Christmas Quiz

So, how much is your knowledge of the first Christmas informed by Scripture? I was shocked that I flunked this quiz, given to us by a church member. How do you fare?

  1. For the journey to Bethlehem, Mary and Joseph
    1. Walked
    2. Joseph walked, Mary rode a donkey
    3. Rode a bus
    4. Not  known
  2. When Mary became pregnant, Mary and Joseph were
    1. Married
    2. Just friends
    3. Engaged
    4. None of the above
  3. When Mary became pregnant,
    1. Joseph married her
    2. Joseph wanted to dissolve their relationship
    3. Mary left Nazareth for a while
    4. An angel told them to go to Bethlehem
    5. Both b and c
    6. Both b and d
  4. Christmas has always been observed
    1. On December 25th
    2. On January 17th
    3. At home
    4. None of the above
  5. Who directed Mary and Joseph to go to Bethlehem?
    1. Herod
    2. An angel
    3. Caesar
    4. None of the above
  6. Just what is a “heavenly host”?
    1. An angelic choir
    2. The welcoming angel in heaven
    3. An army of angels
    4. None of the above
  7. How many angels spoke to the shepherds?
    1. A multitude
    2. Two- Gabriel and Michael
    3. One
    4. Not known
  8. What song did the angels sing?
    1. O little town of  Bethlehem
    2. Joy to the world
    3. Glory to God in the highest
    4. None of the above
  9. The baby Jesus was born in a
    1. Cave
    2. Manger
    3. Hurry
    4. Barn
    5. Not known
  10. What animals were present at Jesus’ birth?
    1. Cows, sheep and camels
    2. Cows, sheep  and donkeys
    3. Lions, tigers and bears
    4. None of the above
  11. Joseph’s family was from
    1. Jerusalem
    2. Nazareth
    3. Bethlehem
    4. None of the above
  12. Who saw the star above Bethlehem?
    1. Mary and Joseph
    2. The shepherds
    3. The three kings
    4. Both b and c
    5. None of the above
  13. What sign were the shepherds to look for?
    1. A star over the stable
    2. A barn outlined with Christmas lights
    3. A baby in manger
    4. Both a and c
    5. None of the above
  14. What did the innkeeper say to Mary  and Joseph?
    1. “I have a stable out back.”
    2. “Come back after the holidays.”
    3. “There’s no room in the inn.”
    4. Both a and c
    5. None of the above
  15. How many wise men came to see Jesus? ______ (Write in the correct number)
  16. When the wise men brought their gifts to Jesus, they found Him in
    1. A manger
    2. A house
    3. A church
    4. None of the above

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Answers coming up Monday! This post has a link to the answers.