Printable Bible Trivia

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If you're looking for some tough printable Bible trivia, you're in the right place!

Firsts and seconds are important, but so are thirds! This quiz is all about who or what came third, in passages scattered throughout the Bible.

How well will you do? Will you get all the answers right on your first try, or will it take a second, or even THIRD attempt? Warning: Many of these are tough!

The Third Bible Trivia Quiz

Printable Trivia Questions

Printable Answers

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1. What is the third word in the book Genesis?  

2. What did God create on the third day?

3. Who was the third son of Adam and Eve?

4. Who was third son of Jacob?

5. What was the third plague in Egypt when Pharaoh refused to let the Israelites go?

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6. What is the third of the Ten Commandments?

7. In the divided kingdom, who was third king of Judah?

8. What did Queen Esther ask for at the third banquet she prepared for the King and Haman?

9. Supply the missing words from the third chapter of Proverbs.

“Trust in the Lord with all your _______

    and lean not on your own _________;”

10. Who was the third disciple called by Jesus?

11. The first two beatitudes begin, “Blessed are the poor in spirit…Blessed are those who mourn.” What is the third beatitude?

12. In Jesus’ parable of the four soils, what is the third kind of soil, and what did it represent?

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13. Where was Peter the third time he denied Christ?

14. On the third day after Jesus died, who was the first person to visit his tomb?

15. On Paul’s third missionary journey, he came to a town with several believers, none of whom had heard about the Holy Spirit. What town was this?

16.  Which is the third book of the New Testament written by Paul, as the books are arranged in the table of contents?

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17. To whom was the book of 3 John written?

18. The first two churches of Revelation are Ephesus and Smyrna. What’s the third?

19. In the book of Revelation, what did John see when the Lamb opened the third seal?

20. Finish this verse from the third chapter of John.

“For God did not send his Son into the world to ________ the world, but to ______ the world through him.”

We've used the NIV translation in compiling these questions. Other sources may differ slightly. Always review questions before using them with groups to make sure they are the right degree of difficulty.



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"I used the 'Third' Bible trivia quiz to play tic-tac-toe with my women's Sunday School and it was a HIT!"

--L.T., USA

Thanks for letting me know, LT!



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