Acts Bible Trivia Quiz With Questions & Answers

Test your knowledge of the Book of Acts by taking this Acts Bible Quiz.

Whether you’re a curious newcomer or a seasoned scholar, this trivia challenge with questions and answers will test your familiarity with the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament, and discover how much you truly know.

Scoring: This quiz has 25 questions and is worth 100 percentage points. Give yourself 4 points for each correct answer and 0 points for each wrong answer. Example: Getting 20 questions correct will earn an 80% score (20 x 4 = 80).

Acts Bible Trivia Quiz

Question: Who wrote the Book of Acts?
Answer: Although the author is not specifically stated in the text, all evidence points to Luke for authorship who was a physician and companion of the apostle Paul.

Question: What event marked the beginning of the Holy Spirit’s descent upon the disciples?
Answer: The Day of Pentecost (Acts 2)

Question: What miraculous ability did the Holy Spirit grant the disciples at Pentecost?
Answer: The ability to speak in other languages (Acts 2:4)

Question: Who was the first martyr of the early church?
Answer: Stephen (Acts 7)

Question: What city is considered the birthplace of the Christian church?
Answer: Jerusalem (Acts 2)

True or False: Matthias was chosen to replace Judas as one of the twelve apostles.
Answer: True (Acts 1:23-26)

Question: What significant event happened to Paul on the road to Damascus?
Answer: He was confronted by the risen Jesus (Acts 9)

Question: What city did Paul and Barnabas visit where there was a disagreement about taking Gentiles on mission trips?
Answer: Antioch (Acts 15)

Question: When Paul and Barnabas parted company, who did Paul take with him on his journey?
Answer: Silas (Acts 15:40)

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Question: Who was the silversmith in Ephesus who stirred up a riot against Paul?
Answer: Demetrius (Acts 19:24)

Question: How did Peter escape from prison after Herod Agrippa ordered his arrest?
Answer: An angel freed him (Acts 12:6-17)

True or False: Ananias and Sapphira were a couple who were struck down for lying about the amount of money they donated to the church.
Answer: True. (Acts 5:1-11)

Question: How did Paul end up on the island of Malta?
Answer: The ship he was on was shipwrecked (Acts 27-28)

Question: Which apostle preached on the Day of Pentecost?
Answer: Peter (Acts 2:14-41)

Question: What was the name of the Roman centurion who was God-fearing?
Answer: Cornelius (Acts 10:1-2)

Question: What was the name of the city where Paul and Silas were jailed?
Answer: Philippi (Acts 16:12, 23)

Question: What was Paul’s original name before his conversion?
Answer: Saul (Acts 9; 13:9)

Question: What city was Paul headed to when he received a vision of a man from Macedonia saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us”?
Answer: Troas (Acts 16:8-10)

Question: What were the names of the tentmakers who helped Paul in Corinth?
Answer: Aquila and Priscilla (Acts 18:1-3)

Question: What was the purpose of the Council of Jerusalem as described in Acts 15?
Answer: To address the issue of whether Gentile converts needed to follow Jewish laws.

Question: What was the purpose of the Holy Spirit descending on the apostles at Pentecost?
Answer: It empowered the apostles to spread the gospel message; to preach and bear witness to Jesus as the risen Christ (Acts 2).

Question: What miracle did Peter and John perform at the Beautiful Gate of the temple?
Answer: They healed a lame man, a beggar (Acts 3:1-10).

Question: What was Paul doing to Christians before his conversion?
Answer: Persecuting and jailing them (Acts 8:1-3)

Question: What did Stephen pray to the Lord before he died about the men who were stoning him?
Answer: Lord, do not hold this sin against them (Acts 7:60)

True or False: The Book of Acts concludes with Paul’s arrival in Rome as a prisoner, preaching under guarded watch.
Answer: True

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