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The Temptations of Jesus Christ
"The Bible shows that Jesus Christ was tempted and specifically mentions three events called temptations. This quiz looks closer at these events and ponders on their meaning for us."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
When the three temptations are mentioned in the Gospels, what part of each book are they mentioned in? (Throughout this quiz all references are taken from the Catholic Bible).
early on in the Gospel
near the end of the Gospel
about halfway through the Gospel
they are only related in the Acts of the Apostles
Where was Jesus when the "temptations" began?
in the Temple
in the desert
by the sea of Galilee
Where do the Gospels tell us that Jesus had come from immediately prior to the period when the "temptations" occurred?
the river Jordan
Which great future saint had been with Jesus at this place where He had come from before being tempted?
Saint John the Baptist
Saint Mary Magdalene
Who, or what, tempted Jesus?
a demonically possessed stranger
What was Jesus doing during this period of the temptations?
He was studying law.
He was healing cripples and raising a person from the dead.
He was fasting for forty days and forty nights.
He was preaching to the local people.
What was the first temptation as recorded in the Gospels?
to turn stones into loaves of bread
to hit the tempter
to go home to dinner
to run into the local village and say who He really was
Two temptations remain for this quiz to cover, so was another temptation for Jesus to throw Himself off the pinnacle of the Temple and let the angels of God save Him from any injury?
Was another temptation to Jesus at this time that he now rush into the Temple and expel the money-changers and the traders abusing the building?
According to the Bible, what happened after the third temptation failed?
the angels came and ministered to Jesus
a clap of thunder and a voice from Heaven
a heavy rain storm
a soft breeze and gentle rain
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