Engaging Faith: Practical lesson ideas and activities for Catholic Educators

March 23, 2009

Quick Jesus Quiz


Assign the short fill-in-the blank quiz. See how many the students can complete in 15 minutes.

1. The name Jesus means __.
2. Jesus' hometown is____.
3. Jesus was born in
__.
4. Luke traces Jesus' genealogy to
__.
5. Matthew traces Jesus' genealogy to
___.
6. Nazareth is located in the province of
____.
7. Jesus probably studied the
___ like other young Jewish boys.
8. The __ was a place of Jewish assembly and worship.
9. In Matthew's Gospel, God's protection of his Son is symbolized by the flight to
____.
10. Both
_ and ____ recognized Jesus as Messiah during Jesus' presentation in the Temple.
11. The term meaning God becoming man in Jesus is
____.
12. The angel
__ announced to Mary that she would be with child.
13. The bar means ___ in the phrase "Jesus bar Mary."
14. The Jews belived that the Messiah would come from the descendants of
__.
15. Bethlehem is in the province of ___.
16. The ruthless king of Judea, ___, was a volatile mixture of policy and passion.
17. The Emperor at the time of Jesus' birth was
____.
18. Matthew was primarily writing to a
__
-Christian audience.
19. Luke was primarily writing to a __-Christian audience.
20. Jesus is both__
and ____
.

Answers
1. "Yahweh is salvation."
2. Nazareth
3. Bethlehem
4. Adam
5. Abraham
6. Galilee
7. Torah
8. synagogue
9. Egypt
10. Anna, Simeon
11. Incarnation
12. Gabriel
13. son of
14. King David
15. Judea
16. Herod the Great
17. Caesar Augustus
18. Jewish
19. Gentile
20. God, Man

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