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Bible Trivia Questions Answers And Facts

What is the only domesticated animal not mentioned in the Bible?
A: A Cat.

What word appears exactly 773,692 times in the King James Bible?
A: Amen.

What follows mass as the most popular activity in U.S. Catholic churches?
A: Bingo.

What Arab nation has the highest percentage of Christians?
A: Lebanon.

What symbol did St. Patrick use to explain his theory of the Holy Trinity?
A: The Shamrock.

What political movement got its name from the hill in Jerusalem boasting the Temple of  Solomon?
A: Zionism.

What country boasts the largest number of Catholics?
A: Brazil.

What name has been shared by the most popes?
A: John.

Which two wicked cities were destroyed by God in Genesis?
A: Sodom and Gomorrah.

What two countries claim two-thirds of the world's 2,000-plus registered saints?
A: Italy and France.    

What fruit is depicted in Leonardo's Last Supper, even though it did not arrive in the Holy Land until long after Jesus' death?
A: The Orange.

What is there more of in the world- nonreligious people, Hindus or Muslims?
A: Nonreligious people.

What former church lady got $75,000 to let "A Current Affair" televise her wedding in 1993?
A: Tammy Faye Bakker.

What religious movement began with Martin Luther's attack on the sale of indulgences?
A: The Reformation.

What Saudi Arabian city was the birthplace of the prophet Muhammad?
A: Mecca.

What storied city on the Euphrates River was 55 miles south of Baghdad?
A: Babylon.

What biblical place name means "pleasure"?
A: Eden.

What city did Napoleon occupy in 1798, sending Pope Pius VI to the south of France?
A: Rome.

What church raised millions sellig members "electropsychometer" lie detectors?
A: The Church of Scientology.

What nation has 1,000 permanent inhabitants and produces no export goods?
A: Vatican City.

What was the world's principal Christian city before it fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453?
A: Constantinople.

What nation's Catholics saw the Pope make a triumphant homecoming visit in 1980?
A: Poland's.

What animal is mentioned most frequently in both the New and Old Testaments?
A: The Sheep.

What's the only 100 percent Christian nation on Earth?
A: Vatican City.

What biblical epic was the top-grossing movie of the 1950's?
A: The Ten Commandments.

Who was the first pope?
A: St. Peter.

What does an ecclesiophobic evangelist fear?
A: Churches.

What book did Christians often place on their foreheads to cure insomnia in medieval times?
A: The Bible.

How much time did Jonah spend in the belly of the whale?
A: Three days and three nights.

According to the Bible, what substance was used to caulk Noah's ark and to seal the basket in which the infant Moses was set adrift on the Nile?
A: Pitch, or natural asphalt.

What language is Jesus believed to have spoken?
A: Aramaic.

According to the Bible, what weapons was the Philistine giant Goliath carrying when he was slain by David?
A: A sword and a spear, according to I Samuel 17:45.

According to the Bible, how many pearly gates are there?
A: 12 (Revelation 21:12-21).

What were the names of the three wise men?
A: Balthazar, Caspar and Melchior.

Who were the parents of King Solomon?
A: David and Bathsheba.

How many books of the Bible are named for women?
A: Two - Ruth and Esther.

In the Old Testament, who was Jezebel's husband?
A: Ahab, King of Israel.
 

How much time did Jonah spend in the belly of the whale? A: Three days and three nights.

Why did a Bible published in London in 1632 become known as the Wicked Bible?
A: Because "not" was missing from the seventh commandment, making it "Thou shalt commit adultery."

The name of God is not mentioned in only one book of the Bible. Which one?
A: The Book of Esther.

What kind of wood was used to make Noah's Ark?
A: Gopher wood, according to Genesis 6:14.

Who was the only Englishman to become Pope?
A: Nicholas Breakspear, who was Adrian IV from 1154 to 1159.

For what event in February 1964 did evangelist Billy Graham break his strict rule against watching TV on Sunday?
A: The Beatles' first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

According to the Bible, what substance was used to calulk Noah's ark and to seal the basket in which the infant Moses was set adrift on the Nile?
A: Pitch, or natural asphalt.

How old was Moses when he died?
A: He was 120 years old, according to the Bible (Deuteronomy 34:7).

How tall was Goliath, the Philistine giant slain by David with a stone hurled from a sling?
A: "Six cubits and a span,"

What biblical Babylonian king cast Daniel into the lion's den for praying to God in defiance of a royal decree?
A: Darius the Mede (Book of Daniel, Chapter6).

What is the longest name in the Bible?
A: Mahershalalbashbaz, which is also written Maher-shalal-hash-baz. (Isaiah 8:1).

In the Bible, which of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse rides a red horse?
A: War (Book of Revelation).

How many books of the Bible are named for women?
A: Two - Ruth and Esther.

What language is Jesus believed to have spoken?
A: Aramaic -- an ancient language in use on the north Arabian Peninsula at the time of Christ. A modern version of the language is spoken today in Syria and among Assyrians in Azerbaijan.

In the Bible, for what "price" did Esau sell his birthright to his younger twin brother, Jacob?
A: Pottage of lentils (Genesis 25:29-34).

What did the lords of the philistines offer Delilah for revealing the secret of Samson's strength?
A: They promised the sum of 1,100 pieces of silver each, according to the Bible (Judges 16:5).

What bird is named for the apostle Peter?
A: The petrel, from a diminutive form of Petrus, or "Peter," in Latin.

What was the first town in the United States to be given a biblical name? Hint: Its name is the most common biblical place name in the country.
A: Salem, Massachusetts. Salem is the shortened form of Jerusalem, which means "the city of peace" in Hebrew.

In the Bible, who did the sun and moon stand still before?
A: Joshua.

Who is the only woman whose age is mentioned in the Bible?
A: Sarah.