Bible Reading Questions

Questions from Gen. 36-50
  1. Why did Josephs brothers hate him?
  2. Which one of the brothers tried to save Joseph?
  3. How did the brothers prove to Jacob that something bad happened to Joseph?
  4. How did Tamar prove who the father was of her unborn child?
  5. Who told Pharaoh about Joseph being in prison?
  6. When Joseph sent his brothers away, what did he tell them to bring back when they returned?
  7. What occupation was an abomination to the Egyptians?
  8. When Jacob blessed Josephs sons, what did he do that surprised Joseph?
  9. When Jacob blessed his sons, which one of the brothers received the scepter?
  10. How long did the Egyptians morn Jacob?
Challenge Question; What nation did Essau’s descendants become?
Questions from Exodus Ch. 1- 14
  1. What changed from the end of Genesis and the beginning of Exodus?
  2. When the daughter of Pharaoh found Moses, what did Miriam suggest she could do?
  3. How did God appear to Moses in the Midian desert?
  4. When Moses first met with Pharaoh, what instructions did Pharaoh give to his taskmasters?
  5. How old were Aaron and Moses when they met Pharaoh?
  6. Aaron stretched out his rod over the waters of Egypt and brought forth frogs, what did Pharaohs magicians do?
  7. The swarm of flies, what was unusual about them?
  8. The last plague was the passing over of the death angel, what kept him away?
  9. What was odd about the way God lead Israel out of Egypt?
  10. How many survivors were there of Pharaohs army that pursued Israel?

Challenge question; What was the first plague that Pharaohs’ magicians couldn’t recreate?

  Questions from Exodus Ch. 16 – 40
         1.What was the first hardship Israel ran into after the Red Sea incident?
  1. How much manna could each Israelite gather everyday but Friday and Saturday?
  2. What was Moses doing wrong that Jethrow his father-in-law gave him instruction on?
  3. Which one of the Ten Commandments has a reward of long life if a person does it?
  4. God said he would employ the use of hornets, for what use?
  5. What was engraved on the two onyx stones used on the High Priests ephod?
  6. Who was filled with the wisdom and knowledge to build the tabernacle?
  7. When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets what was add about him?
  8. The ephod that Aaron wore had four rows of stones, what was in the second row?
  9. When Moses finished the Tabernacle what did God fill it with?

Challenge Question: What was engraved on the crown the High Priest wore?

Questions from the book of Leviticus

Chpt. 2  If a person offered a fruit offering what was specified that they NOT do?

Chpt. 4

  1. If the congregation of Israel sinned what was kind of animal was to be sacrificed?
  2. If a ruler sinned what kind of animal was to be sacrificed?
  3. If a common person sinned what kind of animal was to be sacrificed?


Chpt 6  God gave what commandment specifically concerning the fire of the altar?

Chpt. 8  Moses dipped his finger in the blood of the ram and put the blood where on Aaron the High Priest?

Chpt 10  Who offered strange fire on the altar of the Lord?

Chpt. 11  According to the Levitical Law could a Jew eat a swan?

Chpt 13 & 14  What do these chapters cover?

Chpt. 16  Aaron took two goats, one he sacrificed what did he do with the second?

Chpt. 17  What makes atonement for the soul?

Chpt. 19  How many years did a Jew have to wait to harvest a new fruit tree?

Chpt. 22  What was the big deal about a animal sacrificing having a cut bruise or broken bone?

Chpt. 25  What was commanded the Jews concerning the harvest of crops?

Chpt. 26  Name three things God would do for them if they served Him.

Chpt 27  A all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or the fruit of the tree, is the Lord’s: it is _______ _____ ______Lord.

Questions from the Book of Numbers

Num. 1

 What geographical location did God talk to Moses about the number of males of the congregation?

A male had to be how old to go to war?

All the tribes were numbered except one, which one wasn’t?

Num. 2

The entrance of the tabernacle was on the east side, which tribe is listed first on the east side?

Challenge question; What is the meaning of this tribe ?

Num. 3

What was the matrix?

What family was in charge of transporting the Ark of the Covenant?

Num. 4

From the tribe of Levi how old did the men need to be and how long did they serve?

When the Ark of the Covenant was transported what was it covered with?

Num. 5  What was the test of bitter water for?

Num. 9  When did the cloud by day and the fire by night start hanging over the tabernacle?

Num. 11  What was God so upset about the way the quail were being eaten?

Num. 12  Why did Miriam become leprous?

Num. 13-14  When the spies returned what happened that God wouldn’t take them on to the promise land?

What was the root issue in chapter 16?

Num. 17  What was different about Aarons rod?

Num. 20  Where did Aaron die?

Num. 21:5-6  In this book there are numerous examples of the Jews complaining, the results are not good. Would their needs have been met if they had approached God differently?  Yes or No

Num. 22

 Moab came at defeating Israel differently what was it?

Why did the donkey talk to Balaam?

Num. 24  What did Balaam do instead of cursing Israel?

Num. 25  How was the plague stayed?

Num. 31  What eventually happened to Balaam?

Num. 32  Who wanted the land of the Midianites on the east side of Jordon?

Num. 35  What were the 6 cities of refuge for?