Bible Knowledge Quiz (New Testament)

Bible Knowledge Quiz (New Testament) 42

St. Luke


150) The gospel according to Luke relates that the priest Zacharias did not believe the angel Gabriel’s announcement that Elisabeth would bear a son, since she was

a virgin

not yet born


a Gentile

Answer: C
Luke 1:13–20


151) Because Zacharias did not believe the angel Gabriel, he was struck





Answer: C
Luke 1:19–23


152) When Mary entered the house of Zacharias and greeted her cousin Elisabeth, the babe leaped in

Mary’s womb

Elisabeth’s womb

both their wombs

in neither’s womb

Answer: B
Luke 1:36, 39–44


153) Elisabeth and Zacharias’ child was named





Answer: C
Luke 1:57–63


154) Mary and Joseph went from Nazareth to Bethlehem for taxation (enrollment) of Joseph, because

it had been the city of David

Micah had foretold Bethlehem as the birthplace of Israel’s ruler

the three wise men had come there

everyone had to go to his own birthplace

Answer: A
Luke 2:4–6


155) Mary wrapped her baby in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because

it had so been prophesied

there was no room for them in the inn

they were too poor to lodge in the inn

the three wise men were coming to the manger

Answer: B
Luke 2:7


156) The shepherds in the field at night were directed to the place where the infant Jesus lay by

a star

three wise men

an angel

an inner light

Answer: C
Luke 2:8–12


157) “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace,” said

the shepherd who was needed by his flock

Mary, after the birth of Jesus

Simeon, who was not to see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ

Anna, the eighty-four-year-old proprietress

Answer: C
Luke 2:25–29


158) The home city of Joseph and Mary was





Answer: B
Luke 2:39


159) When the boy Jesus stayed in Jerusalem, sitting among the doctors in the temple, both hearing them and asking them questions, he was

eight years old

ten years old

twelve years old

fourteen years old

Answer: C
Luke 2:42–49


160) “The voice of one crying in the wilderness” was that of

John the Baptist




Answer: A
Luke 3:2–4


161) John the Baptist instructed the publicans who came to be baptized to

leave their positions

give the tax revenues to the poor

exact no more than that which was appointed them

exact according to ability to pay

Answer: C
Luke 3:12–13


162) When Jesus began his public ministry he was about

twelve years of age

twenty-four years of age

thirty years of age

thirty-three years of age

Answer: C
Luke 3:23


163) The phrase, “Physician, heal thyself,” was uttered in the synagogue by

one of those present, and addressed to Jesus

Jesus, and addressed to those present

Jesus, and addressed to Jesus, but attributed to those present

one of those present, and addressed to Jesus, but attributed to those present

Answer: C
Luke 4:22–23


164) In Luke 5, Jesus’ statement, “Fear not; from henceforth thou shalt catch men,” was occasioned by the fact that the four disciples had just caught

no fish

one fish

an ordinary number of fish

an extraordinary number of fish

Answer: D
Luke 5:1–10


165) “And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive,” said Jesus, “what thank have ye” for

sinners lend to the righteous

the righteous lend to sinners

the righteous lend to the righteous

sinners lend to sinners

Answer: D
Luke 6:34


166) The women specifically listed as accompanying Jesus in His preaching did not, according to Luke, include

Mary Magdalene

Mary, the mother of Jesus

Joanna, the wife of Herod’s steward


Answer: B
Luke 8:2–3


167) “And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,” and upon sending messengers ahead to a village of the Samaritans, Jesus learned that He would there be given

a warm reception

a civil reception

no reception

a reception that depended on what He would pay

Answer: C
Luke 9:51–56


168) “No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God,” said Jesus, in reply to the man who would follow Him but desired first to

go and bury his dead father

bid farewell to those at his home

save some money to support himself as a disciple

fast and pray to see if he were truly called

Answer: B
Luke 9:61–62


169) The man left half-dead by thieves on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho was aided by the good Samaritan only after he had been ignored by

one passerby

two passersby

three passersby

fourteen passersby

Answer: B
Luke 10:30–37


170) “Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things,” said Jesus, in


friendly curiosity

mild reproof

severe judgment

Answer: C
Luke 10:38–42


171) The version of the Lord’s Prayer given in Luke 11 is, compared with that in Matthew 6,



about the same length

shorter in words but longer in letters

Answer: A
Luke 11:2–4; Matthew 6:9–13


172) “Ask, and it shall be given you,” said Jesus, after illustrating the relative power of





