Quiz on Nehemiah

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  1. How did Nehemiah hear about the condition of the wall of Jerusalem and its gates? (1:1-3)
  2. Your answer:
    From Haggai
    From Hanani and certain men of Judah
    From Zechariah
    From an angel
    From a vision


  3. What did Nehemiah do when he heard about the remnant that survived the exile and about the condition of Jerusalem? (1:4)
  4. Your answer:
    Wept
    Mourned certain days
    Fasted
    Prayed
    All of the above


  5. What was Nehemiahís position for the king? (1:10)
  6. Your answer:
    Cupbearer
    Baker
    Armor bearer
    Candlestick maker
    Butler


  7. What did King Artaxerxes perceive about Nehemiah? (2:1-3)
  8. Your answer:
    He was loyal
    His countenance was sad
    He was intelligent
    He was industrious
    He was faithful


  9. If it please the king, and if your servant have found favor in your sight, that you would send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers' sepulchers, that I may ___________it. (2:4-5)
  10. Your answer:
    Build
    Survey
    Visit
    Worship in
    None of the above


  11. When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a man to seek the ____________of the children of Israel. (2:10)
  12. Your answer:
    Welfare
    Lord
    Records
    History
    Artifacts


  13. What did Tobiah say would break down their stone wall? (4:1-3)
  14. Your answer:
    Their enemies
    Horses
    A fox
    Oxen
    The Babylonians


  15. With what attitude did the builders of the wall work? (4:4-6)
  16. Your answer:
    The people had a mind to work
    They were joyful
    They were enthusiastic
    They were loyal
    None of the above


  17. What handicap did many of the workers have? (4:16-17)
  18. Your answer:
    Inadequate food
    Inadequate pay
    Lack of supervision
    They had to hold a weapon in one hand
    None of the above


  19. How would the rest know if an attack took place at another section? (4:19-20)
  20. Your answer:
    They would hear a shout
    They would hear the sound of a trumpet
    They would pass the word along
    The watchmen would notify them
    None of the above


  21. How often did the men change their clothes? (4:21-23)
  22. Your answer:
    Every morning
    Every week
    They only took them off while washing
    When fresh clothes arrived from Shushan
    None of the above


  23. What did Nehemiah cause to stop after hearing the cry of the poor? (5:1-10)
  24. Your answer:
    Slavery
    Taxes
    Tithing
    Usury
    None of the above


  25. I am doing _____________work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you? (6:3-4)
  26. Your answer:
    A great
    An important
    The Lordís
    The kingís
    None of the above


  27. How long did it take to complete the walls? (6:15-16)
  28. Your answer:
    One month
    Six months
    One year
    Three and one-half years
    None of the above


  29. Approximately how many people returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel? (7:6-7,66)
  30. Your answer:
    1,000
    10,000
    25,000
    50,000
    100,000


  31. Who read aloud the book of the law of Moses from morning until noon? (8:1-3)
  32. Your answer:
    Hanani
    Eliashib the high priest
    Nehemiah
    Ezra
    Zechariah


  33. What was their strength? (8:9-12)
  34. Your answer:
    Faith
    The joy of the LORD
    Unity
    Single-mindedness
    Good leadership


  35. And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day; and another fourth part they _________, and worshipped the LORD their God (9:3)
  36. Your answer:
    Sang
    Shouted
    Leaped
    Confessed
    Prayed


  37. What did they promise not to do on the Sabbath? (10:31)
  38. Your answer:
    Buy any ware or victuals
    Physical work
    Travel great distances
    All of the above
    1 & 2


  39. What did they promise to bring to the priests and the Levites? (10:35-39)
  40. Your answer:
    First born
    First fruits
    Tithes
    All of the above
    2 & 3


  41. At the dedication of the wall where was the sound of rejoicing heard? (12:43)
  42. Your answer:
    Afar off
    All the way to the Great Sea
    Far enough so Sanballat and Tobiah could hear
    Over the walls
    Throughout Jerusalem


  43. What did Nehemiah do when he heard that Eliashib the priest provided a great chamber in the courts of the house of God for Tobiah? (13:4-9)?
  44. Your answer:
    Fasted
    Removed Eliashib from the priesthood
    Cast a javelin through Eliashib
    Cast out all of Tobiahís stuff
    Wept


  45. What did Nehemiah do to the son-in-law of Sanballat? (13:28)
  46. Your answer:
    Made him divorce his wife
    Removed him from the priesthood
    Put him outside of the walls
    Chased him away
    Cast out all his stuff



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