Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Bible Bee-Practice Questions for Acts

Here is the last set of practice questions I've prepared. I hope these are helping someone prepare for the Bible Bee! They have been great study for me!

1. What verse in Acts gives us an outline of the book of Acts?
a. Acts 1:8
b. Acts 4:12
c. Acts 10:16
d. Acts 28:31

2. Christianity spread in what order:
a. Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, Damascus
b. Judea, Samaria, Ends of the earth
c. Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, Ends of the earth
d. None of the above

3. In Acts 1-8:3 we first learn how Christ:
a. Purified the church
b. Empowered the church
c. Prepared the church
d. None of the above

4. After Jesus ascended to heaven, His followers waited how many days for the Spirit to come?
a. 7
b. 10
c. 40
d. 120

5. We see the power of the church provided by The Holy Spirit on:
a. The first day of the week after the ascension
b. The Sabbath after the ascension
c. The Feast of First fruits
d. The Day of Pentecost

6. As a result of the Apostles speaking with tongues or other languages–
a. Everyone knew they had been with Jesus
b. Everyone heard God’s message in their own language
c. Everyone became Christians
d. None of the above

7. Who was the author of Acts?
a. Paul
b. Timothy
c. Luke
d. Peter

8. In Acts we find many vital signs of a healthy church. Which was listed:
a. Devotion to Scripture
b. Meeting community needs
c. Praising God
d. All of the Above

9. What couple died because of their hypocrisy and lying to the Holy Spirit?
a. Martha and Lazarus
b. Aquilla and Priscilla
c. Dorcas and Philemon
d. Ananias and Sapphira

10. God allowed persecution against the church to help:
a. Scatter the church to other areas
b. Weed out the unbelievers
c. Strengthen the Jews
d. None of the above

11. Who did the angel release out of prison in Acts 12?
a. Stephen
b. Peter
c. James
d. All of the above

12. What were other Christians doing while Peter was in prison?
a. Breaking into the jail
b. Spying on the religious leaders
c. Bribing the centurions
d. Praying

13. Who wrote the book of Acts
a. Peter
b. Paul
c. Luke
d. Apollos

14. In what city were believers called “Christians”?
a. Jerusalem
b. Capernaum
c. Antioch
d. Damascus

15. Acts 12:24, tells us that the Word of God grew and multiplied during a time of what?
a. Persecution
b. Preaching
c. Missionary Journeys
d. None of the above

16. The Jerusalem council in Acts 15 affirmed what great truth?
a. You must be circumcised to lead holy lives worthy of being a christian
b. A sinner is saved by God’s gracious gift of salvation through faith in Christ alone
c. Once saved, always saved
d. God’s Word is infallible

17. Paul was stoned and left for dead in which city?
a. Lystra
b. Derbe
c. Galatia
d. None of the above

18. During which missionary journey did Paul deliver the decision of the Jerusalem council?
a. First
b. Second
c. Third
d. Fourth

19. At the end of Paul’s third missionary journey he is warned several times of persecution, chains, and tribulations awaiting him in Jerusalem. Paul’s response in Acts 20:23-24 was he wanted to:
a. Finish my race with joy
b. See Jerusalem before the feast
c. Continue preaching to all
d. Visit the Christians in Rome and Spain

20. Who sent Paul to Rome?
a. Agrippa
b. Felix
c. Festus
d. Pilot

21. Because of Paul’s “arrest” he had the opportunity to testify before several Roman government officials. Paul demonstrates we should do what when adversity strikes?
a. Become a better Christian, not a bitter Christian
b. Do not have a pity part, but seize the situation to see how you can serve God by serving others.
c. Stay ALIVE–Actively Live In View of Eternity
d. All of the above

22. What was the name of the Centurion of the Augustan Regiment responsible to get Paul to Rome?
a. Aristarchus
b. Philemon
c. Philip
d. Julius

23. Acts ends with Paul…
a. In prison in Rome
b. Just surviving a ship-wreck
c. Under house arrest in Rome
d. None of the above

24. During a two year period we believe Paul penned which four New Testament books?
a. 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon
b. Philemon, Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians
c. Acts, Romans, Ephesians, Titus, Philippians
d. Galatians, Colossians, Hebrews, Jude

25. The book of Acts is a sequel to which Gospel?
a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

26. Who were the two main leaders of the early church presented in Acts?
a. Peter and John
b. James and Paul
c. John and James
d. Peter and Paul

27. About how many years did it take for the Good News of Jesus Christ to spread from Jerusalem to Rome?
a. 30
b. 45
c. 90
d. 120

28. Where did Paul spend time alone with God?
a. Arabia
b. Damascus
c. Tarsus
d. None of the above

29. Who preached the first sermon of the early church?
a. John
b. James
c. Peter
d. Stephen

30. The first Christian martyr was:
a. James
b. Alpheus
c. Matthias
d. Stephen

31. In terms of literary genre, Acts serves as an _____________ for the truthfulness of the Christian faith as the only way to eternal salvation.
a. Rebuttal
b. Apologetic
c. Example
d. Evidence

32. Every church should center their ministry upon:
a. The exaltation of God
b. The edification and equipping of God’s people
c. The evangelization of the Lost
d. All of the above

33. In the Handbook you were given five angles on the book’s outline. The third followed the theme of “Conversions.” Which is the correct order?
a. Jews, Gentiles, Samaritans
b. Samaritans, Gentiles, Romans
c. Jews, Samaritans, Gentiles
d. None of the above

34. In Acts we see the Gospel go from the land of Palestine to:
a. Turkey
b. Britain
c. Rome
d. None of the above

35. The time period between Jesus’ first and second coming to earth, God established:
a. The Age of the Church
b. The Roman Empire
c. The Millennium
d. None of the above

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