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Christmas Scripture Quiz


The answers to the Christmas scripture quiz are found following the 17th question.

  1. How many generations were there from David to Abraham?
  2. Mary was found with child of the Holy Ghost.  Joseph, being a just man and not willing to make of Mary a public example, was minded to _________________.
  3. An angel appeared unto Joseph to tell him not to fear to take Mary to wife.  The angel appeared:
    • a) in open vision
    • b) in a dream
    • c) in his minds’ eye.
  4. Isaiah prophesied that “…they shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, “________________”.
  5. How many wise men came from the east to Jerusalem: 
    • a) 2
    • b) 3
    • c) 4
    • d) unknown.
  6. Jesus was born in Bethlehem of _________ in the days of _________ the king.
  7. Herod told the wise men to go to Bethlehem and search diligently for the: 
    • a) baby
    • b) toddler
    • c) little boy
    • d) young child.
  8. Myrrh, one of the three gifts presented to the Christ child by the wise men, is: 
    • a) a tree resin
    • b) a highly-distilled non-alcoholic wine
    • c) an Oriental vegetable oil.
  9. An angel told Joseph in a dream to take Mary and Jesus to which country to escape Herod’s evil decree?
  10. Which of the following did the angel NOT say to Mary: 
    • a) thou are highly favored
    • b) thou shalt bring forth a son and call his name JESUS  
    • c) blessed art thou among women
    • d) your son shall be called PRINCE OF PEACE
    • e) your son shall reign over the house of Jacob forever. 
  11. The inspired blessing that Mary shares with Elizabeth is traditionally called the: 
    • a) Beneficate
    • b) Trancendicate
    • c) Magnificate
    • d) Celesticate
    • e) Holy Annunciation.
  12. Who issued the decree that all the world should be taxed?
  13. Joseph had to take Mary to Bethlehem to be taxed because: 
    • a) all pregnant couples were required to go to Bethlehem
    • b) they were both less than 30 years old 
    • c) Joseph was of the house of David
    • d) their donkey needed the exercise.
  14. Mary laid Jesus in a manger because there was no room for them in the inn.  The Joseph Smith translation changes the word inn to:
    • a) hostel
    • b) dormitory 
    • c) neighborhood
    • d) city
    • e) inns.
  15. The angel who announced to the shepherds that a Savior had been born was soon joined by: 
    • a) a heavenly choir
    • b) a heavenly congregation
    • c) a heavenly host
    • d) a heavenly assembly 
    • e) a heavenly tribunal.
  16. Who is this verse describing:  “There was a man in Jerusalem, and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Ghost was upon him.”?
  17. Who is this verse describing:  “A prophetess, of the tribe of Asher, of great age, a widow of about fourscore and four years, who departed not from the temple, and served God night and day with fasting and prayer.”

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Answers to Christmas Scripture Quiz

  1. 14 generations (Matthew 1:17)
  2. “… put her away privily.”  (Matthew 1:19)
  3. In a dream  (Matthew 1:20)
  4. God with us  (Matthew 1:23)
  5. d) unknown  (Matthew 2:1)
  6. Judaea; Herod  (Matthew 2:1)
  7. d) young child  (Matthew 2:8)
  8. a) a tree resin  (Matthew 2:11)
  9. Egypt  (Matthew 2:13)
  10. d) your son shall be called PRINCE OF PEACE  (Luke 1:27-32)
  11. c) The Magnificate  (Luke 1:47)
  12. Caesar Augustus  (Luke 2:1)
  13. c) He was of the house of David  (Luke 2:4)
  14. e) inns  (Luke 2:7)
  15. c) a heavenly host  (Luke 2:13)
  16. Simeon  (Luke 2:25)
  17. Anna  (Luke 2:36

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