Category: Bible Characters

This Quiz: Roman Soldiers

1.) What did Jesus say to the centurion who came to Him and told Him that his servant was sick?

I only need to speak the word and he will be healed.

I will come and heal him.

I will send the disciples to your home and he will be healed.

It is not right to give the children’s bread to the dogs.
2.) What did the centurion at the cross say when Jesus had died?

Nothing is recorded about what he said.

Truly this man was not the Son of God.

This man was a good man.

Truly this was the Son of God.
3.) There was a certain man in Caesarea, a centurion of the band called the Italian band. What was his name?




4.) When Joseph of Arithmathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus, what did Pilate do?

Called a centurion to arrest Joseph.

Called a centurion to go and collect the body of Jesus.

Called a centurion to establish that Jesus was in fact dead.

Called a centurion to go and gather suitable herbs to embalm Jesus with.
5.) What did Felix tell Paul he would do when Lysias, the chief captain, came down?

Send Paul to Rome with Lysias.

Have Paul flogged.

Release Paul from prison.

Make a decision on Paul’s case.
6.) Concerning Paul, the centurion warned the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest…

for this man is a friend of Caesar.

for this man is a Roman.

for this man is a Pharisee.

for this man is from the school of Gamaliel.
7.) Who told Paul of the plot to kill him, then Paul told a centurion about it?

Felix and Festus


His sister’s son.

We are not told who it was.
8.) Felix commanded a centurion to keep guard over Paul, and…

to let him have some freedom.

to not forbid his friends to visit him.

to not forbid his friends to care for his needs.      

all of the above.
9.) What was the name of the centurion to whom Paul was delivered when they set sail for Rome?




10.) When they came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard, but what happened to Paul?

He was beheaded.      

He was allowed to live by himself with a guard.

He was taken straight to Caesar.

He was able to escape to Macedonia.


Author: Godfrey Gregg