There aren’t a lot of moments when employees get to spend time both with their coworkers and family members at the same time.
That’s what makes corporate family days so special and significant. And if you add a nicely prepared Bible trivia game event on top of it, you’ve got yourself a fun way to bond your Christian values and beliefs while learning more about God's Word.
Need to host a live multiplayer game of Bible trivia? Check out TriviaNerd's Bible Trivia Collection which has 589 questions with 1 click multiplayer hosting for up to 200 players.
But before we dive into the actual trivia questions, let’s brush up on some corporate family day basics first.
What Are Corporate Family Days?
A corporate family day is an event organized by the company for its employees’ families who get to be part of the work environment. These days are usually all about laughter, fun, and games. They include a lot of food as well.
Overall, such corporate family days provide a rare opportunity for an employee’s family members to meet this employee’s team members, managers, and bosses, and vice versa.
They can be held all throughout the year, although certain companies may prefer certain periods of the year, such as Christmas or during summer; it all depends on the company.
In general, corporate family days are a great way to foster employee relationships (think employee engagement), increase camaraderie, reward employees for their hard work, and of course, allow them to bond with their family members in an unusual setting. They also secure employee retention, as employees feel valued and respected, which then results in increased company loyalty.
Recommended Reading: 101 Best Trivia Questions
100+ Bible Trivia Questions and Answers for Families and Friends
We’ve prepared a detailed list of more than 100 Bible trivia questions divided into different categories so that you can make the most out of your corporate family day. Namely, we provide you with Bible trivia questions both from the Old Testament and the New Testament, Bible trivia questions for teens, questions that deal with verses from the Bible and well-known biblical characters, and so on.
And now, onto the questions!
Old Testament Trivia Questions and Answers
“ And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.”
We think it’s only appropriate to begin our Bible trivia questions with questions from the Old Testament - after all, we’re talking about the first division of the Christian biblical canon.
The Old Testament contains a wide range of books written by various authors over a period of centuries. And while it’s difficult to include a little bit of everything in a single article, we tried to do our best by including questions with three levels of difficulty: easy, medium, and difficult.
Can you get the correct answers on each one? Good luck!
A) Easy Old Testament Trivia
- Is the Old Testament bigger than the New Testament?
Answer: Yes, it is.
- The Old Testament was written in which language?
Answer: In Hebrew.
- What’s the final book in the Old Testament called?
- What was the first of the Ten Commandments?
Answer: Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
- Benjamin was the youngest son of which person from the Old Testament?
- What was God's promise to never send a flood connected to?
Answer: A Rainbow.
- How were sins forgiven in the Old Testament?
Answer: Animal sacrifice.
- Who was assigned to make a sacrifice in behalf of all Israel during Old Testament times?
Answer: The High Priest.
- How did God appear to Moses in the wilderness?
Answer: A burning bush.
- What was the secret behind Samson’s great strength?
Answer: He would lose this strength if his hair got cut.
B) Medium Old Testament Trivia
- What did the Israelites worship when Moses met God on Mount Sinai?
Answer: A Golden Calf.
- What did Moses receive on Mount Sinai?
Answer: The 10 commandments
- One title that God has is El Shaddai. What does it mean?
Answer: Almighty God.
- We come across the valley of dry bones in which prophecy?
- What did Joseph's brothers do after they put him in the pit?
Answer: Sold him as a slave.
- Who did Samuel anoint as the first King of Israel?
- Where did King Darius order Daniel to be thrown in after he prayed to the Lord?
Answer: The Lion's Den.
- What are the first five books of the Old Testament referred to?
- What are they?
Answer: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
- What does David bring to Jerusalem to bless the religious city?
Answer: The Ark of the Covenant.
C) Difficult Old Testament Trivia
- How many chapters are there in the Old Testament?
Answer: There are 929 chapters in the Old Testament.
- What are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit in Latin?
Answer: The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit in Latin are: sapientia, intellectus, consilium, fortitudo, cognitiō (or scientia), pietas, and timor Domini.
- What’s the shortest book in the Old Testament?
Answer: The book of Obadiah is the shortest book in the Old Testament.
