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Resurrection of Jesus Christ quiz

This quiz reads as a story. In order, it details Jesus’ resurrection and the events that took place until He ascended to Heaven.

Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Printable list of the questions and answers from the above quiz:

Question 1: The chief priests didn’t want the Jews to believe Jesus. They told Pilate that Jesus’ disciples may try to “steal” Jesus and claim He rose in three days. What did they do? (Matthew 27:62-66)

A. Nothing, Pilate wouldn’t hear their concerns
B. Camped in front of the stone
C. Set a guard and sealed the stone

Question 2: When did Mary Magdalene and Mary (the mother of James) visit Jesus’s tomb and discover He was gone? (John 20:1; Matt 28:1; Mark 16:1)

A. Noon on Sunday
B. Mid-morning on Sunday
C. Sabbath
D. After Sabbath; by dawn on Sunday

Question 3: “There was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and ___________. His countenance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow” (Matthew 28:3).

A. sat on it
B. broke it
C. hid himself

Question 4: The soldiers were terrified when they saw the angel, and they told the chief priests what happened. These priests schemed with the elders and came up with a plan. What did they do? (Matthew 28:12)

A. Bribed the soldiers to lie
B. Told the governor the soldiers are lying
C. Asked the governor to persuade the soldiers to not say anything

Question 5: Then, Mary Magdalene ran and told two apostles, “They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him.” Which two apostles did Mary tell first? (John 20:2)

A. James and Andrew
B. Philip and Bartholomew
C. Peter and John
D. Matthew and Thomas
E. Thaddeus and Simon

Question 6: The two apostles saw the handkerchief that had been around His head and linen clothes. They were folded. Peter and John didn’t understand the Scripture that this would happen. But, when John came to the tomb, he believed. What did the apostles do next? (John 20:10;21:24)

A. Wept
B. Went back to their homes
C. Ran to tell the other apostles immediately
D. Told as many as would hear them

Question 7: While outside the tomb, two angels asked Mary why she was weeping. Then, Jesus asked her the same question. Mary thought He was a gardener. She answered… (John 20:15)

A. “Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where You have laid Him, and I will take Him away.”
B. “Sir, if You were here, tell me where this Man walked off to.”

Question 8: “Jesus said to her, ‘Mary!’ She turned and said to Him, ‘Rabboni!’ (which is to say, ______)” (John 20:16).

A. You have risen
B. Who are you
C. Wow
D. Teacher

Question 9: On a 7 mile road to Emmaus, Jesus found two people and joined their conversation. Without them knowing this was Jesus, they said Jesus was a mighty Prophet, delivered to be condemned to death by the chief priests, and how they hoped He would redeem Israel. What was the name of one of these travelers? (Luke 24:13-35)

A. Matthew
B. Luke
C. Cleopas

Question 10: Cleopas and the other person tell the 11 disciples that Jesus has risen (Luke 24:33). Now, do all of the disciples believe (Mark 16:14)?

A. Yes
B. No

Question 11: After Jesus speaks with the disciples, He asks for food. What do they give him to eat? (Luke 24:42)

A. fish and a loaf of bread
B. wine and cheese
C. a piece of broiled fish and honeycomb
D. fish, soup, and bread

Question 12: Which disciple said this? “Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe.” (John 20:25)

A. Thomas
B. Philip
C. Andrew
D. Simon

Question 13: Here are some important messages Jesus had for the disciples. Fill in the blank. Then He said to them, “Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, and that _________ and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem” (Luke 24:46-47).

A. repentance
B. hope
C. grace
D. faith

Question 14: And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is _________ will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned” (Mark 16:15-16).

A. brought to faith
B. resurrected
C. baptized
D. loved

Question 15: Without Jesus, the disciples went to the Sea of Tiberias to go fishing. They hadn’t caught any fish yet until Jesus from the shore told them to cast the net on the right side of the boat. When the disciples on the boat did that, it was too many fish to bring in. Who first recognized that Jesus was on the shore? (John 21:7,24)

A. Peter
B. Thomas
C. John
D. James

Question 16: The other disciples came from the shore to drag the net filled with 153 large fish back to the shore. For the third time, Jesus appeared to the disciples since being raised from the dead. He told them to “come and eat breakfast.” Did the disciples realize it was Him? (John 21:11-14)

A. Yes
B. No

Question 17: At a mountain in Galilee, with the 11 disciples, Jesus asked them to do three things. Which of these did He NOT ask of them? (Matthew 28:16-20)

A. make disciples of all the nations
B. make or paint pictures of Me
C. baptize disciples
D. teach disciples to observe all things I have commanded you

Question 18: Jesus did many signs in front of the disciples. Why were these signs written down for us to read? (John 20:30-31)

A. To provide a historical record
B. For the disciples to remember
C. That we may believe

Question 19: Right before Jesus ascended to Heaven, He blessed his disciples in what town? (Luke 24:50)

A. Cairo
B. Bethany
C. Nazareth
D. Jerusalem

Question 20: What did the disciples do immediately after Jesus left? (Luke 24:53)

A. Went back to their homes
B. They went to the temple in Jerusalem and continually blessed God

5 replies on “Resurrection of Jesus Christ quiz”

I’m basically using these multiple choice quiz in the classrooms at this school I’m working at. Students find it very fun, interesting and deep as they work on them! Thank you

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