Jesus Christ Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Trivia quiz questions about Jesus Christ with answers.
Jesus Christ Trivia Questions With Answers
Who was Jesus?
A: Jesus was a first-century Jewish preacher and
Jesus also is referred to with what other two names?
A: Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ.
He is the central figure of what religion?
Most Christians believe he is the what?
A: Incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah.
A typical Jew in Jesus' time had only one what?
A: Name, sometimes supplemented with the father's name or the individual's hometown.
In the New Testament, Jesus is commonly referred to as whom?
A: "Jesus of Nazareth".
In John, the disciple Philip refers to him as whom?
A: "Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth".
Since early Christianity, Christians have commonly referred to Jesus as whom?
A: "Jesus Christ".
The word Christ was not a given name, but a what?
A: A title or office.
Why did Christians of the time
designate Jesus as "the Christ"?
A: Because they believed him to be the Messiah.
Where is his arrival prophesied?
A: In the Hebrew Bible
and Old Testament.
In post biblical usage, Christ became viewed as a what?
A: A name—one part of "Jesus Christ".
The term "Christian" means what?
A: A follower of Christ.
What are the foremost sources for the life and message of Jesus?
A: The four canonical gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John).
Parts of the New Testament include references to key episodes in his life, such as “what” in 1 Corinthians 11:23?
A: Last Supper.
Some early Christian groups had separate descriptions of the life and teachings of Jesus that are not what?
A: Included in the New Testament.
The canonical gospels are four accounts, each written by a what?
A: A different author.
The authors of the gospels are all what?
A: Anonymous, attributed by tradition to the four evangelists, each with close ties to Jesus.
Gospels are a type of ancient what?
Matthew, Mark, and Luke are known as the what?
A: Synoptic Gospels,
According to a broad scholarly consensus, the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke), and not John, are what?
A: The most reliable sources of information about Jesus.
They are similar in what?
A: content, narrative arrangement, language and paragraph structure.
In Mark, Jesus is the Son of God whose mighty works demonstrate what?
A: The presence of God's Kingdom.
He is a tireless wonder worker, the servant of whom?
A: Both God and man.
The Gospel of Matthew emphasizes what?
A: That Jesus is the fulfillment of God's will as revealed in the Old Testament, and he is the Lord of the Church.
He is the "Son of David", a "king", and the what?
Luke presents Jesus as the what?
A: The divine-human savior who shows compassion to the needy.
He is the friend of whom?
A: Sinners and outcasts.
The prologue to the Gospel of John identifies Jesus as an incarnation of what?
A: The divine Word.
As the Word, Jesus was eternally what?
A: Present with God, active in all creation, and the source of humanity's moral and spiritual
In the Gospel of John, Jesus reveals what?
A: His divine role publicly.
The Gospels devote about one third of their text to the last what?
A: The last week of the life of Jesus in Jerusalem, referred to as the Passion.
Jesus' childhood home is identified in the gospels of Luke and Matthew as what town?
A: The town of Nazareth in Galilee.
The Gospel of Mark reports that Jesus comes into conflict with whom?
A: His neighbors and family.
Jesus' mother and brothers come to get him because people are saying what?
A: That he is crazy.
How does Jesus respond?
A: That his followers are his true family.
In John, Mary follows Jesus to his crucifixion, and he expresses what?
A: Concern over her well-being.
The gospels indicate that Jesus could do what?
A: Read, paraphrase, and debate scripture.
In the Synoptics, Jesus teaches extensively, often in parables, about what?
A: The Kingdom of God (or, in Matthew, the Kingdom of
The Kingdom is described as both imminent and what?
A: Already present in the ministry of Jesus.
Jesus promises inclusion in the Kingdom for those who do what?
A: Accept his message.
Jesus calls people to repent their sins and to do what?
A: Devote themselves completely to God.
Approximately thirty parables form about how many of Jesus' recorded teachings?
A: One third.
They often contain symbolism, and usually do what?
A: Relate the physical world to the spiritual.