Bible Trivia Questions

Bible Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers.


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?
A: Amen.

What follows mass as the most popular activity in U.S. Catholic churches?
A: Bingo.

What Arab nation has the highest percentage of Christians?
A: Lebanon.

What symbol did St. Patrick use to explain his theory of the Holy Trinity?
A: The Shamrock.

What political movement got its name from the hill in Jerusalem boasting the Temple of  Solomon?
A: Zionism.

What country boasts the largest number of Catholics?
A: Brazil.


What name has been shared by the most popes?
A: John.

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 registered saints?
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 is there more of in the world- nonreligious people, Hindus or Muslims?
A: Nonreligious people.

What former church lady got $75,000 to let "A Current Affair" televise her wedding in 1993?
A: Tammy Faye Bakker.

What religious movement began with Martin Luther's attack on the sale of indulgences?
A: The Reformation.


What Saudi Arabian city was the birthplace of the prophet Muhammad?
A: Mecca.

What storied city on the Euphrates River was 55 miles south of Baghdad?
A: Babylon.

What biblical place name means "pleasure"?
A: Eden.

What city did Napoleon occupy in 1798, sending Pope Pius VI to the south of France?
A: Rome.

What church raised millions selling members "electropsychometer" lie detectors?
A: The Church of Scientology.

What nation has 1,000 permanent inhabitants and produces no export goods?
A: Vatican City.

What was the world's principal Christian city before it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453?
A: Constantinople.


What nation's Catholics saw the Pope make a triumphant homecoming visit in 1980?
A: Poland's.

What animal is mentioned most frequently in both the New and Old Testaments?
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?
A: Churches.

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 Nile?
A: Pitch, or natural asphalt.

What language is Jesus believed to have spoken?
A: Aramaic.

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 King Solomon?
A: David and Bathsheba.


How many books of the Bible are named for women?
A: Two - Ruth and Esther.

In the Old Testament, who was Jezebel's husband?
A: Ahab, King of Israel.