Bible Questions for Exams: Forms 3 and 4

These questions are based on reading assignments for Form III. Questions for the previous Bible schedule (before updates, back when Groups IB and IC were missing reading assignments) are at the bottom of this page and can be accessed here.

Bible   - First Year Term 1
   1. "Take your son, your only son, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah." Tell the story. (Gen 22)
   2. What were Pharaoh's dreams and what was Joseph's interpretation? Tell the whole story. (Gen 41)
   3. How did Jesus respond to the devil's three temptations? Or, "The Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath." Explain the meaning. (Luke 4:1-13 or Luke 6:5)

Bible   - First Year Term 2
   1. Where were you when I laid the earth's foundation? Tell me, if you understand." Give three examples of God's mighty power. (Job 38-41)
   2. Describe the institution of the Passover and its meaning. (Exodus 12)
   3. "And who is my neighbor?" Tell the story. Or, Explain the parable of the rich fool. (Luke 10:25-37; 12:13-21)

Bible   - First Year Term 3
   1. "Nadab and Abihu . . . offered strange fire before the Lord." Tell the story. (Lev 10:1)
   2. Give three special rules for priests, OR describe what happens on the Day of Atonement/Cleansing. (Lev 16 and 23)
   3. "The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner." Explain the meaning. Or, "And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus. . ." Tell the story. (Luke 20:17 or 24:13)

Bible   - Second Year Term 1
   1. Give an account of Korah's rebellion, Or, "Must I not take heed to speak that which the Lord hath put in my mouth?" Tell the story. (Numbers 16 or 23:12)
   2. What did Jesus teach about "an eye for an eye"? (Matthew 5:38)
   3. "Take heed that ye do not your alms before men. . ." Why not? (Matthew 6:1)

Bible   - Second Year Term 2
   1. What was the purpose of the Cities of Refuge? How many can you name? (Numbers 35:6-34)
   2. "Speak not thou in thine heart, saying, For my righteousness the Lord hath brought me in to possess this land. . ." Why did God allow the Israelites to possess the land? (Deuteronomy 9:4)
   3. Tell the parable of the sower and its meaning. Or, "Do not ye yet understand, that whatsoever entereth in at the mouth goeth into the belly, and is cast out into the draught?" Explain. (Matthew 13:1-23; 15:3-20)

Bible   - Second Year Term 3
   1. What blessings and/or curses did God promise Israel as they entered the land? (Deuteronomy 28)
   2. Tell about the treaty with the Gibeonites. (Joshua 9)
   3. Give an account of the greatest commandment. (Matthew 22:34-40)

Bible   - Third Year Term 1
   1. Tell about Deborah, Gideon, or Samson. (Judges 4-5; 6-8; 13-16)
   2. "As long as he liveth he shall be lent to the Lord." Describe the occasion when these words were used, and quote from Hannah's thanksgiving. (1 Samuel 1:28)
   3. "Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil?" Explain this. (Mark 3:1-5)

Bible   - Third Year Term 2
   1. "He loved him as he loved his own soul." Give an account of this friendship. (1 Sam 20:17)
   2. What was Nathan's message to David? Why was it sent, and what was the result? (2 Samuel 12)
   3. Describe the coming of the Holy Spirit. Or, Describe Peter's vision. What was its significance? (Acts 2 or 10:11-18)

Bible   - Third Year Term 3
   1. Describe the visit of the Queen of Sheba and the magnificence of Solomon. Or, Why did Jeroboam set up two calves of gold? Describe the denunciation that followed at Bethel. (1 Kings 10; 12:28)
   2. "I do not make void the grace of God; for if righteousness is through the law, then Christ died in vain." Explain this. (Galatians 2:21)
   3. Give an account of St. Paul's defense before Felix. (Acts 24)

Bible   - Fourth Year Term 1
   1. Describe the events regarding Joash being crowned king. (2 Kings 11)
   2. Describe the visit of the Queen of Sheba and the magnificence of Solomon. Or, Why did Jeroboam set up two calves of gold? Describe the denunciation that followed at Bethel. (1 Kings 10; 12:28)
   3. Explain the water that "will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life." (John 4:13-14)

Bible   - Fourth Year Term 2
   1. "I will raise up thy seed after thee, which shall be of thy sons; and I will establish his kingdom." Summarize David's response to this promise. (1 Chronicles 17:11)
   2. Describe David's preparations for the new temple. (1 Chronicles 22)
   3. "I am the way, and the truth, and the life." Explain. (John 14:6)

Bible   - Fourth Year Term 3
   1. "Ask what I shall give thee." What did Solomon ask of God? What do we know about Solomon's knowledge and power? (2 Chronicles 1:7)
   2. "To your tents, o Israel!" Describe the cause and the course of the Great Rebellion. (2 Chronicles 10:16)
   3. "The greatest of these is charity (love)." What does Paul say about charity/love? Or, Give some account of the coming of the Lord, and how we should live until then. (1 Cor 13 or 1 Thes 4:13-18)

Bible   - Fifth Year Term 1
   1. "The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light." Explain the significance. (Isaiah 9:2)
   2. What message did Isaiah give to Hezekiah after the visit of the Babylonian envoys? (Isaiah 39)
   3. "If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." Explain what this means. Or, "Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." What else does Paul say about how Christians ought to live? (2 Cor 5:17 or Rom 12)

