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A Comprehensive Bible Quiz on the Book of 1 Samuel

1 Samuel Bible Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the First Book of Samuel

The book of 1 Samuel is one of the most fascinating and instructive books in the Bible. It tells the story of how Israel transitioned from a loose confederation of tribes ruled by judges to a unified monarchy under kings. It introduces us to some of the most memorable characters and events in biblical history, such as Samuel, Saul, David, Hannah, Jonathan, Goliath, and more. It also reveals God's sovereign plan and purpose for his people, his faithfulness and mercy in spite of their sins and failures, and his guidance and protection for those who trust and obey him.

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If you have read or studied this book, you may wonder how well you remember and understand its contents. Or if you are planning to read or study it, you may want to test your current knowledge and see what you can learn from it. Either way, this quiz is designed to help you review and learn from the book of 1 Samuel. It consists of three parts: multiple choice questions, fill in the blanks, and true or false statements. Each part has 10 questions that cover various topics and events from the book. You can find the answers and references at the end of this article.

Are you ready to take the quiz? Grab your Bible, a pen and paper, and let's get started!

The Quiz

Part 1: Multiple Choice Questions

Choose the best answer for each question. Write down your answer on a piece of paper.

How many wives did Elkanah have? (1 Samuel 1:2)

  • One

  • Two

  • Three

  • Four

What was the name of Elkanah's wife who had no children? (1 Samuel 1:2)

  • Peninnah

  • Hannah

  • Rachel

  • Leah

Where did Elkanah go every year to worship and sacrifice to the Lord? (1 Samuel 1:3)

  • Bethel

  • Jerusalem

  • Shiloh

  • Gilgal

Who were the two sons of Eli who were priests of the Lord? (1 Samuel 1:3)

  • Hophni and Phinehas

  • Nadab and Abihu

  • Eleazar and Ithamar

  • Abner and Ishbosheth

What did Hannah vow to the Lord if he gave her a son? (1 Samuel 1:11)

  • She would dedicate him to the Lord for all his life

  • She would name him after the Lord

  • She would offer him as a burnt offering to the Lord

  • She would give him to Eli to serve as a priest

What did Eli think of Hannah when he saw her praying in the temple? (1 Samuel 1:13-14)

  • He thought she was a prophetess

  • He thought she was a godly woman

  • He thought she was a troublemaker

  • He thought she was drunk

What did Hannah name her son? (1 Samuel 1:20)

  • Samuel

  • Solomon

  • Saul

  • Seth

What did Hannah do with her son after he was weaned? (1 Samuel 1:24-28)

  • She brought him to Eli and left him there to serve the Lord

  • She brought him to Elkanah and asked him to bless him

  • She brought him to Shiloh and offered him as a sacrifice to the Lord

  • She brought him to her relatives and asked them to take care of him

What did the Lord do to Hannah after she gave her son to the Lord? (1 Samuel 2:21)

  • He blessed her with more children

  • He took away her life

  • He made her barren again

  • He gave her a vision of the future

What did the sons of Eli do with the meat of the sacrifices that belonged to the Lord? (1 Samuel 2:12-17)

  • They burned it on the altar as a pleasing aroma to the Lord

  • They gave it to the poor and needy as an act of charity

  • They ate it raw before it was boiled or roasted as an act of rebellion

  • They took it by force from the people before it was cooked as an act of greed

Part 2: Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the missing words or phrases in each sentence. Write down your answer on a piece of paper.

  • The boy _________ ministered before the Lord under Eli. (1 Samuel 2:11)

  • The Lord called _________ three times before he realized it was the Lord. (1 Samuel 3:8)

  • The Philistines captured the _________ of God and killed Eli's sons. (1 Samuel 4:11)

  • The Philistines returned the ark of God with _________ of gold as a guilt offering. (1 Samuel 6:4)

  • The men of Beth Shemesh were struck down by the Lord because they _________ into the ark of God. (1 Samuel 6:19)

  • The people of Israel asked Samuel to appoint a _________ over them like all the other nations. (1 Samuel 8:5)

  • Saul was looking for his father's _________ when he met Samuel. (1 Samuel 9:3)

  • Saul was anointed by Samuel with a flask of _________. (1 Samuel 10:1)

  • Saul defeated the Ammonites who threatened to gouge out everyone's right _________ in Jabesh Gilead. (1 Samuel 11:2)

  • Saul disobeyed the Lord by sparing _________ and the best of the animals that he was supposed to destroy. (1 Samuel 15:9)

Part 3: True or False Statements

Determine whether each statement is true or false. Write down your answer on a piece of paper.

  • Hannah sang a song of praise to the Lord after she gave birth to her son. (True)

Eli rebuked his sons for their wickedness and removed them from their priestly duties. (False 71b2f0854b


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