Genesis Trivia Questions

  1. Which two Bible books begin with the words "In the beginning"?
  2. What did God do on the seventh day of creation?
  3. How did God know that Adam had eaten from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil?
  4. Why did God create the animals?
  5. How did the animals get their names?
  6. Why did God create a woman?
  7. How did God punish the serpent for beguiling Eve?
  8. How did God punish Eve?
  9. Why did God curse the ground?
  10. Why do thorns and thistles exist?
  11. Who made the first clothes?
  12. What did God say would have happened to Adam and Eve if they ate from the tree of life?
  13. Who was the first human to kill an animal in the Bible?
  14. In Genesis 4, Cain became so angry that he killed his brother Abel. What made Cain so angry?
  15. What was the curse of Cain?
  16. Why did God put a mark on Cain?
  17. After Cain killed Abel, what did God say would happen to anyone who killed Cain?
  18. Who built the first city mentioned in the Bible?
  19. Who was the first polygamist in the Bible?
  20. What did God call the first man and woman that he created?
  21. Who was the first person to never die?
  22. How old was Noah when his three sons were born?
  23. Who had sex with women to produce a race of giants?
  24. According to Genesis 6:4, where did "the mighty men which were of old" come from?
  25. Why did God decide to destroy man and beast in the flood?
  26. When did God repent for the first time?
  27. Who was the only just and perfect, preacher of righteousness?
  28. How old was Noah when the flood began?
  29. What was the first thing that Noah did after getting off of the ark?
  30. After the flood, what was the only thing that God told Noah not to eat?
  31. Who was the first person to plant a vineyard, make wine, and get drunk?
  32. Who was the first drunk and naked preacher of righteousness?
  33. Who saw his father drunk and naked?
  34. Who was cursed with slavery because his father saw his grandfather drunk and naked?
  35. How old was Noah when he died?
  36. Who was the King of Babel?
  37. Why did God confound language at the Tower of Babel?
  38. What just and righteous man got drunk and impregnated his two virgin daughters?
  39. Who made his wife lie two times to save his own skin?
  40. Who told Abram (Abraham) to have sex with his wife's slave girl?
  41. How old was Abraham when he was circumcised?
  42. How old was Ishmael when he was circumcised?
  43. Abraham bargained with God about how many righteous people it would take to keep God from killing everyone in Sodom. God finally agreed to what number?
  44. What just and righteous man offered his daughters to a crowd of angel rapers?
  45. What just and righteous man got drunk and impregnated his two virgin daughters?
  46. How did God punish Abemelech for believing Abraham's lie about Sarah?
  47. What did God tell Abraham to do with his first son, Ishmael?
  48. In Genesis 22, God blessed Abraham saying he would have a great number of descendants through whom all nations on earth would be blessed. What did Abraham do to receive so great a blessing?
  49. What is the prefered way to swear in Genesis?
  50. Who bought his brother's birthright will bread and lentil stew?
  51. Who had sex with Leah by mistake?
  52. Why did God open Leah's womb?
  53. Who said, "Give me children, or else I die?"
  54. Which of the following women told her husband to have sex with her slave girl: Sarah, Rachel, or Leah?
  55. How did Leah use mandrakes?
  56. Why did God change Jacob's name to Israel?
  57. In Genesis 34, what did Jacob's sons do while the males in Shechem's town were recovering from circumcision?
  58. Which of Jacob's sons had sex with his father's concubine?
  59. Which of Jacobs's sons did he love the most?
  60. Why did God kill Er?
  61. Why did God kill Onan?
  62. Who had sex with his daughter-in-law and then said she should be burned to death?