- What’s the longest book in the Bible?
Answer: The book of Psalms is the longest book in the Old Testament.
- When Rachel left home with Jacob, her husband, what did she steal from her father, Laban?
Answer: Laban’s household gods.
- What’s the last word in the Old Testament?
- What was the first bird that Noah let out of the ark?
Answer: A raven.
- What did God ask Abraham to sacrifice on Mount Moriah?
Answer: His only son.
- What was the “tabernacle” for?
Answer: The tabernacle was a portable sanctuary created by Moses as a place of worship for the Hebrew tribes throughout their wandering that preceded their arrival in the Promised Land.
- To defeat the Midianites, Gideon opted for which weapons?
Answer: Trumpets, pitchers, and lamps.
New Testament Trivia Questions and Answers
“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?’”
The New Testament discusses Jesus’ teachings, events in first-century Christianity, and matters such as the founding, the development, and finally, the formation and future of the Church. And just as we did with the Old Testament trivia questions, here we also divided the questions into three categories, based on difficulty.
A) Easy New Testament Trivia
- Which Gospel is written by a doctor?
- Who did Jesus teach the Lord's Prayer to?
Answer: His disciples.
- Where did Jesus grow up?
- How many New Testament books are there?
Answer: 27 books divided into 5 categories.
- What’s the fourth book of the New Testament?
- What are the five categories found in the New Testament?
Answer: the Gospels, the single book of Acts, Paul’s letters to churches, Paul’s letters to church leaders, as well as the collection of letters sent to groups of people.
- After Jesus’ arrest, one apostle allegedly disowned him three times - who was that apostle?
- Paul was shipwrecked on what island?
- How did Judas end up revealing Jesus’s identity to the Roman officials?
Answer: He kisses him.
- How many wise men visited the baby Jesus?
B) Medium New Testament Trivia
- Who are the religious leaders who constantly tried to trap Jesus with their questions?
- What are the four Gospels in the New Testament called?
Answer: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
- What are Paul's letters called?
Answer: The Epistles.
- In which New Testament Book does Jesus say "I and my Father are one"?
Answer: Book of John.
- Many of the New Testament's letters to churches were written by who?
- Which New Testament book gives the most accounts of Jesus' miracles?
- Who went on missionary journeys to preach to the Gentiles?
- What was Matthew’s profession?
Answer: Tax collector.
- According to the Gospels, what’s the unique literary genre Jesus uses to preach his message?
Answer: The parable.
- Who was the blind person Jesus healed?
C) Difficult New Testament Trivia
- How did Paul make his way out of Damascus?
Answer: He escaped in a basket.
- Who came to Jesus by night?
- Who said, “He is not here; for He is risen”?
Answer: An angel.
- Which New Testament book covers the story of Jesus's ascension into heaven?
- Before becoming an apostle, Simon Peter was what?
Answer: He was a fisherman.
- Who was the Jerusalem priest who put Jesus on trial?
- In the Gospel according to John, which of the apostles had doubts about Jesus' resurrection until he saw him with his own eyes?
- Which Gospel deals with the identity of who Jesus was the most?
- Who takes Jesus' body off the cross?
Answer: Joseph of Arimathea.
- Who did Jesus call the “Comforter”?
Answer: The Holy Spirit.
Bible Trivia Questions For Teens and Answers
"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
The questions in this category will be the perfect addition to your trivia if there are some teenagers among your emplyees’ families who decide to play. They can, of course, answer questions from the other categories as well, it’s just that the following questions are what most Christian teens are likely to answer the best. Moreover, this is a great opportunity for them to learn some new Bible-related things, so even if they struggle with certain questions or find them a bit more difficult - you can turn this into a great learning day for them.
- What are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit?
Answer: The 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit are: wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and lastly, fear of the Lord.
- Who wrote the Bible?
Answer: It’s believed that Moses, the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of captivity in Egypt and then across the Red Sea to the Promised Land, is the single author of the Bible.
- What are some of the most popular books of the Bible?
Answer: Psalms, John, Matthew, Romans, Proverbs, Luke, Genesis, and so on.
