Saturday, March 23, 2013

Holy Week Trivia!

Why do we call the Sunday before Easter “Palm Sunday”?

A.Jesus had nails put in his palms at the crucifixion

B.The people put palm branches on the ground when Jesus entered Jerusalem

C.Jesus’ cross was made of palm trees

D.“Palm” is the Greek word for “entrance”, and Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday
What type of animal did Jesus ride into Jerusalem?
A.Horse

B.Camel

C.Donkey

D.Cow

What Jewish holiday was being celebrated the day before the crucifixion?
A.Purim

B.Yom Kippur

C.Rosh Hashanah

D.Passover

How many pieces of silver was Judas paid for betraying Jesus?
A.13

B.7

C.30

D.23

What was the name of the man who was forced to carry the cross of Jesus?
A.Simon

B.James

C.Matthew

D.Levi

How long did the darkness last after Jesus died?
A.One day

B.Three hours

C.Seven hours

D.Three days

What two men helped prepare Jesus body for burial?
A.His father Joseph and his brother James

B.James and John, sons of Zebedee

C.Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus

D.Bartholomew and Levi

Which of the following did not happen when Jesus died?
A.The temple curtain was torn in two

B.There was an earthquake

C.Saints were raised to life

D.The area went dark

E.The prison doors flew open

Who was the first person to see Jesus after he was resurrected?
A.Peter

B.Mary Magdalene

C.His mother Mary

D.The disciple John

How did Judas tell the soldiers who Jesus was?
A.Described him

B.Pointed at him

C.Kissed him

D.He didn’t have to

When the soldiers arrested Jesus, one of the disciples pulled out a sword. What did he do with it?
A.Killed Judas

B.Cut off the ear of the high priest’s servant

C.Killed the high priest’s servant

D.Cut off the high priest’s ear

Which of the disciples betrayed Jesus to the soldiers?
A.James son of Alphaeus

B.James son of Zebedee

C.Judas Iscariot

D.Judas son of James

What was the name of the man released when Jesus was sentenced to crucifixion?
A.Barabbas

B.Judas

C.Simeon

D.Bartholomew

How many people did Jesus appear to after his resurrection?
A.At least 500

B.12

C.13

D.3

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