Amos Quiz


  1. What was the occupation of Amos when God called him to be a prophet?

    Royal servant
  2. As a prophet, Amos was sent with a message of judgment to the northern kingdom of Israel. Who was king at that time?

    Jereboam II
  3. Amos has a message of judgment not only for Israel, but for seven other nations as well. One was Judah (2:4). Give three others.

  4. Yahweh used numerous extreme measures in order to move Israel to repentance. Give one example.

  5. Which of the following quotations is not found in the book of Amos?

    "Prepare to meet your God, O Israel!"
    "Let justice run down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream."
    "Salvation is of the LORD."
    "You only have I known of all the families of the earth."
  6. How are the "high society" women of Israel depicted?

  7. In the book of Amos we read of two heavenly constellations created by Yahweh. Can you name them?

  8. Who of the nation will be the first to be taken into captivity?

  9. Name the priest at Bethel whom Amos predicted would die in a heathen land?

  10. In the coming days, a famine would come upon Israel. It would not be a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but a famine of a different kind. What would the people seek and not find?

  11. Judgment is to fall upon Israel for their wickedness, and they will be taken away as captives to a foreign land. However, Amos predicts that the day will come when God shall "raise up the tabernacle of David, which has fallen down," and God will "bring back the captives of My people Israel." When that occurs, Amos gives three activities that will take place. The first is, they shall build the waste cities and inhabit them. Can you give one of the other two?

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