1. When God wanted to kill Moses (or Moses' son), He was stopped by which of the following?

  1. a carefully placed foreskin
  2. a burnt sacrifice
  3. a prayer
  4. Urim and Thummim
  5. Nothing -- God never wanted to kill Moses!

2. According to Psalm 91, God is "my refuge and my fortress". With what will God cover you so that you may take refuge?

  1. a coat of many colors
  2. His love
  3. His feathers
  4. His Holy Spirit
  5. None of the above

3. According to the Old Testament, who is God's firstborn son?

  1. Adam
  2. Jesus Christ
  3. Israel
  4. Wisdom
  5. the Nephilim

4. According to the book of Job, which of the following creatures ranks first among the works of God?

  1. Jesus
  2. humans in general
  3. God's chosen people
  4. all the angels and saints
  5. Satan
  6. the leviathan
  7. the behemoth

5. According to the 2nd book of Kings, how many youths were mauled by bears for jeering Elisha and commenting on his bald head?

  1. zero
  2. one youth was mauled by bears
  3. one youth was mauled, ... but it wasn't "by bears," the text says he was mauled "by love"
  4. more than 40 youths were mauled by bears
  5. None of the above

6. According to the book of Deuteronomy, what does God tell the Israelites to put on the four corners of their cloaks?

  1. blood
  2. tassels
  3. crosses
  4. small boxes containing verses of Scripture
  5. bells

7. According to the book of Deuteronomy, what was the result of the Israelites encounter with King Sihon of Heshbon?

  1. The Israelites killed all the men in all his towns. And they left the women, children, and livestock alone.
  2. The Israelites killed all the men, women, and children in all his towns. And they left the livestock alone.
  3. The Israelites killed all the men, women, and children in all his towns. But they took the livestock for themselves.
  4. The LORD intervened and prevented a war between the Israelites and the people of Heshbon.
  5. None of the above

8. According to Ezekiel, chapter 4, God told Ezekiel to bake bread (which would then be eaten like a barley cake) using __________ for fuel. When Ezekiel protested, God allowed him to use __________ for fuel instead. Fill in the blanks:

  1. 'a small calf' and 'acacia wood
  2. 'blood' and 'sweat'
  3. 'human excrement' and 'cow manure'
  4. 'the bones of children' and 'the bones of men'
  5. 'a technicolor coat' and 'a burning bush'

9. According to the book of Job, which of God's creatures snorts "flashes of light," has firebrands that "stream from his mouth," and has smoke "pour from his nostrils"?

  1. the Leviathan
  2. the Archangel Michael
  3. the Behemoth
  4. the fallen angel (Satan)
  5. Jesus

10. Which of the following is NOT attributed to God in Psalm 74?

  1. God established the sun and moon.
  2. God dried up the ever flowing rivers.
  3. God crushed the heads of Leviathan and gave him as food to the creatures of the desert.
  4. God created the Word and the Word was with God.

11. Which biblical patriarch impregnated both of his daughters?

  1. Adam
  2. Noah
  3. Abraham
  4. Moses
  5. Lot
  6. Job
  7. None! No biblical patriarch had sex with his own daughters!

12. According to the 2nd book of Kings, what happened when a dead man's body touched the bones of the prophet Elisha?

  1. the man came back to life!
  2. the prophet Elisha came back to life!
  3. Elisha's bones started dancing!
  4. Elisha's nephew was instantly killed!
  5. none of the above!

13. Before David could marry Saul's daughter, Michal, what did David have to collect from the Philistines?

  1. 100 foreskins
  2. 100 talents of gold
  3. an idol of Marduk
  4. a pound of flesh (which was to be taken without spilling a drop of blood)
  5. a box of pig anus

14. According to the book of Leviticus, if a priest examines an article of clothing that's been contaminated with mildew, and the priest sees that the mildew has not spread, what should happen to the article of clothing?

  1. The article must be washed. Then it is clean.
  2. The entire article must be burned with fire.
  3. The article must be washed, examined a second time, and if it hasn't spread, it must be washed again. Then it is clean.
  4. The mildew-afflicted portion must be torn off the article and burned with fire. The rest of the article is clean.
  5. The article must be washed, examined a second time, and if it hasn't spread, it must be washed again. Then it must be examined a third time, and if it hasn't spread, it must be washed again. Then it is clean.

