1. The word for "camel" in Biblical Hebrew is pronounced gaw-mawl. What does the Hebrew word mean?
(b) Ship of the desert
(d) Load bearer
2. Camels exist in two varieties. The kind with one hump are known as Arabian camels, while the kind with two humps are known as Bactrian camels. The one kind is found primarily in central Asia, while the other is found in a wide area from India, the Middle East and North Africa. Which kind of camel was common to the people of Bible history?
3. Did Abraham own many camels?
4. While camels and camel leather were good and acceptable to the LORD, were camels declared "unclean" for human consumption (along with horses and donkeys)?
(a) The LORD declared camels to be "unclean" for human consumption
(b) The LORD declared camels to be "clean" for human consumption
(c) The LORD left it up to everyone to decide for themselves
(d) The Bible doesn't say
5. How did Rebekah, the mother of Jacob / Israel, journey from Syria to the land of Canaan to marry Isaac?
(a) On a horse
(b) On a mule
(c) In a chariot drawn by horses
(d) On a camel
6. How did the Israelite patriarchs (i.e. Judah, Levi, Reuben etc.) travel from their birthplace in Syria to the land of Canaan that later became known as the land of Israel?
(a) On horses
(b) On mules
(c) In chariots drawn by horses
(d) On camels
7. How did the Queen of Sheba travel to visit King Solomon?
(a) By Nile boat
(b) By chariots drawn by horses
(c) Riding a white horse
(d) In a great camel train
8. What kind of clothing did John the Baptist wear when living out by the Jordan River?
(a) Camel leather
(d) A blend of cotton and wool
9. What's the missing word?
"Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a _______."
10. What's the missing word?
"For it is easier for a _______ to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."
(b) Man-made "church"
(c) Bank vault
Answers to this Bible Quiz
1. (d) The actual Biblical Hebrew word for "camel" means load bearer
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2. (b) Arabian camels were the most familiar to the people of the Bible.
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3. (a) Yes, Abraham owned many camels (Genesis 12:16, 24:10).
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4. (a) The LORD declared camels to be "unclean" for human consumption (Leviticus 11:4)
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5. (d) On a camel.
"24:64 And Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel." (Genesis 24:64 KJV)
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6. (d) On camels
"31:34 Now Rachel had taken the images, and put them in the camel's furniture, and sat upon them. And Laban searched all the tent, but found them not." (Genesis 31:34 KJV)
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7. (d) In a great camel train.
"10:2 And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart." (1 Kings 10:2 KJV)
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8. (a) Camel leather.
"3:4 And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey." (Matthew 3:4 KJV)
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9. (d) Camel
"23:24 Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel." (Matthew 23:24 KJV)
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10. (d) Camel
"18:25 For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God." (Luke 18:25 KJV)
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