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The Gospels and Acts Trivia
How about a little New Testament trivia from the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and Acts. Answers are below the questions.
The Gospels and Acts Trivia Questions
Q1: What type of insect did John the Baptist eat in the desert?
Q2: After Jesus' arrest, which apostle denied knowing him 3 times?
Q3: Where did Mary and Joseph flee with baby Jesus after being warned by an angel that Herod was trying to kill the child?
Q4: Who asked Pilate for Jesus' body after the crucifixion?
a. His mother, Mary
c. Joseph of Arimathea
Q5: Which apostle was not present when the others saw Jesus risen from the dead?
Q6: Jesus healed the mother-in-law of which apostle?
Q7: How did the apostle James, the brother of John, die?
a. Put to death with the sword
b. Drowned at sea
c. Stoned for blasphemy
d. An illness
Q8: What was the name of the high priest's servant who had his ear cut off by Peter in the Garden of Gethsemane?
Q9: Which god was Paul mistaken for in Lystra?
Q10: How many demons did Jesus drive out of Mary Magdalene?
Q11: On what island was Paul shipwrecked?
Q12: What kind of seed did Jesus compare to the Kingdom of Heaven?
Q13: In which of the gospels does Jesus forgive his killers from the cross?
Q14: What was the name of the young man who fell out of a window when Paul was preaching?
Q15: After the prodigal son ran out of money, what job did he find?
a. Sowing fields
b. Feeding pigs
Q16: When Jesus was baptized, what form did the Holy Spirit take when descending upon him?
Q17: Who was the high priest at the time Jesus was crucified?
a. Joseph of Arimathea
Q18: Which apostle betrayed Jesus with a kiss?
Q19: What two people appeared with Jesus at the Transfiguration?
a. Abraham & Moses
b. Moses & Elijah
c. Abraham & Elijah
d. Moses & Elisha
Q20: What was the price Judas received for handing Jesus over to the authorities?
a. 300 pieces of gold
b. 300 pieces of silver
c. 30 pieces of gold
d. 30 pieces of silver
Q21: At what hour did darkness come over the earth during Jesus' crucifixion?
a. 3rd hour
b. 6th hour
c. 9th hour
d. 12th hour
Q22: What was the name of the righteous and God-fearing centurion which an angel told to seek out Peter?
Q23: Who was chosen to replace Judas as an apostle?
Q24: Who was the Roman governor of Judea to whom Jesus was taken before he was crucified?
a. Herod Antipas
c. Herod Philip I
Q25: What disciple was sent to lay hands on Saul and restore his sight after he was blinded on the road to Damascus?
The Gospels and Acts Trivia Answers
A1: b. Locusts (Matthew 3:4)
A2: a. Peter (Mark 14:66-72)
A3: d. Egypt (Matthew 2:13)
A4: c. Joseph of Arimathea (John 19:38-42)
A5: b. Thomas (John 20:24-25)
A6: d. Peter (Matthew 8:14-15)
A7: a. Put to death with the sword (Acts 12:1-2)
A8: b. Malchus (John 18:10)
A9: a. Hermes (Acts 14:11-12)
A10: c. 7 (Mark 16:9)
A11: b. Malta (Acts 27:27 – 28:1)
A12: d. Mustard (Matthew 13:31-32)
A13: c. Luke (Luke 23:34)
A14: c. Eutychus (Acts 20:7-11)
A15: b. Feeding pigs (Luke 15:5)
A16: b. Dove (Matthew 3:16)
A17: c. Caiaphas (Matthew 26:57)
A18: d. Judas (Matthew 14:43-46)
A19: b. Moses & Elijah (Matthew 17:3)
A20: d. 30 pieces of silver (Matthew 26:14-16)
A21: b. 6th hour (Luke 23:44)
A22: a. Cornelius (Acts 10:1-5)
A23: b. Matthias (Acts 1:23-26)
A24: b. Pilate (Mark 15:1)
A25: d. Ananias (Acts 9:10-12)
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