Answers to the Fairly Difficult Bible Trivia Questions
1. Jacob married two sisters, Leah, and then Rachel. What was the girls' father's name?
A. Laban—Genesis 29:15-30
2. The Authorized King James Version of the Bible was first published by the Church of England in 1611. When was the New King James Version published?
3. God performed miracles through Moses in the form of ten plagues brought against Pharaoh and Egypt, in order to show His power and might. What was the first of these plagues?
A. Moses struck the water of the Nile River with his staff and turned the water into blood—Exodus 7:14-24
4. There's a character in the Bible whose name means "laughter." Who is that person?
A. Isaac—Genesis 21:3-6
5. What is the book of the Bible where God's name is not mentioned?
6. After King David had captured Jerusalem, he built up the city even more. What king helped David build himself a home by sending cedar logs, carpenters and masons?
A. King Hiram of Tyre—2 Samuel 5:11
7. What king and queen angered the Lord by leading the Israelites to do evil by worshipping Baal?
A. Ahab and Jezebel—1Kings 16:29-33
8. Jesus did not write a book of the Bible, but two of His brothers did. Who were they?
A. James and Jude—Matthew 13:55
9. Queen Jezebel died a violent death. How?
A. Her servants threw her out a window and the dogs ate her flesh—2 Kings 9:30-37
10. The Lord became angry with King Solomon because he let his wives turn him away from worshipping Him. How many wives did Solomon have?
A. 700—1 Kings 11:1-3
11. What biblical prophet was fed by birds?
A. Elijah—1 Kings 17:1-6
14. Aaron and Moses were brothers. Which one was older and by how many years?
A. Aaron was three years older than Moses—Exodus 7:7
15. After Jesus' crucifixion, one of His disciples went to Pilate asking for His body in order to bury Him. Who was he?
A. Joseph of Arimathea—Matthew 27:57-60
16. What Old Testament prophet predicted, "Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel"?
A. Isaiah—Isaiah 7:14
17. Joseph, a shepherd, was sold into slavery by his brothers. How old was he when this happened?
A. 17—Genesis 37:2, 26-28
18. Who said the following? "Do not extort money from anyone by threats or false accusation, and be satisfied with your wages."
A. John the Baptist—Luke 3:14
19. If turning the waters of the Nile River into blood was the first of the ten plagues Moses performed against Egypt, what was the second?
A. The whole country was overrun with frogs—Exodus 8:1-8
20. The angel Gabriel appeared before a priest and told him he and his wife would give birth to a son. The priest was made mute until the birth of his child because he didn’t believe it. Who was the priest?
A. Zacharias, and his son was John the Baptist—Luke 1:20
21. In answer to a prayer, this judge wrung a bowlful of water from a fleece. Who was he?
A. Gideon—Judges 6:38
22. How were Abraham and Lot related?
A. Lot was Abraham's nephew—Genesis 12:5
23. There was a man who had been sick for 38 years until Jesus came along and healed him. Where did this take place?
A. The pool at Bethesda—John 4:46-54
24. How did Elisha the prophet heal Naaman the Syrian of his leprosy?
A. By telling him to wash seven times in the Jordan River—2 Kings 5:10
25. What happened to Noah when he reached the ripe old age of 500 years?
A. He became the father of Shem, Ham and Japheth—Genesis 5:32
26. From what book in the Bible does it say that blessings and curses should not come from the same mouth?
A. James—James 3:10
27. When Jesus cleansed the temple by driving out the merchants and the money changers, He spoke of destroying the temple and raising it up in three days. To what was He referring?
A. His body, for He was resurrected back to life three days after His crucifixion—John 2:19-21
28. Who said the following? "The God of our ancestors raised up Jesus, whom you had killed by hanging Him on a tree."
A. Peter—Acts 5:30
29. To what was Solomon referring when he said, "At the last it bites like a serpent, and stings like an adder"?
A. Wine—Proverbs 23:31-32
30. Cities often get nicknames, like New York (the "Big Apple"), Paris ("City of Lights"), Philadelphia ("City of Brotherly Love"), and so on. What biblical town was known as the "City of Palm Trees"?
A. Jericho—Deuteronomy 34:3