15. When Moses caught the Israelites worshipping a golden calf, which of the following did NOT occur?

  1. Moses burned the calf, ground it to powder, and made the Israelites drink it.
  2. Moses asked those who followed the LORD to kill their neighbors, brothers, and friends (who did not follow the LORD).
  3. The LORD promised not to "blot out the names" of those who sinned against him (from His book).
  4. The LORD struck the people with a plague.
  5. All of the above (that is, neither a, b, c, nor d can be found in the Bible).

16. According to the 2nd book of Kings, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and deported all the Israelites that lived there. Once the Israelites were gone, the king of Assyria brought forth his own people to live in Samaria. These people did not worship the LORD, therefore the LORD sent something to them. What did the LORD send?

  1. a prophet
  2. a series of miraculous signs
  3. lions (that killed some of the people)
  4. dragons (that killed some of the people)
  5. None of the above

17. Balaam, son of Beor, was summoned to put a curse on the Israelites. He asked God what he should do, and the LORD replied: "Since these men have come to summon you, go with them, but do only what I tell you." According to the book of Numbers, which of the following events happened when Balaam awoke the next day?

  1. God was very pleased, and sent an angel to assist Balaam.
  2. God was very angry, and sent an angel to oppose Balaam.
  3. The LORD struck Balaam's donkey with a plague.
  4. The LORD struck Balaam with a plague.
  5. None of the above

18. How many offspring did Abraham have?

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 8
  5. 16

19. Why did Noah curse his grandson, Canaan?

  1. Because Noah got drunk on wine and passed out inside his tent, and Canaan's father, Ham, saw his father's nakedness.
  2. Because Noah got drunk on wine and passed out inside his tent, and Canaan saw his grandfather's nakedness.
  3. Because Canaan's father, Ham, got drunk on wine and passed out inside his tent, and Noah saw his nakedness.
  4. Because Canaan got drunk on wine and passed out inside his tent, and Noah saw his nakedness.
  5. Because Canaan sacrificed an impure bull to Molech (that detestable god of the Ammonites).

20. In Leviticus 18:22, God gives the command: "Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable." Two chapters later, God elaborates on the topic of homosexuality, saying homosexuals:

  1. will not inherit the Kingdom of God
  2. are ceremonially unclean
  3. must be excommunicated from the church
  4. must be shamed publicly
  5. must be put to death

21. Soon after Moses grows up, he sees an Egyptian beating a Hebrew. According to the book of Exodus, what did Moses do after witnessing this?

  1. Moses prayed to the LORD, and an angel was sent to stop the beating.
  2. Moses called out to the Egyptian, and demanded--in the name of LORD--that the beating stops now.
  3. Moses turned his staff into a snake (thereby scaring the Egyptian off).
  4. Moses killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.
  5. None of the above

22. According to the first book of Samuel, there was a time when king Saul inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him. Thus, Saul resorted to finding a witch (or "medium") from which land?

  1. Naboo
  2. Tatooine
  3. Endor
  4. Degobah
  5. Jerusalem

23. What dastardly deed did king Saul commit to make the prophet Samuel say: "the LORD has rejected you as king over Israel"?

  1. Saul killed all the Amalekite men, women, children, infants, and livestock.
  2. Saul killed all the Amalekite men, women, children, and infants, but he kept some of their livestock.
  3. Saul killed all the Amalekite men and women, but spared some of their children and infants.
  4. Saul killed all the Amalekite children, infants, and livestock, but kept some of their women for himself.
  5. Saul blasphemed the Holy Spirit.

24. According to the book of Numbers, the LORD put the following message in the mouth of Balaam: "God is not a __________, that he should lie, nor a __________, that he should change his mind." Fill in the blanks!