Bible   - Fifth Year Term 2
   1. "Behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind." Tell about this promise. (Isaiah 65:17)
   2. Describe Jeremiah's calling. Or, "Arise, and go down to the potter's house . . ." What did God tell Jeremiah there? (Jer 1:5-19 or Jer 18)
   3. "For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily." Explain what this means. Or, "And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness." What is the mystery? (Col 2:9 or 1 Tim 3:16)

Bible   - Fifth Year Term 3
   1. Summarize either Habakkuk's prayer, or the fall of Jerusalem. (Habakkuk 3; Jeremiah 52)
   2. "Without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is. . ." What else do you know of faith? (Hebrews 11)
   3. "He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life." What does this mean? (1 John 5:11-12)

Bible   - Sixth Year Term 1
   1. "Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel." What was Ezekiel's task as watchman? (Ezekiel 3:16-21)
   2. Describe the glory of God departing from Jerusalem. (Ezekiel 10)
   3. "Behold, a throne set in heaven, and One sat on the throne." Who is this speaking of? Describe "He who sat there." (Rev 4)

Bible   - Sixth Year Term 2
   1. Give an account of the Valley of Dry Bones. (Ezekiel 37)
   2. Describe the statue in Nebuchadnezzar's dream, and Daniel's interpretation of it. (Daniel 2)
   3. Describe a scene from this term's reading of John's Revelation. (Rev 9-11)

Bible   - Sixth Year Term 3
   1. "They shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son. . ." Who does this refer to? Explain. (Zechariah 12:10)
   2. Summarize Haman's plot to destroy the Jews and its result. (Esther 3-7)
   3. Describe "the great city, the Holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God." (Rev 21:10-27)


Exam Questions for Groups Forms I and II Based on Old Assignments (before the update where we filled in the missing two Years of reading assignments).

Exam Questions for Groups IA Term 1

-- Tell your favorite Bible story so far.
-- Tell about Abraham and Melchizedek. (Gen. 14)
-- Tell about Abram freeing Lot from captivity. (Gen. 14; for older students in Form 1)

Exam Questions for Groups IA Term 2

-- Tell about Jacob and Esau. (Gen. 25, 27)
-- Tell a miracle Jesus did, or a parable He told. (Luke 5-9)
-- Tell how Isaac got a bride. (Gen. 24; for older students in Form 1)

Exam Questions for Groups IA Term 3

-- Tell a story about Joseph. (Gen. 37-47)
-- Tell about the rich man and Lazarus. (Luke 16)
-- Tell the Parable of the Leaven, or the Lost Coin. (Luke 13 or 15; for older students in Form 1)

Exam Questions for Groups IB

no exam questions (because IB had no reading assignments)

Exam Questions for Groups IC

no exam questions (because IC had no reading assignments)

Exam Questions for Groups IIA Term 1

-- Tell how the people of Israel took Jericho. (Joshua 5-6)
-- Tell one more story from the time when Joshua was leader in Israel.
-- Tell about John the Baptist and about how he baptized Jesus. (Mark 1)
-- Describe the reaction of Simeon or Anna on seeing the infant Jesus. (Luke 2:25-38)

Exam Questions for Groups IIA Term 2

-- What did Joshua tell the people before his death? (Joshua 24)
-- What is the cycle that repeats in the book of Judges? Tell how this can be seen in the story of one of the judges. (sin and punishment, repentance and deliverance) [or Tell the story of Barak and Sisera. (Judges 4)]
-- "The Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath." Tell the story. (Matt 12:1-8)
-- Tell about two miracles Jesus did. (Mark 14)

Exam Questions for Groups IIA Term 3

-- Tell the story of Samson. (Judges 13-16)
-- Tell how Ruth came to Israel.
-- Tell the Parable of the Sower and its meaning. (Matth 13)
-- "This man, if He were a prophet, would know who and what manner of woman this is who is touching Him, for she is a sinner." Tell the story. (Luke 7:36-49)

Exam Questions for Groups IIB Term 1

-- "And Jonathan loved him as his own soul." Of whom was this said? Tell a story of Jonathan's love. (1 Sam 18:1)
-- Tell about the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant. (Matt 18)
-- Tell about the transfiguration on the mountain. (Mark 9:1-13)

Exam Questions for Groups IIB Term 2

-- Give an example of David's mercy to King Saul. (1 Sam 24)
-- "A House divided cannot stand." Explain this. (Matt 12:22-30)
-- "Most assuredly I say to you, before Abraham was, I am." Who said this? Tell the story. (John 8:48-59)

Exam Questions for Groups IIB Term 3

-- Tell the story of Absalom's treason. (2 Sam 15-18)
-- Tell the parable of the leaven, or the mustard seed. (Luke 13)
-- Tell about Jesus and the rich young ruler. (Luke 18:18-23)

Exam Questions for Groups IIC Term 1

-- The Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, "Ask! What shall I give you?" Tell the story. (1 Kings 3)
-- What do you know about Jeroboam's rebellion? (1 Kings 11:26)
-- Tell the story of Zacchaeus or the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard. (Luke 19 or Matt 20)

Exam Questions for Groups IIC Term 2

-- Tell about Naboth's vineyard. (1 Kings 21)
-- Tell two miracles of Elisha. (2 Kings 2-6)
-- Describe the Last Supper. (Luke 22, Matt 26)

Exam Questions for Groups IIC Term 3

-- Tell a story about Hezekiah. (2 Kings 18-20)
-- Tell a story about Josiah. (2 Kings 22-23)
-- "Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." Tell the story. (Matt 26)

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