Book of ACTS SPM Past Year Questions

Book of ACTS SPM Past Year Questions

Book of ACTS – SPM Past Year Questions

SOURCE / NO / QUESTION / REF / MRKS
S1994 / A2a / "This Jesus who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven." Who said these words? To whom were they said? To what future event in the history of the church do these words refer? What promise had Jesus given just before He was taken up? / 01:11 / 5
S1995 / A2a / "… one of these two men must become with us a witness to his resurrection." Who said this? Why was this selection necessary? Name the man chosen. What was the method used to choose him? / 01:22 / 5
S1999 / A2a / For it is written in the book of Psalms, "Let his habitation become desolate, and let there be no one to live in it," and "His office let another take." Of whom was Peter speaking when he quoted these passages? What had the man done? What did he do after that? What conditions did Peter say the candidates must fulfill in order to be chosen to replace the man? / 01:20 / 5
S2000 / A2a / Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a sabbath day's journey away. Relate what took place on Mount Olivet. What is 'a sabbath day's journey'? / 01:12 / 5
S2001 / A2a / And they prayed and said, "Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, show which one of these two thou hast cjosen to take the place in his ministry and apostleship from which Judas turn aside, to go to his own place," Name the one chosen to be an apostle. / 01:24-25 / 1
S2001 / A2a / And they prayed and said, "Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, show which one of these two thou hast chosen to take the place in his ministry and apostleship from which Judas turn aside, to go to his own place," What qualification were required for this position? / 01:24-25 / 2
S2001 / A2a / And they prayed and said, "Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, show which one of these two thou hast cjosen to take the place in his ministry and apostleship from which Judas turn aside, to go to his own place," What has Judas done? / 01:24-25 / 2
S2002 / A2a / "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you: and you shall be …" Complete this statement Jesus made to his disciples.
On which mountain were these words said?
What happened to Jesus immediately after this was said? / 01:08 / 3
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S2008 / A2a / Then they drew lots to choose between the two men,..
Why was this incident necessary?
Name the two men mentioned above.
What qualifications had these two men fulfilled? / 01:26 / 1
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S2009 / A2a / After saying this, he (Jesus) was taken up to heaven as they watched him, and a cloud hid him from their sight.
Where did this event take place?
State what Jesus promised his apostles just before he was taken up to heaven.
Who appeared to the apostles during the incident? / 01:09 / 1
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S2014 / A2a / Jesus said to them, “The times and occasions are set by my Father’s own authority, and it is not for you to know when they will be. But when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, ______”
Where was Jesus when He said this?
Complete what Jesus said.
What happened to Jesus after this conversation? / 01:7-8a / 1
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S2017 / A2a / They still had their eyes fixed on the sky as he went away, when two men dressed in white suddenly stood beside them and said, “Galileans, why are you standing there looking at the sky?”
Who is he?
Name the place where this event happened.
What is the significance of this event?
What did the Galileans do immediately after this? / 01:10-11a / 1
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S2004 / B6 / Give an account of
(I) what Jesus taught his disciples during the forty days after his resurrection;
(II) the occasion when he ascended into heaven from Mount Olivet.
Explain what the disciples thought the kingdom of God was and how Jesus corrected that. / 01:1-12 / 4
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S2005 / B6a
b / Give an account of the election of Matthias
What is the difference between the methods used in this election and that of the seven deacons? Explain the reason for the difference. / 01:15-26 / 12
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S2007 / B6a / During the forty days after his death, Jesus appeared to his apostles many times in Jerusalem.
Why did he order them not to leave Jerusalem?
State what Jesus said to his apostles on the day he was taken up to heaven. (see Chapter 2) / 01 / 2
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S2010 / B6a / Give an account of how Judas was replaced as an apostle.
Comment on the method used to choose the apostle to replace Judas. / 01:12-26 / 13
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S2011 / B6a
B6b / Give an account of how Judas Iscariot is replaced as an apostle.
Compare the method used here with that of the choosing of the seven men.
State the reason for the difference. / 01:12-23
06:01-06 / 13
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S2016 / B6a
b / Narrate the choosing of:
(i) the apostle to replace Judas Iscariot.
(exclude what was said about Judas Iscariot)
(ii) the seven helpers to be in charge of the distribution of funds
State the significant event that led to the difference in the methods of choosing used on both occasions. / 01:15-26
06:01-07 / 6
8
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S1996 / A2a / And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. When did this take place and how many disciples were in the house? What happened after this "sound" was heard? What did they do after that? / 02:02 / 5
S1997 / A2a / "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins;" When did Peter say this? What had happened to the disciples earlier that morning? What was the response to his appeal? / 02:28 / 5
S2006 / A2a / When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. When did the Jews celebrate Pentecost? / 02:01 / 1
S2006 / A2a / When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. What three unusual things happened in the upper room on that day? / 02:01 / 3
S2006 / A2a / When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. In which city did this take place? / 02:01 / 1
S2007 / A2 / All the believers continued together in close fellowship and shared their belongings with one another.
