Bible Trivia

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1. What was the Jewish feast which was being celebrated the week Christ was crucified?

2. When Jesus entered Jerusalem during what is known as His Triumphal Entry, what animal was He riding on?

3. Why is the Sunday before the resurrection called Palm Sunday?

4. Which disciple cut off the ear of the high priest’s servant in an attempt to protect Jesus from being taken as a prisoner?

5. What was the name of the high priest’s servant who had his ear cut off by the disciple and subsequently reattached by Jesus?

6. How many times did Peter deny Christ after the abandoned the Lord?

7.  How many pieces of silver did Judas trade the life of Jesus for?

8. How did Judas identify Jesus to the soldiers?

9. In repentance Judas returned the money to the priests that he was given as the price of betrayal of the Lord and then did what?

10. The priests took the money that Judas had returned to them and did what with it?

Answers: 1. Passover (Luke 22:1) 2. A young donkey (Matthew 21:1-7; Mark 11:1-7; Luke 19:28-35; John 12:12-15). In eastern tradition it was customary for a king going to war to ride a horse. Yet when the king was at peace he would ride a donkey. The symbolism is the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, was coming for purposes of peace between God and man. 3. When Jesus entered into Jerusalem at the beginning of the Passion week, the people welcomed Him as king and Messiah. They covered the road with their garments and palm fronds as a symbol of their worship and acceptance of Him as king (Matthew 21:8; Mark 11:8; Luke 19:35, 36; John 12:12, 13). 4. Peter (John 18:10) 5. Malchus (John 18:10) 6. Three times (Luke 22:54-57; Mark 14:69, 70; Matthew 26:73-75; John 18:13-27) 7.  30 (Matthew 26:15) 8. By giving Him a kiss (Matthew 26:47-49). 9. Hanged himself (Matthew 27:3-5) 10. Bought the potter’s field with the money which is where strangers were buried (Matthew 27:6-8).

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