Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Story of Cain And Abel?

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Two biblical brothers and one murder.

Test your knowledge on the story of Cain and Abel in this fun but challenging quiz of biblical proportions!

 Mar 05, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was born first, Cain or Abel?
Cain
Abel

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What were the occupations of Cain and Abel?
Cain was a tiller of the ground and Abel was a keeper of sheep
Cain was a physician and Abel was a keeper of sheep
Cain was a physician and Abel was a carpenter

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where did Cain go after he had killed Abel?
Babel
Nod
Sodom

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Why did Cain become angry?
Cain wanted to marry Abel's wife
The Lord accepted Abel's offering but not Cain's
Cain was jealous of Abel's success

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the Lord tell Cain when Cain is angry?
If he kills Abel, he will be shunned from his homeland
To be kinder to Abel
That if Cain is not righteous, he will fall to sin

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

After Cain murders Abel, what is the first thing the Lord asks Cain?
Why didst thou so this thing?
Where is Abel thy brother?
What hast thou done?

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Cain and Abel appear in what book of the Bible?
Genesis
Leviticus
Exodus

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Because Cain murdered Abel, the Lord curses him to a life as what?
A vagabond
A recluse
A leper

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was Cain's biggest worry concerning the Lord's curse on him?
Everyone would want to kill him
Everyone would avoid him
Everyone would hate him

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Why did the Lord set a mark on Cain?
So that people would know what he did and avoid him
So that people would mock him
So that people would recognize him and not kill him

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Lord declared that if Cain were to be killed:
Cain would be avenged seven times over
Cain's murderer would be sentenced to the same punishment
The entire family of Cain's murderer would be killed

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of Cain's son?
Enoch
Joseph
Isaac

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who were Cain and Abel's parents?
Adam and Eve
Abraham and Sarah
Moses and Zipporah

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was Cain's punishment for killing Cain?
He would be separated from God
He would go to hell
He would never again be happy

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How did God say He knew what Cain had done?
He saw Cain kill Abel
Abel's blood cried to the Lord from the ground
Adam told God Cain killed Abel

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The first time the word sin appears in the Bible is in the story of Cain and Abel.
True
False

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

After Abel is slain, Adam and Eve have another son. What do they name him?
Enoch
Lamech
Seth

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does Abel's name mean?
Vanity or breath
Bravery or courage
Victim or martyr
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

If you were born into the faith or learned about the teachings of the Old Testament along the way, we're sure its teachings stuck with you throughout your life and that you can rattle off the many books that make up the Bible. Do you know the story of Cain and Abel, from what book of Bible it's in to the situation the brothers found themselves in? Do you know what the story is meant to teach us? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, you are a Christian in good standing. Test your wits and find out just how much the teachings of the Bible play a role in your everyday life!

If you grew up Christian, and you studied the Bible regularly or are a practicing member of your parish, if you pepper your conversations with your favorite Bible quotes or stories, if you know the Christian religion and its tenets like the back of your hand, show your love of God and your knowledge of the Good Book and the story of Cain and Abel by taking this fun and challenging quiz!

Sure, this quiz is fun and may look easy, but that doesn't mean it is easy! The 18 questions ask that you identify the different parts of the Cain and Abel story from the Bible. Give it a try and show the world how faithful you are. We bet it will be easy—you've got God on your side! Good luck!