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Friday, June 5, 2020

Quiz of the Day, June 2020

Quiz of the Day, June 5, 2020

Which Pope convened the 2nd Vatican Council?

a. Gregory the Great
b. John XXIII
c. John Paul II
d. Francis

Quiz of the Day, June 4, 2020

What biblical writer stated that "humans have no advantage over animals?"

a. Jeremiah
b. Isaiah
c. Qoheleth
d. The Psalmist

Quiz of the Day, June 3, 2020

The lyrics of the Byrds' song "Turn, Turn, Turn" derived from which book of the Bible?

a. The Psalms
b. Proverbs
c. Ecclesiastes
d. Isaiah

Quiz of the Day, June 2, 2020

Who was the chief editor and wordsmith of the First Book of Common Prayer?

a. Thomas Tallis
b. Thomas Cranmer
c. Richard Hooker
d. Nicholas Ridley

Quiz of the Day, June 1, 2020

The account of the Visitation is found in which Gospel?


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

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Quiz of the Day, May 2020

Quiz of the Day, May 31, 2020

What is the Jewish Feast of Pentecost?

a. Yom Kippur
b. Purim
c. Shavuot
d. Sukkot

Quiz of the Day, May 30, 2020

Which prophet heard God say, "I will put my spirit within you?"

a. Amos
b. Obadiah
c. Ezekiel
d. Isaiah

Quiz of the Day, May 29, 2020

Pentecost means

a. fifty
b. Holy Spirit
c. speaking in unknown tongues
d. a type of church worship

Quiz of the Day, May 28, 2020

Which of the following would you not associate with Zerubbabel?

a. Second Temple
b. Cyrus
c. Achaemenid Empire
d. Jeremiah
e. Zechariah
f.  Nehemiah

Quiz of the Day, May 27, 2020

On the Day of Pentecost, who heard the news about spoke in their own languages?

a.Hebrew speakers in the Diaspora
b.Jews in the Diaspora in Jerusalem for a visit
c. all foreign language speakers who resided in Jerusalem
d. Asia Minor Jews

Quiz of the Day, May 26, 2020

To whom did God say, "mortals look at outward appearance but the Lord looks on the heart?"

a. Paul
b. David
c. Moses
d. Samuel

 Quiz of the Day, May 25, 2020

Who succeeded Moses as leader of the people of Israel?

a. Aaron
b. Joshua
c.  Samuel
d.  David

Quiz of the Day, May 24, 2020

Which two biblical mountains are considered the same?

a. Tabor and Gerizim
b. Tabor and Hermon
c. Sinai and Tabor
d. Sinai and Horeb
e. Horeb and Hermon

Quiz of the Day, May 23, 2020

Who complained to Moses when Eldad and Medad began to prophesy?

a. Aaron
b. Miriam
c. Joshua
d. Caleb

Quiz of the Day, May 22, 2020

St. Helena was responsible for finding preserving the holy places in Jerusalem.  Who was her famous son?

a. Augustine
b. Constantine
c. Jerome
d. Justin Martyr

Quiz of the Day, May 21, 2020

Which Gospel has the account of the Ascension of Jesus?

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

Quiz of the Day, May 20, 2020

Alcuin was not

a. an educator
b. a deacon
c. an abbot
d. a priest


Quiz of the Day, May 19, 2020

Why did Jesus speak in parables?

a. so only insiders could know the secrets
b. the Psalmist wrote that this is how the Messiah would speak
c. Jesus copied the wisdom method of the book of Proverbs
d. to reach the people of the Johannine community

Quiz of the Day, May 18, 2020

Which of the following does not pertain to Rogation Day?

a. beating the bounds
b. blessing the gardens and fields
c. giving ministerial account to one's bishop
d. blessing shops

Quiz of the Day, May 17, 2020

What is a Jubilee?

a. a special 50 year observance
b. a year of no reaping
c. a year of no sowing
d. a year of liberty for all inhabitants of the land
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, May 16, 2020

Which is not true about the Hebrew "Feast of Booths?"

a. call Sukkot
b. last seven days
c. commemorates temporary dwellings of the wilderness sojourn
d. place where Jacob had the Jacob's Ladder dream
e. named after a place on the wilderness sojourn

Quiz of the Day, May 15, 2020

Which of the following is true?

a. an ephah is an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measurement
b. a hin is an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measurement
c. an ephah is an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measurement
d. a win is an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measurement
e. a and b
f. c and d

Quiz of the Day, May 14, 2020

Which of the following is prohibited under Levitical Laws?

a. eating all red meat
b. tattoos
c. colored wool garments
d. eating grasshoppers

Quiz of the Day, May 13, 2020

Where would have Jesus found the phrase, "love your neighbor as yourself?"

a. Genesis
b. Psalm
c. Proverbs
d. Leviticus

Quiz of the Day, May 12, 2020

Which portion of the "our Father" is not in some manuscripts?

