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

 

Question 2. Joseph is known for his ability to
 herd cattle
 play the lyre
 hunt
 interpret dreams

 

Question 3. How many books in the Tanakh are named after women?
 None
 2
 4
 5

 

Question 4. The prophet Jonah is sent to what city?
 Tarshish
 Nineveh
 Beit El
 Be'er Sheva

 

Question 5. How old is Moses when he goes before Pharaoh to demand "Let my people go!"?
 33
 72
 80
 120

 

Question 6. Who is not a prostitute mentioned in the Bible?
 Rahav
 Gomer
 Esther
 Oholibah

 

Question 7. Who is not related to King David?
 Solomon
 Michal
 Avshalom
 Jonathan

 

Question 8. Heggai is
 A eunuch in Ahasuerus's palace
 A minor prophet
 One of Daniel's students
 A King of Israel

 

Question 9. Who is known for his hairy arms?
 Ishmael
 Aaron
 Joseph
 Esau

 

Question 10. Before he dies, Jacob blesses
 Pharaoh
 Abraham and Isaac
 Ephraim and Menashe
 Moses