A Christmas Quiz


Test your knowledge of the Christmas Story using this quiz edited from LeadershipU & Probe Ministries.  A link to an answer key can be found at the bottom of the page. 

1. Can you name the parents of Jesus?

2. Where did Joseph and Mary live before they were married?

3. What was the name of the angel who appeared to Mary?

4. Where did Joseph and Mary live after their marriage?

5. Where was Mary when the angel appeared to her?

6. Whom did Mary visit immediately after Gabriel appeared to her?

7. How far along in her pregnancy was Elizabeth when Gabriel appeared to Mary?

8. How long did Mary stay with Elizabeth?

9. Why didn’t Mary stay to celebrate the birth of John?

10. How far along in her pregnancy was Mary when she broke the news to Joseph?

11. Why were Joseph and Mary going to Bethlehem?

12. Why did Mary accompany Joseph?

13. What determined the city to which each Jew had to travel in order to be taxed?

14. Who, then, would be in Bethlehem?

15.  Why couldn’t Joseph and Mary find space in the inn?

16. Who were the first people to come to see Jesus according to Scripture?

17. What chorus did the angels sing to the shepherds?

18. What sign did the angels tell the shepherds to look for?

19. What was the manger?

20. In what way do the meaning of the Hebrew term for Bethlehem and the sign given by the angels prepare us for Jesus’ later ministry?

21. What are two reasons that Joseph and Mary took Jesus to Jerusalem?

22. What are magi?

23. How many wise men came to see Jesus?

24. How many gifts did the wise men bring and to whom did they present their gifts?

25. What was curious about the star?

26. How did Herod use the star?

27. Where were Jesus, Mary, and Joseph when the wise men reached them?

28. How old was Jesus at this time?

29. In what year was Jesus born?

30. How long was Jesus in Egypt with His parents?

31. How did Joseph and Mary finance the trip to Egypt?

32. Where was Jesus raised upon His return to Israel?

 Click: Answer Key


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