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Q1
Which of the following did not happen immediately after Jesus had yielded up his spirit on the cross?
A
The curtain of the temple was torn into two
B
Joseph of Arimathea removed his body for burial
C
The earth shook,, the rocks were split
D
The tombs of the saints were opened
E
Q2
Which, according to Luke, were the last words of Jesus?
A
" Eli, Eli, lamasabach-thani"
B
"Father forgive them for they know not what they do"
C
" Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise"
D
" Father unto thy hands I commit my spirit"
E
Q3
" My father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me." This cup signifies
A
persecution
B
cry of loneliness
C
suffering and death
D
spiritual death
E
Q4
Before Judas arrived with a crowd to arrest Jesus, he was praying at
A
Bethsaida
B
Bethany
C
Calvary
D
Gethsemane
E
Q5
Pilate and Herod suddenly became friends because
A
Jesus performed miracles for Herod
B
Pilate referred Jesus to Herod who had wanted to see him
C
Herod sent Jesus back to Pilate
D
Jesus belonged to Herod's jurisdiction
E
Q6
The man forced to carry the cross of Jesus on the way to crucifixion was
A
Joseph of Arimathea
B
Simon the Zealot
C
Joseph of Cyrene
D
Simon of Cyrene
E
Q7
The executioners divided the garments of Jesus among themselves because
A
of the high quality of his garments
B
they liked the garment
C
Pontius Pilate ordered them to do so
D
the cloths were by custom property of the executioners
E
Q8
Judah Iscariot sealed up his betrayal pact with the priest and elders saying ``whomsoever i shall
A
dine with, the same is he''
B
hold, the same is he''
C
kiss,the same is he''
D
look at, the same is he''.
E
Q9
The splitting of the curtain of the temple after the death of Jesus indicated that
A
The holy place and the holy of holies were united.
B
The Gentiles could worship in the holy of holies.
C
nothing could be hidden from other worshipers.
D
only priests could enter the holy of holies.
E
Q10
The arrest of Jesus by his enemies was
A
an accident of faith.
B
result of his tough teaching.
C
a fulfillment of the scriptures.
D
a ploy to see his miraculous powers.
E
Q11
The final trial of Jesus was presided over by
A
Herod.
B
Caiaphas.
C
The high Priest.
D
Pilate.
E
Q12
According to Mathew, after the arrest of Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane, He was first taken to
A
Pontius Pilate, the governor.
B
Caiaphas, the high priest.
C
King Herod.
D
King Agrippa.
E
Q13
``Are you the only visitor to Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened there, these day?" This question was asked on the way to
A
Galilee.
B
Mount of Olives.
C
Emmaus.
D
Bethany.
E
Q14
Pilate referred Jesus to Herod for trial because Jesus
A
And Herod were friends.
B
did not co-operate with Pilate.
C
lived in the Jurisdiction of Herod.
D
did not respond to Pilates questions.
E
Q15
At the final trial before Pilate, the notorious robber who was released instead of Jesus was
A
Barnabas.
B
Barsabas.
C
Barabbas.
D
Bartholomew
E
Q16
Who among the following disciples did Jesus appear to on his way to Emmaus?
A
Peter.
B
Barnabas.
C
Cleopas.
D
Simon of Cyrene.
E
Q17
The trial of Jesus was transferred from the high priest's court to Pilate because
A
Jesus lodged an appeal to the higher court
B
the high priest had no power to impose death penalty.
C
it gave the high priest the opportunity to reconcile with the governor.
D
the governor sent troops to stop the trial as a riot was threatening.
E
Q18
Before the arrival of Judah in Gethsemane, Jesus
A
appealed to his disciples for co-operation.
B
prayed for the cup to pass from him.
C
warned his disciples against indolence.
D
knew that his enemies were at hand.
E
Q19
The arrest of Jesus by his enemies was
A
An accident of fate.
B
A result of his sturbboness.
C
A fulfilment of the scriptures.
D
To force him to perform a miracle.
