A Christmas Bible Quiz

Test your knowledge.
1. According to his family genealogy, Jesus’ was a descendent of the whom?
a) King David
b) Rahab the Harlot
c) Ruth and Boaz
d) All the above

2. Mary was to Elizabeth in relations as?
a) Samson was to Deborah
b) Jacob was to Rachel
c) Paul was to Silas
d) Naomi was to Ruth

3. How many wise men visited Jesus?
a) The Bible does not say
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

4. What were the gifts presented to Jesus by the wise men?
a) Silver, Gold and Myrrh
b) Gold, Furs and Myrrh
c) Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh
d) Silver, Frankincense and Myrrh

5. What was the name of the angel who visited Mary the mother of Jesus?
a) Michael
b) Gabriel
c) John
d) Lucifer

6. Mary visited Elizabeth for how long?
a) 1 month
b) 3 months
c) 6 months
d) 9 months

7. Which prophet prophesied: “Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel?
a) Daniel
b) Ezekiel
c) Isaiah
d) Jeremiah

8. Immanuel means what?
a) Be like God
b) God is good
c) God is for us
d) God with us

9. What was the punishment for becoming pregnant out of wedlock?
a) Stoning to death
b) Sent to prison
c) Beheaded
d) None of the above

10. In what town did Mary and Joseph live?
a) Israel
b) Jerusalem
c) Nazareth
d) Bethlehem

11. How was it that Mary became pregnant with Jesus?
a) She was overshadowed by the power of the Holy Ghost
b) God created a sperm cell in her mature egg.
c) Through a divine action.
d) All of the above

12. Where did the wise men come from, and in which direction did they travel?
a) East to West
b) North to South
c) West to East
d) None of the above

13. What sign did the wise men see that indicated a new king of the Jews was born?
a) Northern Lights
b) Full Moon
c) A new star
d) North Star

14. In what city was Jesus born?
a) Jerusalem
b) Nazareth
c) Bethlehem
d) Joppa

15. How did the wise men know to find Jesus in Bethlehem?
a) An angel told them
b) They read it in the Scriptures
c) The position of the star showed them
d) King Herod told them

16. Of who was this prophesy made: “When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.”?
a) Jesus
b) Jacob
c) Joseph
d) John the Baptist

17. What was the name of the angel who appeared to Mary’s husband Joseph?
a) Michael
b) Gabriel
c) Abaddon
d) Unknown

18. Zecharias and Elizabeth were the parents of:
a) Peter
b) John the Baptist
c) Mary
d) King Herod

19. Zecharias was unable to speak for how long?
a) Approximately 1 month
b) Approximately 3 months
c) Approximately 6 months
d) Approximately 9 months

20. What was the name of the angel who appeared to Zacharias in the temple?
a) Michael
b) Gabriel
c) Abaddon
d) Unknown

21. How long, from the appearing of the star, did it take the wise men to arrive in Judea?
a) Approximately 6 months
b) Approximately 1 year
c) Approximately 2 years
d) Approximately 3 years

22. Jesus was in relation to John the Baptist as:
a) Barnabas was to Mark
b) Reuben was to Judah
c) Noah was to Canaan
d) James was to John

23. To what country did Joseph take Mary and Jesus after the wise men visited?
a) Israel
b) Jerusalem
c) Nazareth
d) Egypt

24. In what town did Jesus grow up in?
a) Jerusalem
b) Nazareth
c) Joppa
d) Bethlehem

25. To what city did Mary and Joseph travel to, and for what reason, before the birth of Jesus?
a) To Jerusalem for tax collection
b) To Nazareth for tax collection
c) To Joppa for tax collection
d) To Bethlehem for tax collection

26. Who was the King of Judea when Jesus was born?
a) Pilate
b) Herod
c) Augustus
d) Agrippa

27. Who was the Roman Emperor when Jesus was born?
a) Marcus Aurelius
b) Caligula
c) Julius Caesar
d) Caesar Augustus

28. What type of building was Jesus born in?
a) A House (laid in a manger)
b) A stable (laid in a manger)
c) A Log Cabin (laid in a manger)
d) A Mansion (laid in a manger)

29. To whom did angels appear to on the night Jesus was born?
a) Mary
b) King Herod
c) The Wise Men
d) Shepherds in the field watching their flocks

30. Who said: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”?
a) Mary
b) Elizabeth
c) Angels
d) Zecharias


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