Genesis Quiz

Downright Hard

  1. Name all the sons of Jacob, the Patriarchs of the Twelve Tribes of Israel.

  2. Name two women who gave birth to twins and the names of the twins. Using the New Testament, who from each pair of twins was a progenitor of Christ?

  3. How was the treachery of Joseph's brothers in selling him to the Ishmaelites turned to their good?

  4. How many explicit covenants did God make in Genesis?

  5. Describe the circumstances under which Melchizedek is introduced.

  6. What was the great wicked act that precipitated the great flood?

  7. Name the two sons of Joseph.

  8. Why did Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, kill every male in Shechem? Being outnumbered, how were they able to accomplish this feat?

  9. Name the three sons of Levi.

  10. A theophany is a visible and/or audible manifestation of God. Cite several theophanies in the book of Genesis.

  11. Why did God kill Onan?

  12. What two things did Jacob maneuverer to obtain which by right should have been Esau's?

  13. Identify who said each of the following quotations.

    1. "Let your curse be on me, my son."

    2. "Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, both we and you and also our little ones."

    3. "Do not be afraid, for am I in the place of God?"

    4. "God has made me laugh, and all who hear will laugh with me."

    5. "For God has made me forget all my toil and all my father's house."

    6. "I remember my faults this day."

    7. "She has been more righteous than I."

    8. "The sun and moon and eleven stars were bowing down to me."

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

    • Dinah is violated by Shechem.
    • Tamar becomes pregnant.
    • Seth is born.
    • Hagar and Ishmael are cast out.
    • Noah is told to build an ark.

                     

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

    • Abraham meets Melchizedek.
    • Cain's offering is rejected.
    • Jacob has a dream at Bethel.
    • Manasseh and Ephraim are blessed.
    • Lamech boasts of killing a man.

                     

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

    • The butler and baker both have dreams.
    • Bilhah gives birth to a son.
    • Jacob wrestles with God.
    • Lot leaves Sodom.
    • Rebekah and Jacob deceive Isaac.

                     

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

    • Asenath is given in marriage.
    • Ammon and Moab are born.
    • Abel is murdered.
    • Benjamin is found with the silver cup.
    • The Tower of Babel is built.

                     

  18. For a special challenge, combine questions 14-17 to put all twenty events in chronological order.

    • Dinah is violated by Shechem.
    • Tamar becomes pregnant.
    • Benjamin is found with the silver cup.
    • Hagar and Ishmael are cast out.
    • Abel is murdered.
    • Jacob wrestles with God.
    • Cain's offering is rejected.
    • Jacob has a dream at Bethel.
    • Lamech boasts of killing a man.
    • Manasseh and Ephraim are blessed.
    • The butler and baker both have dreams.
    • Bilhah gives birth to a son.
    • Lot leaves Sodom.
    • Abraham meets Melchizedek.
    • Rebekah and Jacob deceive Isaac.
    • Asenath is given in marriage.
    • The Tower of Babel is built.
    • Ammon and Moab are born.
    • Seth is born.
    • Noah is told to build an ark.

                     


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