How Much Do You Know About Easter?

By Victor Knowles


Faith in the resurrection of Christ has been called the keystone of the arch of Christianity. How much do you know about the resurrection of Jesus?


1.  Who prophesied the following in regard to the resurrection of Christ? “Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; . . . because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithful one see decay.”

a.  Moses

b.  David

c.  Isaiah

d.  Daniel


2.  Jesus predicted he would be raised on:

a.  The first day of the week

b.  The Day of Atonement

c.  The third day

d.  The last day of Passover


3.  Our Lord was buried in a tomb owned by:

a.  Nicodemus

b.  Lazarus

c.  A local potter

d.  Joseph of Arimathea


4.  The body of Jesus was wrapped in:

a.  Clean linen cloth

b.  The Shroud of Turin

c.  Swaddling cloths

d.  A purple robe


5.  The stone was rolled away by:

a.  The women

b.  The Good Samaritan

c.  An angel

d.  Christ himself


6.  Jesus first appeared to:

a.  Mary Magdalene

b.  Pilate’s wife

c.  The gardener

d.  His mother


7.  Which disciple was the first to enter the empty tomb?

a.  Peter

b.  Andrew

c.  James

d.  John


8.  After his resurrection, Jesus appeared to more than [how many?] brothers and sisters at the same time.

a.  70

b.  120

c.  500

d.  3,000


9.  After Jesus’ resurrection, many holy people who had been raised to life the moment Jesus died:

a.  Gathered in an upper room

b.  Went into the holy city and appeared to many people

c.  Were received into Heaven

d.  Formed the first church


10.  The angel told the women to tell the disciples that Jesus was “risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into”:

a.  Heaven

b.  Bethany

c.  Jerusalem

d.  Galilee


11.  Being a witness to the resurrection of Christ was a requirement to become:

a.  A missionary

b.  An elder

c.  An apostle

d.  A Christian


12.  Christ was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our:

a.  Justification

b.  Sanctification

c.  Regeneration

d.  Predestination


13.  The death, burial, and resurrection of Christ is directly connected with our death, burial, and resurrection in the act of:

a.  Penance

b.  Baptism

c.  Faith alone

d.  Confession


14.  If Christ has not been raised:

a.  Our preaching is useless

b.  Your faith is futile

c.  You are still in your sins

d.  All of the above


15.  “But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the [blank] of those who have fallen asleep.”

a.  Manifestation

b.  Symbol

c.  Firstfruits

d.  Seed


Victor Knowles is founder and president of POEM (Peace on Earth Ministries), Joplin, Missouri;


ANSWERS:  1. B (Psalm 16:9, 10);  2. C (Matthew 16:21);  3. D (Matthew 27:57-60);  4. A (Matthew 27:59);  5. C (Matthew 28:2);  6. A (John 20:11-18);  7. A (John 20:6);  8. C (1 Corinthians 15:6);  9. B (Matthew 27:50-53);  10. D (Matthew 28:7);  11. C (Acts 1:21-26);  12. A (Romans 4:25);  13. B (Romans 6:2-5);  14. D (1 Corinthians 15:14, 17);  15. C (1 Corinthians 15:20).

You Might Also Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *