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Review Questions - The Apostles

What was the name of the apostle who denied three times that he was a friend of Jesus?

Peter.  Luke 22:55-61.

Name two apostles who were fishermen.

Simon (also called Peter), Andrew, James, John.  Mark 1:16-20.

What kind of job did Matthew have when Jesus called him?

Tax collector.  Matthew 10:3.

What were the names of the first two apostles called by Jesus?

Simon (also called Peter) and Andrew.  Mark 1:16-17.

Name the twelve apostles.

Simon (also called Peter); James, son of Zebedee; John, brother of James; Andrew; Philip; Bartholomew; Matthew; Thomas; James, son of Alphaeus; Thaddaeus (also called Judas, son of James); Simon the Zealot; Judas Iscariot.  Mark 3:16-19; Luke 6:14-16.

What was the name of the man who replaced Judas as an apostle?

Matthias.  Acts 1:23-26.

What were the names of the apostles who were brothers?

Simon Peter and Andrew (Mark 1:16).  James and John, sons of Zebedee (Mark 1:19).

Who was the first apostle to confess that Jesus is the Christ, the son of the living God?

Peter.  Matthew 16:16.

How did Judas die?

He hanged himself.  Matthew 27:5.

Who were the two apostles Jesus sent to prepare the last Passover Jesus celebrated?

Peter and John.  Luke 22:8.

When Jesus fed the 5,000, who told Jesus about the boy who had the five small barley loaves and the two small fish?

Andrew.  John 6:8-9.

Who witnessed the transfiguration of Jesus?

Peter, James, and John.  Matthew 17:1-2.

Who was also known as Levi?

Matthew.  Mark 2:14.

Who was called the Zealot?

Simon.  Matthew 10:4.

Which apostle healed a crippled beggar at the temple?

Peter.  Acts 3:6-8.

Who kept the money bag for the apostles?

Judas Iscariot.  John 12:4-6.

What was the name of the apostle who walked on the water to Jesus?

Peter.  Matthew 14:29.

What did Judas do with the thirty pieces of silver he was paid to betray Jesus?

He returned them to the chief priests and elders.  Matthew 27:3.

Who was also called Didymus?

Thomas.  John 11:16.

What did Peter do at the time Jesus was arrested?

He drew his sword and cut off the ear of the high priest's servant.  John 18:10.

What did Jesus tell Thomas to do so he would believe that Jesus had risen from the dead.

Jesus told Thomas to put his fingers in the nail holes and his hand in the hole in Jesus' side.  John 20:25-27.

What books of the Bible are named after an apostle?

Matthew, John, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John.

How did Peter escape when Herod put him in prison and he was bound in chains, sleeping between two soldiers in a guarded room?

God sent an angel to free him.  Acts 12:6-7.

What did Jesus do before he selected the apostles?

He prayed all night.  Luke 6:12-13.

Whose mother-in-law did Jesus heal of a fever?

Simon Peter.  Mark 1:30-31.

Which apostles were present when Jesus raised from the dead the daughter of the synagogue official?

Peter, John, and James.  Luke 8:51.

Which two apostles asked to sit on the right and on the left of Jesus in glory?

James and John, sons of Zebedee.  Mark 10:35-37.

Who did Jesus tell to tend His lambs, shepherd His sheep, and tend His sheep?

Peter.  John 21:15, 16, 17.

How did James the brother of John die?

Herod had him put to death with a sword.  Acts 12:1-2.

To which apostles did Jesus give the name Boanerges, which means sons of Thunder?

James and John, sons of Zebedee.  Mark 3:17.

What command did Jesus give the eleven apostles just before he ascended into heaven?

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you.  Matthew 28:19-20.

Who did Jesus ask three times 'Do you love Me?'?

Peter.  John 21:15, 16, 17.