Answer: C
Luke 11:5–9


173) Jesus’ parable of the rich man who would build greater barns to store his excess produce showed how fruitless was this plan, since

each greater barn excites a desire for one still greater

many more smaller barns spread the risk

rich men copy each other

he would not live to enjoy his produce

Answer: D
Luke 12:13–21


174) The parable of the servants, one of whom knew his lord’s will, while the other did not, showed that, of every one to whom much is given

to him still more will be given

to him no more will be given

of him much will be required

of him little will be required

Answer: C
Luke 12:41–48


175) To His own question, “Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem” Jesus answered,




there is no way to tell

Answer: A
Luke 13:4–51


176) When Jesus made straight the woman who had been bowed together for eighteen years, He was criticized by the ruler of the synagogue for

using magic

healing on the Sabbath

provoking envy

healing in the synagogue

Answer: B
Luke 13:10–171


177) When you are invited to a marriage feast, said Jesus, go and sit in the lowest room (place) so that you may

appear not covetous of the bride

leave early without disturbing others

allow the lowly to be seated above their expectations

avoid the shame of being moved down and have a chance of being moved up

Answer: D
Luke 14:7–11


178) When you give a dinner or a banquet, said Jesus, invite not your friends, brethren, kinsmen, or rich neighbors, but the poor, the maimed, the lame, and the blind, so that you will not be

recompensed by the former group

perplexed, whom to omit for lack of room

tempted into setting a luxurious table

induced to keep late hours

Answer: A
Luke 14:12–14


179) “For which of you,” said Jesus, “intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it” referring to one’s decision whether to

give a dinner or a banquet


become a disciple of Jesus

start guerrilla warfare against Herod

Answer: C
Luke 14:25–33


180) To the parable of the man who rejoiced more over finding the one lost sheep than over keeping the other ninety-nine, Jesus added, in Luke 15, the parable of the lost

tax receipt




Answer: C
Luke 15:3–10; Matthew 18:12–14


181) The thoughts of the Prodigal Son, at the time he was starving in the fields where he fed swine, make his father’s later reception seem the more





Answer: A
Luke 15:11–24


182) The Prodigal Son’s brother was evidently somewhat





Answer: C
Luke 15:25–32


183) Lazarus was a

rich man


beggar man


Answer: C
Luke 16:20


184) After death Lazarus was

sent to Hades

carried into Abraham’s bosom

raised from the dead

buried in the lepers’ cemetery

Answer: B
Luke 16:22


185) Does the master thank the servant because he did what was commanded asked Jesus, implying that the answer is clearly



sometimes no, sometimes yes

it all depends

Answer: A
Luke 17:9–10


186) The Samaritan leper was appreciated by Jesus because he gave

help without thanks

thanks for help

help and thanks

help for thanks

Answer: B
Luke 17:11–19


187) The parable of the unjust judge who decided to avenge the widow of her adversary was evidently meant to be





Answer: A
Luke 18:1–8


188) The Pharisee who gave thanks to God that he was not like other men was viewed by Jesus with





Answer: B
Luke 18:10–14


189) The rich publican Zacchaeus climbed up into a sycamore tree because he was





Answer: D
Luke 19:2–4


190) The parable of the servants left with their master’s money to handle shows the danger of excessive





Answer: A
Luke 19:12–26


191) “The stones would immediately cry out,” said Jesus, if the disciples

acted unjustly

betrayed Him

held their peace

used violence

Answer: C
Luke 19:37–40


192) When Jesus said, “But there shall not an hair of your head perish,” He was speaking



in hyperbola


Answer: B
Luke 21:10–19


193) When strife developed at the Last Supper among the twelve disciples as to which of them should be accounted the greatest, Jesus said, “he that is greatest among you, let him be as the





Answer: A
Luke 22:24–26


194) In the account by Luke, compared with those by Matthew and Mark, Pilate’s attitude toward Jesus is appreciably more





Answer: A
Luke 23:1–25; Matthew 27:11–26; Mark 15:1–15


195) Jesus became the indirect instrument of making Pilate and Herod





Answer: B
Luke 23:12


196) Jesus uttered the cry, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do,” when He was

before the crowd that shouted to crucify Him

officially condemned by Pilate


scoffed at by bystanders

Answer: C
Luke 23:33–34


197) Luke differs from Matthew and Mark with respect to the two malefactors crucified with Jesus by stating that

one of them railed on Jesus, while the other remained silent

both of them praised Jesus

one of them railed on Jesus and was rebuked by the other

one of them praised Jesus and was rebuked by the other

Answer: C
Luke 23:39–43; Matthew 27:44; Mark 15:32


198) According to Luke, that which Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and the other women that were with them, told the apostles, and which they did not believe, was that they had

seen the resurrected Jesus

found the sepulchre empty

listened to an angel clothed in a long white garment

been helped back along the road by centurions

Answer: B
Luke 24:1–11


199) The resurrected Christ vanished before the eyes of the men with whom He walked on the road to Emmaus immediately after

they expressed doubt that what the prophets had spoken would occur

they invited Him to stay with them

they reported what the women had found at the tomb

He blessed bread, broke it, and gave it to them

Answer: D
Luke 24:13–16, 30–31


200) When the resurrected Jesus stood among His apostles, the methods He used to persuade them that He was not a spirit did not include

urging them to regard His hands and feet

healing one of the bystanders who had leprosy

inviting them to handle Him, since a spirit has not flesh and bones

asking them for something to eat, and eating it

Answer: B
Luke 24:36–43


201) Jesus vanished from the apostles as they reached the town of





Answer: A
Luke 24:50–51


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