A Christmas IQ Test

Instructions: Read and answer each question in the order it appears.  When choices are given, read them carefully and select the best one.  Guessing is permitted; cheating is not!

1. Joseph was born in __
A Bethlehem
B Jerusalem
C Nazareth
D Egypt
E Minnesota
F None of the above

2. Who told Mary and Joseph to go to Bethlehem? __
A The angel
B Mary's mother
C Herod
D Caesar Augustus
E Alexander the Great
F No one told them to

3. How did Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem?__
A Camel
B Donkey
C Walked
D Volkswagen
E Joseph walked, Mary rode a donkey
F Who knows?

4. Mary and Joseph were married when Mary became pregnant.
(True or False) __

5. Mary and Joseph were married when Jesus was born.
(True or False) __

6. Mary was a virgin when she delivered Jesus.
(True or False) __

7. What did the innkeeper tell Mary and Joseph? __
A "There is no room in the inn"
B "I have a stable you can use"
C "Come back after the Christmas rush and I should have some vacancies"
D Both A and B
E None of these

8. Jesus was delivered in a __
A Stable
B Manger
C Cave
D Barn
E Unknown

9. Which animals does the Bible say were present at Jesus' birth? __
A Cows, sheep, goats
B Cows, donkeys, sheep
C Sheept and goats only
D Miscellaneous barnyard animals
E Lions, tigers and elephants
F None of these

10. Who saw the "star in the East"? __
A Shepherds
B Mary and Joseph
C Three kings
D Both A and C
E None of these

11. How many angels spoke to the shepherds?  __
A One
B Three
C A "multitiude"
D Both A and B
E None of these

12. What "sign" did the angels tell the shepherds to look for? __
A "This way to baby Jesus"
B A star over Bethlehem
C A baby that doesn't cry
D A house with a Christmas tree
E A baby in a manger
F None of these

13.  What did the angels say?  __
A "Joy to the World, the Lord is come"
B "Alleluia"
C "Unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given"
D "Glory to God in the highest ..."
E "Glory to the newborn King"
F "My Sweet Lord"

14. How many wise men came to see Jesus?    __

15. The wise men stopped in Jerusalem  __
A To inform Herod about Jesus
B To find out where Jesus was.
C TO ask abuot the star that they saw.
D For gas.
E To buy presents for Jesus.

16. The wise men found Jesus in a  __
A Manger
B Stable
C House
D Holiday Inn
E Good mood.

17. Joseph took the baby Jesus to Egypt  __
A To show Him the pyramids.
B To teach Him the wisdom of the pharaohs.
C To put Him in a basket in the reeds by the river.
D Because he dreamed about it.
E To be taxed.
F Joseph did not take Jesus to Egypt.
G None of these.

18. Where do we find the Christmas story in order to check up on all these ridiculous questions?  __
A Matthew
B Mark
C Luke
D John
E All of the above
F Only A and B
G Only A and C
H Only A, B and C
I Only X, Y and Z
J Aesops Fables

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