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Bible Quiz 20150809
Topic: The Mediterranean Sea

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. These Bible Quizzes are provided as a learning opportunities.

1. The name "Mediterranean" originated from two Latin words, medius and terra. From those words that compose its name, what does "Mediterranean" mean?

(a) The middle of the Earth

(b) West of Arabia

(c) North of Africa

(d) South of Europe

2. How did the ancient Israelites refer to the Mediterranean Sea?

(a) The Sea

(b) The Western Sea

(c) The Sea of the Philistines

(d) All of the above

3. How does the Mediterranean Sea connect to the Atlantic Ocean?

(a) Through the Strait of Gibraltar

(b) From the Red Sea

(c) From the Nile River

(d) Through the Suez Canal

4. The Israelites remained in the Goshen area of Egypt for 400 years. Where is Goshen located?

(a) On the north coast of the Mediterranean Sea

(b) In the Nile Delta where the Nile River ends as it flows into the Mediterranean Sea

(c) On the Gaza coast of the Mediterranean Sea

(d) In the desert of Libya, far from the Mediterranean Sea

5. From what Mediterranean port city in Lebanon did King Hiram ship the cedar to King Solomon that was used for the Temple?

(a) Caesarea

(b) Patmos

(c) Alexandria

(d) Tyre

6. What is the name of the Mediterranean port from which Jonah began his voyage?

(a) Haifa

(b) Joppa

(c) Tripoli

(d) Benghazi

7. What is the name of the Mediterranean island upon which the apostle Paul was shipwrecked?

(a) Sicily

(b) Crete

(c) Malta

(d) Patmos

8. Which of these is a northern projection of the Mediterranean Sea?

(a) The Aegean Sea

(b) The Arabian Sea

(c) The Red Sea

(d) The Dead Sea

9. What large Mediterranean Sea island was the birthplace of Barnabas, the friend and associate of the apostle Paul?

(a) Malta

(b) Crete

(c) Sicily

(d) Cyprus

10. Which two empires were nations of the Mediterranean Sea?

(a) Greece and Assyria

(b) Assyria and Babylon

(c) Rome and Persia

(d) Greece and Rome

Answers to this Bible Quiz

1. (a) The middle of the Earth

Related Bible Study: A History Of Jerusalem: In The Beginning

(Answers continue below the map)

The Mediterranean Sea

2. (d) All of the above (Joshua 16:8, Deuteronomy 11:24, Exodus 23:31)

Related Bible Study: Where Is Palestine?

3. (a) Through the Strait of Gibraltar

Related Bible Study: Strait And Straight

4. (b) In the Nile Delta where the Nile River ends as it flows into the Mediterranean Sea

Related Bible Study: Jacob's Israel In The Land Of Goshen and The Delta Of The Nile

5. (d) Tyre

Related Bible Study: King Hiram of Tyre and Into The Coasts Of Tyre And Sidon

6. (b) Joppa

Related Bible Study: Jonah: Three Days And Three Nights

7. (c) Malta

Related Bible Study: The Shipwreck of The Alexandrian Voyager

8. (a) The Aegean Sea

Related Bible Study: The Aegean Connection

9. (d) Cyprus

Related Bible Study: The Meeting Of Paul And Barnabas and The Ministry Of Paul And Barnabas

10. (d) Greece and Rome

Related Bible Study: A History Of Jerusalem: Greeks, Ptolemies, Seleucids and A History Of Jerusalem: Pompey And The Caesars; also The Cleopatra Connection


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