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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?
 Hannah
 Sarah
 Leah
 Rachel

 

Question 3. What is the name of Davidís bed-warmer?
 Ahinoa
 Avishag
 Avigail
 Hadassah

 

Question 4. Joseph is known for his ability to
 herd cattle
 play the lyre
 hunt
 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?
 Jonah
 Moses
 Mordecai
 Jeremiah

 

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?
 None
 2
 4
 5

 

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?
 2
 4
 5
 9