Mark Bible Trivia Quiz With Questions & Answers

Test your knowledge of the Book of Mark by taking this Mark 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 second Book of the New Testament, the Gospel of Mark, 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).

Mark Bible Trivia Quiz

Question: Who was the wilderness preacher who baptized Jesus?
Answer: John the Baptist (Mark 1:4)

Question: What was Jesus’ first miracle after His baptism?
Answer: Jesus cast out an impure spirit from a possessed man (Mark 1:23-26).

Question: How many times does the Book of Mark mention Jesus calming a storm?
Answer: Once (Mark 4:35-41)

Question: What was the name of the possessed man who lived in the tombs that Jesus encountered?
Answer: Legion (Mark 5:9)

True or False: Jesus called His first two disciples to follow Him while they were casting nets into the sea.
Answer: True (Mark 1:16-18)

Question: What was the name of the tax collector Jesus called to follow Him?
Answer: Levi (Mark 2:14)

Question: What question did the Pharisees and the Herodians ask Jesus to try to trap Him with His words?
Answer: “Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?” (Mark 12:14)

Question: What did Jesus use on the eyes of the blind man near Bethsaida to heal him?
Answer: Spit (Mark 8:23)

Question: What is the name of the mountain that Jesus and His disciples sat on when Jesus prophesied about the signs of the end of the age?
Answer: Mount of Olives (Mark 13:3)

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True or False: The parable of the Good Samaritan is found in the Gospel of Mark.
Answer: False. The parable is found in the Book of Luke 10:25-37.

Question: What did the inscription on the cross above Jesus’ head say?
Answer: The King of the Jews (Mark 15:26).

Question: What act did Jesus perform that caused His disciples to think He was a ghost?
Answer: Walk on water. (Mark 6:49)

Question: When Jesus asked His disciples, “Who do people say that I am?”, who were some of the godly figures the people named?
Answer: John the Baptist, Elijah, and one of the prophets (Mark 8:28)

Question: What did Peter confess about Jesus’ identity when He said, “But who do you say that I am?”
Answer: “You are the Christ.” (Mark 8:29)

True or False: Jesus cleansed the temple in Jerusalem at the beginning of His ministry.
Answer: False. Mark places this event near the end of Jesus’ ministry (Mark 11:15-17).

Question: How many coins did the poor widow give as an offering in Mark chapter 12?
Answer: Two coins (Mark 12:42)

Question: Why was the poor widow’s offering considered to be worth more than the rich people’s offerings?
Answer: The poor widow gave all she had to live on, out of her poverty, while the rich people only gave from their excess, out of their wealth (Mark 12:43-44).

Question: Who were the three women who came to the tomb to anoint Jesus’ body?
Answer: Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome (Mark 16:1)

Question: Who did the women see in the empty tomb after Jesus’ resurrection?
Answer: A young man dressed in a white robe (Mark 16:5).

Question: What was the profound message the man delivered to the women at the tomb about Jesus the Nazarene?
Answer: “He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.” (Mark 16:6)

True or False: When Pilate asked Jesus, “Are you the king of Jews?”, Jesus replied, “I am.”
Answer: False. Jesus replied, “You have said so.” (Mark 15:2)

Question: What miracle does Mark describe Jesus performing twice for a crowd of people?
Answer: Feeding the crowd by multiplying loves of bread and fish (Mark 6:35-44, 8:1-9).

Question: What did Jesus’ disciples do to the people who were bringing their children to Jesus?
Answer: The disciples rebuked the people, telling them to go away (Mark 10:13).

Question: What did Jesus tell the rich young ruler to do if he wanted to inherit eternal life?
Answer: “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” (Mark 10:21)

True or False: The earliest manuscripts of the Book of Mark concluded with verse 8 in chapter 16 with the women fleeing from the tomb and not telling anyone about Jesus’ resurrection because they were afraid.
Answer: True. The earliest manuscripts and some other ancient witnesses do not have verses 9–20 in chapter 16 of the Book of Mark.

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