The Torah: Bible Trivia From the Torah

You may find these questions to be challenging as well as fun. Some of the answers you may know immediately. Some you may guess. And some will really surprise you!


1) Who was the first man to build a city? Genesis 4:17

2) What is the significance of the rainbow? Genesis 9:12-17

3) Who is the first priest mentioned in the Bible? Genesis 14:18

4) Who is the first prophet mentioned in the Bible? Genesis 20:7

5) What Old Testament figure’s name means “laughter”? Genesis 21:3-6

6) Who saw a heavenly ladder with the Lord standing above it? Genesis 28:10-13

7) Which of Jacob’s wives was the first to bear children? Genesis 29:31-32


1) What river was turned to blood? Exodus 7:20

2) When the plague of hail came on the Egyptians, where was the one place it did not fall? Exodus 9:26

3) What stopped the plague of locusts in Egypt? Exodus 10:19

4) What did the Israelites put on their doorframes so the angel of death would pass over? Exodus 12:21-23

5) How did the bitter water of Marah become sweet? Exodus 15:23-25

6) What mountain did the Lord descend upon in fire? Exodus 19:18

7) What idol did the Israelites worship in the wilderness? Exodus 32:4-6


1) According to the law, what could be used in place of a lamb as a sin offering? Leviticus 5:7

2) Who did Moses anoint with the blood of a ram? Leviticus 8:23

3) After the consecration of Aaron and his sons, what consumed the offering on the altar? Leviticus 9:22-24

4) What two sons of Aaron were devoured by fire for offering unauthorized fire before the Lord? Leviticus 10:1-2

5) What portable object did the cloud of God’s glory appear over? Leviticus 16:2

6) What was the punishment for committing adultery? Leviticus 20:10

7) What kind of animals were not to be sacrificed to God? Leviticus 22:22


1) What color was the cloth over the altar in the tabernacle? Numbers 4:11

2) Why did Moses not give any of the tabernacle offerings to the Kohathites? Numbers 7:9

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4) What two men tore their clothes when the Israelites murmured against the Lord about going into Canaan? Numbers 14:6

5) Where did Aaron die? Numbers 20:25-29

6) What sinister creatures did God send to kill many of the Israelites in the desert? Numbers 21:6

7) What leader fashioned a bronze snake? Numbers 21:9

8) What did the talking donkey say to Balaam? Numbers 22:28-30


1)Who had a huge bed made of iron? Deuteronomy 3:11

2) What is the first commandment with promise? Deuteronomy 5:16

3) According to the law, how many witnesses were necessary before a person could be tried and put to death? Deuteronomy 17:6

4) According to the law, what were the Israelites to do if they found a mother bird with young or with eggs? Deuteronomy 22:6-7

5) What were the best-made shoes in the Bible? Deuteronomy 29:5

6) What mountain did Moses see the Promised Land from?Deuteronomy 34:1-4

7) Who buried Moses? Deuteronomy 34:5-6


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