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Bible Characters Quiz

From Adam to Zechariah, Haggai to Haman, the Bible is full of interesting personalities. Heroes, villains, prophets and problem children, we've got 'em all. Test your knowledge of Bible characters!



Question 1. Who is not a prostitute mentioned in the Bible?
 Rahav
 Gomer
 Esther
 Oholibah

 

Question 2. Samsonís strength was directly connected to his
 Hair
 Teeth
 Eyes
 Belief in God

 

Question 3. Joseph is known for his ability to
 herd cattle
 play the lyre
 hunt
 interpret dreams

 

Question 4. Which prophet is attacked by his family, thrown in a cistern, and imprisoned by a king?
 Jeremiah
 Joseph
 Zacharaiah
 Both Jeremiah and Joseph
 Both Joseph and Zachariah

 

Question 5. Ehud is a judge who was known for being
 Left-handed
 Short
 Fat
 Psychic

 

Question 6. Which of these Bible characters never talks directly to God?
 Jonah
 Moses
 Mordecai
 Jeremiah

 

Question 7. What is Moses's mother's name?
 Yochebed
 Miriam
 Tziporah
 Vashti

 

Question 8. Which of these women is not described as barren in the Bible?
 Hannah
 Sarah
 Leah
 Rachel

 

Question 9. How old is Moses when he goes before Pharaoh to demand "Let my people go!"?
 33
 72
 80
 120

 

Question 10. How many spies does Joshua send into Jericho?
 1
 2
 12
 18