Category: Bible Characters
This Quiz: Absalom
1.) Who was Absalom’s father?
2.) What relation to Absalom was Tamar, whom Amnon raped?
3.) What was the first public act that Absalom performed?
He sang at the dedication of the temple.
He blessed and dedicated the well in Jerusalem.
He blessed the sheepshearers at Baalhazor.
He revenged the blood of Amnon, who had raped his sister.
4.) Where did Absalom go to when he fled from David?
To his maternal grandfather, the king of Geshur.
To the brook Cherith, and the ravens fed him there.
To the same cave in which his father had spoken to Saul, in Geshur.
To some Ishmaelites who were traveling to Geshur.
5.) Who brought Absalom back to Jerusalem?
6.) How long did Absalom dwell in Jerusalem without coming into the presence of the king?
7.) How did Absalom win the hearts of the men of Israel?
He declared more feast days and holidays than his father had.
He criticized his father’s administration and accepted the obeisance of the people.
He was exceedingly beautiful to look at.
He reduced taxes to the wealthy.
8.) What was king David’s order to his commanders concerning Absalom?
They should kill him on sight.
They should hang him from a tree.
They should bind him in fetters of brass and bring him back to Jerusalem.
They should deal gently with him.
9.) What type of animal was Absalom riding when his hair got caught in the boughs of the oak tree?
10.) Who was it that shot Absalom through the heart with three darts?
No one – he was hanged in a tree.