a. deliver us from evil
b. forgive us our debts
c. thine is kingdom....
d. lead us not into temptation

Quiz of the Day, May 11, 2020

Which of the following derived from Azazel?

a. the sacrifice of goats
b. the notion of "scapegoating"
c. the Aaronic investiture
d. sacrifices in the tabernacle

Quiz of the Day, May 10, 2020

Who of the following is a mom who did not experience a marvelous or miraculous birth?

a. Hannah
b. Sarah
c. Ruth
d. Mary
e. Elizabeth

Quiz of the Day, May 9, 2020

What was the porto-type for the Temple in Jerusalem?

a. shrine at Shiloh
b. Phoenician temples
c. the Tabernacle
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, May 8, 2020

Whom of the following used the metaphor of mother for Jesus?

a. Aquinas
b. Julian of Norwich
c. Thomas Traherne
d. John of the Cross

Quiz of the Day, May 7, 2020

Jealous, in the Hebrew Scripture is

a. a name for God
b. is listed as what to avoid in one of the commandments
c. is a characteristic describing God's people
d. is an attitude that one is supposed to avoid according to Jeremiah

Quiz of the Day, May 6, 2020

What "part" of God was Moses allowed to see?

a. his presence in the pillar of fire
b. his presence in the pillar of cloud
c. his face
d. his back

Quiz of the Day, May 5, 2020

When Moses in anger cast the tablets of the commandments to the ground and "broke" them, what "broken" ironies occurred?

a. thou shall not have idols
b. thou shall not kill 3000
c. honor your parents
d. a and b

Quiz of the Day, May 4, 2020

What is the origin of the "golden calf?"

a. an idol constructed while Moses was on Mt. Sinai
b. an idol made at the direction of Aaron
c. an idol that led to the smashing of the first set of commandments
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, May 3, 2020

Which of the following is not true?

a. all Levites are priests
b. some Levites, descendants of Aaron are priests
c. kohan was a Hebrew word also used for non-Hebrew priests
d. Aaron was the first High Priest

Quiz of the Day, May 2, 2020

What was most holy in the tabernacle?

a. tablets of the commandments
b. two golden cherubim
c. the Ark of the Covenant
d. Aaron's budding staff

Quiz of the Day, May 1, 2020

Who is most known in Hebrew Scriptures for suffering?

a. Joseph
b. Job
c. Jeremiah
d. David

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Quiz of the Day, March 2020

Quiz of the Day, March 31, 2020

Which of the following hymns written by John Donne have deliberate "puns" on his and his wife's surnames?

a. As due by many titles, I resign
b. Wilt Thou forgive that sin where I begun
c. Soul's joy, now I am gone
d. When Jesus died to save us

Quiz of the Day, March 30, 2020

What excuse did Moses give to God to refuse the call to return to Egypt?

a. he had a family in Midian
b. his father in law wanted him to remain
c. he was slow of speech, inelegant
d. he was afraid of what the Egyptians might do to him

Quiz of the Day, March 29, 2020

To whom is Jesus say, " I am the resurrection and the life?"

a. Mary of Bethany
b. Martha of Bethany
c. Mary Magdalene
d. Peter
e. Lazarus

Quiz of the Day, March 28, 2020

Which Gospel does not include an account of the Transfiguration?

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

Quiz of the Day, March 27, 2020

Who was Gershom?

a. son of Esau
b. son of Shem
c. son of Moses
d. son Zipporah
e. c and d

Quiz of the Day, March 26, 2020

If Shiphrah and Puah were patron saints, what occupation would they represent?

a. sailors
b. Iron smiths
c. midwives
d. undertakers

Quiz of the Day, March 25, 2020

The Magnificat, the Song of Mary happens at what occasion?

a. the Annunciation
b. the Visitation
c. the Presentation
d. the Purification

Quiz of the Day, March 24, 2020

Of the following, who was not buried in the Cave of Machpelah?

a. Abraham
b. Sarah
c. Isaac
d. Rebekah
e. Rachel
f.  Leah
g. Joseph

Quiz of the Day, March 23, 2020

From lists in the Hebrew Scriptures, how many "tribes" of Israel were there?

a. 12
b. 13
c. 14
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, March 22, 2020

The word Messiah derives from what?

a. crowning of a king
b. vesting of the king
c. the presentation of the royal diadem to the king
d. anointing with oil

 Quiz of the Day, March 21, 2020

Another name for Bethlehem is

a. Luz
b. City of David
c. Ephrath
d. Bethel

Quiz of the Day, March 20, 2020

What did Jacob do when he met the Pharaoh?

a. he thanked him for his treatment of Joseph
b. he asked to allow his family to settle in Goshen
c. he blessed him
d. he acknowledged that the dreams of Joseph had come true

