1. Who Is the Author of Acts? Luke


1.  Who is the author of Acts? Luke

2.  The book of Acts is addressed to whom? Theophilus

3.  Jesus ascended how many days after His resurrection? Forty

4.  The disciples were not to leave what city while waiting for the fulfillment of the promise made to them by God the Father? Jerusalem

5.  John baptized with water but Jesus baptized with what/whom? The Holy Spirit

6.  The disciples would be witnesses of Christ in what three regions? Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

7.  What is the reference of a theme verse for the book of Acts? Acts 1:8

8.  Jesus ascended from what location? The Mount called Olivet

9.  Who appeared to the disciples immediately after Jesus’ ascension? Two men in white

10.  How many total disciples were there at the time of Jesus’ ascension? 120

11.  Who were the two men proposed to replace Judas? Joseph (also named Justus or Barsabas) and Matthias

12.  Upon whom did the lot fall? Matthias

Chapter 2: PENTECOST

13.  On what day were the disciples filled with the Holy Spirit? The Day of Pentecost

14.  Who were dwelling in Jerusalem at the time of Pentecost? Jews and Proselytes; devout men from every nation under heaven

15.  What did the people hear being spoken in their own language in which they were born? “The wonderful works of God”

16.  What did some people mockingly say? “They are full of new wine”

17.  Which of the disciples preached to the crowd? Peter

18.  Which of the prophets spoke the following words: “And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, That I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy…”? Joel

19.  What will happen to the sun and the moon before the coming of the great and awesome day of the LORD? sun shall be turned to darkness; moon into blood

20.  Who in the Old Testament prophesied these words concerning Christ: “For You will not leave my soul in Hades, Nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption…”? David

21.  How/in what way was the word received by many who heard Peter’s sermon at Pentecost? gladly

22.  About how many were saved on the day of Pentecost? 3000

23.  What did the Lord do for the church on a daily basis? He added daily those who were being saved


24.  Where do two disciples go in Acts 3 at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour? The temple

25.  Who are these two disciples? Peter and John

26.  Who do they meet at one of the entrances of the temple? A man lame from birth

27.  What is the name of the gate where this man is laying? Beautiful

28.  Who in the Old Testament, shortly before he died, said the following words that Peter now includes in his sermon to the people who gathered around him at the healing of the lame man: “The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me…” Moses

29.  To whom first did God, after having raised up His Servant Jesus, sent Him to bless them, in turning them from their iniquities? The Jews at Jerusalem who had crucified Jesus


30.  Who was disturbed that Peter and John preached in Jesus the resurrection from the dead? The Sadducees

31.  After the second sermon of Peter at the time of the healing of the lame man, what was the number of those who believed? 5000

32.  What question did the Sanhedrin have for Peter and John? By what power or by what name did they heal the lame man

33.  When the Sanhedrin sees the boldness of Peter and John, even though they were uneducated and untrained, what did they realize about them? That they had been with Jesus

34.  No one could deny that a notable miracle had been done because the lame man who had been healed was how old? Above 40 years

35.  After Peter and John are released by the Sanhedrin, what do the disciples pray for? Boldness

36.  In Acts 4, what is the name of the Levite from the country of Cyprus who sold his land and brought the money and laid it at the apostles’ feet? Joses (Joseph) who is also named Barnabas by the apostles

37.  What does Barnabas mean? Son of Encouragement


38.  Who lied to the Holy Spirit regarding how much they paid for a piece of land? Ananias and Sapphira

39.  Why were sick people laid on beds and couches in the streets? That the shadow of Peter passing might fall on some of them

40.  In Acts 5, the apostles are put into the common prison. In what way were the apostles released from prison? An angel of the Lord opened the prison doors

41.  What did the angel of the Lord tell the disciples to do the next day? To go and teach in the temple

42.  What do Peter and the other apostles say in response to the strict command of the high priest to not teach in the Name of Jesus? “We ought to obey God rather than men”

43.  Jesus is exalted as a Prince and a Savior for to give what blessings to Israel? Repentance and forgiveness of sins

44.  When the council plots to kill the apostles, what is the name of the Pharisee who says to the others, “And now I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; but if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it—lest you even be found to fight against God.”? Gamaliel


45.  What was the complaint of the Greek speaking Jews (the Hellenists) against the Hebrews? That their widows were neglected in the daily distribution

46.  How many “men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom,” were chosen to assist the apostles in caring for the Greek widows? Seven

47.  Which of the seven was accused by false witnesses for speaking blasphemy against the law? Stephen

48.  Name one of the other seven deacons who is mentioned several times in Acts 8? Philip

49.  All who sat in the council looking steadfastly at Stephen, saw his face as the face of what/whom? An angel


50.  What is main topic of Stephen’s sermon in Acts 7? The history of Israel

51.  According to Stephen’s sermon in Acts 7, how much land did Abraham receive for an inheritance in Canaan? None, not even enough to set his foot on.

