1. On the fourth day, God created the sun, moon and stars for the following purposes except

A. to separate the day from the night

B. for signs of seasons, days and years

C. to give light upon the earth

D. to dry up flood from the face of the earth


2. Which of the following rivers flowed out of Eden to water its garden? River

A. Abana

B. Pharpar

C. Nile

D. Pishon


3. The wife of Moses was called

A. Rebecca

B. Rachel

C. Zipporah

D. Deborah


4. When Joseph was sent to his brothers, he met them pasturing at

A. Hebron

B. Bethel

C. Beersheba

D. Dothan


5.  How old was Joshua before he died?

A. 95 years

B. 98 years

C. 110 years

D. 111 years


6. Why was Saul asked to destroy the Amalekites?

A. they were worshiping false gods

B. they opposed the Israelites when they left Egypt

C. They did not assist the Israelites

D. God did not like the Amalekites


7. The first king of Israel lost his throne because he

A. was a weak king

B. knew little about governance

C. lost the support of Yahweh

D. was irresponsible


8. During the Ammonite war Uriah disobeyed king David by refusing to go to his house to sleep because

A. it was wrong to go home drunk

B. his wife would regard him as a coward

C. it would be unpatriotic to break military vow

D. he suspected that the king had lost interest in the battle


9. Abner wanted to transfer his allegiance to David, the latter gave him the condition to

A. openly submit to Joab

B. convince all Israel to come over to David

C. restore his wife Michal to him

D. slay Ishboshet, Saul's successor


10. God said to Solomon in a dream,"Ask what I shall give you" What did Solomon ask for

A. Power and Authority

B. Great wealth and riches

C. Stable and long term in office

D. An understanding mind


11. Solomon showed lack of wisdom when he

A. put up temples for the gods of his wives

B. married many wives with children

C. invited the Queen of Sheba

D. gave out judgement to two harlots


12. Solomon told Hiram, king of Tyre that he had decided to build a temple for the Lord because

A. The Lord had given him peace and all good things

B. his father David never intended to build one

C. he wanted to force him to come to his aid

D. Hiram had entered into a marriage alliance with his father


13. Elijah destroyed the prophets of Baal

A. to oppose Baal worship

B. as an act of revenge

C. as an act of sacrifice

D. to shame jezebel


14. Who was the king who reintroduced the passover feast in Israel

A. Jeroboam

B. Asa

C. Josiah

D. Rehoboam


15. Who was the prophet responsible for the re-building of the Temple during the exile

A. Ezra

B. Isiaiah

C. Jeremiah

D. Ezekiel


16. Which of the following Prophets taught that Yahweh was merciful

A. Isaiah

B. Hosea

C. Amos

D. Ezekiel


17. Daniel was delivered from the lion's den because

A. of his faith in God's power

B. of the King's prayers

C. he was able to charm the lions

D. the lions were kind to him


18. The person who discovered the book of law in the sanctuary during the reign of Josiah was

A. Zedekiah

B. Huldah

C. Hilkiah

D. Jeremiah


19. According to Amos' prophecy, the "Day of the Lord" to the Israelites would be a day of

A. victory over enemies

B. happiness

C. doom

D. national triumph


20. Isaiah said that when Israel spread forth their hands, God would hide His face because they were

A. making many prayers

B. offering vain sacrifices

C. worshipping God with their hearts

D. observing elaborate feasts


21. From Luke's account of the baptism of Jesus, which of the following happened before the voice was heard ?

A. John was reluctant to baptize him

B. John called Jesus the Lamb of God

C. Jesus arrived with Peter James and John

D. The Holy Spirit descended upon Jesus


22. Before their first encounter with Jesus, Peter and Andrew were

A. preachers

B. tax collectors

C. fishermen

D. tent makers


23. By the action of the good Samaritan, Christian are encouraged to

A. go out to the streets and look for someone to help

B. always travel with enough money in case the need arises to help

C. show compassion and render help to the needy

D. avoid travelling on lonely roads where armed robbers could attack


24. The lost sheep and the Lost Coin share the following except that

A. both of them are lost and need to be found

B. it is their owner's responsibility to look for them

C. the coin, may not know that it is lost

D. their owners rejoice when they are found


25. The parable of the rich man and Lazarus indicates that

A. poverty is a mark of righteousness

B. death is a leveller for rich and poor

C. only poor people will die physically

D. all rich men are going to hell fire


26. In one of the Resurrection appearances Jesus asked his disciples whether they had anything to eat as he