In which city did this take place?
What did they do to share their belongings?
Give two examples of how they lived in close fellowship. / 02:44 / 1
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S2007 / B6c / During the forty days after his death, Jesus appeared to his apostles many times in Jerusalem. Describe the events that happened on the day of Pentecost in fulfillment of what Jesus told his apostles. (see chapter 1) / 02 / 11
S2012 / B6ab / (a) Describe the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
(b) Why was the day of Pentecost chosen for the coming of the Holy Spirit? / 02 / 12
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S2018 / B6ab / (a) Give an account of the coming of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost.
(b) State a change in Peter’s life after receiving the Holy Spirit.
Give an example to support your answer. / 02:1-13 / 13
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S1993 / A2a / "Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked for alms." Who asked for alms? What did the apostle say to the man? What did the man do after the apostle spoke? / 03:03 / 5
S1998 / A2a / And when Peter saw it he addressed the people, "Men of Israel, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us, as though by our own power or piety we had made him walk?"
Where was Peter when he said this?
Why were the people staring at him?
What did Peter say had enabled the man to walk? / 03:16 / 5
S2005 / A2a / Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour…. Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked for alms.
Who asked for alms?
What did Peter say and do for this man?
Name the place in the temple where this incident occurred. / 03:1,3 / 1
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S2015 / A2a / When he (lame man) saw Peter and John going in, he begged to give him something.
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At what time of the day did this incident happen?
What did Peter say to the man when he begged them to give him something?
The lame man was healed by Peter. Give evidence of his healing. / 03:03 / 1
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S1994 / B8 / Mention two miracles performed by Peter and state their effects on the people around. / 03:04 / 4
S1995 / B6 / Give an account of the healing of the lame man at the Beautiful Gate of the Temple. With reference to Peter's speech in Solomon's Portico, (a) What gave the lame man his perfect health, and (b) how did the religious leader react? Mention the other occasion when a lame man was healed, in the book of Acts. / 03:10 / 15
S2000 / B6 / Two lame men were healed by the apostles as recorded in the book of Acts. Compare and constrast these two records under the headings: (I) apostle (ii) city and setting (iii) the lame man's background (iv) the words spoken by the apostle (v) the healing (vi) reactions of the people present / 03:02 / 15
S2009 / B6a / (a) Narrate the healing of the lame man at the Beautiful Gate.
(b) What effects did this miracle have on
(i) the people at the Temple,
(ii) the priests and the Sadducees,
(iii) the early church? / 03:1-10 / 12
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S2016 / B7a
b / Give an account of the healing of the man lame from birth at the Beautiful Gate.
There was another incident where a man lame from birth was healed. Mention the place, name of the person who performed the miracle and the responses of the people to it. / 03:1-10 / 11
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S1994 / A2b / "And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved." At which trial did Peter say this? What had he and John been teaching the people that annoyed the Sadducees? From what were they to be "saved"? Support your answer with reference to one other occasion when "salvation" was taught. / 04:12 / 5
S1997 / B6 / How did their action differ from that of Barnabas? / 04:36
S2002 / A2b / "Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine vain things? The kings of the earth set themselves in array and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord and against his Anointed" Name the 'king' and the 'ruler' who went 'against the Lord and against his Anointed.' / 04:25-26 / 1
S2003 / A2 / There was not a needy person among them, for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the proceeds of what was sold and laid it at the apostle' feet;
Who was the man who did this?
Who else tried to follow his example?
Describe what happened in this situation / 04:34-35 / 1
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S2012 / A2a / Barnabas … sold a field he owned, brought the money, and turned it over to the apostles.
Where was Barnabas from?
What was (does) his name (Barnabas) mean?
What happened when the money was turned over to the apostles?
Name a couple who tried to follow his example. / 04:36-37 / 1
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S2013 / A2a / As soon as Peter and John were set free, they returned to their group and told them what the chief priests and he elders had said. When the believers heard it, they all joined together in prayer to God, “Master and Creator of heaven, earth, and sea, and all that is in them!”
What warning did the chief priests and the elders give to Peter and John before setting them free?
State two requests made by the believers in their prayers to God.
