Bible Quiz on Acts Chapter 1-14

The Ultimate Bible Quiz on Acts Chapter 1-14 with Answers (50 Questions)

This Bible Quiz on Acts Chapter 1-14 with answers features 50 thought-provoking questions carefully crafted to cover the first fourteen chapters in the book of Acts.

Each question is followed by five possible answers, giving you ample opportunity to challenge your knowledge and understanding of this book of Acts chapter 1-14.

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Bible Quiz on Acts Chapter 1-14

50 Questions on Acts Chapter 1-14 with Answers

Question 1: What was the specific instruction Jesus gave to the apostles about where they should stay after his ascension?

A. In Jerusalem
B. In Bethany
C. In Galilee
D. In Judea
E. In Damascus

Answer: A. In Jerusalem
Explanation: Acts 1:4 tells us that Jesus commanded the apostles that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father.

Question 2: On which day after the resurrection did Jesus ascend into heaven?

A. The third day
B. The seventh day
C. The fortieth day
D. The fiftieth day
E. The sixtieth day

Answer: C. The fortieth day
Explanation: Acts 1:3 states that Jesus showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days.

Question 3: Who was chosen to replace Judas as the twelfth apostle?

A. Matthias
B. Barnabas
C. Stephen
D. Silas
E. Apollos

Answer: A. Matthias
Explanation: Acts 1:26 records that Matthias was chosen by lot to take over the apostolic ministry and apostleship from Judas.

Question 4: The apostles were accused of being drunk with new wine when they were filled with the Holy Ghost. At what time of the day did this occur?

A. The third hour
B. The sixth hour
C. The ninth hour
D. Midday
E. Midnight

Answer: A. The third hour
Explanation: According to Acts 2:15, Peter defended the apostles by explaining that it was only the third hour of the day, implying that it was too early for them to be drunk.

Question 5: In Peter’s sermon, he quoted David’s prophecy from the Psalms. Which Psalm did he reference to discuss the resurrection of Christ?

A. Psalm 16
B. Psalm 22
C. Psalm 23
D. Psalm 110
E. Psalm 150

Answer: A. Psalm 16
Explanation: Acts 2:25-28 references Psalm 16, where David speaks concerning Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.

Question 6: How many souls were added to the church on the day of Pentecost following Peter’s sermon?

A. About a hundred
B. About five hundred
C. About two thousand
D. About three thousand
E. About four thousand

Answer: D. About three thousand
Explanation: Acts 2:41 tells us that those who gladly received his word were baptized, and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.

Question 7: Through faith in Jesus’ name, Peter and John healed a man who was lame from where?

A. His mother’s womb
B. Childhood
C. A young age
D. Teenage years
E. After an accident

Answer: A. His mother’s womb
Explanation: Acts 3:2 and 4:22 tell us that the man who was healed was lame from his mother’s womb.

Question 8: In Acts chapter 4, what was the reaction of the council to the confidence of Peter and John?

A. They were amused
B. They were confused
C. They marveled
D. They were pleased
E. They were indifferent

Answer: C. They marveled
Explanation: Acts 4:13 notes that when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.

Question 9: Who was the man that sold a possession and laid the money at the apostles’ feet, which was later distributed to each as anyone had need?

A. Ananias
B. Sapphira
C. Barnabas
D. Joses
E. Demetrius

Answer: C. Barnabas
Explanation: Acts 4:36-37 introduces Joses, who was surnamed Barnabas by the apostles, and he sold a field and brought the money to lay at the apostles’ feet.

Question 10: Which two individuals lied to the Holy Ghost and died in Acts chapter 5?

A. Aquila and Priscilla
B. Alexander and Rufus
C. Ananias and Sapphira
D. Eutychus and Tychicus
E. Philip and the Ethiopian

Answer: C . Ananias and Sapphira
Explanation: Acts 5:1-10 recounts the story of Ananias and his wife Sapphira who sold a possession and kept back part of the price, lying to the Holy Ghost, and consequently both fell down and died.

Question 11: Who is specifically mentioned as consenting unto Stephen’s death in Acts Chapter 8?

A. Herod
B. Pontius Pilate
C. Saul
D. Gamaliel
E. Philip

Answer: C. Saul
Explanation: In Acts 8:1, it is mentioned that Saul was consenting unto his (Stephen’s) death. This is a pivotal moment that introduces Saul, who later becomes the apostle Paul.

Question 12: Simon the sorcerer believed and was baptized in Samaria. What did he offer the apostles to receive the power of the Holy Ghost?

A. Gold
B. Silver
C. Property
D. Livestock
E. Servants

Answer: B. Silver
Explanation: Acts 8:18-19 tells us that Simon offered them money, implying silver, in order to receive the power whereby anyone he laid hands on would receive the Holy Ghost.

