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Easter Quiz


Choose the correct answer(s) and provide Bible references wherever possible.


The woman/women—where were the men?!?—who went to the tomb was/were

a. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary.
b. Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome.
c. Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, Joanna and other women.
d. Mary Magdalene.


The time of the visit on the first day of the week was

a. toward dawn.
b. when the sun had risen.
c. at early dawn.
d. while it was still dark.


At the tomb was/were

a. an angel.
b. a young man.
c. 2 men.


The reaction of the woman/women was one of

a. fear and great joy.
b. amazement, trembling, astonishment and fear.
c. fear and bowing to the ground.


From the tomb, the woman/women

a. departed quickly and ran to tell the disciples.
b. fled and said nothing to anyone.
c. returned and told the eleven and all the rest.


The reaction of the disciples at first was that

a. they did not believe her.
b. they did not believe the women because their words seemed an idle tale.
c. Peter and “the other disciple” ran toward the tomb.


After being resurrected, Jesus first appeared to the disciples

a. in Galilee, on a mountain.
b. at table.
c. in a room.


Jesus was with the disciples for the last time

a. on a mountain in Galilee.
b. at table.
c. in Bethany, on the Mount of Olives, near Jerusalem.
d. by the Sea of Tiberias.


The gift of the Holy Spirit was given to the disciples

a. before Jesus ascended; in a room he breathed on them
b. after Jesus ascended, on the Day of Pentecost


We have many details about the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Which Gospel writer gives the most details about the actual resurrection of Jesus from the grave? Which one best describes what happened when Jesus was raised from the dead?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John


What did you discover when you took the quiz?

Are you comfortable with what you discovered? Why or why not?

What questions do you have as a result of your discoveries?