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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 and you could win an Amazon gift card!



Question 1. Yael
 Kills a man
 Judges the Israelites
 Marries Sisera
 Sings and play the tambourine

 

Question 2. How many books in the Tanakh are named after women?
 None
 2
 4
 5

 

Question 3. Who is not a prostitute mentioned in the Bible?
 Rahav
 Gomer
 Esther
 Oholibah

 

Question 4. How many spies does Joshua send into Jericho?
 1
 2
 12
 18

 

Question 5. How many sons does Aaron have?
 2
 4
 5
 9

 

Question 6. At the end of his life, Isaac is
 Deaf
 Blind
 Mute
 Disfigured

 

Question 7. Elijah’s protégé is named
 Elisha
 Elyakim
 Adonijah
 Haggai

 

Question 8. Bilhah and Zilpah are
 midwives
 concubines
 matriarchs
 priestesses

 

Question 9. The prophet Jonah is sent to what city?
 Tarshish
 Nineveh
 Beit El
 Be'er Sheva

 

Question 10. Which prophet becomes a vegetarian in order to avoid unkosher food?
 Ezra
 Nehemiah
 Daniel
 Zachariah