40 questions of faith

40 Questions about the Bible

Here are 40 questions to see how well you were taught the Bible.

40 questions of faith

According to the Bible:

  1. What kind of fruit did Eve eat?
  2. Where was Adam when Eve took the fruit from the tree?
  3. What sort of clothes did they wear in the garden?
  4. What was Jonas swallowed by?
  5. What were Noah’s neighbors doing while he built the ark?
  6. What did Mary ride into Bethlehem while pregnant?
  7. What were the nationalities of the “wise men”?
  8. What animals did they ride?
  9. How many “magi” were there?
  10. Were they kings?
  11. What were their names?
  12. How old was Jesus when they arrived?
  13. How did they find the Christ child?
  14. What kind of star can be followed and can also stand over a single child?
  15. What was the name of the daughter of Herodias that danced for the head of John the Baptist’s?
  16. What was the name of her dance?
  17. What was Jesus’ occupation?
  18. What was His father’s occupation?
  19. What was the instrument called that Jesus was whipped with?
  20. How many times was he whipped?
  21. What was Jesus crucified on?
  22. Where were the placements of the nails?
  23. How many angels are mentioned by name in the Bible?
  24. Do angels have halos?
  25. Do angels have wings?
  26. What gender are angels?
  27. Do demons have wings?
  28. Does the Devil have horns?
  29. Does the Devil have a pitchfork?
  30. Does the Devil have goat legs and hooves?
  31. Did Jesus ever go into Hell?
  32. Does Hell exist?
  33. Where is Hell?
  34. Is Heaven our final destination?
  35. Is there a grim reaper?
  36. What is the soul?
  37. What is mammon?
  38. What is the “Eye of a needle”?
  39. Can a rich man get into Heaven?
  40. Does Saint Peter guard the way into Heaven?

How well do you think you did? Feel free to share your answers below.

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6 thoughts on “40 Questions about the Bible”

  1. I would really like to know the answers to these, I had a wild guess on a number of them!

    1. What kind of fruit did Eve eat? It doesn’t say, we only know it grows on trees
    2. Where was Adam when Eve took the fruit from the tree? Right next to her
    3. What sort of clothes did they wear in the garden? none
    4. What was Jonas swallowed by? A big fish
    5. What were Noah’s neighbors doing while he built the ark? Laughed and made sarcastic comments
    6. What did Mary ride into Bethlehem while pregnant? A donkey?
    7. What were the nationalities of the “wise men”? Asian, possibly Chinese?
    8. What animals did they ride? Not camels
    9. How many “magi” were there? Three or four
    10. Were they kings? No, I think they were astronomers (or even astrologers)
    11. What were their names? No idea
    12. How old was Jesus when they arrived? Two or three years old
    13. How did they find the Christ child? They followed a star, and also asked Herod and others
    14. What kind of star can be followed and can also stand over a single child? None, unless it’s a Disney star, or maybe a firefly
    15. What was the name of the daughter of Herodias that danced for the head of John the Baptist’s? no idea
    16. What was the name of her dance? Dance of the seven veils
    17. What was Jesus’ occupation? carpenter
    18. What was His father’s occupation? carpenter
    19. What was the instrument called that Jesus was whipped with? I don’t know
    20. How many times was he whipped? I don’t know
    21. What was Jesus crucified on? A cross? If not, I am stumped, unless it is a cross but doesn’t look like the ones in the movies
    22. Where were the placements of the nails? At the wrists and ankles
    23. How many angels are mentioned by name in the Bible? Maybe two or three at the most
    24. Do angels have halos? no
    25. Do angels have wings? I don’t think so
    26. What gender are angels? genderless
    27. Do demons have wings? no
    28. Does the Devil have horns? no
    29. Does the Devil have a pitchfork? no
    30. Does the Devil have goat legs and hooves? no
    31. Did Jesus ever go into Hell? Ooooh, I don’t think so
    32. Does Hell exist? No, there’s just the lake of fire in Revelation but I don’t think that’s a specific place
    33. Where is Hell? nowhere
    34. Is Heaven our final destination? No, there is no place called ‘Heaven’, only a renewed Earth in complete communion with God
    35. Is there a grim reaper? No
    36. What is the soul? I think there is no such thing exactly, certainly not in Jewish terms, the body and soul are one thing
    37. What is mammon? The god of money
    38. What is the “Eye of a needle”? supposedly a gate in Jerusalem but that’s a myth; it’s a metaphor
    39. Can a rich man get into Heaven? Yes but it’s difficult
    40. Does Saint Peter guard the way into Heaven? Lol no

  2. What kind of fruit did Eve eat? Apple
    Where was Adam when Eve took the fruit from the tree? Not with her initially
    What sort of clothes did they wear in the garden? Skins (post naked)
    What was Jonas swallowed by? a big fish
    What were Noah’s neighbors doing while he built the ark? mocking him
    What did Mary ride into Bethlehem while pregnant? donkey
    What were the nationalities of the “wise men”? from the “east”
    What animals did they ride? camels
    How many “magi” were there? no record (not three like the songs and stories go)
    Were they kings? no record of that either
    What were their names? do not know
    How old was Jesus when they arrived? some say 3; others another age
    How did they find the Christ child? star over the place they were
    What kind of star can be followed and can also stand over a single child? no idea
    What was the name of the daughter of Herodias that danced for the head of John the Baptist’s? Salome
    What was the name of her dance? pretty sure it was inappropriate, no idea of name
    What was Jesus’ occupation? carpenter, preacher
    What was His father’s occupation? carpenter
    What was the instrument called that Jesus was whipped with? cat of 9 tails
    How many times was he whipped? 39
    What was Jesus crucified on? cross
    Where were the placements of the nails? his back
    How many angels are mentioned by name in the Bible? 2 Gabriel/Michael
    Do angels have halos? Not that I know
    Do angels have wings? some kinds do
    What gender are angels? always mentioned as male/usually depicted as female/ going with MALE
    Do demons have wings? No idea
    Does the Devil have horns? Probably not but who knows
    Does the Devil have a pitchfork? Same answer- Probably not
    Does the Devil have goat legs and hooves? Probably not- sounds like greek mythology to me
    Did Jesus ever go into Hell? Yes, at some point in time during his fight to give his life for me (according the Apostles Creed, anyway)
    Does Hell exist? Of course
    Where is Hell? For me, here on earth; for others, final destination (location is really not important)
    Is Heaven our final destination? It is mine
    Is there a grim reaper? I don’t think it’s a grim reaper, I think it is whatever angel is assigned to escort me home
    What is the soul? The part of us that tells us right from wrong
    What is mammon? Anything that takes our attention from God- money, fame,power, etc
    What is the “Eye of a needle”? No real idea- could be an actual eye of a needle or the doorway in Roman times
    Can a rich man get into Heaven? Yes, not easily but yes (with God all things are possible)
    Does Saint Peter guard the way into Heaven? Maybe…people say that but I say maybe
    *** this is all my answers (Heidi, the creator of OIM Word Press and does not necessarily highlight the answers that others might give*** <3 Peace and joy to you all!

  3. Oh fun! I’m tempted to give it a shot but fear I’m going to come out with some shockers and come across as a numpty. Some of these are good though, and more tricky than you’d think, apart from the pitchfork. I’ll be back later with my answers.

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