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Check one answer in each question according to the Bible. 1. For the journey to Bethlehem Mary and Joseph A: walked B: Joseph walked and Mary rode a donkey C: rode a bus D: The Bible does not say 2. When Mary became pregnant, Mary and Joseph were A: married B: just friends C: engaged D: none of the above 3. When Mary became pregnant A: Joseph married her B: Joseph wanted to dissolve their relationship C: Mary left Nazareth for a while D: an angel told them to go to Bethlehem E: both b and C F: both b and D 4. Christmas has always been observed A: on December 25 B: on January 17 C: at Grandma's house D: none of the above 5. Who directed Mary and Joseph to go to Bethlehem? A: Herod B: an angel C: Caesar D: the IRS 6. Just what is a "heavenly host"? A: an angelic choir B: the welcoming angel in heaven C: an army of angels D: none of the above 7. How many angels spoke to the shepherd? A: a multitude B: two-Gabriel and Michael C: one D: who knows 8. What song did the angels sing? A: "O Little Town of Bethlehem B: "Joy to the World" C: "Glory to God in the Highest" D: none of the above 9. The baby Jesus was born in a A: cave B: manger C: barn D: Who knows 10. What animals were present at Jesus birth? A: cows, sheep and camels B: cows, sheep and donkeys C: lion, tigers, and bears D: none of the above 11. What is a manger anyway? A: barn B: a place for hay C: a feeding trough D: a Greek term for a nursery 12. When did baby Jesus cry? A: when He saw the wise men B: whenever babies usually cry C: when the cattle started lowing D: no crying he makes 13. Joseph's family was from A: Jerusalem B: Nazareth C: Bethlehem D: none of the above 14. Who saw the star over Bethlehem? A: Mary and Joseph B: shepherds C: the three kings D: both b and C E: none of the above 15. What sign were the shepherds to look for? A: a star over the stable B: a barn outlined with Christmas lights C: a baby in a manger D: both a and c 16. What did the innkeeper say to Mary and Joseph? A: I have a stable out back B: There's no room in the inn C: both A and B D: none of the above 17. How many wise men came to see Jesus? A: One B: Three C: Twelve D: The Bible doesn't say 18. What in the world are Magi? A: Eastern kings B: magicians C: astrologers D: none of the above 19. When the wise men bought their gifts to Jesus, they found him in. A: a manger B: a house C: a church D: none of the above 20. Who told Joseph to name the baby Jesus? A: Mary B: the chief priests and scribes C: angel of the Lord D: Herod the king
Most people only get 12-14 correct. (60-70%)
Source: Stolen from Steve and Ella Pettit in Alachua, Fla. ©Copyright 2003.