Bible Easter Trivia Test

Easter Bible Trivia Quiz

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1.    What spice was NOT used in the burial preparation? (John 19:39).
a.    Myrrh
b.    Frankincense.
c.    Aloes

2.    Who helped Joseph prepare the body for burial? (John 19:39).

a.    Nicodemus
b.    Pilate
c.    Mary.
d.    The gardener.

3.    When Jesus died, what miracle occurred?

a. The veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom (Matt. 27:51; Mark 15:38; Luke 21:45).
b. There was an earthquake (Matt. 27:51).
c. Rocks were split apart (Matt. 27:51).
d. Tombs were opened (Matt. 27:52).
e. All the above are correct.

3.    What was Jesus' next-to-last utterance from the cross?

a.    Into thy hands I commit my spirit.
b.    Father forgive them, they know not what they do.
c.    It is finished.
d.    Today thou shalt be with me in paradise.

4.    How long did the darkness last?

a.    One hour
b.    Two hours
c.    Three hours
d.    Three days

5.    Who did Pontius Pilate release just before sentencing Jesus to death?

a. Peter
b. Barabbas
c. Simon of Cyrene
d. Judas

6. What prayer did Jesus say in the garden? (Matt. 26:39).

a. Let this cup pass from me
b. My words shall not pass away.
c. If any man will follow me, let him take up his cross.
d. Get thee behind me Satan.

7. Who drew his sword to protect Jesus? (John 18:10).

a. James
b. John
c. Peter
d. Malchus

8.  How many times did Jesus say that Peter would deny him?

a. once
b. twice
c. three
d. seven

9. For how much money did Judas betray Jesus? (Matt. 27:3; 26:15).
a. Twenty pieces of silver
b. Thirty pieces of silver
c. Two mites
d. 500 pence

10. What did Judas do when he realized that Jesus was going to die?

a. He hanged himself.
b. He cut off the ear of a servant of the priest.
c. He denied the Lord three times.
d. He beat upon his breast.

11. What did the priests do with the money that Judas returned to them?

a. They spent it on riotous living.
b. They purchased a field with it.
c. They bribed the soldiers with it.
d. They cast it into the treasury.

12. What did Pilate say about Jesus?

a. He is worthy of death.
b. I find no fault in him.
c. He is the Christ, the son of the living God.
d. Certainly no man ever spake like this man.

13. What did Jesus say to king Herod at his trial?

a. You shall see the son of man sitting on the right hand of power.
b. You could have no power against me except it were given to you from above.
c. He said nothing.
d. He cried out "My God, my God. Why have you forsaken me?"

14. Who warned Pilate to have nothing to do with Jesus?

a. Nichodemous
b. Peter
c. The priests
d. Pilate’s wife

15. Who carried Jesus cross for him?

a. Simon of Cyrene
b. The soldiers
c. The thieves
d. The disciples

16. What did Pilate have placed over Jesus’ cross?

a. Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews
b. Is it nothing to you all ye who pass by?
c. Beware all ye who enter here
d. Christ died for our sins

17. What did the centurion say about Jesus after he died?

a. All is well that ends well.
b. Truly this was the Son of God.
c. What must I do to be saved?
d. Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

18. What did the soldiers do to Jesus body after he died?

a. They broke his legs.
b. They pierced his side.
c. They took his body down.
d. They rolled dice to see who would get his clothes.

19. Who sat in front of the tomb after Jesus was buried?

a. The disciples
b. Pilate
c. The soldiers
d. Nichodemus.

20. How long did Jesus appear to his disciples after the resurrection?

a. Three days
b. Forty days
c. Three years
d. Fifty days