Quiz: Can You Name All These Biblical Things?

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The events that took place in the Bible have shaped much of the world. Each of these events had special items, animals, and even people that made them memorable. However, do you know what these items are? Would you be able to guess which biblical object we're talking about based on our questions and pictures? Take this quiz to find out today!

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1. Which fruit was Eve not supposed to eat in the Garden of Eden?

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  1. Peach
  2. Blueberry
  3. Lime
  4. Apple
When Adam and Eve were placed in the Garden of Eden, they were given free reign to eat anything they wanted, except the forbidden fruit: the apples.
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2. What did Jesus wear around his head while he was being crucified?

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  1. Bandages
  2. Nothing
  3. Nails
  4. Crown of thorns
Before Jesus was crucified, a crown of thorns was placed on his head by his captors to mock his claim as "King of the Jews" and to cause him pain.
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3. In what kind of vessel did Noah ride out the flood in?

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  1. Surfboard
  2. Raft
  3. Kayak
  4. Ark
Noah was instructed to build an ark for himself, his family and a pair of every living animal (male and female) on the earth.
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4. What was the name of this vehicle, often drawn by horses, that was mentioned many times throughout the Bible?

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  1. Chariot
  2. Car
  3. Bicycle
  4. Cart
Chariots were extremely popular in the Bible. They were owned by both rich and poor alike, the former having the more extravagant ones.
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5. What item did Moses strike down just before parting the Red Sea?

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  1. His foot
  2. His hand
  3. Staff
  4. The ten commandments
Moses' staff, which was also used as a walking stick, is what is rumored to have been struck on the ground before the Red Sea parted. Other sources say he stretched out his hands with the staff.
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6. What's the name of the animal which swallowed Jonah?

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  1. Dolphin
  2. Tiger
  3. Bear
  4. Whale
Because of Jonah's disobedience, God created a storm which threw Jonah overboard. Before he could drown, he was swallowed by a "great fish"- a whale.
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7. Which is the name of the place where religious offerings and sacrifices were supposed to be made?

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  1. Tavern
  2. Altar
  3. Tomb
  4. School
In biblical times, and still to this day, altars were/are seen as holy places where offerings and sacrifices are made.
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8. Of the options, which of these was given as a gift after Jesus's birth?

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  1. A home
  2. Frankincense
  3. Camels
  4. A bible
Jesus was given three gifts, one of which was frankincense. It was commonly used as a perfume in biblical times.
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9. Which of these weapons did David use to defeat Goliath?

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  1. Boxing gloves
  2. Sword
  3. Slingshot
  4. Gun
David faced the intimidating Goliath (who was in full armor) with nothing but a slingshot and a rock.
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10. In Exodus 28, Aaron had to wear a robe with what and pomegranates, when he ministered?

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  1. Crosses
  2. Glass
  3. Books
  4. Bells
Exodus 28:34 states that Aaron had to wear a particular robe whenever he preached; "And make upon its hem pomegranates of blue, purple and scarlet wool, and bells of gold between them all around."
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11. On which of these items were the Ten Commandments written?

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  1. Tablets
  2. Linen
  3. Lambskin
  4. Paper
In Exodus 31:18, the commandments were "written with the finger of God" on stone tablets.
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12. What was Judas paid to betray Jesus?

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  1. Pieces of silver
  2. A new home
  3. Women
  4. Land
In Matthew 26:15, it was revealed that Judas was paid thirty pieces of silver to betray Jesus.
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13. Of the options below, which weapon is often used both literally and figuratively in the Bible?

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  1. Gun
  2. Club
  3. Throwing stars
  4. Arrow
Arrows are mentioned as weapons and in metaphors in the books Job, Psalm, Deutoronomy, Proverbs and Jeremiah, just to name a few.
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14. Which of the following was they key to Samson's strength?

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  1. Long hair
  2. Muscles
  3. Back
  4. Eyes
Samson was a Nazarite with superhuman strength and agility. If his long hair was cut (and it was) his vow would be considered void and he would lose his strength.
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15. Which of these places was defiled when Jesus caught people selling items in it?

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  1. Church
  2. Temple
  3. Palace
  4. Orchard
When Jesus visited the temple courts, he saw people selling animals and exchanging money. He got so upset that he overturned the tables and drove everyone from the temple.
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16. Which string instrument was commonly used during biblical times?

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  1. Harp
  2. Trumpet
  3. Flute
  4. Drums
Of the options, the harp is the only one that is a string instrument and was used many times in the Bible.
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17. In the Book of Judges, which of the following items did Jael kill Sisera with?