Quiz of the Day, March 19, 2020

Traditions indicates that Salome danced for Herod and then asked for the head of John the Baptist on a platter as her wish.  The Gospel does not name Salome but who?

a. Herodias
b. the daughter of Herod
c. the daughter of Philip
d. Eunice

Quiz of the Day, March 18, 2020

Which of the following was not an issue addressed by Paul to the Corinthian church?

a. eating food offered to idols
b. marriage
c. trivialization of the Eucharist
d. visiting temples of the gods and goddesses

Quiz of the Day, March 17, 2020

Who said, "God sent me before you to preserve life?"

a. St. Patrick
b. St. Paul
c. Jacob
d. Joseph

Quiz of the Day, March 16, 2020

Who were Eliab, Abinadab and Shammah?

a. the Three Young Men
b. Daniel's friends
c. Samuel's sons
d. David's older brothers

Quiz of the Day, March 15, 2020

Massah and Meribah are locations associated with the lack of what?

a. bread
b. meat
c. water
d. clothing

Quiz of the Day, March 14, 2020

Who in the Bible said, "My name is Legion..?"

a. Roman centurion
b. Paul and Silas' jailer
c. demoniac to Jesus
d. Onesimus' owner

Quiz of the Day, March 13, 2020

Who were the two sons of Jacob and Rachel?

a. Dan and Joseph
b. Reuben and Joseph
c. Benjamin and Joseph
d. Asher and Benjamin

Quiz of the Day, March 12, 2020

Who wrote that one's body is the temple of the Holy Spirit?

a. Pope St. Gregory the Great
b. John, quoting Jesus in the Gospel
c. St. Paul
d. author of the Epistles of John

Quiz of the Day, March 11, 2020

How did the people of Israel get trapped in Egypt?

a. Joseph brought them there
b. The Pharaoh's conquest brought them into captivity
c. Reuben went to Egypt for grain
d. Jacob and his family moved to Egypt during severe drought

 Quiz of the Day, March 10, 2020

In the words of Jesus, what is the unforgiveable sin?

a. murder
b. genocide
c. sin against the Holy Spirit
d. desecrating the name of God

Quiz of the Day, March 9, 2020

Who were the "sons of thunder?"

a. Peter and Andrew
b. Peter, James and John
c. the disciple sons of Zebedee
d. Peter and Paul

Quiz of the Day, March 8, 2020

Who had the dream about fat cows and thin cows in the Bible?

a. Nebuchadnezzar
b. the Pharaoh
c. Joseph
d. Daniel

Quiz of the Day, March 7, 2020

Joseph was thrown into prison with whom?

a. Pharaoh's cupbearer
b. a baker
c. a soldier
d. a vizir
e. a and c
f.  a and b

Quiz of the Day, March 6, 2020

Who were the dreamers and dream interpreters found in the Bible?

a. Joseph
b. Joseph, husband of Mary
c. Nebuchadnezzar
d. Daniel
e. Pilate's wife
f. all of the above


Quiz of the Day, March 5, 2020

Why was Joseph put in prison is Egypt?

a. for taking some food when he was hungry
b. for providing a unfavorable dream interpretation
c. for a false accusation of a sexual advance to his employer's wife
d. for being a Hebrew

Quiz of the Day, March 4, 2020

The following is not true of the Wesley brothers

a. ordained Anglican clergy
b. had a father who was an ordained Anglican clergy
c. became re-ordained as Methodist ministers
d. were prolific song writers

Quiz of the Day, March 3, 2020

How Jacob show his favoritism to son Joseph among the other brothers?

a. he believed his dreams
b. he gave him the family birthright blessing
c. he gave a coat of many colors
d. he sent him to Egypt on a special trip

Quiz of the Day, March 2, 2020

Nicodemus was

a. a Pharisee
b. a Sadducee
c. a follower of John the Baptist
d. a member of the High Priest's Council

Quiz of the Day, March 1, 2020

Adam and Eve were not supposed to eat from which tree in the Garden of Eden?

a. apple
b. pomegranate
c. knowledge of good and evil
d. tree of life
e. serpent tree



Saturday, February 29, 2020

Quiz of the Day, February 2020

Quiz of the Day, February 29, 2020

Dewi is the patron saint of which country?

a. Armenia
b. Georgia
c. Ukraine
d. Wales

Quiz of the Day, February 28, 2020

The longest prayer of Jesus is found in which Gospel?