- During the Last Supper, what two things are said to have represented Jesus' flesh and blood?
Answer: Bread and wine.
- What did Jesus walk on, which absolutely shocked the disciples?
Answer: On water.
- Which book of the Bible contains Jesus’ final words?
- What’s the name of the king who sought to kill Jesus as a baby?
Answer: King Herod.
- What was the title given to Jesus?
Answer: Son of God.
- When God saw that Adam needed a companion, he made Eve. What did he use for this?
Answer: Adam’s rib.
- On what day did God create man and beasts of the land, air, and sea?
Answer: Day 6.
- God commanded who to build an Ark for his family to save them from a coming flood?
- What happened first - the appointment of Matthew as an apostle or the appearance of the Holy Spirit?
Answer: The appointment of Matthew as an apostle.
Bible Verse Trivia Questions and Answers
“The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.”
The verses in the Bible can be highly inspiring, illuminating, supportive, and insightful. Regardless of what part of the Bible you focus on, there’s something new to be learned and explored.
Therefore, we’re hoping that the Bible verses that follow won’t be just part of the trivia game, but that they’ll lift everyone’s spirits and allow them to get a new perspective on things they may have contemplated.
- Who says the following Bible verses?
“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”
Answer: Philippians 3:13-14.
- What passage states the following Bible verses?
"So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or "What shall we wear?' For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."
Answer: Matthew 6:31–34 (NIV).
- Where are the following Bible verses taken from?
"He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away." And He who was seated on the throne said, "Behold, I am making all things new."
Answer: Revelation 21:4.
- What passage states the following Bible verses?
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Answer: Philippians 4:6–7 (NIV).
- Identify the following Bible verses:
“Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.”
Answer: Colossians 3:12-14.
- What passage says the following Bible verses?
“I’ve said these things to you so that you will have peace in me. In the world you have distress. But be encouraged! I have conquered the world."
Answer: John 16:33.
- What passage states the following Bible verses?
"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
Answer: Isaiah 41:10 (NIV).
- Identify the following Bible verses:
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.”
Answer: Hebrews 12:1-3.
- What passage says the following Bible verses?
“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.’”
Answer: Jeremiah 29:11-13.
- Identify the following Bible verses:
“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”
Answer: Hebrews 10:24-25.
- What’s the shortest verse in the Bible?
Answer: As certain counts suggest, “Jesus wept” is the shortest verse in the Bible. It has 2 words and just 9 letters in English.
- Identify the following verses:
*“Pharaoh’s chariots and his army He has cast into the sea;
And the choicest of his officers are drowned in the Red Sea.*
Answer: Exodus 15:4.
- Identify the following line:
Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart.
Answer: 2 Corinthians 4:1.
Bible History Trivia Questions and Answers
"Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.
Each day has enough trouble of its own."
The Bible history is all about exploring accounts recorded in the Old and the New Testaments.
That said, the Bible still has quite a bit of mysteries attached to it (after all, doesn’t the overall history of the world have the same issues, too?). Some questions skeptics are concerned with include, “How reliable is it?”, “Can we truly perceive it as a historical record at all?”, “How can we know some things for certain?”
With that said, it’s still very much worth discussing as the Bible is one of the most influential books of all time. Therefore, the questions we share below just scratch the surface, but that’s precisely what they’re meant to do in this case.
- Who was King Herod in Jesus’ time?
Answer: He was a king of Judea and ruled the territory with Roman approval.
- When was King James’ version of the Bible (the English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England) published?
Answer: In 1611.
- In a deserted place in which city did the feeding of the 5,000 take place?
- The Tower of Babel was built on which land?
- The man who lay at the pool of Bethesda had an infirmity for how long?
Answer: 38 years.
- What was Moses' error at Kadesh?
Answer: He struck the rock.
- In the days of Noah, how long did it rain upon Earth?
Answer: 40 days and 40 nights.
- Who was Joseph's master during his time as a slave in Egypt?
- What happened to those who rebelled with Korah?
Answer: The Earth swallowed them.
- On what day did Jesus heal a man's withered hand?