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  1. Lead Pipe
  2. Hammer
  3. Brick
  4. Book
Jael was the heroine in Judges who killed Sisera (an army commander) with a hammer to free Israel from King Jabin's troops.
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18. Which of these foods did Jesus multiply?

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  1. Pie
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Peppers
  4. Loaves of bread
In one of Jesus's many miracles, he was able to make five loaves of bread feed five thousand people.
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19. Can you complete this biblical phrase found in the Song of Solomon? His ___________ over me is love.

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  1. Love
  2. Smile
  3. Banner
  4. Window
In the Song of Solomon 2: 4, there is a line which says, "let his banner over me be love." This line has since become a church song.
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20. Which of these items gave Moses the message that he needed to free the slaves in Egypt?

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  1. His father-in-law
  2. An animal capable of speech
  3. A vision of the future
  4. A burning bush
While Moses was tending to his father-in-law's flock, he saw a burning bush. Upon closer examination, he heard the voice of God, which told him to free the slaves in Egypt and bring them to "a land flowing with milk and honey."
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21. What was the name of the item Jesus was placed in after he was born?

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  1. Tub
  2. Manger
  3. Chair
  4. Box
In Luke, it was stated that because there was no room for Joseph and Mary at the inn, Jesus was placed in a manger.
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22. What item, retrieved by a dove, signaled that the water from the flood was receding?

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  1. Olive branch/leaf
  2. Rock
  3. Strand of hair
  4. Plastic bottle
Noah and his family had no idea whether the waters from the flood were receding or not. So he sent out a dove and it eventually returned with a freshly-plucked olive-leaf.
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23. What is the name of Jesus' final meal with his disciples?

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  1. The final goodbye
  2. The last supper
  3. The goodbye party
  4. The last hurrah
Jesus' final meal with his apostles is often referred to as The Last Supper; it is where he told them that he would soon be betrayed.
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24. Which of the options is what was about to be thrown at a woman, right before Jesus stopped it?

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  1. Sand
  2. Dirt
  3. Rocks
  4. Money
One day when Jesus was teaching, a group of angry people asked him if it was a fitting punishment to stone a woman who had committed adultery. He responded by telling them that the person without sin should cast the first stone.
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25. What item was Moses placed in when his mother sent him down the river?

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  1. Basket
  2. Box
  3. Plastic container
  4. Bag
To prevent Moses from being slaughtered, his mother placed him in a basket and into the river, where he would go on to be raised in close proximity to the pharaoh.
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26. What bronze headpiece did Saul put David in?

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  1. Hat
  2. Tiara
  3. Helmet
  4. Mask
Before David faced Goliath, Saul attempted to clothe him in some armor, which included a bronze helmet.
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27. What was Noah's cargo on the ark?

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  1. Pairs of animals
  2. Outsiders
  3. All his clothing
  4. Adam and Eve
When God first cleansed the world, he asked Noah to bring a pair of every animal (male and female) aboard, with his family.
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28. What did Jesus turn the water into, during one of his miracles?

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  1. Tea
  2. Wine
  3. Water
  4. Juice
Jesus was at a wedding before he turned water into wine; Mary, his mother, had informed him that the drink had finished and the miracle was performed soon after.
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29. What golden animal were the freed Egyptian slaves worshipping when Moses was finished writing the commandments?

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  1. Calf
  2. Bear
  3. Wolf
  4. Ant
When Moses came back from Mount Sinai, it was to find the Israelites worshipping a golden calf; one they had made with their items that had melted.
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30. What did the Israelites paint with blood to be spared from one of God's plagues?

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  1. Children
  2. Chests
  3. Door
  4. Shoes
One of the many plagues that Egypt faced was the one where the eldest child of every household was killed. To prevent this from happening, believers had to paint their door with the blood of a lamb.
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31. Which of these items did Lot's wife turn into when she looked back at the burning city?

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  1. Grains of rice
  2. Pile of bricks
  3. Apple sides
  4. Pillar of salt
The Lord was not happy with Sodom, so he advised his loyal supporter, Lot, and his entire family to flee. God's instruction was that no one should look back, but Lot's wife did. She was turned into a pillar of salt.
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32. Which Pharaoh did Moses go up against when freeing the slaves?

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  1. Cleopatra
  2. Tut
  3. Ramses
  4. Henry VIII
Ramses was the name of the Pharaoh Moses went up against. It is rumored that the two had a brotherly relationship.
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33. Which piece of clothing belonging to Jesus was believed to have cured a bleeding woman?