Question 13: The Ethiopian eunuch was reading a passage from Isaiah. What was the subject of that passage?

A. The law of Moses
B. The suffering servant
C. The fall of Babylon
D. The birth of the Messiah
E. The coming of Elijah

Answer: B. The suffering servant
Explanation: Acts 8:32-33 quotes the passage from Isaiah that the eunuch was reading, which refers to a suffering servant, a prophecy about Jesus Christ.

Question 14: Saul, before his conversion, had letters from the high priest to bring Christians bound to Jerusalem from which city?

A. Damascus
B. Antioch
C. Caesarea
D. Tarsus
E. Jericho

Answer: A. Damascus
Explanation: Acts 9:1-2 mentions that Saul, breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest and desired of him letters to Damascus.

Question 15: Ananias, a disciple in Damascus, was told in a vision to find Saul. On which street was Saul staying?

A. Straight
B. Narrow
C. Broad
D. Market
E. Jordan

Answer: A. Straight
Explanation: Acts 9:11 states that Saul was on a street called Straight, and he was praying in the house of Judas.

Question 16: In Lydda, Peter healed a man named Aeneas who had been bedridden for how many years?

A. Four years
B. Eight years
C. Ten years
D. Twelve years
E. Sixteen years

Answer: B. Eight years
Explanation: Acts 9:33 tells us that Aeneas had kept his bed eight years and was sick of the palsy.

Question 17: Who raised Tabitha (also known as Dorcas) from the dead?

A. Philip
B. Paul
C. Peter
D. John
E. James

Answer: C. Peter
Explanation: In Acts 9:36-40, it is recorded that Peter prayed and said unto Tabitha, “Arise.” She opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter, she sat up.

Question 18: In Acts Chapter 10, what was the occupation of Cornelius?

A. A centurion
B. A fisherman
C. A tentmaker
D. A tanner
E. A merchant

Answer: A. A centurion
Explanation: Acts 10:1 describes Cornelius as a centurion of the band called the Italian band, a devout man, and one that feared God with all his house.

Question 19: In Peter’s vision, how many times did the vessel descend?

A. Once
B. Twice
C. Thrice
D. Four times
E. Seven times

Answer: C. Thrice
Explanation: Acts 10:16 states that the vessel was received up again into heaven after it descended a third time.

Question 20: In Acts Chapter 11, who were the recipients of the relief sent by the disciples during the reign of Claudius?

A. The saints which dwelt in Lydda
B. The saints which dwelt in Judea
C. The saints which dwelt in Samaria
D. The saints which dwelt in Galilee
E. The saints which dwelt in Antioch

Answer: B. The saints which dwelt in Judea
Explanation: Acts 11:29-30 mentions that the disciples, each according to his ability, decided to send relief to the brothers living in Judea.

Question 21: What was Barnabas’s real name, as mentioned in the Book of Acts?

A. Joseph
B. John
C. Joses
D. Judas
E. Jason

Answer: C. Joses
Explanation: Acts 4:36 informs us that Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, sold land he owned and brought the money to the apostles.

Question 22: During the events of Acts Chapter 12, King Herod killed James, the brother of John. What weapon was used to execute him?

A. A sword
B. A spear
C. A stone
D. A crossbow
E. An axe

Answer: A. A sword
Explanation: Acts 12:2 specifically mentions that Herod killed James the brother of John with the sword.

Question 23: Who was the first Gentile convert to Christianity whose entire household was baptized without prior circumcision?

A. The Ethiopian eunuch
B. Simon the tanner
C. Cornelius
D. Sergius Paulus
E. Lydia

Answer: C. Cornelius
Explanation: Acts 10 describes Cornelius, a centurion, as the first Gentile convert whose entire household was baptized without the Jewish rite of circumcision.

Question 24: What did Peter see in his vision that he was instructed to kill and eat, which he initially refused because it was unclean?

A. Fish
B. Birds of the air
C. Four-footed animals of the earth
D. Creeping things
E. All of the above

Answer: E. All of the above
Explanation: Acts 10:12-14 records that Peter saw all kinds of four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, creeping things, and birds of the air in the vision.

Question 25: After escaping from prison, where did Peter go to tell others about his miraculous release in Acts Chapter 12?

A. Mary’s house, the mother of John
B. The synagogue
C. The marketplace
D. The temple
E. The governor’s palace

Answer: A. Mary’s house, the mother of John
Explanation: Acts 12:12 narrates that when Peter realized what had happened, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John, also called Mark.

Question 26: Who fell asleep and dropped out of a third-story window while Paul was preaching in Troas?