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

Quiz of the Day, February 27, 2020

George Herbert, quintessential parson, poet, pastor and priest, knew the favor of which English Monarch?

a. Elizabeth I
b. James I
c. Henry VIII
d. Charles I

Quiz of the Day, February 26, 2020 (Ash Wednesday)

Of the following which is not true about Ash Wednesday?

a. it's practice is influenced by sack cloth and ashes of the Hebrew Scriptures
b. it derived from the experience of the Black Plague ("ashes, ashes, we all fall down")
c. liturgies for it appeared under Pope Gregory I
d. ashes are produced by burning previous year's palm fronds

Quiz of the Day, February 25, 2020

Shriving is the action of which sacrament?

a. unction
b. reconciliation
c. confirmation
d. ordination

Quiz of the Day, February 24, 2020

The account of the selection of Matthias to replace Judas is found where?

a. Luke
b. John
c. Acts
d. Romans

 Quiz of the Day, February 23, 2020

Which is the assumed mount of the Transfiguration?

a. Hermon
b. Olives
c. Tabor
d. Sinai
e. Nebo

Quiz of the Day, February 22, 2020

Rachel died in childbirth of which son?

a. Joseph
b. Dan
c. Gad
d. Asher
e. Benjamin 

Quiz of the Day, February 21, 2020

What sport might be associated with the changing of Jacob's name to Israel?

a. javelin throwing
b. wrestling
c. gymnastics
d. archery

Quiz of the Day, February 20, 2020

What did Jacob most fear in his return home?

a. his father's land would be gone
b. the revenge of his brother Esau
c. the attack of his father-in-law Laban for absconding with the house gods
d. attacks on the long journey

Quiz of the Day, February 19, 2020

In which Gospel can one find the words of Jesus, "I am the Good Shepherd?"

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

Quiz of the Day, February 18, 2020

What would indicate that Rachel, wife of Jacob, was not a monotheist?

a. she was Aramean
b. she took her father's gods from his house
c. she prayed to Ashtaroth
d. she was a follower of Isis

Quiz of the Day, February 17, 2020

How many of sons of Jacob were borne by his wives maids who were given to him as wives as well?

a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. 5

Quiz of the Day, February 16, 2020

Who was the first son of Jacob?

a. Reuben
b. Simeon
c. Levi
d. Judah

Quiz of the Day, February 15, 2020

Why did Jacob have two wives?

a. because polygamy was the practice of his time
b. because his father-in-law tricked him into marrying an older sister
c. he needed two wives to fill out the heads of the tribe of Israel
d. because a law said a younger sister could not precede an elder sister in marriage
e. he didn't, he had four


Quiz of the Day, February 14, 2020

The original place Beth-el or House of God came from what?

a. the dedication of the Temple 
b. the dedication of the Tabernacle
c. the dedication of the Shrine in Shiloh
d. the place of Jacob's Ladder dream

Quiz of the Day, February 13, 2020

Laban was

a. Jacob's uncle on his maternal side
b. his father-in-law
c. his employer
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, February 12, 2020

Which of the following is not true of the Isaac-Rebekah family?

a. Isaac preferred the huntsman Esau
b. Rebekah preferred Jacob
c. Esau sold his birthright for some venison stew
d. Rebekah coached Jacob to trick Isaac to bless Jacob

Quiz of the Day, February 11, 2020

Where is "let the one without sin, cast the first stone," found?

a. Leviticus
b. Deuteronomy
c. John
d. 1 John

Quiz of the Day, February 10, 2020

Rebekah was

a. barren
b. gave birth to twins
c. was the mother of Jacob and Esau
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, February 9, 2020

In which Gospel is Jesus quoted as referring to the "kingdom of heaven" rather than the "kingdom of God?'

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

Quiz of the Day, February 8, 2020

Who was the chief servant of Abraham?

a. Lot
b. Eliezer
c. Terah
d. Haran


Quiz of the Day, February 7, 2020

In biblical eugenics, what was the relationship between Isaac and Rebekah?

a. first cousins on one side
b. first cousins on two sides
c. second cousins on two sides
d. second cousins on one side

Quiz of the Day, February 6, 2020

The cave of Machpelah  was first purchased as a burial place for whom?

a. Abraham
b. Jacob
c. Joseph
d. Sarah
e. Isaac

Quiz of the Day, February 5, 2020

When Abraham was told to sacrifice his only son Isaac, he began a phase that was called by whom, the "teleological suspension of the ethical?"

a. Hegel
b. Barth
c. Kierkegaard
d. Schleiermacher

Quiz of the Day, February 4, 2020

Haggai was a prophet who wrote in the reign of which Persian king?

a. Cyrus
b. Darius
c. Xerxes
d. Artaxerxes

Quiz of the Day, February 3, 2020

Special biblical births are called either marvelous or miraculous; who, of the following, had a miraculous birth?

a. Samuel
b. Jesus
c. Moses
d. Isaac
e. John the Baptist

Quiz of the Day, February 2, 2020

Who is known for his bargaining prayer with God?

a. Isaac
b. Moses
c. Abraham
d. David

Quiz of the Day, February 1, 2020

What did Sarah lie about?

a. her age
b. her marriage to Abraham
c. laughing
d. the role of Hagar

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