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  1. Shirt
  2. Shoes
  3. Vest
  4. Cloak
Believers were in awe of Jesus. One of which, was a woman who was constantly bleeding. She believed that by simply touching his robe, that she would be healed. And she was.
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34. In the Bible, Jacob's Ladder is equivalent to which of the following options?

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  1. A prophecy about the future
  2. The key to his past
  3. The gates of hell
  4. Stairway to heaven
In Genesis 28: 10-19, Jacob dreams of a ladder placed on the earth. The top of this ladder reached heaven and was the pathway to God's angels.
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35. Which of these trees is there a barren and budding parable about?

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  1. Orange tree
  2. Fig tree
  3. Grapefruit tree
  4. Lime tree
The parable of the Barren Fig Tree appeared in Luke 13:6-9. The Budding Fig Tree was told in Matthew, Mark and Luke.
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36. Besides the loaves, what other food did Jesus multiply for the huge crowd?

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  1. Chicken wings
  2. Soup
  3. Ribs
  4. Fish
Similar to the loaves, Jesus was able to feed a multitude of about five thousand, this time, starting out with only two fish.
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37. Which item is the word of God sharper than?

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  1. Fork
  2. Double-edged sword
  3. Stake
  4. Thorn
In Hebrews 4:12, it was said, "For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirt..."
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38. Which of these items was Jesus nailed to before his death?

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  1. Wooden cross
  2. Pole
  3. Building
  4. Door
After Jesus was taken by his enemies, he was nailed to a wooden cross. To make things worse, a crown of thorns was placed on his head.
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39. What bone was taken out of Adam to create Eve?

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  1. Hair
  2. Foot
  3. Heart
  4. Rib bone
In the Bible, Adam was created first. Eve, who was made to be his companion, was formed from Adam's rib.
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40. Which of these items was meant to illuminate the darkness in biblical times?

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  1. Lightbulb
  2. Lighter
  3. Lamp
  4. Flashlight
Lamps were used in the Bible to add light in the darkness. It was used both literally and figurateively.
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41. Which of these plants was laid at Jesus's feet as he entered Jerusalem?

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  1. Oak leaves
  2. Hibiscus petals
  3. Rose thorns
  4. Palm branches
When Jesus entered Jerusalem, riding a donkey, his followers laid palm branches at his feat, calling him Hosanna.
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42. What kind of clothing/material was worn by everyone from priests to the wealthy, in the Bible?

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  1. Hay
  2. Linen
  3. Straw
  4. Dr. Martens
All kinds of fabrics are mentioned in the Bible, but none (probably) more so than linen. Rich men in fine linens have been mentioned, but so have holy linens.
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43. Which of these spices was mentioned in Exodus, the Song of Solomon, Proverbs and Revelations?

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  1. Steel
  2. Fennel
  3. Cinnamon
  4. Poppy seed
The Bible mentions cinnamon several times. Everything from its scent to it being a "fine" spice have been documented.
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44. What instrument was sounded by seven angels in Revelations?

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  1. Drums
  2. Piano
  3. Trumpet
  4. Guitar
In the book of Revelations, seven angels sound seven trumpets after breaking the seventh seal.
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45. What was blocking the entrance to Jesus' tomb?

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  1. Metal bars
  2. Huge boulder
  3. Curtains
  4. Wooden door
After Jesus' death, he was placed in a small tomb. The tomb was then sealed by a huge stone/boulder.
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46. Which of these annointing oils was not only mentioned numerous times in the Bible, but was also one of the gifts given to Jesus by the Magi?

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  1. Baby powder
  2. Myrrh
  3. Clothing
  4. Baby food
Besides the gold and frankincense, the wise men also gifted Jesus with some myrrh; it was an enbalming oil which was also used as a penitential incense.
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47. What kind of food did Jacob use to help deceive his and Esau's father?

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  1. Fish
  2. Tomato
  3. Wild game
  4. Bread
Jacob uses the meat of wild game to get to his father; he did take some extra measures to pretend to be his brother, Esau (his father's favorite).
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48. In Psalm 23:5, what item is supposed to 'runneth over'?

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  1. Sink
  2. Shoes
  3. Heart
  4. Cup
In Psalm 23:5, there is a line that says "thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over."
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49. What garment of clothing was Joseph known to have?

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  1. Coat
  2. Gloves
  3. Hat
  4. Pants
Joseph's coat of many colors was gifted to him by his father. Because he was the favorite, his brothers envied and all but one, conspired to kill him.
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50. Which of these items was Hagar next to when she received a message from an angel?

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  1. Pool
  2. Puddle
  3. River
  4. Well
After Hagar fled, she wound up next to a well (or spring). There, an angel appeared before her and told her what she should name her son and that she should return to Sarah and Abraham.
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