"Even a child is known by his deeds, whether what he does is pure and right." — Proverbs 20:11

Quiz on the Children of the Bible
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1) This boy fought and killed both the lion and the bear:

a) Esau
b) David
c) Samson
d) Reuben

2) Abijah, the young son of Jeroboam king of Israel:

a) Took the name Jeroboam II when he acceded to the throne in Samaria.
b) Was among the youths that gave Rehoboam poor advice when Rehoboam succeeded Solomon on the throne of Judah.
c) Died according to a prophet's word, as soon as his mother returned from visiting that prophet.
d) Often came to Jerusalem, the capitol of Judah, to visit his boyhood friend Rehoboam.

3) "Look, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?" was said by this boy to his dad:

a) Isaac
b) Job Junior
c) Ishmael
d) Jephthah

4) __________ , who would lead a great revival later in life, was eight years old when he began to reign in Jerusalem:

a) Manasseh.
b) Jehoshaphat.
c) Hezekiah.
d) Josiah.

5) ________, who would repent in later life for reigning in great wickedness, was age twelve when he acceded to the throne of Judah:

a) Josiah.
b) Ahab.
c) Manasseh.
d) Zedekiah.

6) Identify the boy about whom this Biblical statement is made: "...his mother used to make him a little robe, and bring it to him year by year..."

a) Samuel
b) Solomon
c) The boy Jesus
d) Moses

7) Isaiah the prophet writes of God's command to him to call a child this name:

a) Basemath
b) Keren-Happuch
c) Lo-Ruhamah
d) Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz

8) When Jonathan helped David escape from Saul, a young boy assisted Jonathan by:

a) Carrying lighter weapons to David, while Jonathan carried Goliath's tremendous and heavy sword.
b) Delivering to Saul a written message from Jonathan which contained misinformation about David's whereabouts.
c) Helping Jonathan put on his armor.
d) Gathering arrows that Jonathan had shot to serve as a sign to David.

9) A boy was raised from the dead by Elijah the prophet when Elijah did this, along with praying:

a) Stretched himself out on the child three times.
b) Put a cake of figs on the boy's head.
c) Rubbed the child down with the juice of berries which ravens miraculously brought to Elijah.
d) Covered the boy's body with his mantle and fasted for three days.

10) A captive Israelite servant girl showed her faith in God and His prophet Elisha when she:

a) Gave a tent peg to Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite.
b) Encouraged Elisha to take the mantle of Elijah.
c) Told her mistress that Elisha could heal the woman's husband.
d) Gathered many jars so that Elisha could miraculously fill them with oil.

11) This boy helped Paul escape being ambushed by men who had made a vow to kill the apostle:

a) Timothy's younger brother, Jimothy.
b) Paul's sister's son.
c) Eutychus.
d) Andronicus, the son of Barnabas.

12) God heard the voice of this boy about to die of thirst, spoke to his mother from heaven, and showed her where to get water for him:

a) Benjamin.
b) Isaac.
c) Jedidiah.
d) Ishmael.

13) When Peter was miraculously released from prison, he knocked at the house where the believers were praying. Servant girl Rhoda answered, then:

a) she tearfully hugged Peter as she let him in.
b) as both her bubble gum and her eyes popped she said, "Like Wow! Like...this is...like...totally...like cool!"
c) she exclaimed, you must be Peter's angel!"
d) she ran back inside without opening the gate.

14) This Hebrew boy received an Egyptian education:

a) Isaac
b) Moses
c) Daniel
d) Benjamin

15) The five loaves and two fish which Jesus multiplied to feed the five thousand belonged to:

a) A boy named Ephraim.
b) A nephew of Philip.
c) An unnamed boy.
d) Bartholomew's son.

16) Where in Scripture do we read of children in a marketplace, calling to one another after piping and dancing?

a) A passage in which Jesus likens the men of His generation to such children.
b) The book of Nehemiah, when the walls of Jerusalem are rebuilt.
c) A vision of the future prosperity of Jersusalem, in the book of Isaiah.
d) All of the above.

17) Two female bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two youngsters after they:

a) Had crept into the bears' den and stolen their honey.
b) Blasphemed the Name.
c) Put God to the test by taunting the bears to see if He would protect them.
d) Mocked the baldness of the prophet Elisha.

18) Ruth's mother-in-law Naomi became a nurse to this child, who would become the grandfather of King David:

a) Nahshon.
b) Obed.
c) Amminadab.
d) Jesse.

19) Although she is unnamed, she is the only little girl in the entire Bible whose resurrection from the dead is particularly recorded:

a) Jairus' daughter.
b) Elijah's niece.
c) The daughter of "doubting" Thomas the apostle.
d) The sister of Joanna.

20) A tunic and the blood of a goat were used to make this boy's father believe he was dead:

a) Joab
b) Justin
c) Joseph
d) Jacob

21) When Jesus said, "Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven," He had just:

a) Called a little child to Him, and set him in the midst of the disciples.
b) Responded positively to a man who had asked Him to come heal his child.
c) Been watching children play in the streets of Capernaum.
d) Heard a woman compare Gentiles like herself to little dogs who eat crumbs under the children's table.

22) On account of the faith of the woman who compared Gentiles like herself to little dogs, Jesus:

a) Raised her little boy from the dead.
b) Said, "For this statement, bring your little girl to Me that I may heal her."
c) Healed her little boy of leprosy.
d) Cast a demon out of her little girl.

23) A slave girl who followed Paul and his companions saying, "These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation" is described as being:

a) Filled with joy and faith.
b) A relative of Timothy.
c) Possessed with a spirit of divination.
d) Overly zealous.

24) The first child born to David and Bathsheba:

a) Died in infancy.
b) Said, "I will go to him, but he won't come to me" when King David died.
c) Was Solomon.
d) Joined with Absalom in his revolt against David.

25) This Gospel gives an account of the twelve year old boy Jesus astonishing the teachers in the temple with His wisdom:

a) Matthew.
b) Luke.
c) John.
d) Mark.

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