Thursday, December 18, 2008

Christmas Quiz

How much do you really know about Christmas?

1. The name of the mother of Jesus was:
a. Martha
b. Mary
c. Eve
d. Deborah
2. Jesus was born in what town?
a. Jerusalem
b. Nazareth
c. Bethlehem
d. New York
3. Joseph was a:
a. Carpenter
b. Doctor
c. Engineer
d. Fisherman
4. Why didn’t Joseph and Mary stay at the inn?
a. It was too expensive
b. There was no inn
c. There was no room
d. None of the above
5. How did Joseph and Mary get to Bethlehem?
a. Colt
b. Mary rode a donkey and Joseph walked
c. Wagon
d. Who knows?
6. After being born, Jesus was placed in a:
a. Basket
b. Manger
c. Pile of hay
d. On the back of a donkey
7. A manger is a:
a. Stable
b. Feeding trough
c. Wooden table
d. Barn
8. Which animals does the Bible say were housed in the stable?
a. Cows, donkeys, sheep
b. Lions, tigers and bears
c. Goats, sheep and cows
d. The Bible doesn’t say.
9. What sign were the shepherds told to look for by the angel?
a. A lion and a sheep together in peace
b. A tree with a star on top
c. A star over Bethlehem
d. None of the above
10. With what words did the heavenly host of angels praise God?
a. "Joy to the World, the Lord is Come"
b. "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah”
c. “King of Kings and Lord of Lords”
d. "Glory to God in the highest,"
11. What is frankincense?
a. a form of gold
b. an incense from a tree
c. a jewel
d. none of the above.
12. What is myrrh?
a. a musical instrument
b. a spice used for burial
c. a valuable wine
d. none of the above
13. How many wise men came to see Jesus?
a. One
b. Two
c. Three
d. The Bible doesn’t say
14. What does "wise men" most likely refer to?
a. lawyers
b. star gazers.
c. priests
d. doctors
15. The wise men met Jesus in a:
a. manger.
b. castle.
c. stable.
d. house.
16. Who told Joseph and Mary to go to Bethlehem?
a. an angel
b. Caesar Augustus.
c. Herod
d. No one told them to go.
17. The child Jesus went to Egypt:
a. to meet pharaoh
b. because Joseph was told in a dream to take him
c. Joseph did not take Jesus to Egypt
d. none of the above
18. According to the Bible, the little drummer boy met Jesus:
a. when Jesus was in the manger
b. at a house
c. When Jesus was about two years old
d. none of the above
19. In which books do we find the story of Jesus’ birth
a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John
20. December 25th has been celebrated as Christmas since the Bible was written.
a. True
b. False
1. B
2. C
3. A - Matthew 13:55 “Isn't this the carpenter's son? Isn't his mother's name Mary,…”
4. C
5. D - The Bible doesn't say. Some suppose that she rode something since she was so far along in her pregnancy.
6. B
7. B
8. D
9. D - Luke 2:12 "And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger."
10. D
11. B
12. B
13. D - Some SUPPOSE that there were three since there were three gifts, but that is just a guess.
14. B
15. D - Matthew 2:11 "And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother,..."
16. B
17. B
18. D
19. A & C
20. B

How did you do? I found this quiz at I was planning my lesson for Primary and I couldn’t find in the Bible where it talked about Mary being on a donkey. I guess I know why now.

1 comment:

Lula O said...

We'll I missed four. What's with the donkey?? I can't believe it doesn't say she rode a donkey somewhere. Where did we come up with that? And the wise men. That threw me too. Star gazer = scientists to me. Ya-hoo.