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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

Friday, January 31, 2020

Quiz of the Day, January 2020

Quiz of the Day, January 31, 2020

God told Abraham he would be the father of twelve princes.  How did that happen?

a. through his son Ishmael
b. his son Isaac had twelve sons
c. his grand son was the Patriarch of the twelve tribes of Israel
d. through the mother of Moses

Quiz of the Day, January 30, 2020

The covenant regarding the practice of circumcision first came to whom?

a. Adam
b. Noah
c. Abraham
d. Moses

Quiz of the Day, January 29, 2020

Who dealt harshly with Hagar?

a. Abram
b. Sarai
c. God
d. Ishmael

Quiz of the Day, January 28, 2020

Who would be regarded to be the chief architect of Scholasticism?

a. Augustine of Hippo
b. Anselm
c. Thomas Aquinas
d. Peter Abelard

Quiz of the Day, January 27, 2020

Which man met the King of Salem, Melchizedek?

A. Abram
B. Lot
C. Moses
D. David
E. Samuel

Quiz of the Day, January 26, 2020

Saul of Tarsus

A. Was a Pharisee
B. Was a Benjaminite
C. Saw Jesus of Nazareth
D. All of the above
E. A, B, & C

 Quiz of the Day, January 25, 2020

If someone has a "Damascus Road Experience," what saint would this be in reference to?

a. Barnabas
b. Peter
c. John
d. James
e. Paul

Quiz of the Day, January 24, 2020

The first woman ordained to the priesthood in the Anglican Communion was from where?

a. New Zealand
b. U.S.A
c. China
d. Japan

Quiz of the Day, January 23, 2020

The city of Babel was

a. a biblical city in the land of Shinar
b. named after the confusion of tongues
c. is the site of Babylon 
d. a and b
e. a and c

Quiz of the Day, January 22, 2020

The word Semitic comes from 

a. Shimon, a Hebrew name
b. Shem, son of Noah
c. From the Shema Prayer, "Hear O Israel..."
d. From Semion, meaning sign

Quiz of the Day, January 21, 2020

Which biblical figure is associated with the rainbow and its "meaning?"

a. Adam
b. Moses
c. Enoch
d. Elijah
e. Noah

Quiz of the Day, January 20, 2010

In what church was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ordained?

a. African-Methodist Episcopal
b. National Baptist Convention
c. Christian Methodist Episcopal
d. Church of God in Christ

Quiz of the Day, January 19, 2020

The week of Christian Unity in January is between feasts for which two saints?

a. John and Paul
b. Francis and Claire
c. Peter and John
d. Peter and Paul

Quiz of the Day, January 18, 2020

What is true about the confession of St. Peter regarding Jesus being the Messiah?

a. he did not understand what he confessed
b. he was not thinking about a suffering servant messiah
c. his misunderstanding led to the rebuke, "Get behind me Satan!"
d. the location of his confession was Caesarea Philippi
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, January 17, 2019

Who was sitting under a fig tree and was seen by Jesus from afar?

a. Andrew
b. Nathaniel
c. Levi
d. Bartimaeus

Quiz of the Day, January 16, 2020

Who was the third child of Adam and Eve?

a. Lamesh
b. Lamach
c. Enoch
d. Seth

Quiz of the Day, January 15, 2020

After Cain killed his brother, who said to him, "Where is your brother?"

a. Abel spoke from the grave
b. the Lord
c. Adam
d. Eve

Quiz of the Day, January 14, 2020

Of the following, who is the founder of the Anglican monastic order which is sometimes referred to as the "Cowley Fathers?"

a. Charles Gore
b. Richard Meux Benson
c. James Huntington
d. Thomas Merton

Quiz of the Day, January 13, 2020

Who was a co-sender of the first letter of Paul to the Corinthians?

a. Luke
b. Titus
c. Sosthenes
d. Onesimus

Quiz of the Day, January 12, 2019

The view that Jesus was proclaimed to be the Son of God at his baptism is called what?

a. docetism
b. monophysitism
c. Binarianism
d. adoptionism

Quiz of the Day, January 11, 2020

In which Gospel does Jesus refer to God as his Father the most?

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

Quiz of the Day, January 10, 2020

Laudianism might be best described as what?

a. Puritanism
b. Evangelical
c. Low Church
d. Proto-High Church

Quiz of the Day, January 9, 2020

Which of the following is not a biblical metaphor for the Holy Spirit?

a. breath
b. wind
c. dove
d. living water
e. fire
f.  oil
g. words
h. life

 Quiz of the Day, January 8, 2020

In which Gospel does Jesus state that he is the bread of life?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John
e. Thomas
f.  Philip

Quiz of the Day, January 7, 2020

Where is it written that "one does not live by bread alone?"

a. Deuteronomy
b. Matthew
c. Mark
d. John
e. Luke
f. a, b,c
g. a, b, e

Quiz of the Day, January 6, 2020

The story of the three kings visiting the Christ Child is found where?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John
e. the story of three things is not found in the Bible

Quiz of the Day, January 5, 2020

How did the Magi of the Gospel morph into three kings?

a. fulfilling Psalm 71:10
b. logic: such expensive gifts could only have come from kings
c. the Greek word for magi also can mean king
d. all of the above
e. a and b

Quiz of the Day, January 4, 2020

What was the last barrier to cross for the people of Israel to enter the Promised Land?

a. Red Sea
b. The Euphrates
c. The Jordan River
d. Mt. Hermon

Quiz of the Day, January 3, 2020

The sound of sheer silence(oxymoron with poetic poignancy),  borrowed in a Simon and Garfunkel song, was the theophany in contrast to wind, earthquake and fire, to which person in the Hebrew Scriptures?

a. David, as in the Psalm, "be still and know that I am God"
b. Moses on Sinai
c. Elijah in a cave
d. Job, after confronted by the whirlwind

Quiz of the Day, January 2, 2020

Where did the Magi visit Jesus?

a. at the family home in Nazareth
b.at the Bethlehem stable
c. at a house in Bethlehem
d. the Gospel does not indicate where

Quiz of the Day, January 1, 2020

What does the name "Jesus" mean?

a. anointed
b. God's chosen
c. salvation
d. messiah

Aphorism of the Day, April 2020

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