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:
    Mourned certain days
    All of the above

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

  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:
    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:

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

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

  33. What was their strength? (8:9-12)
  34. Your answer:
    The joy of the LORD
    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:

  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
    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:
    Removed Eliashib from the priesthood
    Cast a javelin through Eliashib
    Cast out all of Tobiahís stuff

  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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