A. was hungry after three days in the grave without food

B. suspected that the disciples stock may have finished

C. wanted to prove to them that he was not a ghost

D. wanted to replenish the food stuff


27. By introducing Jesus as the Lamb, John was pointing to

A. Jesus sacrificial death

B. Jesus' miraculous healing

C. the Jewish yearly sacrifice

D. the priestly function of Jesus


28. St. John refers to Jesus' miracles as "signs" because they convey the following ideas except

A. acceptance of Jesus as the Son of God

B. proofs of the Kingdom of God

C. faith in Jesus as the means to eternal life

D. demand for more wonders


29. Apart from the miracles at the wedding feast, another miracle of Jesus at Cana in Galilee was

A. feeding the four thousand

B. healing the noble's son

C. healing of a man born blind

D. healing a paralytic man


30. At whose well did Jesus meet the Samaritan woman?

A. Abraham

B. Isaac

C. Jacob

D. Joseph


31. The lame man who was healed at the pool of Bethizatha was charged by the Jews for breaking the law of the Sabbath because he

A. consulted Jesus on the Sabbath day

B. was carrying his pallet on a Sabbath day

C. was on a journey on a Sabbath day

D. was seen with Jesus on a Sabbath day


32. The descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost was prophesied by

A. Amos

B. Joel

C. David

D. Ezekiel


33. When the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the gospel, they sent to them

A. Mark and Barnabas

B. Peter and John

C. Paul and John

D. Peter and Paul


34. The conversion of the Ethiopian eunuch confirms the

A. universality of the gospel

B. work of the Apostles

C. work of Phillip in Samaria

D. the love of God for the eunuch


35. After his conversion, Paul was introduced to the disciples in Jerusalem by

A. Peter

B. Ananias

C. Barnabas

D. Phillip


36. Before Barnabas and Saul were sent on missionary journey, the elders laid hands on them. The laying on of hands signifies

A. confirmation

B. selection

C. commissioning

D. protection


37. The man who delivered judgement of the Jerusalem Council on the admission of Gentiles into the Church was

A. Peter

B. Paul

C. Barnabas

D. James


38. Why according to Paul must Christians be subject to civil authority?

A. To receive God's approval

B. to avoid GOd's wrath

C. God has commanded it

D. it is an Old Testament Law


39. In the Epistle to the Romans, justification is received through

A. faith in Jesus

B. moral uprightness

C. observance of the law

D. giving of alms


40. By saying that no human being will be justified in the sight of God by works, Paul meant that

A. the mosaic law was useless in ensuring justification for man

B. the law had been weakened in human flesh

C. knowledge of sin came through the law

D. Moses who gave the law was not justified by the law


41. Paul's greatest writing about spiritual gift is found in his letter to the

A. Galatians

B. Ephesians

C. Romans

D. Corinthians


42. In Corinthians, Paul cited all the following resurrection appearances except

A. Cephas

B. The Twelve

C. Mary Magdalene

D. James


43. According to Peter, a Christian should exercise his freedom by

A. doing what is right

B. claiming his freedom at all cost

C. enduring pain while suffering

D. using it as a pretext for evil


44. In which of the following ways did the Philippians share in Paul's suffering while in Prison

A. Appealing for the release of Paul

B. Sending him relief materials

C. Continuing in prayer for him

D. Remaining in partnership with him in recieving


45. What advice did Peter give to the elders of the church in their relationship with the younger members?

A. work as if being under external constraint

B. work without a domineering spirit

C. work with a desire for material gains

D. control their flock with firm hands


46. In Philippians Paul taught that Jesus humility and death on the cross earned him

A. salvation for Israel

B. adoption as son of God

C. exaltation as Lord

D. eternal life in the kingdom


47. Why did Paul wish to retain Onesimus?

A. to protect him from persecution

B. Christianity was opposed to slavery

C. Philemon had earnestly requested that from Paul

D. to serve him during his imprisonment


48. James teaches that the man who shall be blessed is he who

A. hears the word of God

B. knows the law perfectly

C. does the word he hears

D. teaches the word of God well


49. Through God the Christian is no longer a slave but a son, and if a son then

A. a master

B. a redeemed

C. an heir

D. a beneficiary


50. Peter recommends submission to the civil authority so as to

A. silence the ungodly

B. encourage the believers

C. promote faith in God

D. live as free men