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Bible Quiz: The Ten Commandments

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1) Where did Moses receive the Ten Commandments from God?

Mount Ararat

The Dead Sea

Mount Sinai

Mount of Olives

2) In what form did God appear to Moses when he delivered the Ten Commandments?

A cloud of smoke and fire

A burning bush

A very bright light

A golden calf

3) Complete this sentence from the Ten Commandments: "I am the Lord, your God, ______

who delivered you from sin."

who created you."

the God of your forefathers."

who brought you out of the land of Egypt."

4) Complete this sentence from the Ten Commandments: "You shall have______

no rest for the weary."

no other gods before me."

manna from Heaven."

a feast in my honor."

5) Which is NOT one of the Ten Commandments?

You shall not murder.

You shall not steal.

You shall not eat meat on the Sabbath.

You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

6) How long did Moses stay atop the mountain when God gave him the tablets of stone inscribed with the commandments?

The entire Sabbath

From Sabbath to Sabbath

Forty days and forty nights

About 3 months.

7) What became of the original set of stone tablets inscribed with the commandments?

They were placed in the Ark of the Covenant.

They were placed in the Temple.

They were destroyed in a great earthquake.

Moses threw them down and broke them.

8) Fill in the blank: You shall not _____ your neighbor's house.


steal from

burn down


9) How did the Israelites obtain the second set of stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments?

Moses inscribed a new set from memory.

They gathered up the broken pieces and God made them whole again.

God again summoned Moses to Mount Sinai to receive another set.

God gave them to Aaron this time.

10) Fill in the blank: Honor your _____ so that you may live long in the land God is giving you

father and mother

sons and daughters

God, the Almighty,