Exodus – March Study Questions


“The decrees of the Lord are firm, and all of them are righteous.  They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.” Psalm 19:9b-10


1.     When were the Israelites to take a lamb for their family? (12:2-3)

a.      The first day of the tenth month

b.     The tenth day of the first month

c.      The first day of the first month


2.     When were the lambs to be slaughtered (12:6)

a.      The First Day              b.         The Tenth Day            c.         The Fourteenth Day


3.     How was the meat of the lamb to be prepared?  (12:9)

a.      It was to be roasted over a fire

b.     It was to be boiled in water

c.      It was to be eaten raw


4.     How were the Israelites to eat the lamb? (12:11)

a.      With their head covered and their sandals off

b.     With a new belt around their waist and new sandals on their feet

c.      With their cloak tucked in their belt and sandals on their feet


5.     When the Lord passed through Egypt, who was he brining judgment on? (12:12)

a.      The gods of Egypt

b.     All who have sinned

c.      Pharaoh and his officials


6.     When they celebrated the Passover, how were they to make their bread? (12:15)

a.      With Yeast                  b.         Without Yeast c.         With Extra Yeast


7.     What where the Israelites do to on the first and seventh days when celebrating the Passover? (12:16)

a.      To work as the normally would

b.     Eat no bread

c.      Hold a sacred assembly


8.     What was another name for the Passover? (12:17)

a.      Festival of Unleavened Bread

b.     Feast of Tabernacles

c.      Celebration of Light


9.     What were the Israelites to use to apply the blood of the lamb to the doorframe? (12:22)

a.      Wool from the lamb

b.     A brush made of animal hair

c.      A bunch of hyssop


10.  What would the Lord see that would cause him to pass over a house when he struck down the Egyptians? (12:23)

a.      A Bunch of Hyssop    b.         A Lamb           c.         Blood on the Doorframe


11.  When did the Lord strike down all the firstborn in Egypt? (12:29)

a.      Noon               b.         Midnight                     c.         Dawn


12.  How many men journeyed from Rameses to Sukkoth? (12:37)

a.      3,000               b.         4,000               c.         6,000


13.  How long has the Israelites lived in Egypt? (12:40)

a.      460 years        b.         640 years        c.         860 years


14.  Which of the following people were allowed to eat the Passover meal? (12:43-45)

a.      Any temporary residents or hired workers

b.     Circumcised slaves

c.      All foreigners


15.  The told Moses to consecrate which of the following? (13:2)

a.      The firstborn male whether human or animal

b.     The firstborn female humans

c.      The last born male animals


16.  In which month did the Israelites leave Egypt? (13:4)

a.      Aviv                b.         Sivan               c.         Ziv


17.  The Lord was going to bring them into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites and which people? (13:5)

a.      Philistines, Moabites and Jebusites

b.     Amorites, Moabites and Philistines

c.      Amorites, Hivites and Jebusites


18.  On the seventh day of the festival to the Lord, to whom where they to say, I do this because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt?” (13:8)

a.      Their neighbor                        b.         Their son         c.         Their father


19.  The observance of the festival would be like what? (13:9)

a.      A sign on your hand and a reminder on your forehead

b.     A reminder on your hand and a sign on your forehead

c.      A reminder on your heart and a sign on your forehead


20.  Which road was shorter than the desert road toward the Red Sea? (13:17)

a.      The road through the Canaanite country

b.     The road through the Midianite country

c.      The road through the Philistine county


21.  Whose bones did Moses take when they left Egypt? (13:19)

a.      His father’s bones

b.     Jethro’s bones

c.      Joseph’s bones


22.  After leaving Sukkoth, where did the Israelites camp? (13:20)

a.      Midian                        b.         Etham             c.         Rameses


23.  The Lord went ahead of the Israelites as what? (13:21)

a.      A pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night

b.     A pillar of fire by day and a pillar of cloud by night

c.      A pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of light by night


