November/December Bible Quiz answers

  1. Where did Mary’s relative Elizabeth live?  In an unidentified town in the hill country of Judea, probably not far from Jerusalem. [Luke 1: 39-41]
  2. What animals are mentioned in the Christmas scriptures?  Only the flock being watched by the shepherds living in the fields with them.  [Luke 2: 8]
  3. What “cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, in precious onyx or sapphire”?  Wisdom [Job 28: 16]
  4. Who broke jars to open a battle?  Gideon’s men, when they were up against the army of Midian. [Judges 7: 15-23]
  5. Who had 30 sons who rode thirty donkeys and had thirty towns?  Jair of Gilead, who was a judge of Israel.  [Judges 10: 3-5]
  6. Who made Esther his queen?  King Ahasuerus.  [Esther 2: 16-17]
  7. What or who did Jesus say we cannot possibly serve at the same time we love and serve God?  Money or Mammon. [Matthew 6:24]
  8. What restriction did the law place on clothing fabrics?  One could not wear a piece of clothing made of two different fabrics.  [Leviticus 19:19]
  9. What animal saw an angel of the Lord and spoke to a man?  Balaam’s donkey.  [Numbers 22: 20-35]
  10. What does Paul say God has done to the wisdom of this world?  Made it foolish.  [1 Corinthians 1: 18-25]
  11. Which king of Israel had a fleet of ships?  Solomon. [1 Kings 9: 26-28]
  12. How big was the Ark of the Covenant?  Two and a half cubits long, and a cubit and a half wide and tall, (or about 45 x 27 x 27in).  [Exodus 37: 1]
  13. When Judas returned the money he had received to the chief priests and elders, what did they decide to do with it?  They bought a field in which to bury foreigners.  [Matthew 27: 6-7]
  14. Who is the one person consistently named in the gospels as first at the tomb after the resurrection, either alone or with one or more others?  Mary Magdalene.  [Matthew 28: 1, Mark 16: 1-2, and John 20:1]
  15. Where is Mount Tabor?  Eleven miles west of the Sea of Galilee.
  16. What were the names of Noah’s sons?  Shem, Ham and Japheth. [Genesis 6: 10]
  17. Who did Jesus say had risen higher than any man ever born?  John the Baptist.  [Matthew 11: 7-19]
  18. What was Abel’s occupation?  Shepherd.  [Genesis 4: 2]
  19. Who spoke of the time when “they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks”?  Isaiah.  [Isaiah 2:4]
  20. What will the people with itching ears do?  Rather than accept the truth, they will find teachers for themselves who tell them what they want to hear.  [2 Timothy 4: 3-4]

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