- How many Baal prophets came across Elijah at his Mount Carmel victory?
- In the book of Acts, what happened on the road to Damascus?
Answer: Saul was converted.
Bible Characters Trivia Questions and Answers
“But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”
The Bible may be abundant in verses, but it also has a multitude of biblical figures. No one expects you to know every character, but some of them are certainly very significant and worthy to be remembered.
And just how much your trivia event attendees can recall Bible characters is to be revealed while answering the following questions.
- Who were Jesus’ twelve disciples?
Answer: Peter, Andrew, James, John, Bartholomew or Nathanael, Judas Iscariot, Jude or Thaddeus, Matthew or Levi, James the Lesser or Younger, Philip, Simon the Zealot, and Thomas.
- Who anointed Jesus’ feet with expensive perfume and then dried them with her hair?
Answer: Mary of Bethany.
- Who are Joseph’s brothers in the Book of Genesis?
Answer: Joseph’s brothers are: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, and Benjamin.
- What kind of tree did Jesus curse before it withered?
Answer: A fig tree.
- What are three women in the Bible whose names begin with the letter „R”?
Answer: Rebecca, Rachel, and Ruth.
- Who baptized Jesus Christ?
Answer: John the Baptist.
- For how many days had Lazarus been dead before his resurrection?
Answer: Four days.
- What was the occupation of Jesus's earthly father?
- When Jesus calmed the storm, what did the disciples say in amazement?
Answer: "What manner of man is this! For he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him."
- In what city was Jesus born?
- Who’s the biblical figure that was turned into a pillar of salt?
Answer: Lot's wife.
- What type of tree did Zaccariah climb?
Answer: Mulberry-fig tree.
- Was Goliath a Philistine or an Egyptian?
- How many people were saved on the ark?
Answer: Eight people.
- Which type of animal did Balaam ride?
Answer: A donkey.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I host a corporate family day?
Hosting a corporate family day may seem intimidating, but once you know what you need to do, it becomes way easier.
We share our tips and suggestions to help you in the best way we can below.
1) Understand why you’re hosting a corporate family day
Before we get into any of the technicalities, it’s important to answer the “Why am I hosting a corporate family day” question. Is it because you're trying to ensure employee retention? Are you concerned about the employee engagement levels in the office? Perhaps your employees have been working on a very important product launch for the past few weeks and now you’re trying to compensate by organizing an event that their families can also attend?
Put simply, understanding what you’re trying to achieve with a specific corporate family day will make the planning process a lot easier and help you achieve the desired outcome of the event.
2) Pick the activities for the day
How do you envision the corporate family day? What are the activities the attendees will be a part of?
Since you’re here, we’re guessing you’ve already picked your main activity for the day (a Bible quiz), but if the event lasts longer, you can include other activities or different trivia games as well.
3) Choose an adequate venue
Sure, most of the time, these corporate family days are within the company walls (hence their name), but even if you invite everyone to the workplace, you still need to decide whether the event will be held in the actual office, in the meeting room, or in another, more suitable space, like the outdoors.
It all depends on the activities you planned for the day - and since you’re doing a trivia quiz, anywhere at the workplace should be suitable enough.
4) Ask for help
As an employer, you can’t do everything on your own. And this goes for organizing corporate family days, too.
Organizing a corporate family day involves choosing and setting up the activities, the food, the space, the music, and so on, so asking for some assistance is crucial so that everything goes smoothly.
It’s up to you whether you ask the HR team for some help or perhaps you hire a professional event manager. As long as you get the help you need, you’re fine.
Also, asking for help isn’t just for the organizing bit. As an employer, you’d probably want to spend time with your employees and their families during the corporate family day. You should also enjoy the day to the fullest and you won’t be able to do so if you’re the one planning and doing everything.
The same goes for the activities that take place during the day. Since you’re hosting a trivia game, you need to also consider hiring a moderator to read the questions, keep score, divide your employees and their families into teams, state the rules, and so on.
5) Plan the day & the details
What is the corporate family day supposed to look like? What type of food are you going to have? What beverages are you going to order? What time are the attendees supposed to arrive? How long will the event last?
