50 Awesome Bible Trivia Questions and Answers!

Last Updated on March 2, 2021 by Michele Tripple

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Want to help your kids learn about the Bible and have fun? Try playing Bible trivia for kids!

Trivia Bible Themed Questions for Kids

Trivia games give families the perfect way to connect – all while learning some interesting facts too! Trivia has become one of our family’s favorite activities. Whether you’re interested in baseball trivia or animal trivia, there is something for each family member to enjoy!

Do your kids have a hard time understanding Bible stories? If they do, they are not alone! That’s one reason why we created this fun and easy Bible themed trivia game for kids. It can help them remember stories they have learned, bring up conversations about Bible stories, and be a lot of fun!

How to play Bible Trivia

Trivia is easy to play and can be played with two or more players. If you have a large group, set up teams and make it a competition.

Just grab your list of Bible Trivia questions and an answer key and you are good to go! Or purchase and download our custom-made cards below for an even easier way to play! Keep score using tally marks for the number of questions each person answers correctly.

How to Improve Your Trivia Skills

The only way to improve trivia skills is to practice! Be curious about topics that you are interested in and do some research. Memorize all that you can and you’ll be a trivia master in no time!

Benefits of Trivia Games

Trivia games are an easy way to get your mind working. These kinds of exercises boost your memory and intelligence. 

And don’t forget the important lessons that can be learned in the process. Bible themed trivia can help kids develop a greater appreciation for the Bible and the people in it.

Tips and Tricks

Make it fun for you and your kids! If your kids struggle with competition, consider just taking turns answering questions, without keeping score. But if you’re all up for some friendly competition, think of a prize for the winner and set a time limit on each question. 

Need more Bible-related activities? Check out the Best Bible Charades!

50 Bible Trivia Questions

Q. What is the first book in the Old Testament?

A. Genesis

Q. What is the name of the transportable chest carrying the Ten Commandments?

A. Arch of the Covenant

Q. Who presented baby Jesus at the temple?

A. Simeon

Q. What is the last book in the Old Testament?

A. Malachi

Q. What are the four gospels?

A. Matthew, Mark, Luke, John

Q. Name 3 books in the New Testament containing letters written by Paul.

A. Romans, 1 & 2 Corinthians, Philemon, Galatians, Philippians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, Ephesians, Colossians, 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus

Q. Who lost everything he had and has a book in the Old Testament named after him?

A. Job

Q. Who turned into a pillar of salt?

A. Lot’s wife

Q. Where did Adam and Eve first live?

A. Garden of Eden

Q. Where did Jesus walk on water and calm the storm?

A. Sea of Galilee

Q. Who did Jesus raise from the dead?

A. Lazarus

Q. Who is Martha’s sister?

A. Mary (of Bethany)

Q. How did David defeat Goliath?

A. Slingshots a stone to the head and cuts off his head

Q. Where was Daniel cast with the expectation he would die?

A. Lion’s den

Q. What profession was Joseph?

A. Carpenter

Q. What was the name of the angel who appeared to Mary?

A. Gabriel

Q. What did John the Baptist eat in the desert?

A. Locusts and honey

Q. How many people did Jesus feed with five loaves of bread and two fish?

A. 5000 men

Q. After Jesus was arrested, who denied knowing him three times?

A. Peter

Q. Where was Saul traveling to when he saw a great and blinding light?

A. Damascus

Q. What was Simon Peter’s job before he became an apostle?

A. He was a fisherman

Q. Who doubted Jesus’ resurrection until he saw Jesus himself?

A. Thomas

Q. How does Judas show the Roman officials who Jesus is?

A. He kisses Jesus

Q. Who murdered John the Baptist?

A. Harod Antipas

Q. Who baptized Jesus?

A. John the Baptist

Q. How long did the Israelites wander in the wilderness?

A. 40 years

Q. Name 3 of the 10 plagues sent to Egypt.

A. Blood, frogs, bugs, wild animals, pestilence, boils, hail, locusts, darkness, death of the first-born

Q. How did the Israelites stay safe from the final plague in Egypt?

A. The put the blood of a lamb on their door frames

Q. How did Joseph of Egypt end up in Egypt?

A. His brothers sold him

Q. Why did God send plagues to Egypt?

A. Pharaoh would not let the Israelites go

Q. Who is known for their gift of interpreting dreams?

A. Joseph of Egypt

Q. How many sons did Jacob have?

A. 12

Q. How many days did God take to create the world?

A. 6

Q. Who were Adam and Eve’s three sons listed in the Bible?

A. Cain, Abel, Seth

Q. Who did God tell to build an ark?

A. Noah

Q. How many days and nights did it rain while Noah and his family were on the ark?

A. 40

Q. How did Moses’ mother save him from Egyptian soldiers?

A. She put him in a basket in the river

Q. What did God speak to Moses through in the desert?

A. A burning bush

Q. What golden image did the Israelites make at Mt. Sinai?

A. A golden calf

Q. Where was Jesus born?

A. Bethlehem

Q. One of Jesus’ miracles was turning water into…

A. Wine

Q. What is the shortest verse in the Bible?

A. John 11:35 – Jesus wept

Q. Name the apostle who betrayed Jesus.

A. Judas Iscariot

Q. What day of the week did Jesus rise back to life?

A. Sunday

Q. How many books have the name John in the title?

A. 4

Q. What is the first of the 10 Commandments?

A. You shall have no other gods before me

Q. What is the last book of the Bible?

A. Revelation

Q. What were men trying to do at the Tower of Babel?

A. Build a tower to reach Heaven

Q. Who got Joseph of Egypt thrown into prison by lying about him?

A. Potiphar’s wife

Q. What catastrophe did Joseph predict from Pharaoh’s dream?

A. A seven-year famine

Q. How many sling-throws did it take David to kill Goliath?

A. One

Q. What did Joseph of Egypt tell his brothers to do when they came back to Egypt?

A. Bring Benjamin back with them

Q. Who eventually came from the lineage of David?

A. Jesus

Q. What happened when Jesus went into the wilderness?

A. He was tempted by Satan

Q. Which New Testament book has Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount?

A. Matthew

Q. Who was David’s son that became king?

A. Solomon

What is your favorite Bible question? What questions would you add to the list? Share in the comments below!

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