A. Eutychus
B. Alexander
C. Timothy
D. Silas
E. Ananias

Answer: A. Eutychus
Explanation: Acts 20:9 tells us about a young man named Eutychus, who fell into a deep sleep as Paul was long preaching; and being overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third loft and was taken up dead.

Question 27: In Acts Chapter 13, on what day of the week did Paul and Barnabas go into the synagogue in Antioch of Pisidia?

A. The first day of the week
B. The third day of the week
C. The fifth day of the week
D. The seventh day of the week
E. The day is not specified

Answer: D. The seventh day of the week
Explanation: Acts 13:14 and 13:42-44 indicate that it was the sabbath day when Paul and Barnabas went into the synagogue.

Question 28: Who, in Acts Chapter 13, is called “the child of the devil” and “the enemy of all righteousness”?

A. Elymas the sorcerer
B. Herod the king
C. Simon Magus
D. Alexander the coppersmith
E. Ananias the high priest

Answer: A. Elymas the sorcerer
Explanation: Acts 13:10 details that Paul, filled with the Holy Ghost, said to Elymas the sorcerer that he was full of all subtlety and all mischief, “thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness.”

Question 29: To which Old Testament prophet does Paul refer in his sermon at Antioch in Pisidia, as being in the lineage of David?

A. Samuel
B. Nathan
C. Isaiah
D. Jeremiah
E. Elijah

Answer: A. Samuel
Explanation: Acts 13:20-23, in Paul’s sermon, he speaks of the time of Samuel the prophet and then mentions that from David’s seed, according to the promise, God raised unto Israel a Savior, Jesus.

Question 30: According to Acts Chapter 14, in which city were Paul and Barnabas mistaken for gods?

A. Iconium
B. Lystra
C. Derbe
D. Antioch
E. Paphos

Answer: B. Lystra
Explanation: Acts 14:11-12 describes how the people of Lystra thought Paul and Barnabas were gods come down to them in the likeness of men, calling them Jupiter and Mercurius, respectively.

Question 31: According to Acts Chapter 1, who was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot as the twelfth apostle?

A. Matthias
B. Barnabas
C. Justus
D. Stephen
E. Philip

Answer: A. Matthias
Explanation: Acts 1:26 details the casting of lots to choose between Matthias and Justus to replace Judas. The lot fell to Matthias, who was then numbered with the eleven apostles.

Question 32: On the day of Pentecost in Acts Chapter 2, how many different nations are listed as being present in Jerusalem?

A. About 12
B. Exactly 16
C. Nearly 9
D. More than 3
E. At least 15

Answer: B. Exactly 16
Explanation: Acts 2:9-11 lists Parthians, Medes, Elamites, residents of Mesopotamia, Judea, Cappadocia, Pontus, Asia, Phrygia, Pamphylia, Egypt, parts of Libya near Cyrene, visitors from Rome (both Jews and converts to Judaism), Cretans, and Arabs – 16 in total.

Question 33: Who is the first person recorded in Acts to be martyred for their faith in Jesus Christ?

A. James
B. Stephen
C. Philip
D. Barnabas
E. Peter

Answer: B. Stephen
Explanation: Acts 7:59 records the stoning of Stephen, making him the first martyr for the Christian faith mentioned in Acts.

Question 34: In Acts Chapter 6, how many men were chosen to help with the daily distribution to the widows?

A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 12
E. 10

Answer: C. 7
Explanation: Acts 6:3-5 describes the selection of seven men of good report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, to oversee the daily ministration.

Question 35: What was the name of the sorcerer who was struck blind in Acts Chapter 13 for opposing the teachings of Paul?

A. Bar-Jesus
B. Simon Magus
C. Elymas
D. Lucius
E. Niger

Answer: C. Elymas
Explanation: Acts 13:11 recounts that Paul, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto Elymas (also known as Bar-Jesus) that he would be blind for a season, and immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness.

Question 36: In Acts Chapter 5, how long after Ananias did his wife Sapphira fall dead?

A. About three hours later
B. Instantly after
C. The next day
D. After she left the disciples
E. Within the same hour

Answer: A. About three hours later
Explanation: Acts 5:7 states that it was about the space of three hours after Ananias’s death when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.

Question 37: Which apostle was imprisoned by Herod and later miraculously freed by an angel in Acts Chapter 12?

A. John
B. Peter
C. Paul
D. James
E. Andrew

Answer: B. Peter
Explanation: Acts 12:5-11 describes how Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him, and an angel of the Lord came by night and released him.

Question 38: In Acts Chapter 3, Peter heals a lame man at which gate of the temple?