  1. 'liar', and 'mind-changer'
  2. 'false god', and 'false prophet'
  3. 'whore', and 'donkey'
  4. 'woman', and 'harlot'
  5. 'man', and 'son of man'

25. Which of the following messianic prophecies can be found in the Old Testament? (using the King James Version)

  1. 14:3 = And behold, he said unto them: Behold, I give unto you a sign; for five years more cometh, and behold, then cometh the Son of God to redeem all those who shall believe on his name. 4 And behold, this will I give unto you for a sign at the time of his coming; for behold, there shall be great lights in heaven, insomuch that in the night before he cometh there shall be no darkness, insomuch that it shall appear unto man as if it was day.
  2. 2:6 = Wherefore, redemption cometh in and through the Holy Messiah; for he is full of grace and truth. 7 Behold, he offereth himself a sacrifice for sin, to answer the ends of the law, unto all those who have a broken heart and a contrite spirit; and unto none else can the ends of the law be answered.
  3. 10:9 = And my father said he should baptize in Bethabara, beyond Jordan; and he also said he should baptize with water; even that he should baptize the Messiah with water. And after he had baptized the Messiah with water, he should behold and bear record that he had baptized the Lamb of God, who should take away the sins of the world.
  4. 14:11 = And ye shall hear my words, for, for this intent have I come up upon the walls of this city, that ye might hear and know of the judgments of God which do await you because of your iniquities, and also that ye might know the conditions of repentance; 12 And also that ye might know of the coming of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Father of heaven and of earth, the Creator of all things from the beginning; and that ye might know of the signs of his coming, to the intent that ye might believe on his name.
  5. All of the above
  6. None of the above

26. When the men were returning home after David killed Goliath, the women of Israel greeted them with songs and dancing. According to the first book of Samuel, what did the women sing that irritated King Saul?

  1. They sang: "Saul saved us from famine, but David saved us from the Giant."
  2. They sang: "Saul has slain his enemies, and David his enemies' champion."
  3. They sang: "Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands."
  4. They sang to the LORD: "He is good; his love to Israel endures forever."
  5. They sang an offbeat version of "Hail Mary".

27. Which of the following people/creatures was killed in the Flood?

  1. Noah's wife
  2. the Nephilim
  3. the Leviathan
  4. the Devil
  5. Answers (b) and (c) only.
  6. None of the above

28. Which of the following books was miraculously discovered during the reign of King Josiah?

  1. the Book of the Law
  2. the Book of the Wisdom of Solomon
  3. the Book of the annals of the kings of Israel
  4. the Book of Daniel
  5. the Book of Enoch

29.Which of the following books are NEVER mentioned or referenced by the Bible?

  1. the Book of the Covenant
  2. the Book of the Wars of the LORD
  3. the Book of the Law of Moses
  4. the Book of the Law of God
  5. the Book of Moses
  6. the book of the annals of Solomon
  7. the book of the prophets
  8. the book of life
  9. the Book of Truth
  10. All of the above (that is, none of those books are ever mentioned in the Bible).
  11. None of the above (that is, all of those books are referred to--at least once--in the Bible).

30. In the Old Testament, which of the following biblical characters are described as dying and going to Heaven?

  1. Adam & Eve
  2. Noah
  3. Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
  4. Joseph
  5. Moses
  6. Joshua
  7. David, Solomon, and Josiah
  8. All of the following prophets: Samuel, Nehemiah, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi
  9. All of the above
  10. None of the above

31. According to the book of Exodus, the LORD once said: "Do not take advantage of a widow or an orphan. If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry." What does the LORD say he will do next (after hearing their cry)?

  1. He will "take advantage of you" so that you, too, will "cry out for help."
  2. He will "blot out your name" from the "book of life".
  3. He will "kill you with the sword."
  4. He will no longer have a "personal relationship" with you until you "repent."
  5. He will "punish" your children to the "third and forth generation" for your sin.

32. Which of the following patriarchs had only one wife?

  1. Abraham
  2. Jacob
  3. Moses
  4. David
  5. Solomon
  6. All of the above
  7. None of the above

33. According to the book of Judges, what did a Levite man do after his concubine was raped and killed by some men from Gibeah?

  1. He thanked the men of Gibeah for ending his sinful lust for concubines!
  2. He thanked God for sending the men of Gibeah to end his sinful lust for concubines!
  3. He buried the concubine's body, and said an elaborate prayer over it!
  4. He cut the concubine's body into pieces, and sent one piece to each region of Israel's inheritance.
  5. He had sex with the dead concubine's body, and moved far away from Gibeah.

