2 Kings Quiz

Downright Hard

  1. Josiah had three sons each of whom became king of Judah. Can you name them?

  2. A woman prepared a room in her house for Elisha to use when he was in the area. Where did she live?

  3. While in Damascus, the king of Judah saw an altar that he liked. He sent the design back to Jerusalem, and Urijah the priest built one like it. On his return from Damascus, the king of Judah used the new altar for the customary offerings. Who was he?

  4. To whom did Hezekiah show all his treasures?

  5. Ben-Hadad, king of Syria, besieged Samaria. This prolonged siege resulted in a very severe famine within the city. Elisha predicted to the king that the following day there would be plenty to eat in Samaria, and food would be sold at a cheap price. The king's servant, however, did not believe him. How was Elisha's prophecy fulfilled, and what happened to the unbelieving servant?

  6. Name the king of Judah who was released from a Babylonian prison to eat before the king of Babylon all the rest of his life. Who was the king who released him?

  7. Ahab's son Ahaziah fell out of his upper window and was injured. Rather than inquire of Yahweh whether he would recover, he sent messengers to inquire of Baal-Zebub. This was the god of what city?

  8. After Jehu exterminated the house of Ahab and killed forty-two brethren of Ahaziah, king of Judah, he also killed the priests, prophets, and servants of Baal in Samaria. Name the man who helped him.

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

    • Isaiah assures Hezekiah of deliverance.
    • Samaria falls to Shalmaneser.
    • Gehazi is stricken with leprosy.
    • Yahweh kills 185,000 Assyrian soldiers.
    • Jehu is anointed king of Israel.

                     

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

    • Jezebel is trampled upon and dies.
    • Judah falls to Nebuchadnezzar.
    • Elijah ascends to heaven.
    • Hoshea becomes king of Israel.
    • There is a revival of true religion under Josiah.

                     

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

    • Jehoiachin is released from prison.
    • Manasseh becomes king of Judah.
    • Athaliah gets married.
    • Naaman is cured.
    • Uzziah of Judah (aka Azariah) becomes a leper.

                     

  12. For a special challenge, combine questions 9-11 to put all fifteen events in chronological order.

    • Isaiah assures Hezekiah of deliverance.
    • Samaria falls to Shalmaneser.
    • Uzziah of Judah (aka Azariah) becomes a leper.
    • Yahweh kills 185,000 Assyrian soldiers.
    • Naaman is cured.
    • Jehoiachin is released from prison.
    • Judah falls to Nebuchadnezzar.
    • Elijah ascends to heaven.
    • There is a revival of true religion under Josiah.
    • Hoshea becomes king of Israel.
    • Jezebel is trampled upon and dies.
    • Athaliah gets married.
    • Manasseh becomes king of Judah.
    • Jehu is anointed king of Israel.
    • Gehazi is stricken with leprosy.

                     


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