? —– Ans: Four (Genesis 2:10) [Pishon, Gihon, Hiddekel, and Euphrates]
  9. What is the name of the place where Jacob slept and dreamed of Jacob’s Ladder? —– Ans: Bethel (Genesis 28:19)
  10. Who told Naaman to wash in the river Jordan seven times in order to cure his leprosy? —– Ans: Elisha (2 Kings 5:10)
  11. Who announced to Zachariah that his wife would bear a child to be named John (the Baptist)? —– Ans: The Angel Gabrieal (Luke 1:13)
  12. Who said, “…as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord”? —– Ans: Joshua (Joshua 24:15)
  13. In what village was Christ when he turned the water into wine? —– Ans: Cana of Galilee (John 2:11)
  14. How is the name “Emmanuel” interpreted? —– Ans: God is with us (Matthew 2:23)
  15. God tested Abraham by telling him to offer his only son as a burnt offering. Who was that son? —– Ans: Isaac (Genesis 22:2)
  16. How much was Judas paid to betray Jesus? —– Ans: 30 pieces of silver (Matthew 26:15)
  17. Who personally baptized more people, Jesus or John the Baptist? —– Ans: John the Baptist (John 4:2)
  18. Who witnessed Elijah being taken up to Heaven? —– Ans: Elisha (2 Kings 2: 11-12)
  19. Who hid Joshua’s spies from Jericho’s king? —– Ans: Rahab (Joshua 2:1-4)
  20. Moses died at age 120 and was buried in a valley of Moab. Who buried him? —– Ans: The Lord (Deuteronomy 34: 6)
  21. How many years were the Israelites in bondage in Egypt? —– Ans: 430 (Exodous 12:40-41)
  22. When they heard of the adversity that had befallen Job, how many of his friends came to comfort him? —– Ans. Three (Job 2:11)
  23. Who is the only woman mentioned in Paul’s letter to Philemon? —– Ans: Apphia, a Christian of Colossae (Philemon 2)
  24. What part of the day did Christ embark on the boat from which He calmed the waters? —– Ans: Evening (Mark 4:35)
  25. The Bible says Jesus had four brothers. What were their names? —– Ans: James, Joses (Joseph), Simon and Judas (Mark 6:3 & Matthew 13:55)
  26. After his epiphany, how long did Paul spend in Arabia before beginning his ministry? —– Ans: Three years (Galatians 1:18)
  27. How many troops did Sennacherib lose at the siege of Jerusalem? —– Ans: 185,000 (2 Kings 19:35)
  28. Who was the father of John the Baptist? —– Ans: Zacharias (Luke 3:2)
  29. How many demons came out of Mary called Magdalene? —– Ans: Seven (Luke 8:2)
  30. When the multitude came out to be baptized, how did John the Baptist characterize them? —– Ans: Brood of vipers (Luke 3:7)
  31. From what tribe of Israel did the Apostle Paul come? —– Ans: Benjamin (Philippians 3:5)
  32. Who directed Paul to preach to the Gentiles? —– Ans: Jesus Christ (Acts 26:17)
  33. Who was the king of Israel when David slew Goliath? —– Ans: Saul (1 Samuel 17)
  34. To whom did God describe Job as a perfect and upright man? —– Ans: Satan (Job 1:8)
  35. Who said, “Silver and Gold have I none, but such as I have I give thee?” —– Ans: Peter (Acts 3:6)
  36. James the brother of John was the first Apostle martyred. How was he killed? —– Ans: With a sword (Acts 12:2)
  37. How old was Abraham when his son Isaac was born? —– Ans: 100 years (Genesis 21:5)
  38. What was the title placed on Jesus’ cross? —– Ans: THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS (Luke 24:38) or  JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS (John 19:19)
  39. Who took his rod and stretched out his hand upon the waters of Egypt to turn them into blood? —– Ans: Aaron (Exodus 7: 19-20)
  40. Where were the disciples first called Christians? —– Ans. Antioch (Acts 11:26)
  41. When Jesus struggled with his cross, who was forced to bear it for him? —– Ans. Simon from Cyrene (Mark 15:21; Matthew 27:32)
  42. According to the Book of Revelations, what needs to be done to receive the crown of life? —– Ans. Be thou faithful unto death (Revelations 2:10)
  43. Two bodies of water were parted in the Bible. What were they? —– Ans: Red Sea by Moses (Exodus 14:21-22) & the Jordan River by Joshua (Joshua 3:7 through 4:18) and by Elijah and Elisha (2 Kings 2: 2-8 and 13-14)
  44. How tall was Goliath? —– Ans: 6 cubits and a span (1 Samuel 17:4) (approx 9+ feet)
  45. The Gospel of Matthew establishes the lineage of Jesus. How many generations are there between Abraham and Jesus? —– Ans: (Matthew 1:17)
  46. What did Paul say was the fulfillment of the Law? —– Ans: Love (Romans 13:10)
  47. Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible. What is the shortest? —– Ans: Psalm 117
  48. What are the dimensions of the Arc of the Covenant? —– Ans: 2 ½ cubits long, 1 ½ cubits wide, 1 ½ cubits high (Exodus 37:1)
  49. There are only two perfect cubes described in Scripture. What are they? —– Ans: The Most Holy Place (1 Kings 6:20) and New Jerusalem (Revelation 21:16)
  50. God parted the Red Sea so Moses and the Israelites could cross. What body of water did He part so Joshua and the Israelites could cross? —– Ans: Jordan River (Joshua 3:15-17)
  51. At Christ’s crucifixion when did darkness come over the whole land and how long did it last? —– Ans: Noon for three hours (Matthew 27:45)
  52. How old was Gideon when he died? —– Ans: A good old age (Judges 8:32)
