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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. Who does not try to pass his wife off as his sister?
 Abraham
 Isaac
 Jacob
 They all did

 

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

 

Question 3. Joseph is known for his ability to
 herd cattle
 play the lyre
 hunt
 interpret dreams

 

Question 4. What is the name of David’s bed-warmer?
 Ahinoa
 Avishag
 Avigail
 Hadassah

 

Question 5. Ehud is a judge who was known for being
 Left-handed
 Short
 Fat
 Psychic

 

Question 6. Who is known for his hairy arms?
 Ishmael
 Aaron
 Joseph
 Esau

 

Question 7. Heggai is
 A eunuch in Ahasuerus's palace
 A minor prophet
 One of Daniel's students
 A King of Israel

 

Question 8. Bilhah and Zilpah are
 midwives
 concubines
 matriarchs
 priestesses

 

Question 9. Elijah’s protégé is named
 Elisha
 Elyakim
 Adonijah
 Haggai

 

Question 10. What is Moses's mother's name?
 Yochebed
 Miriam
 Tziporah
 Vashti