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

 

Question 3. The prophet Jonah is sent to what city?
 Tarshish
 Nineveh
 Beit El
 Be'er Sheva

 

Question 4. What does Tamar dress up as in the book of Genesis?
 A cow
 A prostitute
 An old man
 An angel

 

Question 5. Before he dies, Jacob blesses
 Pharaoh
 Abraham and Isaac
 Ephraim and Menashe
 Moses

 

Question 6. King Saul is described as being
 Red headed
 Tall
 Strong
 Obedient

 

Question 7. Bilhah and Zilpah are
 midwives
 concubines
 matriarchs
 priestesses

 

Question 8. Samsonís strength was directly connected to his
 Hair
 Teeth
 Eyes
 Belief in God

 

Question 9. Who is the oldest of Jacob's sons?
 Gad
 Reuben
 Judah
 Joseph

 

Question 10. What is the name of Davidís bed-warmer?
 Ahinoa
 Avishag
 Avigail
 Hadassah