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New Testament Trivia

Fancy yourself a biblical scholar or at least an armchair, weekend warrior-kinda biblical scholar? If so, you can dig deep into the details with our New Testament trivia questions. We've put together 50 tough questions in our New Testament trivia quiz to test your knowledge of Jesus and the Apostles, Jesus' teachings and much more.

You can take the quiz as many times as you like and you'll get a different question set each time. Press the start button below to take a 15 question New Testament trivia quiz.

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Who wrote Corinthians 1 and 2?

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Which gospel details the story of the water being turned into wine?

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What does John say about men who love God but hate one another?

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What was Luke's job before he joined the early church?

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Who announced the birth of John the Baptist?

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What is the root of all evil?

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In the parable of the Prodigal Son, what was his work once his money ran out?

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What is Bartholomew's other name?

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In which river did John the Baptist do his work?

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How did the first Christian martyr, Stephen, die?

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How old was Jesus when his parents first found him teaching in the Temple?

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Who saw Jesus first after his rise from the dead?

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How many fish did the disciples catch after a resurrected Jesus told them to fish on the right hand side of the boat?

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In which gospel did John the Baptist deny being the messiah and predict one 'more powerful' would come to bless the world?

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What was Jesus's first public miracle?

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New Testament Trivia Questions
  • Which of the apostles denied Jesus three times after his arrest?
  • Who did Jesus bring back from the dead?
  • Who were Jesus’s first apostles?
  • Which of Jesus’s apostles did he grant the temporary ability to walk on water?
  • What was Matthew’s job before he became a disciple of Jesus?
  • What is the root of all evil?
  • In which river did John the Baptist do his work?
  • What happens to those who judge others?
  • Which gospel details the story of the water being turned into wine?
  • What was Luke’s job before he joined the early church?
  • Where was Titus when he received Paul’s letter?
  • What was the name of Mary’s cousin who is miraculously made pregnant around the same time as Jesus’ conception?
  • Where was Jesus raised?
  • Which apostle betrayed Jesus to his executioners?
  • In which language was most of the New Testament originally written?
  • Which prisoner was released instead of Jesus?
  • What was Jesus’s first public miracle?
  • What happened to Zacharias when he didn’t believe he would have a son?
  • In the Book of James, what is not enough to be saved by itself?
  • Who were Lazarus’s sisters?
  • Which new commandment did Jesus give after predicting his own death?
  • What was Andrew’s father’s name?
  • Where was Jesus born?
  • Where did Mary and Joseph hide the baby Jesus to protect him from Herod?
  • Who was the first to travel with Saul on his missionary work?
  • In the parable of the Prodigal Son, what was his work once his money ran out?
  • Who saw Jesus first after his rise from the dead?
  • Who replaced Judas Ischariot as the twelfth disciple?
  • Which apostle was Peter’s brother?
  • Who is the ‘salt of the earth’?
  • Who announced the birth of John the Baptist?
  • How did the disciple James die?
  • What shape did the Holy Spirit take when Jesus was baptized?
  • Where did Jesus rise to heaven after his resurrection?
  • In which gospel did John the Baptist deny being the messiah and predict one ‘more powerful’ would come to bless the world?
  • What does John say about men who love God but hate one another?
  • How many fish did the disciples catch after a resurrected Jesus told them to fish on the right-hand side of the boat?
  • Which apostle doubted that Jesus’s return from death was real?
  • How old was Jesus when his parents first found him teaching in the Temple?
  • Jesus fed 5000 people with five loaves and how many fish?
  • How was John the Baptist connected to Jesus?
  • Who wrote Corinthians 1 and 2?
  • Which apostle also raises someone from death?
  • What was Matthew’s other name?
  • How did the first Christian martyr, Stephen, die?
  • What is Bartholomew’s other name?
  • What was St Paul’s name before his conversion?
  • What did Pilate ask Jesus?
  • What does Peter mean?
  • How many people in the New Testament have the name Herod?