Bible Trivia Questions
What is the only domesticated animal not mentioned in the Bible?
A: A Cat.
What word appears exactly 773,692 times in the King James Bible?
What follows mass as the most popular activity in U.S.
What Arab nation has the highest percentage of Christians?
What symbol did St. Patrick use to explain his theory of the Holy
A: The Shamrock.
What political movement got its name from the hill in Jerusalem
boasting the Temple of Solomon?
What country boasts the largest number of Catholics?
What name has been shared by the most
Which two wicked cities were destroyed by God in Genesis?
A: Sodom and Gomorrah.
What two countries claim two-thirds of the world's 2,000-plus
A: Italy and France.
What fruit is depicted in Leonardo's Last Supper, even though it
did not arrive in the Holy Land until long after Jesus' death?
A: The Orange.
What former church lady got $75,000 to let "A Current
Affair" televise her wedding in
A: Tammy Faye Bakker.
What religious movement began with Martin Luther's attack on the
sale of indulgences?
A: The Reformation.
What storied city on the Euphrates River was 55 miles south of
What biblical place name means "pleasure"?
What city did Napoleon occupy in 1798, sending Pope Pius VI to the
south of France?
What church raised millions selling members "electropsychometer"
A: The Church of Scientology.
What nation has 1,000 permanent inhabitants and produces no export
A: Vatican City.
What was the world's principal Christian city before it fell to the
Ottoman Turks in 1453?
What nation's Catholics saw the Pope make a triumphant homecoming
visit in 1980?
What animal is mentioned most frequently in both the New and Old
A: The Sheep.
What's the only 100 percent Christian nation on Earth?
A: Vatican City.
What biblical epic was the top-grossing movie of the 1950's?
A: The Ten Commandments.
Who was the first pope?
A: St. Peter.
What does an ecclesiophobic evangelist fear?
What book did Christians often place on their foreheads to cure insomnia
in medieval times?
A: The Bible.
How much time did
Jonah spend in the belly of the whale?
A: Three days and three nights.
According to the Bible, what substance was used to caulk Noah's ark
and to seal the basket in which the infant Moses was set adrift on the
A: Pitch, or natural asphalt.
What language is
Jesus believed to have spoken?
According to the Bible, what weapons was the Philistine giant
Goliath carrying when he was slain by David?
A: A sword and a spear, according to I Samuel 17:45.
According to the Bible, how many pearly gates are there?
A: 12 (Revelation 21:12-21).
What were the names of the three wise men?
A: Balthazar, Caspar and Melchior.
Who were the parents of
A: David and Bathsheba.
How many books of the Bible are named for
A: Two - Ruth and Esther.
In the Old Testament, who was Jezebel's husband?
A: Ahab, King of Israel.