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Bible Quiz: Acts of the Apostles

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1) After Jesus rose from the dead, how long did he remain on earth before ascending to heaven?

12 days

40 days

3 months

one year

2) What happened on the day of Pentecost?

The Holy Spirit came to Jesus' apostles.

Jesus ascended to heaven.

The church at Rome was founded.

Peter baptized 50 soldiers in the River Jordan.

3) Within a short time, the number of Christian converts had grown to 5,000. How did these Christians demonstrate their devotion and unity?

They built a magnificent church for worship.

They expelled the pagans from Jerusalem.

They shared all their possessions in common.

They vowed to defeat the Roman oppressors.

4) Who was the first Christian martyr?





5) A great wave of persecution began against the Christian Church in Jerusalem, and a man named Saul was a leader of that persecution. What happened to Saul while he was on his way to Damascus?

He was taken captive by the Christians at Damascus.

He was struck dead by a bolt of lightning.

God appeared to him in the form of a burning bush.

A light from heaven flashed around him, and he fell to the ground.

6) The apostle Paul began to preach in the synagogues of Damascus, proclaiming Jesus as the Son of God. But some people thought Paul was blaspheming, and they plotted to kill him. How did Paul escape from Damascus?

He dressed as one of the chief priests and walked out the city gates.

He was lowered in a basket through a hole in the city's wall.

He hid under the hay in a cart leaving the city.

He invoked his Roman citizenship to guarantee his safe departure.

7) One day Peter had a vision of something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. What was in the sheet?

The Ark of the Covenant

A beast having ten horns and seven heads

All kinds of four-footed creatures and reptiles and birds of the air

A beast having four wings and four tails

8) As the persecutions of Christians continued, King Herod ordered James, the brother of John, killed by the sword. He also put Peter in prison with the intention of making a spectacle of him in a public trial. How did Peter get out of prison?

Barnabas blew his Ram's horn three times, and the prison walls crumbled.

An angel of the Lord loosened Peter's chains and led him outside the city gate.

Paul led a band of the Christian faithful to rescue Peter.

Peter taught his guards about Jesus and they set him free.

9) Which young man sank into a deep sleep and fell out a third story window while listening to Paul preach?





10) Who wrote Acts of the Apostles?