1 Samuel Quiz

Downright Hard

  1. Who came to the rescue of the city of Jabesh Gilead by summoning the tribes of Israel to battle?

  2. Why did David set out to kill Nabal?

  3. How many wives did Elkanah have and who were they?

  4. What was Eli's sin for which he was punished?

  5. On what condition would Nahash the Ammonite make peace with the men of Jabesh Gilead?

  6. Describe the incident resulting in Saul's rejection as king.

  7. Who was Nabal's wife and how did she dissuade David from killing her husband?

  8. Why did David spare Saul's life even though he knew God had given him the kingdom?

  9. Which city of the Philistines did Achish give to David in which to dwell?

  10. What honorable deed did the men of Jabesh Gilead perform in honor of Saul?

  11. Describe the Philistine's return of the ark.

    DIRECTIONS FOR CHRONOLOGY QUESTIONS: For the questions to follow, first click "Activation" button. Then place the mouse on the event you want to move. Press and hold the left mouse button and drag the event up or down to the position where you want it. Click the "Submit" button at any time. Items in the correct position are written in red.

  12. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Nabal dies.
    • Samuel dies.
    • Jonathan dies.
    • Eli dies.
    • Hophni dies.

                     

  13. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Ahimelech gives David holy bread.
    • Hannah makes a vow.
    • Saul consults a medium.
    • Dagon falls down on his face.
    • David kills Goliath.

                     

  14. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Samuel kills Agag.
    • The men of Jabesh Gilead fast seven days.
    • Saul waits seven days at Gilgal for Samuel.
    • The ark of God is captured by the Philistines.
    • Samuel anoints David king in Bethlehem.

                     

  15. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • The Amalekites burn Ziklag and take captives.
    • Michal is given to David in marriage.
    • Saul is chosen king at Mizpah.
    • Yahweh speaks to Samuel for the first time.
    • David allies himself with the Philistines.

                     

  16. For a special challenge, combine questions 12-15 to put all twenty events in chronological order.

    • Nabal dies.
    • Eli dies.
    • Jonathan dies.
    • Samuel dies.
    • Hophni dies.
    • Ahimelech gives David holy bread.
    • Hannah makes a vow.
    • Saul consults a medium.
    • Dagon falls down on his face.
    • David kills Goliath.
    • Samuel kills Agag.
    • The men of Jabesh Gilead fast seven days.
    • Saul waits seven days at Gilgal for Samuel.
    • The ark of God is captured by the Philistines.
    • Samuel anoints David king in Bethlehem.
    • The Amalekites burn Ziklag and take captives.
    • Michal is given to David in marriage.
    • Saul is chosen king at Mizpah.
    • Yahweh speaks to Samuel for the first time.
    • David allies himself with the Philistines.

                     


Return to History Books Quizzes


© Copyright 2017 Rediscovering the Bible. All Rights Reserved. | Contact Us | Email Webmaster