Printable list of this Bible quiz’s questions:
Question 1: Jonah is a prophet. God told him to go to the great city of Nineveh. What was Jonah told to do there? (Jonah 1:2)
Question 2: Instead, Jonah headed to what city to find a ship?
Question 3: Jonah boarded this ship heading to Tarshish to avoid the presence of God. Fill in the blank: “But the Lord sent out a ________ on the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship was about to be broken up.”
Question 4: Because of this God sent a great wind and there was a mighty tempest. What did this cause? (Jonah 1:4)
Question 5: Every person cried to their god except Jonah because he was asleep. The captain woke Jonah up. How did they determine Jonah was at fault? (Jonah 1:7-8)
Question 6: Jonah admitted the storm was his fault. Before the men threw Jonah overboard, they did these three things (EXCEPT one of these). Pick the one they did NOT do.
Question 7: Because of this event, the men of the ship now greatly feared God. What did they do? (Jonah 1:16)
Question 8: After Jonah was thrown overboard, what swallowed him? He was in its belly for three days and three nights. (Jonah 1:17)
Question 9: Inside, Jonah prayed to God and concluded with: “But I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. __________ is of the LORD.” (Jonah 2:9)
Question 10: God caused the fish to vomit Jonah onto dry land. He was told a second time to preach in Nineveh. How far across was the city? (Jonah 3:3)
Question 11: Nineveh was to be overthrown unless they repented. How many days of warning did they receive? (Jonah 3:4)
Question 12: Then, the people of Nineveh believed. They did all of the following to repent EXCEPT:
Question 13: God saw that they changed and relented from the disaster He was going to bring to them. How did Jonah react? (Jonah 4:1)
Question 14: Jonah prays to God and explains his surprising reasons why he tried to flee to Tarshish: “for I know that You are a _____ God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, One who relents from doing harm.” (Jonah 4:2)
Question 15: Jonah’s drama seemingly peaks as he asks God to “take” his life. He then leaves the city… (Jonah 4:5)
Question 16: To ease Jonah’s misery, God made a plant grow to give Jonah’s head shade. What happened the next day? (Jonah 4:6-7)
Question 17: God caused it to get hot again. Jonah wished to die again. God questioned him: “Is it right for you to be angry about the plant?” How did Jonah respond?
Question 18: Here’s the important lesson of the withered plant. God said: “You have had pity on the plant for which you have not labored, nor made it grow, which came up in a night and perished in a night. And should I ________ Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than 120,000 persons who cannot discern between their right hand and their left—and much livestock?”
Question 19: About 100 years later, who announced the downfall of Nineveh?
Question 20: Although these later descendants of Nineveh weren’t overcomers, what did Jesus say about the generation Jonah preached to? They… (Matthew 12:41)
Question 21: The “sign of Jonah” is one of the most important signs recorded in the Bible. What was it? Fill in the blank. “For as Jonah was … in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man _________” (Matthew 12:40).