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The Apostle John
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"St. John, one of the twelve Apostles, became one of the most influential writers in the Christian faith. Here is a quiz about his life. Hope you enjoy. Thanks. (Citations are from the Douay-Rheims Bible.)"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Traditionally, who were John's parents?
Joachim and Anna
Hilarius and Quieta
Clotilda and Clovis
Zebedee and Salome
Before they met Jesus, in what trade were John and his brother James employed?
They were fishermen
They sold cloth
They were farmers
They were bakers
John and his brother answered Jesus' call to follow him. In the gospel of Mark, which was the first major city in which they stopped?
John, along with Peter and James, was present when Jesus performed a miracle. The story is related in Mark 5. Which of the following miracles was it?
Jesus made a mute boy able to speak
Jesus raised the daughter of Jairus from the dead
Jesus drove spirits out of a woman
Jesus healed a man who had been injured in a fall
John was present at the Transfiguration.
When Jesus went to pray in the garden of Gethsemane, he was accompanied by James, John and Peter. The hour was late. What happened to the disciples?
They got sick
They got hungry and started to eat
They were attacked by a badger
They fell asleep
In Christ's dying agony on the Cross, he commended someone to the care of John. Who was it?
In the First Century, Christians were often subject to persecution. What torture did John endure at the orders of the Roman emperor Domitian?
Boiling in oil
Stretching on the wheel
Hanging by his feet
Beatings with a mace
John spent many years in Jerusalem. Later, he traveled and preached the Gospel throughout Asia Minor. The last years of his life were spent in what city?
Which of these epithets has *not* traditionally been used to refer to St. John?
St. John the Theologian
St. John the Revelator
St. John the Editor
St. John the Divine
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