CARE TO KNOW? Bible Trivia Part 5

ImageIf you are a trivia buff and love reading the Bible, I think you should try answering these questions. The ones posted below are labeled “Average”. Happy answering! 🙂

  1. TRUE or FALSE. Elijah is the only man mentioned in the Bible as being naturally bald.
  2. Elijah was nurtured by an angel after his flight from Israel’s evil queen. Who was the queen?
  3. Which of the following Old Testament characters was NOT buried at the Cave of Macpelah? (A) Joseph; (B) Rebekah; (C) Abraham; (D) Jacob
  4. According to the Book of Ecclesiastes, what gives perfume a bad smell? (A) Stalled ox; (B) Dead flies; (C) Vile conceit; (D) Burning sulfur
  5. According to Jesus Christ, what building killed eighteen people when it collapsed? (A) The Tower of Siloam; (B) The Temple of Elkanah; (C) The Walls of Jericho; (D) The Palace of Antipas
  6. On what Greek island did Titus supervise the churches?
  7. Fill in the blank: “No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and ___________.” (Matthew 6:24)

Here are the answers.

  1. False. Elisha… (II Kings 2:19, 23: “19 And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth: but the water is naught, and the ground barren. 23 And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.”)
  2. Jezebel (I Kings 19:1-2: And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and withal how he had slain all the prophets with the sword. Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.)
  3. A. Joseph (He was buried in a coffin at Shechem.)
  4. B. Dead flies (Ecclesiastes 10:1: “Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.”)
  5. A. The Tower of Siloam (Luke 13:4: “Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem?”)
  6. C. Crete (Titus 1:5: “For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:”)
  7. Mammon

Watch out for Part 6. Brace yourselves because we’re now proceeding to the Difficult Round. 🙂


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