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Bible Quiz 20150113
Topic: The Jordan River

The answers to the Bible Quiz questions are located at the bottom section of this page, below the Quiz. The answers include links to detailed Bible studies with many illustrations and detailed Bible maps.

1. In what direction does the Jordan River flow?

(a) North to south

(b) South to North

(c) East to west

(d) West to east

2. Through what body of water does the Jordan River flow?

(a) The Dead Sea

(b) The Red Sea

(c) The Sea of Galilee

(d) The Mediterranean Sea

3. In what body of water does the Jordan River end?

(a) The Salt Sea

(b) The Red Sea

(c) The Sea of Galilee

(d) The Mediterranean Sea

4. Which tribes of Israel received their national territory east of the Jordan River?

(a) Reuben, Gad and half of Manasseh

(b) Judah, Levi and Benjamin

(c) Joseph, Ephraim and Manasseh

(d) Zebulun, Naphtali and Asher

5. Where did the LORD change Jacob's name to "Israel"?

(a) Near the east bank of the Jordan River

(b) Near the west bank of the Jordan River

(c) In the Jordan River

(d) At the source of the Jordan River

6. Where is Jericho - the first city encountered by the Israelites when they crossed the Jordan?

(a) West of the Jordan River

(b) East of the Jordan River

(c) South of the Jordan River

(d) North of the Jordan River

7. How was the Messiah baptized?

(a) Immersion in the Jordan River

(b) Water from the Jordan River sprinkled on Him

8. What was the name of the place along the Jordan River where John the Baptist baptized?

(a) Bethsaida

(b) Bethany

(c) Bethlehem

(d) Bethabara

9. Why does the "Jordan" mean in Hebrew?

(a) Baptizer

(b) Waters

(c) Peaceful

(d) Descender

10. What happened to the Jordan River when the Israelites crossed over?

(a) The water level increased

(b) The water level decreased

(c) The water level stayed the same

(d) The water flow was stopped so that the Israelites crossed on dry ground

Answers to this Bible Quiz

1. (a) North to south. The photograph below shows the Sea of Galilee at the top-center, the Salt Sea / Dead Sea at lower-right, with the Jordan River flowing south between them.

Related Bible Study: The Jordan Valley; see also How Did The Flood Happen?

2. (c) The Sea of Galilee

Related Bible Study: The Cities Of Lake Galilee and Fishers Of Men

3. (a) The Salt Sea

Related Bible Study: What Does The Bible Call The Dead Sea?

Satellite View Of Israel

4. (a) Reuben, Gad and half of Manasseh

Related Bible Study: The Israel Of East Jordan

5. (a) Near the east bank of the Jordan River

Related Bible Study: Where Jacob Became Israel

6. (a) West of the Jordan River

Related Bible Study: The Fall Of Jericho and Rahab Of Jericho

7. (a) Immersion in the Jordan River (Matthew 3:16)

Related Bible Study: The Ministries Of The Two Greatest Prophets and Why Isn't Infant Baptism Valid?

8. (d) Bethabara (John 1:28)

Related Bible Study: How Did The Messiah's Ministry Begin?

9. (d) Descender

Related Bible Study: Crossing The Descender

10. (d) The water flow was stopped so that the Israelites crossed on dry ground

Related Bible Study: The Crossing Of The Jordan and Beachhead In The Promised Land


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