The Lord Jesus " the Mediator of the new covenant, by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions under the first covenant, that those who are called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance. For where there is a testament, there must also of necessity be the death of the testator." — Hebrews 9:15,16

New Testament Survey Quiz

Spelling counts on "fill in the blank" questions. Commentary on some answers is provided with your score.

1. is the name of the island where the apostle John received the book of Revelation.

2. The Transfiguration is:

A.  Another name for the resurrection.
B.  The account of the dazzling change in Jesus' appearance, and Noah's and Elijah's visit with Him.
C.  Found in all four Gospels.
D.  None of the above.

3. Which inspired New Testament author wrote that faith without works is dead:

A. James   B. Paul   C. Bartholomew   D. John  

4. False teachers in Galatia sought to:

A.  Persuade the Galatians to become Muslims.
B.  Have Christians seek justification by works of the Law.
C.  Convince their hearers that the resurrection had already occured.
D.  Abolish the Law altogether.

5. Cornelius sent for the apostle Peter because:

A.  His wife kept after him to do it.
B.  His conscience kept bothering him.
C.  Philip the deacon counselled him to do it.
D.  An angel of God commanded him to do it.

6. T or F: There is no direct reference to the tower of Babel in the New Testament.


7. Which title is that of an actual discourse given by Jesus in one or more of the Gospels:

A.  The Mount Hebron Discourse
B.  The Great Prophecy
C.  The Passover Sermon
D.  The Rooftop Exhortation
E.  The Capernaum Synagogue Homily
F.  The Olivet Discourse
G.  All of the above

8. The book of I John:

A.  Says we deceive ourselves if we believe we are without sin.
B.  Warns believers that many antichrists have already come.
C.  Exalts love of the brethren as a sign of real Christianity.
D.  All of the above.

9. In John's vision in Revelation, the in the midst of the throne was found worthy to open a . (Each blank is one word.)

10. Which one is not designated "king" in the New Testament?

A. Cyrus.   B. David.   C. Pharaoh.   D. Agrippa.

11. T or F: A conflict between two apostles is recorded in the New Testament.


12. Lydia the seller of purple came from which city?

A. Philippi   B. Ephesus   C. Thyatira   D. Caesarea

13. The disciples were first called Christians at .

14. T or F: The Lord Jesus Christ refers to Himself as "the Bright and Morning star".


15. In Galatians 5 we read that "...the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control." Choose the best exposition of this statement.

A.  Paul the writer of the letter to the Galatians is describing Jesus in this passage, the only One Who ever bore this fruit.
B.  These qualities are brought about by rigorous discipline, and are called the fruit of the Spirit because the Holy Spirit through Scripture informs us as to what the fruit looks like.
C.  The Holy Spirit sows the seeds of these qualities. Some of the fruits are harvested in some Christians, other fruits in others.
D.  As the Holy Spirit sanctifies a Christian, a character and walk that manifest all of these qualities is ever ripening.

16. The book of teaches us that Christ is superior to angels, to Moses, and to the Aaronic priesthood.

17. T or F: Peter refers to Paul's letters as Scripture.


18. The Pastoral Epistles are:

A.  I Peter, II Peter, and James.
B.  I Timothy, II Timothy, and Titus.
C.  I Thessalonians, II Thessalonians, and Philemon.
D.   All of the above

19. The sign which Pilate put on Jesus' cross was written in three languages: Greek, , and Hebrew.

20. The Book of the Acts of the Apostles:

A.  Is one of two New Testament books written to Theophilus.
B.  Unlike the Gospels, has no accounts of demons being cast out of people.
C.  Was co-authored by Silas and Timothy under Paul's oversight.
D.  Indicates that the apostle Thomas brought the Gospel to India.

21. and are the man and wife (respectively) who actually lied to God the Holy Spirit when they were deceitful to the apostles regarding the sale of a property. (Each blank is one word.)

22. T or F: Jesus faced no temptations except the three with which Satan attacked Him in the wilderness.


23. The name means "son of encouragement".

24. Select the trio of places actually mentioned in the New Testament:

A.  Decapolis, Idumea, and Syria.
B.  Judea, Spain, and Assyria.
C.  Galilee, Genessaret, and Gath.
D.  All of the above.

25. Which profession is found in the New Testament?

A.  Senstivity Training Instructor
B.  Waitron
C.  Donkey Stable Valet Saddleperson
D.  None of the above