February Quiz on Joshua, Judges, I and II Samuel, and I & II Kings
Multiple Choice. Select the one correct answer:
d. 1 Samuel
2. “Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, able to discern between good and evil; for who can govern this your great people?” Who prayed this at the outset of his reign?
3. In which book does David become king over
a. 1 Kings
b. 2 Kings
c. 1 Samuel
d. 2 Samuel
4. Which tribe of
5. Who said, “Speak for your servant is listening?”
6. “If only my lord were with the prophet who is in
7. What was Nehemiah’s great achievement?
a. rebuilding the wall of
b. defeating the Samaritans in battle
c. restoring the monarchy
d. teaching the law to the returning exiles
8. For what was Jehu remembered in
a. He assassinated Jezebel and her offspring.
b. He called down fire from heaven on
c. He fought against the Babylonians.
d. He helped Solomon build the temple.
9. What role did Abner, Joab, and Benaiah have in common?
c. military commander
10. Which of the following did David do?
a. He took Michal again to be his wife.
b. He used his own army to seize
c. He was anointed king of the northern tribes.
d. all of the above
11. Who was the first king of the Northern Kingdom (
Short Answer. Give a description of each of the following
1. Name 12 judges (leaders). Which one is your favorite and why?
2. Answer this riddle: "Once so strong and mighty--now so sweet and tasty."
3. Like King Lear and Macbeth, Saul is a tragic figure. What was his tragic flaw?
4. The Lord chose David to be king. What is the difference between how people judge others and how God judges others?
5. The horrible rape of Tamar by Amnon was made worse by what happened in II Sam. 13:20-22. What would have been a more just and healing response by Absalom and David?
6. How did a wise woman save the town of
7. After Solomon's death, his kingdom divided. How did this happen and who ruled which part?
In the 6th Century BCE,