Christianity Quiz: All About Paul


Some call him the real founder of Christianity; others say he was simply the greatest of missionaries. But everyone agrees that Christianity would be very different without him. How much do you know about the apostle Paul?
Q1. While traveling on the road to Damascus, Saul:
1. Started reading the book of Daniel and was inspired
2. Saw a bright light, fell to the ground, and heard a voice from heaven saying, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"
3. Had to have his donkey's shoes refitted
Q2. Before his conversion, Saul was involved in:
1. Negotiating peace treaties with the Romans
2. Piracy
3. The stoning death of Stephen
Q3. How did Paul support himself?
1. He made tents
2. He was a moneychanger in the Temple
3. He sang for his supper
Q4. How did Ananias help Paul?
1. He laid hands on Paul and helped him recover his sight
2. He dictated an epistle to Paul
3. He sold scales to Paul
Q5. Two of Paul's missionary companions were:
1. Luke and Thomas
2. Barnabus and Timothy
3. Barnum and Bailey
Q6. What important theological idea did Paul develop in his letter to the Romans?
1. Justice above mercy
2. Justice for Gentiles only
3. Justification by faith
Q7. In his first letter to the Corinthians, Paul said that "if I have not love, I am like":
1. A badly-tuned bagpipe
2. Salt that has lost its flavor
3. A noisy gong or a clanging cymbal
Q8. Paul's overseas journeys were marked by:
1. Storms and shipwrecks
2. Cruising weather that was "divinely pleasant"
3. A Jonah-like episode with a whale
Q9. When Paul and Silas were in prison and prayed:
1. Their fellow prisoners threw food at them
2. An earthquake shook the prison and its doors were opened
3. An angel's light helped them dig their way out
Q10. Tradition holds that Paul:
1. Died peacefully in a tent he made himself
2. Drowned in the Mediterranean
3. Was beheaded in Rome, possibly under the Emperor Nero


 

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