"...how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him, God also bearing witness both with signs and wonders, with various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to His own will?" — Hebrews 2:3,4

Quiz on the Miracles of the Bible

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

1. T or F: Although to be exact Jesus did more, both He and His forerunner John the baptizer each did approximately the same amount of miracles.


2. Which was NOT among the miraculous plagues God sent upon ancient Egypt through Moses and Aaron?

A. Hail   B. Floods   C. Insects   D. Darkness

3. Complete the verse: "An evil and adulterous seeks after a sign."

4. Per Acts 5:12, "...through the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were done among the people." For which apostle does the Bible record no specific miracle?

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

5. When Aaron threw down his rod before Pharaoh and it became a serpent, Pharaoh's wise men accomplished a similar feat with their enchantments. At that point...

A.  Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.
B.  Aaron's rod budded.
C.  Aaron remembered that Moses had told him to use Jesse's rod.
D.  Pharaoh banished Moses and Aaron.
E.  A, B, and D.

6. Jonah was actually swallowed by a:

A.  great fish   B.  whale   C.  giant squid   D.  submarine  

7. God gave an amazing miraculous sign to King Hezekiah. He caused the on a to move backward. (Each blank is one word.)

8. The Bible records several instances of the dead being miraculously raised back to life, in addition to the resurrection of Christ Himself. Choose the "imposter":

A.  The only son of a widow from a town called Nain
B.  A disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas
C.  The daughter of Jairus, a ruler of a synagogue
D.  The son of a widow from a town called Zarephath
E.  A disciple named Talitha, from a town called Cumi
F.  An unnamed dead man whose corpse touched the bones of Elisha the prophet
G.  An unspecified number of saints who rose immediately after Christ's own resurrection

9. The Biblical miracles:

A.  Occurred often and regularly throughout the sacred history.
B.  Were done by God through both men and women.
C.  Generally speaking, occurred mostly in "clusters" at certain key periods.
D.  Are irrelevant to the core moral doctrine of Scripture.

10. When Jesus healed a man born blind, the man was asked: "How were your eyes opened?" He answered, "A Man called Jesus made and anointed my eyes and said to me, 'Go to the pool of Siloam and wash.' So I went and washed, and I received sight."

11. The Bible is nuts! So say some among us. Perhaps they are on to something. The Old Testament records a miracle involving which NUTS?

A. Almonds   B. Walnuts   C. Pecans   D. Cashews

12. T or F: The Bible records THREE other instances of a miraculous parting of waters, in addition to God's parting of the Red Sea at the hand of Moses.


13. Complete the verse: "For false and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect."

14. T or F: The Bible records THREE instances of animals speaking.


15. On at least two occasions, in order to feed thousands of people, Jesus miraculously multiplied a small quantity of bread and fish into such a large supply that baskets were needed just for the leftovers. Choose the accurate "inventory" of one of those signs:

A.  Five loaves, two fish, unspecified quantity of leftover baskets
B.  Seven loaves, two fish, seven leftover baskets
C.  Seven loaves, unspecified quantity of fish, twelve leftover baskets
D.  Five loves, two fish, twelve leftover baskets

16. T or F: The ominous expression "the handwriting is on the wall" probably has its origin in a certain Biblical miracle.


17. In the Law, God says that if a prophet or a dreamer of dreams performs a sign or a wonder, seeking by it to authorize his counsel to the people to worship other gods:

A.  He should not be heeded.
B.  He (God) is testing His people.
C.  The prophet or dreamer must be executed.
D.   All of the above.
E.  A and B only.

18. Complete the verse: "Now when saw Jesus, he was exceedingly glad; for he had desired for a long time to see Him, because he had heard many things about Him, and he hoped to see some miracle done by Him."

19. Is a Multiple Choice/Fill the Blank "combo" question.

Which is the correct order for the words missing from this New Testament verse: "God has appointed these in the church: first _______, second _______, third _______, after that _______, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, varieties of tongues."

A.  apostles, prophets, teachers, miracles.
B.  miracles, prophets, apostles, teachers
C.  miracles, teachers, prophets, apostles
D.  teachers, apostles, miracles, prophets

20. Complete the verse: Then Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel: ", stand still over Gibeon; and , in the valley of Aijalon." (Each blank is one word.)

21. When we encounter passages in the Bible which predict events BEFORE they occur, we know that:

A.  God breathed a divine sigh of relief when He saw the event He commanded a prophet to predict actually come to pass.
B.  we are really getting to the heart of what Bible prophecy is about: advising us about the future.
C.  The God Who orders all things according to His will is able to reveal the future if He so chooses.
D.  the passage was actually written AFTER the event it claims to predict.

22. From the account of Jesus turning water into wine at a wedding in a town called Cana in Galilee, we learn:

A.  That it was His second public, miraculous sign.
B.  That Jesus honored the divine institution of marriage.
C.  That the use of wine is not sinful in itself.
D.  All of the above.
E.  A and B only.
F.  B and C only.

23. Is your final verse completion question: "He has made His wonderful works to be ; the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.

24. According to Luke 5, after laboring all night, Peter and his fellow fishermen had caught nothing. When Jesus told them to launch out into the deep and let down their nets, they caught so many fish that the nets began to break and their boats to sink. Choose the most Biblically accurate comment on this account:

A.  It is not really a miracle because it can be explained by natural means.
B.  It was simply an act of mercy done for His friends by Jesus, nothing more.
C.  The huge catch was saved and used on the occasion when Christ fed five thousand. Gullible people then assumed that He had "multiplied" fish.
D.  The event describes a sign pointing to Christ's divine authority.

25. T or F: Job 9:10 reads, "He does great things past finding out, yes, wonders without number." Although God still heals and works in providentially amazing ways, miracles as authenticating signs do not occur any longer.