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Trivia Quiz - Jesus Christ - The Reason for Christmas


Jesus of Nazareth, commonly referred to as Jesus Christ or simply as Jesus or Christ, is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christian denominations venerate him as God the Son incarnated and believe that he rose from the dead after being crucified.

Quiz Number: 4214
Date Submitted: December 25, 2011
Quiz Categories: History, Religion, Christianity, Amazing "Firsts" in History!
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: patrickryan
Average Score: 61.3 percent
Times Taken: 117 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8
Quiz is about: Jesus Christ

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1. "Jesus" is a transliteration meaning of:
  A.   the good lord provides to the meek.
  B.   where the hope is.
  C.   the anoited one.
  D.   Yahweh delivers.

2. "Christ" is derived from the Greek Χριστός (Khrīstos), meaning:
  A.   the good lord provides to the meek.
  B.   Yahweh delivers.
  C.   the anoited one.
  D.   where the hope is.

3. The Gospel according to Matthew suggests that Jesus may have been as much as ________ years old at the time of the visit of the Magi.
  A.   2
  B.   3
  C.   4
  D.   5

4. The "greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived" relied on the relative visibility of the crescent of the new moon to suggest the date as Friday, April 23, 34 AD/CE as the date of the Crucification. Who was the scientist?
  A.   Nicolaus Copernicus
  B.   Leonardo da Vinci
  C.   Sir Isaac Newton
  D.   Galileo Galilei

5. The four canonical gospels include all of the below except:
  A.   Matthew.
  B.   Mark
  C.   Luke
  D.   David

6. In Mark 6:3, Jesus profession is termed a tekton (τέκτων in Greek), usually understood to mean:
  A.   plumber
  B.   electrician
  C.   carpenter
  D.   chandler

7. During the Final ministry (Passion Week), Jesus enters Jerusalem and has a dramatic moment in the Temple. What does he do in the Temple?
  A.   Delivers the Farewell discourse.
  B.   Heals the sick, and revives Lazarus.
  C.   Drives the money changers from the Temple.
  D.   Harangues the Roman occupation of Isreal.

8. The Five Discourses of Matthew begin with _______________ , which encapsulates many of the teachings of Jesus.
  A.   Cleansing ten lepers and Daughter of Jairus
  B.   The Farewell discourse
  C.   The Missionary Discourse
  D.   The Sermon on the Mount

9. During the week of his "final ministry in Jerusalem", one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, decides to betray Jesus for ____________.
  A.   three pieces of silver.
  B.   thirty pieces of gold.
  C.   three pieces of gold.
  D.   thirty pieces of silver.

10. Following Jesus' death on Friday, Joseph of Arimathea asked the permission of Pilate to remove the body; he did so with the assistance of whom?
  A.   Mary Magdalene
  B.   Nicodemus
  C.   Pontius Pilate
  D.   Judas Iscariot


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