Saint George
Catholic Church

259 West 200 N, St George, Utah 84770

Bible Quiz – Exodus

  1. What is the official Catholic Church teaching regarding the historicity of Moses and the Book of Exodus?
  2. What are some of the reasons the Catholic Church believes in the historical interpretation of Moses and the Book of Exodus?
  3. All of the 12 Tribes of Israel had descendants in Egypt?
    1. true
    2. false
  4. Pharaoh forced the Hebrew people to build Egyptian cities for him while in bondage. Name the supply cities.
  5. What was the reward for the midwives who trusted God rather than Pharaoh?
  6. Where did Moses hide the body of the Egyptian he killed? Where did he flee to avoid the anger of Pharaoh?
  7. Jethro’s grandchild was Gershom, his mother was Zipporah, and his father Moses.
    1. true
    2. false
  8. Why was he named Gershom? Who named him?
  9. Moses was tending his father-in-law Jethro’s cattle near Tabor when he saw the burning bush.
    1. true
    2. false
  10. What did Moses do when God called to him from the burning bush?
  11. What were Moses’ objections to speaking with Pharaoh?
  12. Why does God attempt to kill Moses? Who intervened on Moses’ behalf, and how was Moses’ life spared?
  13. What message did the Lord give Moses and Aaron to take to Pharaoh?
  14. Why did God establish a covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob?
    1. to set them free from slavery
    2. to guarantee them prosperity and progeny
    3. to give them “Canaan Land” where they were living as aliens.
  15. When Moses brought God’s message to the Israelites, did they listen to Moses and believe him?
  16. What ancestral clan were Moses and Aaron descended from?
  17. Why was Pharaoh, in his human way of thinking, unwilling to listen to Moses and Aaron?
  18. “Moses and
	Aaron Before Pharaoh” by Gustave Doré
  19. Both Moses and the Egyptian magicians turned their staves into snakes, but Moses’ staff swallowed all the Egyptian magicians’ staves before their eyes.
    1. true
    2. false
  20. After the 2nd plague, did Pharaoh agree and keep his word to let the Hebrews go?
    1. yes
    2. no
    3. yes & no
  21. Which was the 1st plague that the Egyptian magicians couldn’t imitate?
  22. Did Pharaoh admit he had sinned, once again, that God was just in his wrath, and he was ready to let the Hebrew people go; did he keep his word?
    1. yes
    2. no
    3. yes & no
  23. God specifically explained to Pharaoh the reasons why he decided not to wipe them out. God even allowed certain crops to survive the hail.
    1. true
    2. false
  24. God made the Sun stand still over which valley while Joshua and his soldiers defeated the Amorites?
    1. Megiddon
    2. Shitim
    3. Achor
    4. Ajalon
  25. Was there a time that God destroyed every crop, fruit, and foliage that he previously spared? During what plague did this occur?
    1. yes (if yes, then when?)
    2. no
  26. “The
	Plague of Darkness” by Gustave Doré
  27. The sequence of events in chapters 2, 8, & 10: Put these events from Exodus in their proper order:
    1. Moses kills an Egyptian and flees from Pharaoh’s wrath
    2. Plague of Darkness
    3. Plague of Frogs
    4. Moses marries Zipporah.
  28. What is a little known, mentioned fact that the Lord used to show how specifically He distinguished between the Egyptians and the Israelites, and what was God’s anger level when He struck all their 1st born, both man and beast? Find the scripture reference.
  29. Why did the Lord require Moses to command the Israelites to consecrate every 1st born male, both man and beast to God?
  30. The “root” meaning of Passover is particularly connected to the 10th Plague?
    1. true (if true, research root meaning & connection)
    2. false
  31. The Day Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt was called _____________.
  32. The Lord asked the Israelites to celebrate their freedom for how many days?
  33. Where did the Lord tell Moses and the Israelites to make camp?
  34. The prophetess Miriam is whose sister?
  35. Moses led the Israelites out to what desert?
  36. How many springs and palm trees were in Elim?
  37. What was the meat that the Lord provided to the Israelites to eat in the desert?
  38. What did the Israelites call the bread from heaven?
  39. How long did the Israelites eat the Manna?
  40. What did they call the place where Moses struck the rock for water?
  41. What did Moses call the altar he built after the battle against Amalek?
  42. Who is Moses’ father-in-law?
  43. What were Moses’ sons’ names?
  44. What was the name of the mountain where the Lord appeared to the Israelites and Moses?
  45. What is the subject of chapter 27?
  46. Who provides the oil for the lamps?
  47. What is important about chapter 28?
  48. What will be the perpetual ordinance for Aaron and his sons?
  49. What is the main purpose of chapter 29?
  50. What will be the offering on the altar each day?
  51. What will be used for burning incense?
  52. Of what will incense be made?
  53. How will all the crafts necessary for the building of the tabernacle be done?
  54. What is the penalty for desecrating the Sabbath?
  55. What happened when Moses was delayed in coming down from the mountain?
  56. After Moses spoke to Aaron and asked why he led the people into a grave sin what happened?
  57. How did the Lord speak to Moses?
  58. Did the Lord consider Moses a servant, or was it more than a servant?
  59. What does the term “stiff necked people” mean?
  60. What frightened Aaron and the other Israelites when they saw Moses come down from the mountain?
  61. “Moses Breaking the
	Tables of the Law” by Gustave Doré
  62. During the building of the tabernacle, what was the most important regulation commanded by the Lord?
  63. How did Moses gather the materials for construction of the tabernacle?
  64. What was the wood used in the building of the framework of the tabernacle?
  65. What was the Menorah made of?
  66. What does chapter 37 describe?
  67. From the description of the wood used in the building of the Altar of Incense, what can be said?
  68. How much gold was previously given as an offering to be used in the building of the Tabernacle?
  69. What was something the artisans did with wood and metal that is wonderous to us today?
  70. What is an ephod?
  71. What did Moses do when all the work commanded by the Lord was completed?
  72. How long was it before the tabernacle of the tent meeting was set up?
  73. How was it known when the Lord was present in the tabernacle?


Note: