1. According to Joseph's interpretation to Pharaoh's dreams; the seven empty ears blighted by the east wind represented years of

A. famine

B. abundance

C. farming

D. Harvest


2. Moses was born at a period when the Hebrews were

A. suffering

B. increasing

C. backsliding

D. rejoicing


3. "...who is the Lord, that I should heed his voice and let Israel go?" After this statement, Pharoah

A. engaged Israel into forced labour with task masters

B. ordered midwives to kill all males born to Israelites

C. asked Israelites to fetch their own straws to produce bricks

D. decreed that Israelites' male babies be drowned in the Nile


4. The name Moses means

A. baptized in water

B. abandoned in water

C. drawn out of water

D. thrown into water


5. After the departure of the Israelites God made Pharaoh pursue them in order to

A. force Israel to return to Egypt

B. hasten Israel's journey through the wilderness

C. make Israel obey Moses

D. get glory over Pharaoh and his host


6. Who among the following kings was raised by God against the Israelites for going after the Canaanite gods?


A. Agap

B. Jabin

C. Zebah

D. Zalmunnal

7.  Deborah a prophetess who was a judge in Israel was the wife of

A. Joshua

B. Abijah

C. Lappidoth

D. Sisera


8. The sons of Eli were regarded as worthless men for all the following reasons except

A. sleeping with the women at the tent of the meeting

B. failing to attend the places of worship regularly

C. taking the meat for sacrifice before boiling

D. showing no respect to God


9. Who was the first king of Israel

A. Kish

B. David

C. Solomon

D. Saul


10. Joel and Abijah were the sons of

A. Eli

B. Saul

C. Samuel

D. David


11. "....Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice and to hearken than the fat of rams" This statement was Samuel's reaction to

A. David's defence of his sin

B. Saul's defense of disobedience

C. King Agag's defence of his victory

D. Eli's defense of the sins of his sons


12. On Mount Gilboa, king Saul decided to commit suicide in order to avoid

A. ridicule from the Philistines

B. witnessing the death of his sons

C. being killed by his armour bearer

D. the agony of the injuries received


13. David bitterly mourned when Abner was slain by

A. Ishboshet

B. Absalom

C. Asahel

D. Joab


14. One of the main features of Solomon's prayer at the dedication of the Temple was the

A. celebration of God who is faithful to his covenant

B. recognition that God loves sacrifices

C. assertion that God dwells in man-made houses

D. proclamation that no prayers be henceforth made outside the temple


15. In spite of Solomon's apostasy, his empire remained intact until his death because

A. God offered for David's sake, the punishment due to him

B. he won decisive victories over his enemies

C. he always took wise decisions

D. he made surrounding nations fight among themselves


16. "Your father made our yoke heavy. Now, therefore, lighten the hard service of your father" These were the words of

A. Rehoboam

B. Solomon

C. David

D. Ahijah


17. Obadiah, Ahab's servant, made history for himself by

A. arresting the prophets of Yahweh

B. executing all the prophets

C. hiding and feeding some of the prophets in a cave

D. inciting the prophets to rebel against king Ahab


18. The contest between Elijah and the prophets of Baal took place at mount

A. Olive

B. Tabor

C. Sinai

D. Camel


19. King Jehoshaphat was commended for adopting his father's policies which included

A. removing Maacah, his grandmother from being queen

B. waging wars with the king of Israel

C. allowing the cult prostitutes to operate

D. burning of incense at the high places


20. God's constant love for unfaithful Israel is demonstrated in the book of

A. Amos

B. Isaiah

C. Hosea

D. Ezekiel


21. During the rebuilding of the Temple, Zerubbabel rejected the offer of help from the

A. inhabitants of Ammon

B. people of Samaria

C. friends of Sanballat and Tobiah

D. governors of the provinces beyond the rivers


22. "And I asked them concerning the Jews that survived, who has escaped exile, and concerning Jerusalem..." These were the words of

