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Test Your Knowledge of the Feasts of Israel

The Scapegoat by William Holman Hunt 1854

The Scapegoat by William Holman Hunt 1854

Take the following quiz to see how well you know the seven major feasts of Israel. The answers are provided at the end of the quiz.
To learn more about the feasts, specifically how they picture the Messiah and are fulfilled in Jesus, download a free Bible study.

1. Which of the following is not a Jewish feast:

  • a) Pentecost
  • b) Day of Atonement
  • c) Unleavened Bread
  • d) Bonnaroo

2. True or false:

Jesus was crucified on Passover and rose from the dead on First Fruits.

3. True or false:

All Jewish males were required to appear in Jerusalem for all seven Jewish feasts.

4. Which horn was sounded during the Feast of Trumpets:

  • a) Shoe horn
  • b) Ram’s horn
  • c) Cream horn
  • d) Schermerhorn

5. What are other biblical names for the major feasts (choose all that apply):

  • a) Appointed times
  • b) Holy convocations
  • c) Pot-luck suppers
  • d) Floating holidays

6. Which feast pictures Christ’s sending of the Holy Ghost to inaugurate the church:

  • a) Halloween
  • b) Pentecost
  • c) Festivus
  • d) Hanukkah

7. The Feast of Unleavened Bread (choose all that apply):

a)   Lasted seven days

b)   Required the Jewish people to remove all leaven (yeast) from their homes

c)   Pictured the burial of Messiah

d)   Was observed in the fall

8. Jesus invited all who thirst to come unto Him during the Feast of:

  • a) Passover
  • b) Dasani
  • c) Aquafina
  • d) Tabernacles

9. What is significant about the Feast of Trumpets: (circle all that apply):

  • a) It features a shofar, or ram’s horn
  • b) Doc Severinsen appears in Jerusalem
  • c) It is the only feast that falls during a new moon
  • d) No trumpets are actually used during the feast

10. Why is the high priest so important on the Day of Atonement (circle all that apply):

  • a) He does all of the priestly work, including all the sacrifices
  • b) He alone enters the Holy of Holies
  • c) He dies for the sins of the people
  • d) He foreshadows the work of the Messiah, our great high priest

11. True or false:

Many of the Jewish feasts are no longer observed as they once were because there is no Temple in Jerusalem.

12. Who had responsibility for the tabernacle and its services:

a)   The Jonas Brothers

b)   The sons of Sceva

c)   The Nephilim

d)   The Levites

 

 

Answers

  1. The correct answer is (d). Bonnaro is an annual music festival in Tennessee.
  2. True.
  3. False.  Jewish males were required to appear in Jerusalem for three of the seven feasts: Unleavened Bread, Pentecost, and Tabernacles.
  4. The correct answer is (b). The ram’s horn also is known as the shofar. If you guessed (c – cream horn), go directly to Dunkin’ Donuts. If you guessed (d – Schermerhorn), you chose the name of the symphony hall in Nashville.
  5. (a) and (b).
  6. The correct answer is (b). If you picked (c – Festivus) you watch too much Seinfeld, or maybe not enough. If you picked (d – Hanukkah) you’re thinking of the eight-day Jewish holiday that normally falls in December and is not one of the seven major feasts.
  7. (a), (b), and (c). The Feast of Unleavened Bread is observed in the spring.
  8. The right answer is (d). Dasani and Aquafina (b) and (c) are brands of bottled water; Passover (a) is the spring feast during which Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper.
  9. (a) and (c). If you chose (b – Doc Severinsen) you stayed up too late as a kid watching Johnny Carson’s band leader on TV. If you chose (d – no trumpets are actually used during the feast), well, duh, the name of the feast should have been a clue.
  10. (a), (b), and (d). The high priest did not die for the sins of the people, but he pictured the Messiah, who would do so.
  11. True. The Temple was destroyed by the Roman army in 70 A.D.
  12. The correct answer is (d). The Jonas Brothers (a) are an American boy band. The sons of Sceva (b) were seven sons of a Jewish high priest; they took a beating from demons they were trying to cast out because they invoked the name of Jesus when in fact they were not followers of Him (see Acts 19:13-20). The Nephilim (c) were a race of giants who lived before the flood (see Gen. 6:4).

 

Tough Love: A Study of 1 Timothy — Download Free Bible Study

Between his first and second imprisonments in Rome, Paul writes a letter of encouragement and instruction to Timothy, whom Paul has left as overseer of the church at Ephesus. Timothy faces some tough challenges: false teaching, leadership and organizational problems, and an absence of sound doctrine. Sound like the local church today? This 11-part study explores how Paul urges Timothy to face these challenges head-on, with the goal of “love from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.”

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