Category: Bible Characters

This Quiz: Lazarus

1.) What town did Lazarus live in?




2.) When Jesus heard that his friend Lazarus was ill, he said…

nothing – he wept.

“Tell Mary and Martha to call a physician immediately.”

“This illness does not lead to death; rather it is for God’s glory.”

“Let the dead bury their dead.”
3.) After having heard that Lazarus was ill, Jesus…

stayed two days longer in the place where he was.

went fishing.

hurried immediately to Lazarus’ house to visit him.

tore his clothes, put ashes on his head and wept bitterly.
4.) Why did the disciples not want to go back to Judea with Jesus?

The Jews had tried to stone Jesus there and they did not think it wise for him to return there.

It was nearing the time for the Passover and they wanted to stay in Jerusalem for the feast.

They had just come from there.

They were too tired to make the journey.
5.) When Jesus told the disciples that Lazarus was asleep, what did he mean?

Lazarus was lazy.

Lazarus was needing to be woken up.

Lazarus was in a coma.

Lazarus was dead.
6.) How long had Lazarus been in the tomb when Jesus arrived at his house?

one day

two days      

three days      

four days
7.) How far was it from Lazarus’ hometown to Jerusalem?

About ten furlongs.

About fifteen furlongs.

About sixty furlongs.

We are not told.
8.) They took away the stone, and Jesus looked upward and said…

“Father, I thank you for having heard me.”      

“With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

“If thou cans’t believe, all things are possible.”

“Oh God, have mercy on me and hear my prayer.”
9.) When Jesus called Lazarus out of the tomb and he appeared still bound in grave cloth, what did many of the Jews who saw it do?

They believed in Jesus.

They believed that Jesus was a sorcerer.

They searched in the tomb for any evidence that trickery had been involved.

They plotted to kill Jesus.
10.) The chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death. Why?

They figured that he had died already and therefore should remain dead.

They figured that he had been involved in a deception.

Because on account of him many people believed in Jesus.      

They thought Lazarus was now possessed with an evil spirit.



Author: Godfrey Gregg