A. Jeremiah

B. Nehemiah

C. Ezra

D. Hanani


23. The presentation of Myrrh to Jesus signifies Jesus'

A. humility and servanthood

B. suffering and impending death

C. lordship on earth

D. kingship and messiahship


24. "My son, your sins are forgiven". These were the words of Jesus to the

A. demoniac

B. paralytic

C. man born blind

D. centurion's servant


25. Peter called for the construction of three booths for Jesus, Moses and Elijah respectively during

A. the transfiguration

B. the Ascension

C. Jesus' arrest

D. the Passover feast


26. The incidents that took place following Jesus' death on the cross did not include the

A. tearing into two of the Temple's veil

B. quaking of the earth that broke the rocks

C. the opening of the tombs

D. trembling of the chief priests


27. "How is it that you a Jew ask a drink of me..." This statement was made by the

A. Gentile woman

B. woman of Samaria

C. possessed woman

D. woman of Galilee


28. The Jews showed their hatred for Paul and Barnabas in Pisidia by

A. dragging out the apostles for stoning

B. insisting and driving them out of the Synagogue

C. influencing leading men in the city to drive them out

D. beating and stoning them in the Synagogue


29. When Jesus said "apart from me you can do nothing", he meant that Christians

A. pray without ceasing

B. must faithfully trust in him always

C. cannot pass examinations if they did not pray

D. should expect God to do everything for them


30. On the day of Ascension, Jesus promised his disciples

A. peace in the kingdom of God

B. amazing grace

C. power of the Holy Ghost

D. His abiding physical presence


31. On Ascension day two men in white robes informed the disciples that Jesus would

A. send for them

B. be seen in heaven

C. prepare a place for them

D. come again

32. "Go up and join this chariot". This statement was made to

A. John

B. Paul

C. James

D. Phillip


33. Saul was converted on his journey to

A. Samaria

B. Jerusalem

C. Salamis

D. Damascus


34. Which of the following places was not visited by Paul during his first missionary journey?

A. Salamis

B. Athens

C. Antioch in Syria

D. Antioch in Pisidia


35. Paul was stoned and dragged out of the city by

A. The Lyconians and the Ephesians

B. enemies of the healed lame man

C. Jews from Antioch and Iconium

D. Jews in the Synagogue


36. The resurrection of Jesus is significant to Christians for it marked the

A. end of the Jewish faith

B. assurance of eternal life for Christians

C. beginning of Christianity

D. end of Jesus' earthly ministry


37. According to Paul, "As sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness to

A. faith in God

B. the knowledge of God

C. eternal life

D. the glory of the father


38. Paul in Romans declared "for as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by one man's obedience many will be made..."

A. innocent

B. righteous

C. faithful

D. Christians


39. Which of the following is not true about spiritual gifts as taught by Paul?

A. Gifts should be used with all modesty

B. no gift can be independent of others

C. gifts have nothing to do with the level of one's faith

D. specific gifts perform specific functions


40. In his comparison of the human body with the body of Christ, Paul did not mention the

A. hand

B. foot

C. eye

D. nose



41. The New Life in Christ operates through

A. humility

B. the name of Jesus

C. one body

D. wisdom


42. "Death is swallowed up in victory, oh death where is your victory?" This statement is found in the book of

A. Corinthians

B. Romans

C. Galatians

D. Philemon


43. According to Paul in Corinthians the gospel message could only be lifeless when Christians

A. deny the resurrection message

B. persecute one another

C. gossip among themselves

D. entertain idolatrous practices


44. Paul asked the Thessalonians to imitate his action of

A. demanding support from his converts

B. performing miracles

C. healing the sick

D. working for his personal upkeep


45. With respect to the date of the Parosia, Paul advised Thessalonians to

A. be sober in maintaining their hope of salvation

B. disregard all speculations about it

C. know that the day would be announced later

D. enjoy peace and security in the face of danger


46. Paul pleaded with Philemon to forgive

A. Barnabas

B. Timothy

C. Onesimus

D. Silas


47. James strongly condemned partiality in the Church for all the following reasons except that it

A. is contrary to Christ's example of humility

B. accords due respect to the rich who merit it

C. is a transgression of the commandment of God

D. does not harmonize with Christian virtue of love


48. The Galatians, were reminded by Paul that they were Abraham's offspring and heirs according to

A. promise

B. good works

C. law

D. grace


49. According to Paul in Galatians, law ceased to be our custodian as soon as

A. it was made available to us

B. Christ adopted us as his children

C. we adopted the faith of Abraham

D. we stopped worshiping the elemental spirits


50. James advised Christians to portray their faith in Jesus by

A. listening to the word of God always

B. converting others to Christ

C. practicalizing their Christian belief

D. constant prayer and fasting