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Bible Quiz: Call to Prophecy

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1) Moses was tending his flock of sheep when he received his call as a prophet. Where did this event occur?

Mount Horeb (also known as Mount Sinai)

Mount Ararat

Mount Moriah

The Mount of Olives

2) How did Moses receive his call?

The Lord spoke to him in a dream.

The Lord spoke to him from a cloud of smoke and fire.

The Lord spoke to him from a burning bush.

The Lord spoke to him from the sky.

3) Which was NOT one of the miracles God allowed Moses to perform to attest to his divine mission?

A leprous hand

A staff that turned into a serpent

Healing of the sick

Turning water into blood

4) Moses returned to Egypt, met up with his brother Aaron, and confronted Pharaoh with God's command to release the Israelites from slavery. Pharaoh refused and God unleashed a series of ten plagues on the Egyptians to break Pharaohs will and secure the release of the Israelites.

Which of these was NOT one of the ten plagues?

The water of the Nile turned into blood.

Frogs covered the land.

Severe drought struck the land.

Lice, gnats or fleas throughout the land.

5) Which of these was NOT one of the ten plagues?

Swarms of flies


Pestilence of livestock

Boils on man and beast

6) Which of these was NOT one of the ten plagues?

Heavy hail, thunder and lightning

Earthquakes in the Egyptian cities

A swarm of Locusts

Three days of darkness

7) The tenth plague was by far the worst of all. What was it?

Invasion of the murderous Philistines

The Great Flood of Egypt

Fires sweeping through Egyptian cities

Death of the firstborn of Egyptian families

8) How did the Israelites avoid this tenth plague?

They secretly departed to the mountains in the middle of the night

They crossed the Red Sea and escaped.

They marked the door frame of their houses with the blood of a lamb.

God gave Moses the power to protect them.

9) Which Jewish holiday has its origin in this event?




Yom Kippur

10) What did Pharaoh say to Moses after the tenth plague?

"I will utterly destroy you and the sons of Israel for this horrible deed you have brought upon my people."

"Get out of my sight! Make sure you do not appear before me again! The day you see my face you will die."

"I have sinned against the Lord your God and against you."

"Rise up, get out from among my people, both you and the sons of Israel; and go, worship the LORD, as you have said."