A. The Gate Beautiful
B. The Golden Gate
C. The Gate of Benjamin
D. The Eastern Gate
E. The Nicanor Gate

Answer: A. The Gate Beautiful
Explanation: Acts 3:2,10 mentions that Peter healed a man lame from his mother’s womb at the gate of the temple called Beautiful.

Question 39: In Acts Chapter 4, by what power did Peter say the lame man was made whole?

A. By the Law of Moses
B. By the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth
C. By the grace of God
D. By faith in the Holy Ghost
E. By the will of the people

Answer: B. By the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth
Explanation: Acts 4:10 clarifies that it was by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom they crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by him this man stood before them whole.

Question 40: How did the apostles respond when the council commanded them not to speak in the name of Jesus in Acts Chapter 4?

A. They agreed and stopped preaching
B. They negotiated a compromise
C. They asked for time to consider
D. They openly defied the command
E. They left the city

Answer: D. They openly defied the command
Explanation: Acts 4:19-20 records that Peter and John answered the council saying, “Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.”

Question 41: In Acts Chapter 8, the Spirit told Philip to approach a chariot. What was the occupant of the chariot reading?

A. The Law of Moses
B. The Book of Psalms
C. The Prophet Isaiah
D. The writings of King Solomon
E. The Book of Jeremiah

Answer: C. The Prophet Isaiah
Explanation: Acts 8:28-30 describes the Ethiopian eunuch reading the Prophet Isaiah when Philip was directed by the Spirit to go to him.

Question 42: What did Peter and John pray for the new believers in Samaria to receive, since they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus?

A. The Holy Ghost
B. Forgiveness of sins
C. Instruction in the Law
D. A sign from heaven
E. The gift of prophecy

Answer: A. The Holy Ghost
Explanation: Acts 8:15-17 shows Peter and John praying for the Samaritan believers to receive the Holy Ghost, for as yet He had fallen upon none of them, they were only baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Question 43: Who was the tanner with whom Peter stayed in Joppa, as recorded in Acts Chapter 9?

A. Simon
B. Ananias
C. Philip
D. Nicodemus
E. Matthew

Answer: A. Simon
Explanation: Acts 9:43 mentions that Peter lodged in Joppa with Simon a tanner, whose house was by the seaside.

Question 44: Acts Chapter 9 tells us about Paul’s blindness following his encounter with Jesus. How long was Paul blind?

A. Three days
B. One week
C. Until he was baptized
D. Seven hours
E. Forty days

Answer: A. Three days
Explanation: Acts 9:9 specifies that Paul was blind for three days and did neither eat nor drink during that time.

Question 45: What was Tabitha’s other name, the disciple who was raised back to life by Peter in Acts Chapter 9?

A. Lydia
B. Dorcas
C. Priscilla
D. Phoebe
E. Sapphira

Answer: B. Dorcas
Explanation: Acts 9:36 tells us that in Joppa, there was a disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas.

Question 46: According to Acts Chapter 10, Cornelius was a centurion of what was known as the Italian band. Where was he stationed?

A. Antioch
B. Caesarea
C. Rome
D. Jerusalem
E. Joppa

Answer: B. Caesarea
Explanation: Acts 10:1 states that Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, was stationed in Caesarea.

Question 47: In Acts Chapter 11, when Peter recounted his vision, what descended from heaven, according to his description?

A. A chariot of fire
B. A great sheet knit at the four corners
C. A cloud of light
D. A scroll written with the law
E. A multitude of angels

Answer: B. A great sheet knit at the four corners
Explanation: Acts 11:5 describes Peter’s vision where he saw a vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners and let down to the earth.

Question 48: In Acts Chapter 12, after the angel rescued Peter from prison, he came to the house of Mary where many were gathered praying. Whose mother was Mary?

A. John Mark
B. James
C. Timothy
D. Barnabas
E. Silas

Answer: A. John Mark
Explanation: Acts 12:12 reveals that Mary was the mother of John, whose surname was Mark, where many were gathered together praying.

Question 49: Who in Acts Chapter 13, was sent on the first missionary journey along with Paul and Barnabas?

A. Mark
B. Silas
C. Timothy
D. Luke
E. Titus

Answer: A. Mark
Explanation: Acts 13:5 specifies that John Mark was with them as their minister when they were sent on their first missionary journey.

Question 50: In Acts Chapter 14, Paul healed a man in Lystra who had been lame from his mother’s womb. What did the man do immediately after being healed?

A. He spoke in tongues
B. He leaped and walked
C. He praised God aloud
D. He baptized others
E. He offered sacrifices

Answer: B. He leaped and walked
Explanation: Acts 14:10 narrates that after Paul commanded the man to stand upright on his feet, he leaped and walked.

With each correct answer, we step closer to a fuller understanding of the foundations of the church. Keep studying, and may your journey through the Word be ever illuminating!

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