110 Wonderful Bible Trivia Questions for Kids & Adults

Itching to quiz your family and friends on their Bible trivia knowledge? Or maybe you’re looking to test how well-versed you are yourself. Either way, these interesting and entertaining Bible trivia questions will provide a fun activity for groups and individuals alike. It’s perfect for a rainy day, a family get-together, or even a game night with friends. With multiple levels of question difficulty included, this quiz can challenge both beginners and experts.

So, if you’re ready to put your Bible knowledge to the test and learn some fun facts along the way, check out these trivia questions. Answers are provided, so no need to worry if you get stuck and need some help.

Easy Bible Trivia

How Many Commandments are there?

Answer: Ten.

There are three different versions of the Ten Commandments in the Bible.

When did Jesus rise from the dead?

Answer: On Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday always falls between March 22nd and April 25th.

Why were Adam and Eve banished from the Garden of Eden?

Answer: They took a bite out of the forbidden fruit.

The apple became a symbol of the forbidden fruit around the 12th century.

Who baptized baby Jesus?

Answer: John the Baptist.

John the Baptist is buried in a Mosque in Damascus.

Who received the coat of many colors?

Answer: Joseph.

“Coat of Many Colors” is a song by Dolly Parton.

What was God’s creation on the second day?

Answer: The sky.

There are 9096 stars visible to us in the sky.

Where is the birthplace of Moses?

Answer: Egypt.

Egypt has a population of around 104.3 million people.

Why did God send the ten plagues to Egypt?

Answer: The Pharaoh refused to release the Israelite slaves.

Egypt had a total of 170 pharaohs in all.

How many days was Jesus inside the tomb?

Answer: Three.

In ancient times, tombs were generally built of mud and stone.

What did Jesus transform into wine?

Answer: Water.

The oldest known winery was opened around 4100 BCE.

Old Testament Bible Trivia

What are the names of the first man and woman?

Answer: Adam and Eve.

While Adam was named after the material he was made from, the name Eve means “to give life.”

Which language was the Old Testament written in?

Answer: Hebrew.

Hebrew is estimated to be one of the oldest languages in the world and is estimated to be 3000 years old.

On which day of creation did God create man?

Answer: The 6th day.

Land animals were also created on the 6th day.

Where did Adam and Eve live when the world was first created?

Answer: The Garden of Eden.

The definition of Eden is “paradise.”

What is the name of the first book in the Old Testament?

Answer: Genesis.

Genesis means “when it starts to exist.”

What are the names of Adam and Eve’s three sons?

Answer: Cain, Abel, and Seth.

These names are all of Hebrew origin.

What is the first Commandment?

Answer: You shall have no other gods before me.

Moses does not actually refer to them as “commandments” in the Bible.

What is the last word in the Old Testament?

Answer: Curse.

There are 622 700 words total in the Old Testament.

Who wrote the initial five books of the Old Testament?

Answer: Moses.

Moses was born in 1393 BCE.

How did God create Eve?

Answer: From Adam’s rib.

Adam was made from soil.

What did God tell Noah to build?

Answer: An ark.

The definition of an ark is both “a box or chest” and “a place of protection.”

How long did the flood last while Noah was on the ark?

Answer: 40 days and nights.

In total, Noah was on the ark for 377 days

How many human passengers were on the ark?

Answer: Eight.

Noah, his wife, his sons, and his sons’ wives were all on the ark.

What did the symbol of a rainbow mean to Noah?

Answer: That God would not destroy the earth again.

A rainbow is created when rays of light enter water droplets in the air.

What kind of animal tempted Adam and Eve?

Answer: A serpent.

A serpent is a snake or carnivorous reptile.

What tool did David use to defeat Goliath?

Answer: A sling and a stone.

The sling and stone is a weapon thought to have been invented in the Neolithic period, around 12 000 BCE.

How many sons did Jacob have?

Answer: 12.

Jacob is considered the ancestor of the people of Israel.

What did God ask Abraham to sacrifice on Mount Moriah?

Answer: Abraham’s son, Isaac.

Isaac was Abraham and Sarah’s only son.

What did Moses’ mother do to save his life?

Answer: Hid him in a basket that she placed in the river.

Moses’ mother’s name was Jochebed.

What form did God take to speak to Moses when he was in the desert?

Answer: A burning bush.

Moses came upon the burning bush while leading a flock of sheep.

How many plagues did God send to Egypt?

Answer: 10.

The plagues lasted around 2 weeks each.

What was the final plague?

Answer: The death of all Egyptian firstborn sons.

This final plague lead the Pharoahs to release the slaves.

How did Moses save the slaves in Egypt?

Answer: He parted the Red Sea..

It is estimated that two million slaves were led out of Egypt by Moses.

What does Israel mean?

Answer: Prevails with God.

The State of Israel was established in 1948.

What kind of bird brought Elijah food when he was hiding in the Kerith Ravine?

Answer: A raven.

