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Trivia Questions

  1. Which angel told Mary that she would have a son, whom she was to name Jesus?
  2. What term is given to the incident in the Gospel of Matthew in which the king of Judea orders the execution of all male children two years old and under in Bethlehem?
  3. The Last Supper, was the final meal shared by Jesus and his disciples in an upper room in which city?
  4. Who was the ruler of Rome when Jesus was born?
  5. Which Gospel describes shepherds tending their flocks near Bethlehem, when they were terrified by the appearance of an angel?
  6. The virgin birth is found only in two Gospels, which two?




  7. The word Gospel comes from Old English - what does it mean?
  8. In the New Testament, which town is described as the childhood home of Jesus?
  9. Who are also referred to as Kings or Wise Men?
  10. Which Hebrew prophet predicted the coming of Jesus Christ to salvage mankind from sin?
  11. Which king ordered the murder of all the infants in Bethlehem?
  12. According to the Gospel of Matthew, to which country did Jesus's family flee to from Bethlehem?
  13. Bethlehem was in which Roman province?
  14. What name is given to the animal feeding trough which was used as a makeshift crib for the Baby Jesus?
  15. Mary was often given a title abbreviated to BVM - what does this mean?
  16. Which English Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries banned Christmas over concerns that it was too unbiblical?
  17. What term is given to the sayings attributed to Jesus, including the eight blessings recounted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount?
  18. What term describes Baby Jesus' clothes consisting of a cloth tied together by bandage-like strips?
  19. Which language do historians say that Jesus most likely would have spoken with his family: Aramaic, Greek, or Hebrew?
  20. Which prophetess is mentioned in the Gospel of Luke as being an elderly woman of the Tribe of Asher who prophesied about Jesus at the Temple of Jerusalem?
  21. According to the Gospel of Luke, how old was Jesus when he was baptized?
  22. True or false? The word "Christmas" is not mentioned in any verse, chapter, or book of the Bible?

Answers:

  1. Gabriel
  2. The Massacre of the Innocents
  3. Jerusalem
  4. Augustus (Caesar Augustus)
  5. Gospel of Luke
  6. Matthew and Luke
  7. Good news or good story
  8. Nazareth
  9. The Magi
  10. Isaiah
  11. Herod
  12. Egypt
  13. Judaea
  14. Manger
  15. Blessed Virgin Mary
  16. Puritans
  17. The Beatitudes





  18. Swaddling
  19. Aramaic
  20. Anna or Anna the Prophetess
  21. 30
  22. True. It is not mentioned.