Also, are there going to be some prizes for the trivia winners? Where are you going to post the trivia game rules - will you have someone read them out loud or will you hang them somewhere so that they’re visible at all times? How will you invite your employees and their families to the event, via email or will you be handing them invitations?
You can plan the corporate family day in many ways. These questions are just here to get you started. Each corporate family day has its own peculiarities and details that need paying attention to. Once you figure out what yours are, you can consider that half of the work has been done.
6) Have fun
Finally, don’t forget to have fun and enjoy yourself! A lot of the time, employers feel so anxious about hosting corporate family days (after all, they do seem a bit more stressful than team-building events, as they include the employees’ family members, too), but remember that it’s in everyone's interest that everyone has a good time!
Your employees look forward to bringing their families to work and interacting with their peers, their families are happy to see where they work, and you should be proud of yourself for organizing all of it. There’s no perfect organization when it comes to hosting a corporate family day, and some things may go wrong, but the effort, the outcome, and everyone’s positive mood always compensate for everything.
What if some of my employees’ family members dislike trivia games?
Trivia games are usually embraced by most people, but, of course, as with every activity, there will be those who may feel like trivia games aren’t their cup of tea.
To prevent disappointment, it’s best to conduct a survey and ask your employees what type of activities they’ll like to engage in during the corporate family day. And ask them to talk to their families, too. Wait for insights from everyone and see what the majority seems to be fond of.
Another thing to do, if possible, is to include several activities so there’s something for everyone.
Also, keep in mind that some attendees are there to spend time with their families, meet their team members, and socialize. So even if trivia games aren’t quite what they might have preferred, they still might enjoy the overall teamwork, atmosphere, and competition.
Finally, if you feel like considering some other options apart from trivia games, feel free to take inspiration from some well-known team-building activities. After all, although corporate family days are different from team-building events, they still pretty much revolve around similar activities.
What else can I use these Bible trivia questions for?
The Bible trivia questions are a great option for corporate family days and, of course, can be used on other occasions as well.
In general, trivia games are great for team-building, icebreaker sessions, and short office breaks. All you need to do is decide whether you’d like to host a virtual or an in-person trivia game for your employees.
Also, when you’re planning the team-building/icebreaker games for you and your employees, it’s good to remind yourself that certain activities go well together. In other words, you don’t have to just host a Bible trivia game - you can also host a Bible escape room event and have a Bible trivia event precede it (or follow it, whichever way you think it'd be better).
Therefore, the Bible trivia questions don’t even have to be the main activity you and your employees will engage in. They can be what you want them to be - it all depends on the outcome you’re trying to achieve.
A) Escape rooms
If you opt for an escape room experience, you need to find a Bible-based escape game, such as this one. On this website, you can choose an escape room challenge based on difficulty (kind of like the questions we had in the Old Testament and New Testament sections).
And the best part: if you opt for any of these escape room challenges and decide to make a donation, you help the building of a local church.
The whole point behind Bible escape rooms is to put your Bible knowledge to the test (but in a fun and dynamic way) while bonding with the rest of the people playing.
Apart from biblical knowledge, such escape rooms also test puzzle-solving skills, critical thinking, and collaboration skills. All of this is necessary to complete each challenge.
B) Murder mysteries
We can’t talk about escape rooms without mentioning murder mystery games. Of course, just as we said that you need a Bible-based escape room for the Bible trivia questions, you need to get your hands on a murder mystery game with a similar theme, such as The Search For The Truth.
Here’s the context for this one: a group is attending a Christian camp, but soon the individuals realize they’re not just seeking their personal truth, but the truth behind a crime they could have never anticipated - Peter Stein, the camp leader, being poisoned. The game is filled with references to well-known biblical stories.
All in all, Bible trivia questions can be used for versatile team-building activities, icebreakers, or as part of a corporate family day. And if you liked our escape room suggestion and murder mystery game idea, feel free to check out Top 14 Online Murder Mystery Party Games In Ranking Order and 20 Best Online Escape Rooms [Reviewed & Ranked] for further insights on escape rooms and murder mysteries.