34. Does the name "Jebus" appear in the Bible? If so, what does this name refer to?

  1. No, the name does not appear in the Bible.
  2. Yes, it refers to "Jesus of Nazareth"
  3. Yes, it refers to "Jesus 'the Christ'"
  4. Yes, it refers to "Jebusipher"
  5. Yes, it refers to "Jerusalem"
  6. Yes, it refers to "Jebediah"

35. Which of Jacob's children slept with Jacob's concubine?

  1. Reuben
  2. Simeon
  3. Levi
  4. Judah
  5. Issachar
  6. Zebulun
  7. Joseph
  8. Benjamin
  9. Dan
  10. Naphtali
  11. Gad
  12. Asher
  13. Dinah
  14. None of the above (because Jacob never _had_ a concubine)!

36. According to the first book of Kings, the prophet Elijah organized some sort of "burnt sacrifice competition." The priests of Baal were asked to cut up a bull and ask their god, Baal, to set it on fire. Then Elijah would cut up a bull and ask his god to set it on fire. What was the outcome of this contest?

  1. The priests of Baal won! Their bull burst into flames (as if Baal was real). And then Elijah accused the priests of Baal of cheating by throwing a "small torch" on the bull when no one was looking.
  2. The prophet Elijah won! And then the priests of Baal accused Elijah of cheating by throwing a "small torch" on the bull when no one was looking.
  3. The prophet Elijah won! And then he slaughtered all of the priests of Baal.
  4. The contest did not take place, because Elijah realized he was "testing the LORD", so he backed out of his own competition.
  5. None of the above

37. According to the book of Numbers, while the Israelites were leaving Egypt, they complained to Moses about wanting to eat "other food". In response to this, God promised the Israelites enough meat to eat "for a whole month". To fulfill his promise, God sent the Israelites some quail. The Israelites gathered the quail together and began to eat it, but before it could be consumed, what happened?

  1. God sent them milk, bread, and honey to eat along with the quail.
  2. God sent them sheep, goats, and "other animals" to eat instead of the quail.
  3. God sent angels to play harp-music while the Israelites ate.
  4. God sent a plague, and killed whomever had craved other food.
  5. God sent the Leviathan to destroy all of Israel.

38. According to the book of Exodus, Aaron (the brother of Moses) and Aaron's sons had to be consecrated before serving the LORD as priests. Which of the following was NOT part of their consecration ritual?

  1. Aaron had to wear a turban, and his sons had to wear headbands.
  2. Ram blood had to be sprinkled on all sides of the altar.
  3. Bull blood had to be put on the horns of the altar.
  4. Ram blood had to be put on the participant's left thumb, big toe of the left foot, and left earlobe.
  5. Some of the blood on the altar and some of the anointing oil had to be sprinkled on the participant.
  6. All of the above (that is: neither a, b, c, d, nor e were part of the ritual)
  7. None of the above (that is: a, b, c, d, and e were all part of the ritual)

39. In the 23rd chapter of Exodus, we're told: "Do not invoke the names of other gods; do not let them be heard on your lips." With this in mind, which of the following names of gods and goddesses is NOT mentioned in the Bible?

  1. Baal
  2. Baal-Zebub
  3. Molech
  4. Ashtoreth
  5. Chemosh
  6. Amon
  7. Zeus
  8. All of the above (that is, neither a, b, c, d, e, f, nor g can be found in the Bible)
  9. None of the above (that is, a, b, c, d, e, f, and g can all be found in the Bible).

40. According to the book of Deuteronomy, if your brother, wife, son, daughter, or closest friend secretly entices you to worship "other gods", what should you do?

  1. You should worship the other gods--but only on the outside (on the inside you should only worship the One, True God).
  2. You must work "day and night" to try and convert them back to orthodoxy.
  3. You must tell a "missionary", for it is the missionary's job to try and convert them back to orthodoxy.
  4. You must pray to the LORD, for only the LORD can convert someone back to orthodoxy.
  5. You must put your brother, wife, son, daughter, or closest friend to death.
  6. None of the above

41. According to the first book of Chronicles, the LORD declared He would "raise up" one of David's offspring and "establish his throne forever." This offspring would "build a house" for the LORD, and the LORD would "be his father, and he will be my son." According to the same book, which offspring of David fulfilled this prophecy?