What happened immediately after the believers prayed? / 04:23-24 / 1
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S1995 / A2b / "So in the present case I tell you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this undertaking is of men, it will fail; but if it is God, you will not be able to overthrow them." Name the man who gave this advice. What judgement was passed on the apostles after this? How did the apostles react to this judgement? / 05:38-39 / 5
S1997 / B6 / Describe what happpened when Ananias and Sapphire sold their property and brought the proceeds to the apostles. / 05:01
S2001 / B6a / Describe the incidents of how the following persons sinned. (I) Ananias and Sapphira / 05:01 / 9
S2001 / B6b / What warnings do these incidents give us? / 05,08 / 2
S2002 / B8c / Briefly describe the extraordinary miracles performed by Peter in Jerusalem / 05:15 / 3
S2006 / B6a / Mention three things about Gamaliel as told in the Acts of the Apostles. / 05 / 3
S2006 / B6b / Relate Gamaliel's speech to persuade the Sanhedrin Council not to kill the apostles. / 05 / 7
S2006 / B6c / After the speech, what was the Council's decision? / 05 / 2
S2006 / B6c / After the speech, how did the apostles react to it? / 05 / 3
S2008 / B6a / Describe the encounter of Peter with the couple Ananias and Sapphira. (*see Chapter 18*)
State two differences between the couples mentioned above. / 05 / 11
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S2011 / B7a / Describe how an angel rescued Peter when he was put in jail by Herod Antipas.
Give two other appearances of angels in the book of Acts / 12:06-11
05:19; 08:26; 10:03; 27:23 / 13
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S2014 / A2b / But with his wife’s agreement he kept part of the money for himself and handed the rest over to the apostles.
Name the husband and wife
Where did they get the money?
Explain briefly the motive of their actions.
Finally, what happened to them. / 05:02 / 1
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S2017 / A2b / And then he (Gamaliel) said to the Council, “Fellow Israelites, be careful what you do to these men (apostles).”
Who was Gamaliel?
What further advice did Gamaliel give the Council about the apostles?
How did his advice influence the Council’s decision? / 05:35 / 1
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S1995 / B7 / Seven men were chosen to help the apostle in their work. Describe: (a) the problem that led to the choosing of the seven deacons, and (b) the election of these seven deacons. / 06:01
S1995 / B7 / How did the life and death of Stephen, one of the deacons help in growth of the church? / 06:05
S1996 / B6a / Describe how the persecution against Stephen arose and what happened to him after this trial before the Sanhedrin? / 06:08 / 12
S1997 / A2b / Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number the Hellenists murmured against the Hebrews… What was the Hellenists' complaint? How did the apostles solve this problem? / 06:01 / 5
S1999 / B6a / Give an account of the election of the seven deacons. / 06:1-7
S1999 / B6b / Briefly list the contributions of two deacons who helped in the growth of the Early Church. / 06:8-15
S2004 / A2a / And the twelve summoned the body of the disciples and said, "It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables." Why was this meeting called? / 06:02 / 2
S2004 / A2a / And the twelve summoned the body of the disciples and said, "It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables." What was the suggestion made by the apostles to solve this problem? / 06:02 / 1
S2004 / A2a / And the twelve summoned the body of the disciples and said, "It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables." To which two areas of ministry would the apostles devote themselves? / 06:02 / 2
S2010 / A2a / “So then, brothers, choose seven men among you …, and we will put them in charge of this matter.”
State the matter that the seven men would be put in charge of.
Mention two qualifications the men must have in order to be chosen.
Give any four names of the seven men chosen. / 06:03 / 1
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S2011 / A2a / But the Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom that when he spoke, they could not refute him.
Give two characteristics of Stephen.
Who could not refute him?
What false accusations did they make when they could not refute him? / 06:10 / 2
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S2011 / B6a
B6b / Give an account of how Judas Iscariot is replaced as an apostle.
Compare the method used here with that of the choosing of the seven men.
State the reason for the difference. / 01:12-23
06:01-06 / 13
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S2015 / B6a
B6b / Give an account of the choosing seven men to solve a problem that arose in the early church.
Two of the seven men contributed greatly to the growth of the early church. Give evidence to support this statement. / 06:1-6 / 11
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S2016 / B6a
b / Narrate the choosing of:
(i) the apostle to replace Judas Iscariot.
(exclude what was said about Judas Iscariot)
(ii) the seven helpers to be in charge of the distribution of funds
State the significant event that led to the difference in the methods of choosing used on both occasions. / 01:15-26
06:01-07 / 6
8
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S1993 / B6 / What did Stephen say about Abraham in his defence before the Sanhedrin? Explain briefly why he referred to Abraham in his defence. What did they do to Stephen? / 07:1-60 / 15
S1995 / B7 / How did the life and death of Stephen, one of the deacons help in growth of the church? / 07:59
S2008 / A2b / With a loud cry the Council members covered their ears with their hands. Then they all rushed at him at once,…
State what Stephen had just said to make the Council members behave this way.
What did they do to Stephen after this?
What did Stephen pray on this occasion? / 07:57 / 2
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S2016 / A2a / “How stubborn you (members of the Council) are!” Stephen went on to say. “How heathen your hearts, how deaf you are to God’s message! You are just like your ancestors; you too have always resisted the Holy Spirit!”