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Numbers Trivia


We are almost through the Pentateuch! I hope you are finding this blog informative as we Re:read the Bible.  Lots of counting going on in Numbers - see how many questions you can answer.  The answers are at the bottom of the post.

Numbers Trivia Questions

Q1: Where is Israel at the start of the book of Numbers?
a. Wilderness of Sinai
b. Wilderness of Zin
c. Preparing to cross the Jordan into Canaan
d. Settling in the Land of Canaan

Q2: In the first census in Numbers, God told Moses to count every male over what age?
a. 17
b. 20
c. 24
d. 30

Q3: In the first census, which tribe was the largest?
a. Rueben
b. Levi
c. Judah
d. Benjamin

Q4: How many were counted in the first census?
a. 63,550
b. 6,035,500
c. 6,350
d. 603,550

Q5: On which side of the tabernacle were Aaron & Moses directed to camp to guard the sanctuary and protect the people of Israel?
a. North
b. South
c. East
d. West

Q6: What was the test for a suspected unfaithful wife?
a. Drinking salty water
b. Drinking bitter water
c. Drinking sweetened water
d. None of the Above

Q7: According to the Nazarite vow, which of the following was not allowed for consumption?
a. Grapes
b. Raisins
c. Wine
d. All of the Above

Q8: Which Levite clan was not given any oxen as they were charged with carrying the holy things of the tabernacle?
a. Kohathites
b. Gershonites
c. Merarites
d. Hebronites

Q9: To cleanse themselves, the Levites were required to shave what part of their body?
a. Their entire head, including the beard
b. Their whole bodies
c. Their legs
d. Their arms

Q10: At what age were the Levites required to withdraw from active service at the tabernacle?
a. 50
b. 60
c. 70
d. Never, the could serve until death

Q11: The two trumpets that God had Moses make to signal the people were made of what?
a. Gold
b. Silver
c. Bronze
d. Copper

Q12: Why did Miriam and Aaron begin to speak against Moses?
a. Because he wanted to be High Priest
b. Because he was getting to be too old to lead the people of Israel
c. Because he married a Cushite woman
d. None of the Above

Q13: What punishment did God give Miriam for speaking against Moses?
a. She was stoned
b. She was told she could not enter the land of Canaan
c. She was bitten by a poisonous snake
d. She became leprous

Q14: What types of fruits did the spies that went into the land of Canaan bring back?
a. Grapes
b. Pomegranates
c. Figs
d. All of the Above

Q15: Of the twelve spies that Moses sent into the land of Canaan, which two gave a good report?
a. Shammua and Shaphat
b. Joshua and Caleb
c. Igal and Nahbi
d. Palti and Caleb

Q16: How did God punish Korah for grumbling against Moses?
a. He was stoned to death
b. He became leprous
c. The ground opened and swallowed him up
d. He was attacked by a bear

Q17: Miriam died and was buried in what desert?
a. Zin
b. Sinai
c. Goshen
d. Paran

Q18: Which king would not allow the Israelites to pass through his land?
a. King of Moab
b. King of Arad
c. King of Edom
d. King of Midian

Q19: On which mountain did Aaron die?
a. Mount Nebo
b. Mount Hor
c. Mount Sinai
d. Mount Hermon

Q20: Why did Moses make a bronze serpent and set it on a pole?
a. It was needed for the tabernacle
b. To impress the kings of Canaan
c. To cure snake bites
d. To put in front of the medical tent

Q21: Who did Balak, King of Moab, summon to put a curse on the Israelites?
a. Barak
b. Bethuel
c. Baasha
d. Balaam

Q22: What special animal did Balaam, son of Beor, own?
a. A flying squirrel
b. A talking donkey
c. A perfectly speckled goat
d. None of the Above

Q23: Who succeeded Moses as the leader of the Israelites?
a. Joshua
b. Caleb
c. Aaron
d. Eleazar

Q24: Which two tribes asked Moses to provide them their inheritance on the east side of the Jordan River?
a. Tribes of Levi and Judah
b. Tribes of Dan and Asher
c. Tribes of Issachar and Zebulun
d. Tribes of Rueben and Gad

Q25: How many cities of refuge were there originally?
a. 4
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7


Numbers Trivia Answers

A1: a. Wilderness of Sinai (Numbers 1:1)
A2: b. 20 (Numbers 1:2-3)
A3: c. Judah (Numbers 1:27)
A4: d. 603,550 (Numbers 1:45-46)
A5: c. East (Numbers 3:38)
A6: b. Drinking bitter water (Numbers 5:16-19)
A7: d. All of the above (Numbers 6:2-4)
A8: a. Kohathites (Numbers 7:6-9)
A9: b. Their whole bodies (Numbers 8:5-7)
A10: a. 50 (Numbers 8:23-25)
A11: b. Silver (Numbers 10:1-3)
A12: c. Because he married a Cushite woman (Numbers 12:1)
A13: d. She became leprous (Numbers 12:10)
A14: d. All of the Above (Numbers 13:23)
A15: b. Joshua and Caleb (Numbers 14:6-8)
A16: c. The ground opened and swallowed him up (Numbers 16:31-33)
A17: a. Zin (Numbers 20:1)
A18: c. King of Edom (Numbers 20:18)
A19: b. Mount Hor (Numbers 20:27-28)
A20: c. To cure snake bites (Numbers 21:8-9)
A21: d. Balaam (Numbers 22:1-6)
A22: b. A talking donkey (Numbers 22:27-30)
A23: a. Joshua (Numbers 27:18-20)
A24: d. Tribes of Rueben and Gad (Numbers 32:1-5)
A25: c. 6 (Numbers 35:6)
By Faith, Moses . . .
Discontent is a Fiery Serpent


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