24.  Where is Pi Hahiroth located? (14:2)

a.      In the land of the Canaanites

b.     Between Migdol and the sea

c.      West of the Nile River


25.  When the people were terrified and cried out to the Lord, the Lord promised to fight for them.  He told them that they need only do what? (14:14)

a.      Prepare to fight the Egyptians

b.     March around Pharaoh’s army

c.      Be still


26.  As the Israelites crossed the Red Sea, which of the following did the Lord say he wound gain glory through? (14:17)

a.      The praise of his people

b.     Pharaoh and all his army

c.      The angels of heaven


27.  How did the Lord drive back the sea and turn it into dry ground? (14:21)

a.      A strong east wind

b.     A strong west wind

c.      A strong south wind


28.  When did the Lord throw the Egyptian army into confusion? (14:24)

a.      The first watch of the day

b.     The third watch of the day

c.      The last watch of the night


29.  What happened at daybreak? (14:27)

a.      The sea split in two

b.     The army of Pharaoh left Egypt

c.      The sea went back to its place


30.  How much of the army of Pharaoh that followed the Israelites into the sea survived? (14:28)

a.      Not one of them

b.     Half of them

c.      All of them


31.  The Desert of Sin is between what? (16:1)

a.      Midian and the Nile

b.     Elim and Sinai

c.      Pithom and Rameses


32.  When did the Israelite community come to the Desert of Sin? (16:1)

a.      The fifteenth day of the second month

b.     The first day of the eleventh month

c.      The tenth day of the seventh month


33.  According to the Israelites, they sat around pots of what?  (16:3)

a.      Soup                b.         Meat                c.         Gold


34.  On which day did the Lord instruct the Israelites to gather twice as much of the bread from heaven?  (16:5)

a.      The First Day              b.         The Third Day                        c.         The Sixth Day


35.  Moses and Aaron told the Israelites that they would see the glory of the Lord at what time? (16:6)

a.      In the evening             b.         In the morning                        c.         At night


36.  When did the Lord give the Israelites meat and bread? (16:8)

a.      Meat in the morning, bread in the evening

b.     Bread in the morning, meat in the evening

c.      Meat in the morning, bread at noon


37.  What would happen to the Israelites at twilight? (16:11)

a.      They would eat meat

b.     They would be filled with bread

c.      They go hungry


38.  What came in the evening and covered the camp? (16:13)

a.      Chickens                     b.         Quail               c.         Turkeys


39.  How much manna was everyone to take for each person in their tent? (16:16)

a.      An Omer                     b.         A Cubit           c.         An Ounce


40.  What happened to manna that was kept until morning? (16:20)

a.      It doubled so they had twice as much

b.     It evaporated

c.      It was full of maggots and began to smell


41.  Why were they allowed to keep the manna until morning on the day before the Sabbath? (16:23)

a.      To share with their neighbor

b.     Because the Sabbath was a day of rest, holy to the Lord

c.      Because they were to travel on the Sabbath


42.  Which day was the Sabbath day? (16:26)

a.      The first day               b.         The sixth day              c.         The seventh day


43.  What did manna taste like? (16:31)

a.      Coriander Seed           b.         Wafers Made with Honey      c.   Flax and Wheat


44.  What were they to keep in a jar for generations to come? (16:33)

a.      An Omer of Manna   

b.     Water from the Red Sea        

c.      Sand from the Desert of Sin


45.  How long did the Israelites eat manna? (16:35)

a.      30 Years          b.         40 Years          c.         50 Years


46.  For how many generations of those who love God and keep his commandments does the Lord show love to? (20:6)

a.      To the third and fourth generations

b.     To a hundred generations

c.      To a thousand generations


47.  Whom did the Lord say he would not hold guiltless? (20:7)

a.      Those who misuse his name

b.     Those who don’t keep the Sabbath

c.      Those who worship idols


48.  What reason did the Lord give for the Sabbath day? (20:11)

a.      Because they were in Egypt for six generations and delivered then in the seventh generation

b.     In six days the Lord made the heavens, earth, and sea, and rested on the seventh day

c.      Since the Israelites labored seven days per week in Egypt


49.  Which commandment are they to do so they may live long in the land? (20:12)

a.      Not steal

b.     Honor your father and mother

c.      Not give false testimony against their neighbor


50.  In addition to a neighbor’s wife, servant, or anything that belongs to their neighbor, what else were they not to covet? (20:17)

a.      The neighbor’s ox or donkey

b.     The neighbor’s sheep or goats

c.      The neighbor’s horse or camel


51.  Why did God come to test the Israelites? (20:20)

a.      To see if they loved him

b.     So that the fear of God would keep them from sinning

c.      To see if they would trust him or return to Egypt



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