Test (2 Sam.- Esther)


A. Jeroboam                _____ 1.)  Jezebel's husband: most evil king
B.Reoboam                  _____ 2.)  life prolonged by God
C. Zimri                       _____ 3.)  always prophesied bad things about Ahab
D. Omri                       _____ 4.)  Zedekiah
E. Ahab                        _____ 5.)  built Samaria
F. Athaliah                   _____ 6.)  offered sacrifice to his wives' gods
G. Jezebel                    _____ 7.)  scribe who restored worship in Jerusalem
H. Hezekiah                _____ 8.)  Elisha's servant who later became a leper
I. Hoshea                    _____ 9.)  this king had the shortest reign
J. Josiah                    _____10.) thrown out a window: eaten by dogs
K. Jehoakim              _____11.) carried to Babylon during 2nd captivity
L. Jehoachin              _____12.) made two golden calves
M. Solomon              _____13.) found law in temple (Bible in the Church)
N. Nebuchadnezzar   _____14.) 1st King of Persia
O. Naboth                  _____15.) sent Ezra and Nehemiah to Judea
P. Micaiah                  _____16.) cupbearer who rebuilt Jerusalem
Q. Naaman                 _____17.) led return of first wave to Jerusalem
R. Gehazi                   _____18.) temple finished during his reign
S. Mattaniah               _____19.) king of Babylon that captured Judea
T. Cyrus                     _____20.) Solomon's son
U. Darius                   _____21.) 1st wave of captivity during his reign
V. Artaxerxes              _____22.) His reign falls between Ezra chs. 6 & 7
W. Ezra                       _____23.) Only woman ruler in the kings
X. Zerubabbaal            _____24.) owned a vineyard
Y. Nehemiah                _____25.) made fun of Nehemiah
Z. Xerxes (Ahaseurus)  _____26.) plotted to kill Xerxes
AA. Esther                    _____ 27.) Syrian commander who had leprosy
BB. Nabopalassar        _____ 28.) killed Jezebel
CC. Mordecai               _____ 29.) last king of Israel
DD. Haman                  _____ 30.) Assyrian king carried Israel away captive
EE. Bigthan & Teresh   _____ 31.) built gallows
FF. Sanballat & Tobiah _____ 32.) saved Xerxes's life
GG. Shalmaneser           _____ 33.) father of Nebuchadnezzar
HH. Jehu                        _____ 34.) Hadassah


1.) "Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a ____ go up, he shall even break down their stone wall."

2.) "Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of ______, and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. And he set one in ________ and the other put he in ________."

3.) "Then did Solomon build a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his strange _________, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods."

4.) "And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, go up thou ______ head."

5.) "And them that had escaped from the sword carried he away to Babylon; where they were servants to him and his sons until the reign of the kingdom of Persia; To fulfill the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed her ________."

6.) "But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas master! for it was ___________"

7.) "And the young men that were grown up with him spake unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou speak unto this people that spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou say unto them, My little ______ shall be thicker than my father's __________."

8.) "Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what is thy request? it shall be given thee to the ____ __ ___ _______."

9.) "So they hanged Haman on the ________ that he had prepared for ___________."

10.) "And Omri bought the hill of Shemer for two talents of silver, and built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he built, after the name of Shemer, owner of
the hill, ____________."

11.) "And they went to bury Jezebel: but they found no more than the ______, and the ________, and the _______ of her hands."

12.) "And they slew the ______ of ____________ before his eyes, and put out the ______ of _____________, and bound him with fetters of brass, and carried him to Babylon."

Elijah (j) or Elisha (s):

_____ 1.) bald
_____ 2.) hairy
_____ 3.) twice as much spirit as the other one
_____ 4.) fed by ravens
_____ 5.) sent bears against young people
_____ 6.) competition on Mt. Carmel
_____ 7.) first to divide Jordan
____ _8.) second to divide Jordan
_____ 9.) had a servant named Gehazi
_____10.) raised Shunemite woman's son
_____11.) thought he was the only righteous person left
_____12.) Jezebel threatened to kill
_____13.) raised widow woman's son
_____14.) went to heaven in a chariot of fire
_____15.) gave woman bottomless meal and oil vessels
_____16.) healed Naaman
_____17.) caused axe head to float
_____18.) bones caused a dead man to come back to life.


1.) What empire took Israel captive? What empire took Judah captive? How were these captivities different? Who were the kings of these empires? Explain the three waves of Babylonian captivity: (Judah kings, the year, events)

2.) Explain two reasons the kingdom split in two: (HINT: the primary reason deals with Solomon and the secondary reason deals with a question that Jeroboam asked Reoboam.)

3.) Explain in detail how long the Jews were in Babylonian captivity and why that particular number of years?

4.)  Explain the three waves of returning from exile: (when, leader, what they did)