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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. Bilhah and Zilpah are
 midwives
 concubines
 matriarchs
 priestesses

 

Question 2. Yael
 Kills a man
 Judges the Israelites
 Marries Sisera
 Sings and play the tambourine

 

Question 3. Boaz marries
 Naomi
 Orpah
 Batsheva
 Ruth

 

Question 4. Who is not a prostitute mentioned in the Bible?
 Rahav
 Gomer
 Esther
 Oholibah

 

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

 

Question 6. What does Tamar dress up as in the book of Genesis?
 A cow
 A prostitute
 An old man
 An angel

 

Question 7. Which of these women is not described as barren in the Bible?
 Hannah
 Sarah
 Leah
 Rachel

 

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

 

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

 

Question 10. Who is known for his hairy arms?
 Ishmael
 Aaron
 Joseph
 Esau