40 Bible Trivia Questions and Answers

Whether you are a devout Christian or just someone looking to increase your knowledge, our fun Bible trivia questions and answers are sure to provide an engaging way to study. 

Learning about the Bible can be an enriching and rewarding experience for people of all faiths, but it can also be a challenging undertaking. 

With so many stories, parables, and teachings contained within its pages, it can be difficult to know where to begin!

Within our trivia, you will find questions suitable for all ages, we even have a fun music round for Bible newcomers to be able to rack up some extra points!

So, whether you’re learning about this complex book alone or with a group, we hope you enjoy the journey. 

Related: 6th Grade Trivia | Literature Trivia | General Trivia | Catholic Trivia

General Bible Trivia Questions 

General Bible Trivia

This first round has a collection of questions and answers that cover a wide range of topics related to the Bible

We have designed the round to be inclusive for anyone interested in learning more about the Bible, regardless of their level of familiarity. 

You can expect to find questions related to Bible stories, people, and verses, which have been designed to challenge quizzers of all ages. 

Are you ready?

Let’s begin!

1: What year was the first bible printed?
2: What language was the first ever bible written in?
3: What is the first book in the old testament?
4: What is the first book in the new testament?
5: How many books are in the Catholic bible?
6: Which commandment says 'honor your father and mother'?
The fifth commandment.
7: How many brothers did Joseph have?
8: What is the shortest verse in the Bible?
John 11:35.
9: What is the first commandment?
You shall have no other Gods before me.
10: Who are Shem, Ham, and Japheth?
Noah's sons.

Children’s Bible Trivia Questions 

Many Christians begin learning the stories of the bible from a young age and so we wanted to create a round, especially for kids.

All of the questions below will have been taught in Sunday School, and some you might know from watching your favorite cartoons! Especially if you are a fan of shows like The Simpsons

Don’t feel disheartened if you aren’t sure of the answers, use this as a learning experience.

Proverbs 18:15 – An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Good luck! 

1: According to the bible, how many days did it take God to create the world?
2: Where did Adam and Eve live?
The Garden of Eden.
3: Who did God command to build an ark?
4: What was the name of Jesus's mother?
5: How many disciples did Jesus have?
6: What two food items did Jesus use to feed five-thousand people?
Bread and fish.
7: Which of Jesus's disciples betrayed him?
8: Which day of the week did Jesus rise?
9: What day do we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ?
Christmas day.
10: What was the name of the giant that David killed with a slingshot and a stone?

Difficult Bible Trivia Questions

Difficult Bible Trivia

Think you know the Bible inside and out? 

This next round of questions has been designed to challenge even the most knowledgeable Christians.

So, do you know your Absalom from your Alpheus, and did Jonah really get swallowed by a whale or was it just a big fish? 

Get ready to push your brain to its limits!

Here we go!

1: Who commanded the sun and the moon to stay still?
2: How old was Abraham's wife Sarah when she gave birth to their son Isaac?
Ninty years old.
3: Who got thrown into the lion's den for praying when they were not allowed?
4: What is Google’s most searched-for Bible verse?
John 3:16.
5: What was the most worshiped goddess in Ephesus called?
6: Which king was Bernice married to?
King Agrippa.
7: Finish the phrase spoken by Agrippa to Paul, “It won’t take much more for you to convince me to become a …”?
8: How old was Moses when he died according to the book of Deuteronomy?
One hundred and twenty years old.
9: What is the opening line of Psalm 23?
‘The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want’.
10: Who was Bartimaeus?
The blind beggar at the gate of Jericho.

Music Inspired by the Bible Trivia Questions 

Music Inspired by the Bible Trivia

Music is one of those amazing ways to bring people together.

Whether it’s people from different cultures, generations, or religions, we all know a good tune when we hear one!

From thought-provoking hymns to pop music and soulful gospel tunes to rock and roll classics, countless songs use stories, quotes, and figures from the Bible to tell their own tale.

This round is great for anyone, including those who prefer listening to the radio to reading the Bible

Get ready to create a new Bible-inspired playlist!

Let’s go! 

1: What year was the Hymn 'Amazing Grace' first published?
2: Which folk artist released the blues rock gospel album 'Slow Train Coming' in 1979?
Bob Dylan.
3: What name is given to the writer of hymns?
4: Which Beatles song features the line 'Mother Mary comes to me'?
Let it be.
5: In 'All Things Bright and Beautiful', what line follows 'Each little flower that opens'?
Each little bird that sings.
6: Who's debut album featured the song 'Jesus Walks', which was released in 2003?
Kanye West.
7: What Hymn features the line 'Bring me my bow of burning gold'?
8: Who wrote the Hymn 'The Old Rugged Cross'?
George Bennard.
9: Who recorded the Hymn 'Morning Has Broken' in 1971?
Cat Stevens.
10: What Hymn was written in 1975 by Fanny Crosby and William Howard?
To God Be The Glory.

More Bible Trivia Fun – Video Quiz

Did you impress with your Bible knowledge, or was it fun to learn something new? If you would like to continue exploring new topics, why not try out another one of our trivia’s?

We hope you have taken something useful away from our bible trivia questions and answers, and had fun playing along too.

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