Thursday, December 20, 2007


Instructions: Read and answer each question in the order it appears. Read them carefully and select the best answers. Remember that all the answers are Biblical. Be sure to leave a comment with your answers!

1. Who was the fulfillment of the forerunner of Christ, “The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the LORD”?

A. Peter
B. John the beloved
C. Elijah
D. John the Baptist
E. None of the above

2. Who told Mary she was going to have a baby?

A. Michael the archangel
B. Her mother
C. Her doctor
D. Joseph
E. None of the above

3. What two (2) things happened as soon as Joseph and Mary knew that she was having a baby?

A. They got married
B. Joseph considered breaking their engagement
C. Mary left town for three months
D. An angel told them to go to Egypt
E. Both A and D
F. Both B and C

4. Joseph's ancestral home was:

A. Bethlehem
B. Jerusalem
C. Nazareth
D. Egypt
E. Nairobi
F. None of the above

5. Mary and Joseph were married when Mary became pregnant. True or False?

6. Mary and Joseph were married when Jesus was born. True or False?

7. At whose command did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem?

A. An angel
B. God
C. Herod
D. Caesar Augustus
E. Alexander the Great
F. No one

8. How did Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem?

A. Camel
B. Donkey
C. Walked
D. Peugeot
E. Joseph walked, Mary rode a donkey
F. We don't know

9. What did the innkeeper tell Mary and Joseph?

A. "Come back after the Christmas rush."
B. "There is no room in the inn"
C. "I have a stable you can use"
D. Both B and C
E. We don’t know

10. Jesus was delivered and laid in a:

A. Stable
B. Manger
C. Cave
D. Crib

11. The baby Jesus cried:
A. When the doctor slapped him on his behind
B. Just like other babies cry
C. When the little drummer boy started banging on his drum
D. He never cried

12. Which animals does the Bible say were present at Jesus' birth?
A. Cows, sheep, goats
B. Cows, donkeys, sheep
C. Sheep and goats only
D. Miscellaneous barnyard animals
E. Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
F. It doesn’t say

13. Who saw "his star in the east"?
A. Shepherds
B. Mary and Joseph
C. Three kings
D. Both A and C
E. None of the above

14. How many angel(s) spoke to the shepherds of, “...a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord”?
A. One
B. Three
C. A "multitude"
D. None of the above

15. What "sign" were the shepherds told to look for?
A. "This way to the baby Jesus"
B. A star over Bethlehem
C. A baby that doesn't cry
D. A house with a Christmas tree
E. A baby in a manger
F. None of the above

16. How many angels did the shepherds hear sing?
A. A quartet
B. A Choir
C. A multitude of the heavenly host
D. Three
E. None of the above

17. What words did the shepherd hear from the angels?
A. "Joy to the World, the Lord is Come"
B. "Alleluia"
C. "Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given"
D. "Glory to God in the Highest"
E. "Glory to the Newborn King"
F. None of the above.

18. There was snow that first Christmas:
A. Only in Bethlehem
B. All over Israel
C. Somewhere in Israel
D. Mary and Joseph only "dreamed" of a white Christmas
E. We don't know

19. How many wise men came to see Jesus? 2 3 4 5 6 don't know

20. The wise men stopped in Jerusalem:
A. To inform Herod about Jesus
B. To ask about the King of the Jews
C. To ask about the star they saw
D. For petrol
E. To buy presents for Jesus

21. The wise men found Jesus in a :
A. Manger
B. Stable
C. House
D. Hotel

22. Who told the wise men to let him know where Jesus was, so that he could come and worship Him?
A. Caesar Augustus
B. Anna
C. Simeon
D. Herod
E. None of the above

23. Joseph took the baby Jesus to Egypt:
A. To show him the pyramids
B. To teach him the wisdom of the pharaohs.
C. To put him in a basket in the reeds by the river
D. To be taxed
E. Because an angel told him to in a dream
F. Joseph did not take Jesus to Egypt

24. Who commanded all the babies to be killed in Bethlehem that were near the age of Jesus?
A. Pilate
B. Caesar Augustus
C. Herod
D. A Roman centurion
E. No one commanded the babies to be killed

25. Where do we find the Christmas story in order to check up on all these questions?
A. Matthew
B. Mark
C. Luke
D. John
E. All of the above
F. Only A and B
G. Only A and C
H. Only A, B, and C


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