52.  How long were the Israelites in bondage in Egypt? 400 years

53.  After speaking about Joseph, Moses, the tabernacle, Joshua, and the Exile, what is the conclusion of Stephen’s sermon? The council is like their fathers: who resisted the Holy Spirit, who persecuted the prophets: and who themselves have become the betrayers and murderers of the Lord Jesus

54.  How is Stephen killed? By stoning

55.  What did Stephen see before he died? The heavens opened and Jesus standing at the right hand of God

56.  At whose feet did the witnesses lay down their clothes? A young man named Saul


57.  Who was consenting to Stephen’s death? Saul

58.  What happened to the church at Jerusalem around the time of Stephen’s death? Great persecution – scattered

59.  To where was the church at Jerusalem scattered? Regions of Judea and Samaria

60.  What did those who were scattered do? Preached the word

61.  Who went to Samaria and preached Christ to them? Philip

62.  What is the name of one person in Samaria who was baptized, continued with Philip, and was amazed by the miracles and signs which were done? Simon (the Sorcerer)

63.  Which two apostles from Jerusalem went to visit Samaria after they heard that the Samaritans had received the word of God? Peter and John

64.  What did Simon the Sorcerer desire to purchase with money from Peter and John? the gift of the Holy Spirit so that he could give the Holy Spirit on whomever he laid his hands

65.  Where does the angel of the Lord send Philip after he leaves Samaria? To the south along a road which goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza, which is desert

66.  Who does Philip meet in the desert? A man of Ethiopia

67.  What was the name of the queen of Ethiopia? Candace

68.  What was the Ethiopian reading while riding in his chariot? Isaiah the prophet (Isaiah 53)


69.  Saul was near what city when Jesus appeared to him? Damascus

70.  What did Jesus ask Saul? “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”

71.  What is the name of the disciple who goes to visit Saul in Damascus? Ananias

72.  What is the name of the street or the name of the person with whom Saul is staying? Street = Straight; house of Judas

73.  What is Saul doing during the three days in which he was without sight? Praying

74.  Where is Saul originally from? Note: The disciples send him to this city after the Greeks in Jerusalem attempted to kill him. Tarsus

75.  What was the effect of Saul’s conversion on the churches of Judea, Galilee, and Samaria? They had peace; were edified; walked in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit; were multiplied

76.  What city does Peter visit where he found a man who had been bedridden eight years and was paralyzed? Lydda

77.  What is the name of the man in Lydda who was healed by the power of Jesus the Christ? Aeneas

78.  What is the name of the seacoast city that is near Lydda? Joppa

79.  What was the name of the disciple who was raised from the dead in the city of Joppa? Note: “This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did.” Tabitha (Dorcas)

80.  With whom did Peter stay while in Joppa? Simon, a tanner

Chapter 10: CORNELIUS

81.  What is the name of the centurion who sends for Peter to come and teach him? Cornelius

82.  Where is Cornelius living? Caesarea

83.  How does the Bible describe the life and character of Cornelius? He gave alms generously and prayed to God always (he was a god-fearer)

84.  How does Cornelius hear about Peter? An angel of God tells Cornelius to send for Peter

85.  Who does Cornelius send to Joppa? Two of his household servants and a devout soldier

86.  Where is Peter at the time when the visitors are approaching Joppa? Up on the housetop

87.  About what time is it when Peter is on the housetop? The sixth hour (noon); Peter is very hungry

88.  Why did Peter go to the housetop? To pray

89.  What happens to Peter while on the housetop? He sees a vision of a great sheet descending from heaven with all kinds of animals in it

90.  What voice then comes to Peter? “Rise, Peter; kill and eat”

91.  What does the voice say after Peter refuses by saying, “Not so, Lord! For I have never eaten anything common or unclean”? “What God has cleansed you must not call common.”

92.  How many times does this happen before the object is taken up to heaven again? Three times

93.  After Peter invites in the visitors, and the next day they travel to Caesarea, what does Cornelius attempt to do upon the arrival of Peter at his home? He attempts to worship Peter

94.  Who is with Cornelius at his home? Cornelius’ relatives and close friends

95.  What happens while Peter is speaking about the life, death, and the resurrection of the Lord Jesus? The Holy Spirit fell upon those who heard the word

96.  Although the Jews who had traveled with Peter are astonished, what does Peter request be done which showed that these Gentiles were received as members into the church of Christ? Peter commanded them to be baptized


97.  What difficulty does Peter encounter upon returning to Judea and going to Jerusalem? The Jews contended with him for breaking the law and eating with Gentiles (see Acts 10:28 regarding this law)

98.  How many people had gone with Peter to Caesarea? Six

99.  What is the response of the Jewish church after hearing about Peter’s vision and how the Gentiles had received the gift of the Holy Spirit? They became silent and glorified God

100. To where was the church scattered due to the persecution that arose over Stephen? Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch

101. Who does the church in Jerusalem send to Antioch when they hear that many of the Hellenists (Greeks) in Antioch had turned to the Lord? Barnabas

102. After visiting Antioch and encouraging the believers, who does Barnabas seek for to assist him? Saul

103. How long do Barnabas and Saul teach in Antioch? A whole year

104. What were the disciples in Antioch first called? Christians

105. What is the name of the one of the prophets who comes from Jerusalem to Antioch and predicts the coming of a great famine? Agabus

106. What is the response of the gentile church in Antioch to the famine? They send relief to their Jewish brethren in Judea

107. By whom is the gift sent to Jerusalem? Barnabas and Saul


108. Who did Herod kill with the sword? James the brother of John

109. Which other apostle did Herod put in prison? Peter

110. After Peter is miraculously released from Prison, to whose house does he go? Mary, the mother of John Mark

111. There are many gathered in the house doing what? Praying