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Bible Quiz: Mary, Mother of Jesus

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1) How did Mary first find out she would become the mother of the Messiah, Jesus?

God told her in a dream.

The Angel of the Lord appeared to her and told her.

The angel Michael appeared and told her.

The angel Gabriel appeared and told her.

2) What was Mary's reaction to this startling news?

She was overjoyed that God had chosen her among all women.

She was apprehensive, but put her trust in God.

She refused at first to believe it was true.

She tried to run away.

3) Where did Mary go after hearing the news that she would be Jesus' mother?

She went to visit her mother.

She went to the hill country of Judea to visit her relative Elizabeth.

She went to Jerusalem to visit her sister.

She went to the temple to ask the chief priest the meaning of all the signs she had received.

4) How did Mary's husband-to-be, Joseph, find out that Mary would be the mother of Jesus?

He heard the news from Mary's cousin, Elizabeth.

Mary was afraid to tell him, but finally did when she could no longer hide the truth.

An angel of the Lord told him in a dream.

The angel Gabriel appeared and told him.