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Answer the questions, based on the Book of Genesis.

1. Whom did God ask to sacrifice his son?
• Abraham
• Moses
• Adam
• Jacob
Answer: Abraham
God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son.

2. What was Abraham's son's name who was to be sacrificed?
• Jacob
• Isaiah
• Isaac
• Abel
Answer: Isaac
Abraham was told by God to sacrifice his son Isaac.

3. On which mount did God ask Abraham to sacrifice his son?
• Mount Sinai
• Mount Pisgah
• Mount Horeb
• Mount Moriah
Answer: Mount Moriah
God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son on Mount Moriah.

4. Who was the longest living man?
• Jared
• Noah
• Seth
• Methuselah
Answer: Methuselah
Methuselah, son of Enoch and the grandfather of Noah, was the longest living man.

5. How old was Methuselah when he died?
• 782 years
• 869 years
• 882 years
• 969 years
Answer: 969 years
Methuselah, son of Enoch and the grandfather of Noah, was 969 years old when he died.

6. Who was Esau's twin brother?
• Joshua
• James
• Jared
• Jacob
Answer: Jacob
Jacob was Esau's twin brother. Esau and Jacob were the sons of Isaac and Rebekah.

7. Who was the mother of Isaac?
• Eve
• Sarah
• Jezebel
• Deborah
Answer: Sarah
Sarah was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac.

8. Who was the mother of Esau and Jacob?
• Rachel
• Ruth
• Rebekah
• Rhesa
Answer: Rebekah
Rebekah was the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob.

9. Whom among the twins did Isaac love?
• Esau
• Jacob
• Joshua
• Jared
Answer: Esau
Isaac loved Esau amongst his twin children.

10. What did Esau do as a profession when he grew old?
• He was a carpenter.
• He was an hunter.
• He was a mason.
• He was a shepherd.
Answer: He was an hunter.
Esau was a cunning hunter and a man of the field.

11. What did Esau sell for a 'mess of pottage'?
• his birthright
• his cattle
• his belongings
• his land
Answer: his birthright
Esau sold his birthright to his brother for a mess of pottage. He did this as he was faint and about to die.

12. How many sons did Jacob, son of of Isaac, have?
• ten
• eleven
• twelve
• thirteen
Answer: twelve
Jacob had twelve sons and several daughters.

13. Who amongst the sons of Jacob was given a 'coat of many colours'?
• Reuben
• Gad
• Judah
• Joseph
Answer: Joseph
Jacob arrayed his son Joseph, with a coat of many colours.

14. What horrendous thing did Joseph's brothers do to him?
• they took away to a deserted place and left him
• they broke his limbs and sold him to beggars
• they put him in a pit and sold him to Ishmaelites
• they tricked him and made the Jewish authorities to arrest him
Answer: they put him in a pit and sold him to Ishmaelites
Joseph's brother hated him because of their father's favoritism to Joseph. The brothers therefore cast him into a pit and later sold him to Ishmaelites.

15. Who said the words, "What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?"
• Reuben
• Gad
• Judah
• Simeon
Answer: Judah
Judah spoke these words in order to save Joseph from the other brothers when they were plotting against him.

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