  53. How many persons were sealed as “servants of our God on their forehead”? —– Ans: 144,000 (Revelations 7:4)
  54. What is the name of the City of God? —– Ans: New Jerusalem (Revelations 3:12)
  55. Who was the father of David? —– Ans: Jesse (Ruth 4:22)
  56. To which king did Isaac hide his spousal relationship with Rebecca by claiming she was his sister? —– Ans: Abimelech (Genesis 26: 1-9)
  57. Who were the three named women who found Christ’s tomb open and empty? —– Ans: Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James (Luke 24:10)
  58. To which tribe of Israel did Moses belong? —– Ans: Levi (Exodus 2:1)
  59. Which gospels are the Synoptic Gospels? —– Ans: Matthew, Mark & Luke
  60. To what land did Moses flee after killing the Egyptian soldier? —– Ans: Midian (Exodus 2:15)
  61. Who was the eldest brother, Aaron or Moses? ans.  Aaron (Exodus 7:7)
  62. Christ’s first miracle was turning water into wine. Where did this occur? —– Ans: The wedding at Cana (John 2:6-9)
  63. Sarah was Abraham’s first wife. Who was his second? ans.  Keturah (Genesis 25:1)
  64. What relic did Moses remove from Egypt at the time of the Exodus? —– Ans: The bones of Joseph (Exodus 13:19)
  65. How old was Abraham when he was circumcised? —– Ans: 99 (Genesis 17:
  66. What is the sign of the covenant between God and Abraham? —– Ans: Male circumcision (Genesis 17:10)
  67. After Christ’s triumphal entrance into Jerusalem and after visiting the temple, where did he spend the night? —– Ans: In Bethany (Mark 11:11)
  68. The first two disciples selected by Jesus were brothers. Name them. —– Ans: Simon and Andrew (Mark 1:16)
  69. Which of the tribes of Israel was prohibited from owning land in Canaan? —– Ans: The Levites (Deuteronomy 18:2)
  70. What city is called the City of David? —– Ans: Bethlehem (Luke 2:4)
  71. Who ate honey out of a lion’s carcass? —– Ans: Samson (Judges 14:5-9)
  72. What famous city did Nebuchadnezzar rule? —– Ans:  Babylon
  73. Who was Israel’s first high priest? —– Ans: Aaron (Exodus 28)
  74. What colours of yarn were used to create the sacred ephod and breast piece worn by the high priest Aaron? —– Ans: Gold, blue, purple and scarlet (Exodus 28)
  75. Who were the parents of King Solomon? —– Ans: David and Bathsheba
  76. In the Bible, who did the sun and moon stand still before? —– Ans: Joshua
  77. How many books of the Bible are named after women? —– Ans: two – Ruth and Esther
  78. Who is the only woman whose age is mentioned in the Bible? —– Ans: Sarah
  79. In the Bible, for what “price” did Esau sell his birthright to his younger twin brother, Jacob? —– Ans: pottage of lentils (Genesis 25:29-34)
  80. What is the name of the sea where Christ harnessed a raging storm? —– Ans: the Sea of Galilee.
  81. Name the books in the Bible christened after women. —– Ans: Ruth and Esther.
  82. Name the cities spiflicated by God in the Book of Genesis. —– Ans: Sodom and Gomorrah.
  83. Name Goliath’s chosen arms for fighting with David. —– Ans: sword and a spear, Samuel 17:45.
  84. How many Jews were exiled to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar? —– Ans: 4600 (Jeremiah 52:30)
  85. When Moses was preparing the Israelites for their coming confrontation with the seven nations of Canaan, how large an army did he raise? —– Ans: 603,550 (Numbers 1:46)
  86. When God finally let the Israelites enter the promised land of Canaan, how many nations had to be destroyed? —– Ans: Seven (Acts 13:19)
  87. Who leapt in his mother’s womb when Mary visited? —– Ans: John the Baptist (Luke 1:41)
  88. What does “Golgotha” mean? —– Ans: The place of the skull (Matthew 27:33; Mark 15:22; John 19:17)
  89. After the 5000 ate their fill of the 5 loaves and 2 fishes, how much food was left over? —– Ans: Twelve baskets full (Matthew 14:20)
  90. On the seventh day, how many times did Joshua’s army march around Jericho before the walls fell? —– Ans: Seven (Joshua 6:5)
  91. What did Moses do that kept him from entering the land of Canaan? —– Ans: He brought forth water from the rock by striking it twice with his rod rather than by speaking to it as God commanded. (Numbers 20:8-12)
  92. Who did God describe as “a blameless and upright man”? —– Ans: Job (Job 1:8)
  93. What were the two animals in the Old Testament that spoke to humans? —– Ans: A Serpent (Genesis 3:1-4) and an Ass (Numbers 22:28-30)
  94. Whose flock was Moses tending when he encountered the burning bush? —– Ans: Jethro, his father-in-law (Exodus 3:1)
  95. Who said, “Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have I give thee”? —– Ans: Peter (Acts 3:6)
  96. How long was Jonah in the belly of the great fish? —– Ans: Three days and three nights (Jonah 1:17)
  97. How many days did Joshua’s troops march around Jerico before the walls fell? —– Ans: Seven days (Joshua 6:3-5: Hebrews 11:3)
  98. What was the handwriting on the wall? —– Ans: MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN [PARSIN] (Daniel 5: 26-28)
  99. Where is King David buried? —– Ans: The City of David [Old Jerusalem] (1 Kings 2:10)
  100. At the transfiguration who appeared and talked to Christ? —– Ans: Elijah and Moses (Matthew 17:3; Mark 9:4; Luke 9:30)

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