E
Q20
which of the following did not happen immediately Jesus gave up the ghost?
A
The curtain of the temple was torn into two, from top to bottom.
B
The earth shook and the rock were split.
C
God spoke from heaven confirming the divine sonship of Jesus.
D
The tombs opened and many bodies of the dead saints rose up again.
E
Q21
when the centurion witnessed what happened during the crucifixion of Christ, he said ``truly this was the son of god" This statement was
A
a confession of fact.
B
a mockery of Christ.
C
an attempt to console himself.
D
a temptation to the Jews nearby.
E
Q22
Jewish leaders rejected Jesus in Jerusalem He
A
entered the city as the Messiah riding on an ass.
B
allowed the crowd to make a noise within the temple precincts.
C
ignored them and healed on sabbath.
D
claimed ownership of the temple as the son of God.
E
Q23
``My father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me". The`` cup "here means
A
baptism.
B
temptation.
C
death.
D
loneliness.
E
arrest.
Q24
which of the following did Pilate ask Jesus during the trial?
A
``what is that these men testify against you?
B
``Are you Jesus, the prophet from Galilee?"
C
``l adjure you by god, tell me if are the Christ.
D
``Are you the king of the Jews?'
E
``what do you want me to do with you, king of the Jews?"
Q25
Jesus surrendered to enemies when he was arrested at Gethsemane because
A
his disciples did not support him.
B
he did not invite angels to fight for him.
C
the scripture must be fulfilled.
D
he was over-powered by his enemies.
E
he wanted to die as a martyr for the gospel.
Q26
The discipleship of Judas Iscariot to be taken by another so that
A
the disciple might forget Judas' treachery
B
Matthias could replace him.
C
Barnabas cold take his place.
D
th scripture would be fulfilled.
E
the disciple might closer relationship.
Q27
According to st. Luke, which of the following did not feature in the trial of Jesus before Pilate and Herod?.
A
Pilate asked whether Jesus was a Galilean.
B
Jesus asserted that he was Christ, the son of god.
C
Pilate asked Pilate whether he was the king of the Jews.
D
Herod treated Jesus with contempt.
E
Pilate did not find Jesus guilty as charged.
Q28
Which of the following false charges were levelled against Jesus before caiaphas the high priest?That he
A
Claimed to be christ,the son of God.
B
Forbade the people from paying tax to Ceasar.
C
Forbade the authorities form exchanging money in the temple.
D
Said I am able to destroy the temple of God and to build it in three days.
E
Claimed to be the king of the jews.
Q29
'O foolish men, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!' was said by Jesus to
A
Disciples after he has stilled the storm.
B
The two travellers to Emmaus.
C
The high priest and member of the council during his trial.
D
His disciples when he met them in Galilee after his resurrection.
E
His discipes when they asked when he would restore the kindom of Israel.
Q30
'O woman, what have you to do with me?My hour has not come'. These words were addressed to
A
Mary,the sister of lazarus.
B
Martha,mary's elder sister.
C
The woman of Samaria.
D
Mary Magdalene,after Jesus' resurrection.
E
Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Q31
All the following were the words of Jesus on the cross except
A
'My father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me.'
B
'......Today you shall be with me in paradise.'
C
'Father forgive them for them; for they know not what they do.'
D
'Father into thy hands I commit my spirit.'
E
'My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me.'
Q32
Herod was happy to receive Jesus for trial because
A
He expected to see signs.
B
Pilate and Herod were friends.
C
Pilate had communicated with Herod.
D
Herod planned to release Jesus.
E
Herod was the ruler of Galilee.
Q33
"My father , if it be possible, let this cup pass from me",cup, as used here, stands for
A
Trial.
B
Accusation.
C
Death.
D
Temptation.
E
Judgement.
Q34
During the trial of Jesus, the jews preferred that Pilate should release
A
Bar-Jesus.
B
Barsabas.
C
Bartholomew
D
Barabbas.
E
Barnabas.