Ravens remember faces and can mimic human voices.

What kind of animal did God provide for the Israelites to eat in the desert?

Answer: Quail.

The flight speed of quail is around 30 to 40 miles per hour.

Whose descendents formed the two tribes of Israel?

Answer: Joshua.

These tribes were Manesseh and Ephraim.

Who was the first king of Israel?

Answer: Saul.

There were 42 kings and one queen in Israel and Judah.

Where did God deliver the Ten Commandments to Moses?

Answer: Mt. Sinai.

Mt. Sinai is 7497 feet tall.

How was Cain punished for the murder of his brother, Abel?

Answer: Cain was banished and forced to become a wanderer..

Cain was 700 years old when he died.

What made Samson so strong?

Answer: His hair.

Samson led the Israelites for 20 years.

How did people legalize transactions in ancient Israel?

Answer: By exchanging sandals.

Sandals were first made of papyrus and palm leaves.

What was protected inside the Ark of the Covenant?

Answer: The gold jar of manna, Aaron’s staff, and the stone tablets of the covenant.

The Ark of the Covenent was made completely in God’s design.

How tall was Goliath?

Answer: Six cubits and a span.

A cubit is around eighteen inches, so Goliath was about 9’6.”

After Moses departed, who was the leader of the Israelites?

Answer: Joshua.

Joshua died at the age 110.

What is the name of the king who held the longest rule over Judah?

Answer: Manasseh.

Manasseh reined for 55 years.

Where did Moses die?

Answer: Moab.

Today, Moab would be located in west-central Jordan.

What is the name of the third book in the Old Testament?

Answer: Leviticus.

Leviticus has 27 chapters.

What was the purpose of the “tabernacle?”

Answer: A portable sanctuary for worship..

The tabernacle was around 150 feet long and 75 feet wide.

How many days did the Isrealites spend wandering in the wilderness?

Answer: 40 years.

After the first two years, God gave instructions to build a place of worship.

Who vowed to tithe a tenth of their income at Bethel?

Answer: Jacob.

The word “tithe” means “a tenth.”

Why did God put a mark on Cain?

Answer: To protect him from being killed by others.

God putting the mark on Cain is detailed in Genesis 4:15.

What is the name of the only queen to rule Judah?

Answer: Athaliah.

Athaliah was the queen for six years.

What did the Israelites do to destroy the wall of Jericho?

Answer: By shouting.

The walls of Jericho were build around 8000 BCE.

Which prophet described the Valley of Dry Bones?

Answer: Ezekiel.

Ezekiel was one of the 597 people deported to Babylonia.

Which prophet has the nickname, “the weeping prophet?”

Answer: Jeremiah.

Jeremiah’s father was a priest named Hilkiah.

How many decks were there on Noah’s ark?

Answer: Three.

The Ark was 300 cubits, or 510 feet long.

Which wind carried the plague of locusts to Egypt?

Answer: The east wind.

Locusts eat the leaves and tissues of plants.

How were sins forgiven in the Old Testament?

Answer: Animal sacrifice.

Animal sacrifice symbolizd God’s justice and grace.

How did Uriah die?

Answer: He was placed in the most dangerous battle position by David.

Uriah was one of David’s elite warriors.

How many of each animal did Noah have on the ark?

Answer: Two.

It is estimated that around 50 000 animals could have fit on the ark.

What food is asked for in the Lord’s Prayer?

Answer: Bread.

Nearly 12 million loaves of bread are sold each day.

Who was thrown into a lions’ den by King Darius?

Answer: Daniel.

In 2022, Daniel was the 24th most popular name given to baby boys in North America.

Which apostle betrayed Jesus?

Answer: Judas.

Judas betrayed Jesus for a small sum of money.

What did David bring to Jerusalem to bless the city?

Answer: The Ark of the Covenant.

The walls of Jersualem are 2.5 miles long and 40 feet tall.

New Testament Bible Trivia

Where was Jesus born?

Answer: Bethlehem.

Today’s population of Bethleham is estimated to be around 25 000 people.

How many books are in the New Testament?

Answer: 27.

The Old Testament contains 39 books.

What is the meaning of the word “gospel?”

Answer: Good news.

Gospel is a word derived from the Old English word “god-spell.”

What are the names of the first apostles called to follow Jesus?

Answer: Peter and Andrew.

While one gospel says Peter and Andrew lived in Bethsaida, another states that they were living in Capernaum.

What did Jesus feed to 5000 men?

Answer: Five loaves of bread and two fish.

This story is often called “The Feeding of the 5000.”

What was John the Baptist’s food source in the desert?

Answer: Locusts and wild honey.

Locusts are rich in protein, fiber, and fatty acids.

Which Gospel is said to be written by a doctor?

Answer: Luke.

Dr. Luke was a personal physician to the Apostle, Paul.

Where did an angel tell Jospeh to flee when Herod wanted to kill Jesus?

