Life of Paul in the Book of Acts

Multiple Choice

  1. Whom did the Lord send to Paul (known then as Saul) that he might receive back his sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit?

    Cornelius
    Silas
    Peter
    Ananias
  2. Who was it that first brought Saul to the disciples in Jerusalem?

    Barnabas
    John the Baptist
    John the Apostle
    Agabus
  3. Paul (his name is now changed from Saul) is sent out on his first missionary journey along with whom?

    Silas
    Barnabas
    Ananias
    Judas Barsabas
  4. Where is the church located that sends them out?

    Philippi
    Antioch
    Corinth
    Jerusalem
  5. On this first missionary journey, a man lame from birth is healed. The citizens of the city proclaim Paul and Barnabas to be gods, but almost immediately afterward stone Paul and leave him for dead at the instigation of Jews from Antioch and Iconium. In which city did this happen?

    Lystra
    Perga
    Pamphilia
    Derbe
  6. Paul and Barnabas address the Jerusalem Council to discuss what subject?

    Whether Gentiles should be baptized.
    Whether Jews should refrain from being baptized.
    Whether Gentiles should be circumcised.
    Whether Jews should refrain from being circumcised.
  7. When Paul and Barnabas return to Antioch, they take with them two others. One was Silas. Who was the other?

    Judas also called Barsabas
    Judas Iscariot
    Judas the brother of Jesus
    Judas the brother of James
  8. Paul wants to revisit the churches from his and Barnabas' first journey, but a conflict arises over taking John, also called Mark, with them. Barnabas therefore leaves Paul, and taking Mark with him they set out on their own. Where is their first stop?

    Pamphilia
    Syria
    Cilicia
    Cyprus
  9. Give the name of the sorcerer who, at the word of Paul, became blind for perverting the gospel in Paphos.

    Agabus
    Eutychus
    Elymas
    Sceva
  10. While in Lystra, Paul and Barnabas are hailed as gods. Can you name them?

    Poseidon and Artemis
    Hermes and Zeus
    Apollo and Aphrodite
    Dionysius and Ares
  11. Four congregations are established on Paul's first missionary journey. Where are they?

    Perga, Cilicia, Pamphilia, and Lystra
    Iconium, Philippi, Cyprus, and Attalia
    Derbe, Pamphos, Pisidian Antioch, and Perga
    Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe
  12. On his second missionary journey, Paul, now working with Silas, takes another disciple along. Name him.

    Timothy
    Titus
    Luke
    Apollos
  13. Why did Paul circumcise Timothy before taking him along on his second missionary journey?

    To avoid offending unbelieving Gentiles, who knew Timothy was an uncircumcised Jew.
    To avoid offending the elders of the Jerusalem church, who knew Timothy was uncircumcised.
    To avoid offending the Gentile churches, who were aware that Paul had circumcised some among them.
    To avoid offending the Jews of Lystra and Derbe, because they knew Timothy's father was Greek.
  14. Paul, Silas, and Timothy, upon reaching the border of Mysia, attempt to enter Bithynia to preach, However, they turn away and go down to Troas instead. What kept them from entering Bithynia?

    Jews were stationed at the border to keep them out.
    The Holy Spirit would not permit them to enter.
    Paul became ill and was not able to continue a land journey.
    They were needed back in Jerusalem to once again take up the subject of circumcision for Gentiles.
  15. Where was Paul when he received his vision of "a man of Macedonia" pleading with him?

    Lystra
    Neapolis
    Thyatira
    Troas
  16. While Paul was in Philippi, a woman who sold her merchandise of purple goods was baptized. What was her name and where was she from?

    Priscilla, from Corinth
    Damaris, from Derbe
    Lydia, from Thyatira
    Dorcas, from Joppa
  17. What is Paul's native city?

    Tarsus
    Troas
    Thessalonica
    Thyatira
  18. The Philippian jailer, after being converted, informs Paul and Silas that the magistrates have sent word that they are to be released. But Paul refuses to just quietly walk out. Why?

    Because he and Silas are entitled to a return of their bond money.
    Because as circumcised Jews who were wrongfully arrested, they deserve a public apology.
    Because they are Roman citizens, and their scourging was thus illegal.
    Because the extent of their scourging requires immediate medical care to which they are entitled.
  19. While Paul was in Thessalonica, some envious Jews gathered a mob together and set the city in an uproar. They looked for Paul and his companions at the house where they were staying but did not find them. To whom did the house belong?

    Jason
    Dionysius the Areopagite
    Alexander the coppersmith
    Aristarchus
  20. Why does Paul hold the church at Berea in such high honor?

    Because they gave so willingly and sacrifically to supply his needs.
    Because they excommunicated an immoral man from their midst.
    Because they averted contentions caused by foolish questions and genealogies.
    Because they searched the Scriptures daily to see if what Paul taught was true.
  21. After Jews from Thessalonica stirred up the crowds in Berea, the brethren immediately sent Paul away while Silas and Timothy remained behind. To what city did they send Paul?

    Corinth
    Athens
    Ephesus
    Rome
  22. From where in Athens did Paul speak to the people?

    Mars' Hill
    The Parthenon
    The Temple of the goddess Diana
    The Greek Colonnade
  23. As a young Jew in Tarsus, under which great teacher was Paul educated?

    Tyrannus
    Gamaliel
    Tertullus
    Caiaphas
  24. Paul found Aquila and and his wife Priscilla when he arrived in Corinth. Being of the same trade, he stayed with them and worked. What was their occupation?

    Tentmakers
    Coppersmiths
    Producers of fine linens
    Winemakers
  25. A big tumult arose while Paul was in Ephesus due to a certain silversmith who made silver shrines of the goddess Diana. Paul had been persuading many that such handmade gods were not gods at all, thus curtailing his profits as well as those of others involved in the same trade. Who was this leader of the silversmiths?

    Dionysius
    Demetrius
    Alexander
    Titius Justus
  26. Who dozed off during Paul's preaching and fell out the window?

    Sopater
    Gaius
    Tychicus
    Eutychus
  27. Name the man who bound Paul's feet and hands as a prediction of how Paul would be bound by the Jews and delivered into the hands of the Gentiles once he arrived in Jerusalem.

    Philip
    Trophimus
    Agabus
    Mnason
  28. Paul is brought as a prisoner before the Jewish council in Jerusalem. Who was the presiding high priest on that occasion?

    Caiaphas
    Annas
    Felix
    Ananias
  29. Who accompanied Agrippa to Caesarea for Paul's trial?

    Bernice
    Candace
    Damaris
    Chloe
  30. How many were on board the ship that carried Paul as a prisoner to Rome?

    390
    276
    198
    35

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