  1. Solomon
  2. Josiah
  3. the unnamed "suffering servant" of the LORD
  4. Nathan
  5. Jesus Christ

42. Which of the following statements about "ceremonial cleanliness" can NOT be found in the book of Leviticus?

  1. When anyone has an infectious skin disease, he must be brought to the priest.
  2. If the disease covers all the skin (from head to foot), that person is unclean.
  3. If a man has lost his hair and is bald, he is clean.
  4. If a man has lost his hair from the front of his scalp, and has a bald forehead, he is clean.
  5. All of the above (that is: neither a, b, c, nor d, can be found in Leviticus).
  6. None of the above (that is: a, b, c, and d, can all be found in Leviticus).

43. According to the book of Ezekiel, the LORD promises to gather the Israelites "from all the countries" and bring them back into their own land. The LORD also promises to "increase the number of men and animals upon you" and make Israel "more prosperous than before." According to the same book, what else does the LORD want the Israelites to know?

  1. He wants the Israelites to know He is doing this for their sake (because he loves them).
  2. He wants the Israelites to know He is not doing this for their sake.
  3. He wants the Israelites to know that He will send His Son to them very shortly.
  4. He wants the Israelites to know that He is doing this for the sake of His Son.
  5. None of the above

44. Regardless of the fact that the LORD doesn't delight in offerings as much as in "obedience" (1 Sam 15:22), at one point the LORD instructed the Israelites to perform all of the following offerings EXCEPT for which one?

  1. burnt offerings
  2. grain offerings
  3. drink offerings
  4. garment offerings
  5. wave offerings
  6. thank offerings
  7. guilt offerings
  8. sin offerings
  9. fellowship (or peace) offerings

45. In the Old Testament, which of the following prophets brought a boy back to life after "stretching himself" out on the boy?

  1. Moses
  2. Elijah
  3. Elisha
  4. Jesus Christ
  5. All of the above
  6. Elijah AND Elisha (answers 'b' and 'c' only)
  7. None of the above

46. According to the book of Exodus, the Israelites were instructed not to "hold back" offerings from their granaries or vats. They were also instructed to "give" which of the following to the LORD?

  1. the firstborn of their cattle
  2. the firstborn of their sheep
  3. the firstborn of their sons
  4. All of the above
  5. the firstborn of their cattle and sheep (that is: 'a' and 'b' only)
  6. None of the above

47. Which of the following promises is NOT attributed to the LORD in the 20th chapter of the book of Ezekiel?

  1. God swore that he would bring the Israelites into a land flowing with milk and honey.
  2. God swore that he would not bring the Israelites into a land flowing with milk and honey.
  3. God swore that he would scatter the Israelites through the countries.
  4. God swore that he would send his firstborn son to redeem the Israelites.
  5. All of the above (that is: neither 'a', 'b', 'c', nor 'd' can be found in Ezekiel 20).
  6. None of the above (that is: 'a', 'b', 'c', and 'd' can all be found in Ezekiel 20).

48. According to the book of Deuteronomy, if a girl's virginity is questioned (by her husband), and no proof of her virginity can be found, what should happen?

  1. the girl should be brought to the priest (who will then "inquire of the LORD" what to do with her).
  2. the girl should be beaten until she confesses "the truth" about her fornication.
  3. the girl should be stoned to death.
  4. the girl should ask (with an "honest heart") for a sign from God, and then a sign of her virginity will be given.
  5. the girl should be brought before a trial of judges, where the proof of her fornication is to be weighed against the proof of her virginity.

49. According to the Old Testament, God hates which of the following?

  1. All who do wrong.
  2. Those who love violence.
  3. Haughty eyes.
  4. Feet that are quick to rush into evil.
  5. All of the above.
  6. None of the above -- God does not hate anyone or anything!

50. According to the book of Deuteronomy, the Israelites were instructed to carry certain equipment with them when they were "encamped against their enemies". They were told to have ___________ so they could ___________. Fill in the blanks!

  1. "something to dig with" so they could "cover up their excrement".
  2. "plowshares and pruninghooks" so they could "beat them into swords and spears"
  3. "Urim and Thummim" so they could "talk with the LORD".
  4. "a flask of lambs blood" so they could "decorate their foreheads with 'the sign' of the LORD".
  5. All of the above