Quiz 1 – Beginners Sunday School Basic Q & A

Creating a quiz based on the Old Testament and New Testament for kids can be both fun and educational. Here are 30 basic questions and answers that cover a range of stories and themes from the Old Testament. These questions are designed to be accessible for young children, helping them to learn about the Bible in an engaging way.

These can be used for VBS also

1. What was the first thing that God created?
– Light

2. In what city was Jesus born?
– Bethlehem (Note: While this is a New Testament detail, it’s foundational)

3. What was the boat Noah built called?
– An Ark

4. How many of each type of animal did Noah have on the ark?
– Two

5. What are we told to do in the fifth commandment?
– Honor our father and our mother

6. Who received the 10 commandments from God?
– Moses

7. Who baptizes Jesus?
– John the Baptizer (Note: This is a New Testament detail but important for foundational knowledge)

8. People look on the outward appearance, but what does God look on?
– The heart

9. This young boy defeated a giant. Who is he?
– David

10. His father gave him a coat of many colors. Who is he?
– Joseph

11. Who was the Son of God?
– Jesus (Note: While this is central to Christian belief, it’s also reflective of Old Testament prophecy)

12. How many disciples or apostles did Jesus have?
– Twelve (Note: This is a New Testament detail but helps understand the foundation of the church)

13. Which of the apostles betrayed Jesus?
– Judas (Note: This is a New Testament detail but is significant for understanding Jesus’ story)

14. What is the shortest book in the New Testament?
– 2 John (Note: While this is a New Testament detail, it’s useful for general Bible knowledge)

15. How many people were saved on the ark?
– 8

16. How did God make people spread out across the earth?
– Confused their languages

17. Who did God call out of Ur to move to Canaan?
– Abram

18. Who was Abram’s wife?
– Sarai

19. Even though Abram and Sarah were too old, what did God promise them?
– A son

20. What did Joseph’s brothers tell their father had happened to him?
– They said Joseph was killed by a wild animal

21. Where did the slave traders take Joseph?
– Egypt

22. Who was David’s son that became king?
– Solomon

23. In what language was most of the Old Testament given?
– Hebrew

24. What was most likely the first Gospel written?
– Mark (Note: This is a New Testament detail but useful for understanding the order of the Gospels)

25. Who were Noah’s three sons?
– Shem, Ham, Japheth

26. What happened to the kingdom after Solomon’s rule?
– It split into two

27. In which book of the Bible do we find “Nebuchadnezzar’s image”?
– Daniel

28. Which angel told Daniel the meaning of his vision of the ram and the goat?
– Gabriel

29. What should we “seek first”?
– The Kingdom of God

30. What was the name of the woman who hid the spies at Jericho?
– Rahab

These questions are designed to be simple enough for a beginner sunday school children while covering a broad spectrum of the Old Testament and foundational Christian beliefs.


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