Moms of the Bible quiz


Moms of the Bible quiz

Do you know the awesome moms in the Bible? Here are 10 questions to test your knowledge and to help you celebrate this Mother's Day.

1.   Who was the mother of Seth and the grandmother of Enos?
    a.    Sarah
    b.    Rachel
    c.    Eve
2.   This Old Testament mother of Samuel prayed so earnestly for a child that when the priest Eli saw her in the temple he accused her of being drunk. After sorting out the false accusation, Eli blessed her (1 Samuel 1:19) and she dedicated her son to God.
   a.    Judith
   b.    Hannah
   c.    Elizabeth

3.   This woman, who laughed at three angels when she heard she was going to have a child, is the only woman in the Old Testament whose age is given -- she died when she was 127.
   a.    Veronica
   b.    Jezebel
   c.    Sarah

4.   This mother urged her daughters-in-law to return to Moab after both of her sons (Mahlon and Chilion) died.
   a.    Dorcas
   b.    Lucrezia
   c.    Naomi

5.   The first direct mention of angels in the Bible can be found in the book of Genesis when this mother and her son were stranded in the desert of Beersheba and dying of thirst.
   a.    Hagar
   b.    Sarai
   c.    Lydia

6.   Joseph with the coat of many colors was the 11th son of Jacob but the firstborn child of this woman.
   a.    Rachel
   b.    Gomer
   c.    Deborah

7.   His mom, Jochebed, saved his life by placing him in a basket of bulrushes that was coated in pitch and set him adrift down the river.
   a.    John the Baptist
   b.    Matthias
   c.    Moses

8.   This cousin of Mary the mother of Jesus was the mother of John the Baptist.
   a.    Elizabeth
   b.    Joan
   c.    Martha

9.   The mother of these two boys came to Jesus asking him to "Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on your right hand and other on the left, in your kingdom."
   a.    Philip and Andrew
   b.    Bartholomew and Ethan
   c.    James and John

10.   While first-born son Esau was out preparing a meal, this woman helped her son Jacob deceive his father, Isaac, into promising him the inheritance of God's covenant.
   a.    Rebekah
   b.    Bathsheba
   c.    Mary

Check out the "Mom's of the Bible" photo blog for the answers to this quiz and to view images of these awesome women.

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