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A Common Link -- Old Testament Characters
Old Testament / Tanakh
"In this quiz, I give you names from the Old Testament and you tell me what they have in common. For example: Adam and Eve. Answer: First man and woman. So, sit back and have some fun. (The NIV was used for this quiz.)"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What's the common link between Cain and Moses?
Both were murderers.
Both had brothers named Abel.
Both had sisters named Miriam.
Both lived in Egypt.
What's the common link between Leah and Rachel?
Both were saved from starvation by Elisha.
Both were sisters and married to Jacob.
Both were connected with Sodom and Gomorrah.
Both helped make Joseph his colorful coat.
What's the common link between David and Solomon?
Both were admonished by Elisha the prophet.
Grandfather and grandson who both served as kings.
Father and son who both served as kings.
One slew Goliath and the other fled in terror.
What's the common link between Orpah and Ruth?
Two cousins who were bitter adversaries.
Two sisters who were both married to sons of Boaz.
Two Moabite women who were both married to sons of Naomi.
Two sisters who left Naomi and returned to their homeland.
What's the common link between Vashti and Esther?
Both were Jewish.
Both were originally named Hadassah.
Both were queens.
Both had cousins named Mordecai.
What's the common link between Nebuchadnezzar and Cyrus?
Both were kings when the Israelites were in captivity.
Both were good friends with King Ahab and his wife Jezebel.
Both were kings who were defeated in battle by David and the Israelites.
Both ended up eating grass like an oxen, as predicted by prophets of God.
What's the common link between Rahab and Gomer?
Both were sisters of David.
Both were married to prophets.
Both were prostitutes.
Both assisted Israeli spies.
What's the common link between Elijah and Ahab?
A prophet of God and his best friend.
A prophet of God and a king of Israel.
Both were close friends of the prophet Elisha.
Both were bitter enemies of King David.
What's the common link between Othniel and Deborah?
Both were judges before Israel had kings.
Both served under Solomon.
Both were bitter adversaries of David.
Both were taken into exile in Babylon.
What's the common link between Joseph and Benjamin?
Brothers who were sons of Sarah.
Brothers who were both sold into slavery.
Two half-brothers who were bitter adversaries.
Brothers who were sons of Rachel.
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Compiled Jun 28 12