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Bible, Theology, and Apologetics Assessment Test

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Old Testament

Multiple Choice

    1. The man who wrestled with an angel at Peniel was:


    a. Jacob

    b. Joshua

    c. Noah

    d. Samuel

    2. The life of Abraham is found in the book of:


    a. Judges

    b. Exodus

    c. Genesis

    d. 1 Kings

    3. The man whose donkey spoke prophecy was:


    a. Jacob

    b. Balaam

    c. Ephraim

    d. Jephthah

    4. The following item lists events out of chronological order. Which letter indicates the order in which the events actually occurred:

      a. Isaac to be offered as a sacrifice by Abraham

      b. Joseph is made a ruler in Egypt

      c. Sodom destroyed

      d. Jacob wrestles with the angel

      e. “You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good”


    a. b,e,a,c,d

    b. c,d,e,a,b

    c. d,a,c,b,e

    d. c,d,a,b,e

    e. c,a,d,b,e

    5. Which of the following is NOT a book in the Old Testament:


    a. Obadiah

    b. Hezekiah

    c. Zephaniah

    d. Ezra

    6. “Have you but one blessing my father? Bless me, even me also, O my father.”


    a. Cain

    b. Jacob

    c. Esau

    d. Joseph

    e. Isaac


    7. ______ One of the twelve tribes of Israel.

    8. ______ The fourth king of Israel.

    9. ______ The man who did not experience normal death.

    10. ______ King of Judah who came into power at the age of eight and about

    whom the Scriptures say, “He did right in the eyes of the Lord.”

    11. ______ One of Eli’s two sons who was punished by death.

    12. ______ The first judge of Israel, following the period of Joshua’s leadership.


    a. Othniel

    b. Phinehas

    c. Samuel

    d. Josiah

    e. Rehoboam

    f. Gad

    g. Bartholomew

    h. Matthias

    i. Enoch



    13. T F Ruth was the great grandmother of King David.

    14. T F Habakkuk is classified as a minor prophet.

    15. T F Manasseh is remembered as one of the good and faithful kings.

    16. T F Gomer is the unfaithful wife of the prophet Joel.

    17. T F The ten plagues against the Egyptians are recorded in the book of Exodus.

    18. T F The first king of Israel was David.

    19. T F The man who assumed leadership of Israel after Moses was Joshua.

    20. T F The ten commandments are recorded in Exodus.

Arrange the persons or events in chronological order by placing an “a” before the earliest, then a “b,” etc.

    21. _____ The giving of the law on Sinai.

    22. _____ The building of the temple by Solomon.

    23. _____ The call of Abraham.

    24. _____ The Babylonian captivity.

    25. _____ The Exodus from Egypt.

From which book:

Write the Old Testament book from which the quotation comes. A book may be used more than once.

    26. __________________ “Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked …”

    27. __________________ The Ten Commandments (name one of the two books).

    28. __________________ “When Haman saw that Mordecai would not kneel down or pay him honor, he was enraged.”

    29. __________________ “Meaningless! Meaningless! Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.”

    30. __________________ “In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.”

    31. __________________ “Seventy sevens are decreed for your people and your holy city to finish transgression.”

    32. __________________ “There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up.”

    33. __________________ “One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them.”

    34. __________________ “See, I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before you.”

    35. __________________ David’s sin with Bathsheba.

    36. __________________ “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.”

    37. __________________ “This whole country will become a desolate wasteland, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.’”

    38. __________________ “I charge you, do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.”

    39. __________________ “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.”

    40. __________________ “For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.”

New Testament

Multiple Choice

    41. The Gospel with the most number of chapters is:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    42. The Gospel that is different from the other three is:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    43. “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us” is from:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    44. The Gospel written by a gentile physician was:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    45. The Gospel containing the Upper Room Discourse, describing the role and function of the Holy Spirit is:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    46. The Gospel that emphasizes the miracles of Christ is:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    47. The Gospel that does not record the death and resurrection of Jesus is:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    48. The Great Commission is recorded in:


    a. Matthew

    b. Mark

    c. Luke

    d. John

    e. None of these

    49. The man who was dragged out of the city and left for dead, only to get up and go back into the same city was:


    a. Paul

    b. Stephen

    c. Peter

    d. John

    e. Nicodemus

    50. The first Christian martyr was:


    a. Paul

    b. Stephen

    c. Peter

    d. John

    e. Nicodemus

    51. The only one of the original 12 disciples that did not die prematurely was:


    a. James

    b. Thomas

    c. Peter

    d. John

    e. Phillip

    52. Those who were with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration were:

      a. Moses, Elisha, John, Peter, James

      b. Moses, Elijah, John, Peter, Matthew

      c. Moses, Elisha, John, Peter, Matthew

      d. Moses, Elijah, John, Peter, James

      e. None of these


    53. T F James was one of the “sons of thunder.”

    54. T F Paul’s shipwreck occurred on the island of Patmos.

    55. T F The Gospel of Luke records the famous “seven signs of Christ.”

    56. T F Lydia was a seller of purple and dyes.

    57. T F Titus is one of Paul’s Pastoral Epistles.

    58. T F Jude is one of the Catholic Epistles.

    59. T F Luke wrote the Book of Acts.

    60. T F Peter wrote the Book of Revelation.

Arrange the events in chronological order by placing an “a” before the earliest, then a “b,” etc.

    61. _____ Jesus appears to Paul.

    62. _____ Jesus delivers the Sermon on the Mount.

    63. _____ Pentecost.

    64. _____ The ascension.

    65. _____ Jesus is baptized by John.

    66. _____ The Last Supper.

    67. _____ Jesus appears to the two disciples on the road to Emmaus.

    68. _____ The resurrection.

From which book:

Write the New Testament book from which the quotation comes. A book may be used more than once.

    69. __________________ “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”

    70. __________________ “I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

    71. __________________ “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you and you will be my witnesses.”

    72. __________________ “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,

    goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.”

    73. __________________ “I am the resurrection and the life.”

    74. __________________ “Therefore, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, it seemed good also to me to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus.”

    75. __________________ “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness”

    76. __________________ “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”

    77. __________________ “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place.”

    78. __________________ “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.”

    79. __________________ “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God.”

    80. __________________ “Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body. Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit?”


Multiple Choice

    81. The unchangeableness of God is called His:


    a. Immutability

    b. Aseity

    c. Sovereignty

    d. omnipotence

    82. The notion of being born again is called:


    a. regeneration

    b. glorification

    c. justification

    d. sanctification

    83. Descriptions of God in human terms are called:


    a. humanisms

    b. anthropomorphisms

    c. images

    d. God is not described in human terms in the Bible.

    84. The doctrine of the Trinity teaches that God is:


    a. 3 in essence and 1 in person

    b. 1 in essence and 1 in person

    c. 1 in essence and 3 in person

    d. none of the above

    85. The notion that God knows everything—past, present, and future—is called:


    a. omnipresence

    b. omniscience

    c. omnipotence

    d. omnitheater

    86. The doctrine of sanctification teaches that in this life true believers:


    a. cooperate with the work of the Holy Spirit

    b. are not able to achieve perfection

    c. make genuine progress in striving after perfection

    d. All of the above

    87. The science of properly interpreting the Scriptures is called:


    a. homiletics

    b. hermeneutics

    c. heresy

    d. hamartiology

    88. The study of the end times and the second coming of Christ is called:


    a. pneumatology

    b. Christology

    c. hamartiology

    d. eschatology

    89. The term describing God’s ability and right of being “in control” of the universe is:


    a. Aseity

    b. justification

    c. sovereignty

    d. watchmaker

    90. The notion that God is all-powerful is called:


    a. omnipresence

    b. omniscience

    c. omnipotence

    d. omnitheater

    91. The J-E-P-D theory is also called the:


    a. Documentary hypothesis

    b. Old Covenant

    c. Dispensational Theology

    d. Alphabet Soup

    92. Which theory is not a known attempt to explain the resurrection:


    a. “swoon” theory

    b. “stolen body” theory

    c. “wrong tomb” theory

    d. all are attempted explanations

    93. An apologist is someone who:


    a. disagrees with the Bible

    b. defends the Bible

    c. misinterprets the Bible

    94. The term referring to the first sin committed by Adam and Eve is:


    a. The Fall

    b. Original Sin

    c. First Transgression

    d. None of these

    95. The original manuscripts of the Bible are called the:


    a. autographa

    b. pseudopigrapha

    c. apocrypha

    d. Dead Sea Scrolls


    96. T F The Bible as it exists today is word-for-word identical to the Bible as it was originally written.

    97. T F Form criticism is the science of examining manuscripts in order to determine the Bible’s original readings.

    98. T F First Corinthians 15:3-5 is a chief passage dealing with the resurrection of Christ.

    99. T F In the first century, the Apostles officially declared that the Bible would consist of the 66 books it now contains.

    100. T F The Bible claims to be the Word of God.

The End

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Related Topics: Bibliology (The Written Word), Apologetics

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