A quiz about the nativity story from the bible. The story of the Nativity is the story of Jesus Christ’s birth. In this Nativity quiz, we test your knowledge of what was actually told in the bible about the Nativity.
How well do you know the story of the Nativity? Here are 25 questions and answers in this Christmas trivia quiz about the nativity.
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Nativity Quiz – 25 Questions and Answers
1. Where did Mary and Joseph live before Jesus was born?
a) Nazareth b) Bethlehem c) Jerusalem
2. What was the name of the angel that told the Virgin Mary she would have a child?
3. What did Joseph do for a living?
4. Why did Mary and Joseph leave to go to Bethlehem?
To register for the census (and possibly to pay taxes)
5. Why couldn’t Mary and Joseph find a place to stay?
There was no room at the inn.
6. Where does the Bible say Jesus was born?
a) In a stable b) In hay c) In a manger
c) In a manger
7. In which city was Jesus born?
8. Jesus was born on the 25th of December. True or false?
9. What does the angel say to the shepherds when they tell them to go to Bethlehem?
‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will to all men’
10. How many Wise Men visited baby Jesus?
The bible doesn’t say
11. What gifts did the wise men bring for Jesus?
Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh
12. According to the Bible, which animals were specifically mentioned as being present in the stable when Jesus was born?
a) sheep and a donkey b) cattle and a donkey c) donkey, sheep and cattle d) None
13. How many days after the birth of Christ did Joseph and Mary give him the name Jesus?
8 – as was required by law at the time
14. What does Jesus’ other name, “Immanuel”, mean?
a) God with us b) Son of God c) He who is God d) Chosen One
a) God with us
15. Who was the prophet that foretold a virgin shall give birth to a son called Immanuel?
16. Who spread the news about baby Jesus throughout Bethlehem?
17. Why did King Herod want to kill Jesus and all the children in Bethlehem?
He was worried about the threat to his sovereignty as King
18. What is the City of David also known as in the bible?
19. The wise men travelled …… to Jerusalem.
a) northward b) southward c) eastward d) westward
20. Where did Jesus’ family flee to from Bethlehem?
a) Egypt b) Nazareth c) Samaria d) Greece
21. How did Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, according to the bible?
It doesn’t say.
22. Which of the gospels tell the story of the Nativity
Luke and Matthew
23. Who was the Roman ruler at the time Jesus was born?
24. Children in the region of what age were to be killed, in the hope that Jesus would also be killed?
2 years old and under
25. Christmas wasn’t celebrated for over 300 years after Jesus died. True or False?
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