Monthly Bible Quiz Competitions
Quiz Number - 19
Bible Section : Acts of the Apostles 15, 16, 17
Closing Date : 2015-07-31

(Some questions have more than one correct answer, all correct answers must be selected)

1. Who argued with Apostles that unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved?

Paul, Barnabas and Peter
Certain individuals from Judea
Some believers who belonged to the sect of Pharisees

2. What was the answer given by Peter for those who said it is necessary for the Gentile converts to be circumcised ?

God cleanses their hearts by faith
We believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.
Why are you putting God to the test by placing on the neck of the disciples a yoke that neither our ancestors nor we have been able to bear?
We should not trouble those Gentiles who are turning to God.
This agrees with the words of the prophets

3. Who were chosen to send with Council’s letter?


4. To which places was the Council’s letter taken by the chosen disciples?


5. Who accompanied Paul during his second missionary Journey?


6. Who accompanied Barnabas during the second missionary Journey?

John called Mark
John the Baptist

7. Give short notes on Timothy ?

He lived in Lystra
Son of a Jewish woman
His father was a Greek
He was well spoken of by the believers in Iconium
He accompanied Paul during his second missionary Journey.

8. Who is Lydia?

She was from the city of Thyatira
A dealer in purple cloth.
She and her household were baptized by Paul
She urged Paul to come and stay at her home.
She was a Greek.

9. How Paul and Silas were persecuted in Philippi?

They accused that Paul und Silas are disturbing our city
They seized Paul und Silas and dragged them into the marketplace
The crowd joined in attacking them
The magistrates had them stripped of their clothing and ordered them to be beaten with rods
After severe flogging, they threw them into prison.

10. Fill up the blanks:
Believe on the ----------------------, and you will be saved, you and your household.

Lord Jesus
Mother of God

11. “The magistrates sent word to let you go; therefore come out now and go in peace.” What was the answer of Paul to this question by jailor?

We are roman citizens
They have beaten us in public, uncondemned.
Now are they going to discharge us in secret?
Certainly not!
Let them come and take us out themselves.

12. Who became believers after the speech by Paul in Athens?


13. How Jason was persecuted in Thessalonica for the sake of Paul and Silas?

They killed Jason
They crucified Jason
They attacked Jason’s house
They dragged Jason and some believers before the city authorities
They accused Jason and believers that they are all acting contrary to the decrees of the emperor

14. What was the speech by Paul in front of the Areopagus?

Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are.
I found an altar with the inscription, “To an unknown god”
What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.
We will hear you again about this.
God has fixed a day on which he will have the world judged in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed.

15. With whom did Paul argue in Athens?

Stoic Philosophers
Devout persons in synagogue
People in marketplaces whom he met everyday
Jews in the synagogue