Gospel Books Quiz

Twenty questions on the first four books of the New Testament. Test your Bible knowledge!

Question 1:Who was the ruler of Judea when Jesus was born?
Archelaus
Pontius Pilate
Herod the Great
Herod Antipas
Question 2:How many of the Gospels detail the birth of Jesus?
Two
Four
One
Six
Question 3:Which Gospel reports an event from the childhood of Jesus?
Matthew
Mark
John
Luke
Question 4:The largest portion of each Gospel is devoted to what?
Chronology of the miracles of Jesus
The Nativity
The Crucifixion
The last week of Jesus' ministry
Question 5:Which Gospels are called the Synoptic Gospels?
Matthew and Mark
John and Mark
Luke and John
Matthew, Mark and Luke
Question 6:Which Gospel writer was not an eyewitness to the events he writes about in his Gospel?
Luke
Matthew
Mark
John
Question 7:The Magnificat only appears in which Gospel?
Mark
Matthew
John
Luke
Question 8:Each Gospel presents a different aspect of Jesus. Matthew presents Him as Israel's King; Mark as God's Servant; Luke as God's Ideal Man. What does John present Him as?
God's Assistant
God's Mouth
God Himself
God's Friend
Question 9:Some of the Gospel text in many Bibles appears in red. What does the red text highlight?
Important concepts
Conversations
Parables
Word of Jesus
Question 10:In which Gospel do we find the parable of the Good Samaritan?
John
Matthew
Mark
Luke
Question 11:Which Gospel writer is thought to have been Peter's translator?
Mark
Luke
John
Matthew
Question 12:Which Gospel writer refers to himself only as the disciple that Jesus loved?
Mark
Matthew
Luke
John
Question 13:Which Gospel writers were disciples of Jesus during His earthly Ministry?
Matthew and Mark
Mark and John
Luke and John
Matthew and John
Question 14:What was Matthew's occupation?
Scribe
Carpenter
Fisherman
Tax Collector
Question 15:Which two Gospel writers wrote more books of the Bible besides their Gospels?
Matthew and John
John and Luke
Mark and John
Mark and Luke
Question 16:Whereas in the other three Gospels we read of miracles, what does the Gospel of John refer to them as?
Natural Phenomena
Healings
Magic
Signs
Question 17:The doctrine of the Logos comes from which Gospel?
Luke
Mark
Matthew
John
Question 18:Which Gospel is the shortest?
John
Matthew
Luke
Mark
Question 19:Which of these men was probably Jesus' best earthly friend and also His cousin?
Luke
Matthew
Mark
John
Question 20:Which book begins with, 'The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God'?
Mark
John
Matthew
Luke

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