Thursday, July 26, 2012

Genesis Quiz

After many discussions with clergy and reading different things pertaining to my Faith, I've come to this simple foundation and starting point: "It all goes back to Genesis!" With this "new" knowledge, I decided to read through again the first book of the Holy Bible - Genesis.

Enjoy this short quiz on facts from the Book of Genesis and then go read through it again for yourself!

1. Fill in the blank: "And God said, 'Let there be light, and there was ____.'"

a. darkness      b. the creation
c. the sun       d. light

2. Ending each day's description of creation, which came first? "And there ____, and there was ____ - the first day [the second day, etc.]."

a. morning     b. evening

3. Fill in the blank: "And God said, 'Let us make man in our ____, in our likeness.'"

a. image      b. being
c. figure      d. understanding

4. On which day did God finish His work and rest?

a. first day     b. third day
c. sixth day    d. seventh day

5. Which Garden did God place man after his creation?

a. Gethsemane    b. Cush
c. Eden              d. Canaan

Creation of the Animal Kingdom (Orthodox Icon)
6. Which body part did God take from Man to create Woman, while he was asleep?

a. rib     b. heart
c. ear    d. brain

7. From which tree in the Garden did Adam & Eve eat the fruit, disobeying the command of God their Creator?

a. Tree of Life        
b. Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil
c. Tree of Salvation   
d. Tree of Damnation

8. Adam & Eve had two sons, Cain & Abel. Cain killed Abel. Eve gave birth to a third son, saying, "God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him." What was her third son's name?

a. Abel    b. Adam
c. Seth    d. Lamech

9. Who is the father of Shem, Ham & Japheth? Hint: He liked to hang out with a lot of animals!

a. Cain       b. Isaac
c. Adam     d. Noah

10. What sign does God give to Noah as an everlasting remembrance of their covenant?

a. circumcision                b. rainbow   
c. an altar for sacrifice     d. Jacob's ladder

Noah's Ark (Orthodox Icon)
11. Who is “translated” into heaven, whom didn’t “taste death?” He was well-pleasing to God.

a. Enoch      b. Adam   
c. Noah       d. Abraham
12. What is the name of the mountain that the ark that Noah built to survive the great flood landed upon after the waters had receded?

a. Sinai           b. Ararat   
c. Carmel       d. Lebanon
13. How did Sarah (wife of Abraham) react when the Angel of the Lord told them that she would bear a child (during the biblical story of the Hospitality of Abraham)?

a. She wept             b. She got angry   
c. She laughed         d. She clapped her hands
14. What two cities did God destroy due to their unrighteous ways?

a. Hebron & Ur                    b. Babel & Haran    
c. Shechem & Beersheba      d. Sodom & Gomorrah
15. What is the sign of the covenant between Abraham & God? The covenant being that Abraham and his descendants will be the people of God, and He will be their God.

a. circumcision                 b. rainbow    
c. an altar for sacrifice      d. Jacob's ladder

The Answer Key is below, please highlight to view:

1 D    6 A   11 A
2 B    7 B   12 B
3 A    8 C   13 C
4 D   9 D   14 D
5 C  10 B  15 A

- A Day in the Life of the Youth Director

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