Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Bible Bee-Practice Questions for 1 Samuel

Our local Bible Bee committee is working hard to help our contestants study for the Bible Bee. Our next practice will be in August. Here are the questions I've come up with from the Bible Bee Handbook for 1 Samuel:

1. 1 Samuel is
a. Historical
b. Poetical
c. Doctrinal
d. None of the above

2. Samuel’s mother was:
a. Habakkuk
b. Hannah
c. Hosea
d. Elkanah

3. As a child Samuel helped serve at the
a. Temple
b. Ark of the Covenant
c. Tabernacle
d. All of the above

4. 1 Samuel 2:12-17 says that Eli’s sons were:
a. wicked
b. evil
c. sinners
d. None of the above

5. In 1 Samuel during the time of Eli the Israelites were defeated by the:
a. Philistines
b. Phoenicians
c. Egyptians
d. All of the above

6. Ichabod means:
a. The priest died
b. The glory has departed from Israel
c. God’s glory is gone
d. The ark was taken

7. The first chapters of 1 Samuel deal with the life of Samuel. They are the following chapters:
a. 1-15
b. 1-10
c. 1-8
d. 1-12

8. God says in 1 Samuel 15:11 that he was sad about Saul because Saul
a. Wouldn’t fight Goliath and tried to kill David
b. Was shy and moody
c. Participated in witchcraft and tried to kill David
d. Turned back from following God and did not perform His commandments.

9. 1 Samuel key persons are:
a. Samuel, Eli, Saul
b. Samuel, Saul David
c. Samuel, David, Solomon
d. None of the above

10. Which of the following “i” words does not describe Saul:
a. Impatience
b. Insensitivity
c. Incomplete
d. Integrity

11. Ebenezer means:
a. Stone of help
b. A memorial
c. God is my Helper
d. Victory

12. Which “s” word was not used to describe David?
a. Shepherd
b. Soldier
c. Sinner
d. Saint

13. Who was David’s best friend?
a. Samuel
b. Joab
c. Jonathan
d. Amasa

14. Samuel means:
a. Gift of God
b. Name of God
c. God’s gift
d. None of the above

15. During the time of 1 Samuel, Israel worshipped at one town?
a. Jerusalem
b. Bethlehem
c. Hebron
d. Shiloh

16. Revelation 5:5, calls Jesus
a. The Lion from the tribe of Judah
b. The First and the Last
c. The Beginning and the End
d. The Alpha and the Omega

17. The story of David and Goliath is in which chapter of 1 Samuel?
a. Chapter 4
b. Chapter 31
c. Chapter 17
d. Chapter 42

18, Psalms has references to 1 Samuel happening at least –
a. Four times
b. Eight times
c. Twelve times
d. Sixteen times

19. Hannah teaches us to:
a. pray
b. keep our promises (vows)
c. declare God’s glory to others
d. All of the above

20. David teaches us to:
a. Make the aim of your life to make God famous to others
b. Be brave when facing giants
c. Run away when someone is trying to kill us
d. None of the above

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