Quiz for ‘Jesus and the fishermen’

1: Where did Jesus start teaching the people?

  1. On the shore of the lake
  2. On the banks of the river
  3. On the seashore
  4. On the edge of a volcano

 

2: Why were the two boats empty?

  1. It was the fisherman's day off
  2. They were old, broken boats
  3. The fishermen were eating their lunch
  4. The fishermen were washing their nets

 

3: What did Jesus first ask Simon Peter to do?

  1. Row the boat away quickly
  2. Catch some fish
  3. Push his boat just to be sure
  4. Push his boat a little way from the shore

 

4: When Jesus had finished talking to the people, what did he ask Simon Peter to do?

  1. Row to the other side of the lake
  2. Row out into deep water to catch some fish
  3. Row, row, row, the boat
  4. Row to the other side of the lake to catch fish

 

5: Why was Simon Peter not keen to go fishing?

  1. He wanted to sleep
  2. He wanted to listen to Jesus teach some more
  3. He had enough fish already
  4. He had fished all night and not caught any fish

 

6: What happened when they let down their nets?

  1. They caught so many fish that their nets began ripping apart
  2. They caught so many fish that their tummies started rumbling
  3. They caught so many fish that they had to throw lots of them back into the sea
  4. They caught so many fish that they never had to fish again

 

7: What nearly happened when they put the fish into their and their friends’ boat?

  1. Their friends sailed off with the fish
  2. The boats sank
  3. The boats rocked from side to side
  4. The boats nearly sank

 

8: When he saw what happened, what did Simon Peter realise about himself?

  1. He was a soldier
  2. He wasn't Jesus’ friend
  3. He was a dog’s dinner
  4. He was a sinner

 

9: What did Jesus say to Simon Peter?

  1. “God loves you.”
  2. “Come, follow me.”
  3. “Now you will be catching people.”
  4. “I have a job for you.”

 

10: What did the fishermen do once they were back on the shore?

  1. They parked their boats and went for lunch
  2. They pulled up their boats and left them to follow Jesus
  3. They pulled up their boats and sorted out their nets into bags to take with them when they followed Jesus
  4. They sold their boats and nets so they could follow Jesus

Answers

Question 1

A. On the shore of the lake

Question 2

D. The fishermen were washing their nets

Question 3

D. Push his boat a little way from the shore

Question 4

B. Row out into deep water to catch some fish

Question 5

D. He had fished all night and not caught any fish

Question 6

A. They caught so many fish that their nets began ripping apart

Question 7

D. The boats nearly sank

Question 8

D. He was a sinner

Question 9

C. “Now you will be catching people.”

Question 10

B. They pulled up their boats and left them to follow Jesus