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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. What does Tamar dress up as in the book of Genesis?
 A cow
 A prostitute
 An old man
 An angel


Question 2. Which of these women is not described as barren in the Bible?


Question 3. What is the name of Davidís bed-warmer?


Question 4. Joseph is known for his ability to
 herd cattle
 play the lyre
 interpret dreams


Question 5. Zeresh is the name of
 Jacob's concubine
 Solomon's Egyptian wife
 Haman's wife
 A Priestess of ba'al


Question 6. Which of these Bible characters never talks directly to God?


Question 7. David conquers Goliath using
 A single sword
 A double-edged knife
 A slingshot
 A poison dart


Question 8. How many books in the Tanakh are named after women?


Question 9. What does not appear in the Bible?
 A talking snake
 A talking donkey
 A ghost
 A talking whale


Question 10. How many sons does Aaron have?