Answer: Egypt.

The modern capitol of Egypt is Cairo.

Where did Jesus grow up?

Answer: Nazareth.

Nazareth is the biggest city in Northern Israel.

What language was the New Testament originally written in?

Answer: Greek.

Around 13 million people are native speakers of Greek.

Where was Paul shipwrecked?

Answer: Malta.

Malta is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Which apostle disowned Jesus three times?

Answer: Peter.

Peter is a name that comes from Greek and means “rock” or “stone.”

What disease did Jesus heal ten men of?

Answer: Leprosy.

More than 95% of people have a natural immunity to Leprosy.

Who did Jesus call the ‘sons of thunder’?

Answer: James and John.

Sons of Thunder is also an American action crime drama series.

How did Jesus die?

Answer: Jesus died by crucifixion.

Crucifixion was used systematically by the Persians in the 6th century BCE.

What are the names of the four Gospels in the New Testament?

Answer: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

Mark is considered to be the oldest Gospel.

What did Jesus do for Lazarus?

Answer: Raised him from the dead.

Lazarus has the nickname “Lazarus of the Four Days.”

What was the name of the apostle who collected taxes before following Christ?

Answer: Matthew.

Matthew the Apostle is also commonly known as Levi or Saint Matthew.

When Jesus was presented at the Temple as a baby, who recognized him as the Messiah?

Answer: Simeon.

Jesus was taken to the Temple in Jerusalem around forty days after being born.

What does the Book of Revelation account?

Answer: A vision of the end of the world.

The author of the Book of Revelation calls himself “John.”

What was Simon Peter’s occupation?

Answer: A fisherman.

Simon Peter was the first Pope.

What did Jesus heal Bartimaeus of?

Answer: Blindness.

3.44% of people have distance visual impairment.

Who took Jesus’ body off the cross?

Answer: Joseph of Arimathea.

Joseph of Arimathea also buried the body of Jesus.

Jesus forgives his killers from the cross in which gospel?

Answer: Luke.

The symbol of Luke’s Gospel is an ox.

Who came with Paul on his second missionary excursion?

Answer: Silas.

Paul went on four missionary journeys in total.

Who wanted to buy the gift of bestowing the Holy Spirit?

Answer: Simon.

Peter rejects Simon’s request in Acts 8:18-20.

What is the name of the person regarded as the first European convert to Christianity?

Answer: Lydia.

Lydia came from the city of Thyatira and sold purple dyes and fabrics.

How did Paul escape from Damascus?

Answer: He went down the city wall in a basket.

Damascus is the capital of Syria and the oldest capital in the world.

Who went on missionary journeys to preach to the Gentiles?

Answer: Paul.

Gentile is a term used to describe any non-Jewish person.

What is the name of the final book in the New Testament?

Answer: Revelation.

The Book of Revelation contains 11952 words.

Who gave Jesus gifts when he was born?

Answer: The wise men.

The wise men followed a guiding star to Bethlehem to deliver their gifts.

What does Palm Sunday celebrate?

Answer: Jesus entering Jerusalem before his death.

It is called Palm Sunday because Jesus was greeted by people who waved palm branches.

Which book of the New Testament details the ascension of Jesus into heaven?

Answer: Acts.

The most popular verse from Acts is Acts 1:8.

What kind of seed did Jesus compare to the kingdom of Heaven?

Answer: Mustard seed.

Mustard seeds can sprout within three to ten days.

Who saw a light on the road to Damascus?

Answer: Saul.

Damascus had people living there as early as 8000 to 10000 BCE.

What is the name of Jesus’ wife?

Answer: Mary Magdelene.

Magdalene means “woman from Magdala.”

How many demons did Jesus drive out of Mary Magdelene?

Answer: Seven.

Mary Magdelene was the first person to see Jesus after the Resurrection.

Where did the feeding of the 5000 take place?

Answer: Bethsaida.

Bethsaida was located on the northeast shore of the Sea of Galilee.

Who was Joseph’s master during his time as a slave in Egypt?

Answer: Potiphar.

The name Potiphar means “Bull of Africa.”

What is the name of the day Jesus healed a man’s withered hand?

Answer: Sabbath.

Jesus healed 7 people on the Sabbath.

What is a parable according to the Gospels?

Answer: The literary genre used by Jesus to share his messages.

A parable is defined as a simple story used to illustrate a moral lesson.

What was the name of John the Baptist’s mother?

Answer: Elizabeth.

In the United States, it is estimated that over 1.5 million people have the name Elizabeth.

Ananias and Sapphira were struck dead by God for what reason?

Answer: For withholding money from the church.

This story was told in the fifth chapter of Acts.

Which Greek god was Paul mistaken for when he went to Lystra?

Answer: Hermes.

Hermes was the messenger god in Greek mythology.

Around what time in history did the events of the New Testament occur?

Answer: 1st century AD.

The New Testament was written between 50 and 100 AD.

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