The People Build
Nehemiah Quiz #3
Nehemiah 3 - 4
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1. What were the names of two men who tried to stop Nehemiah from rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem?
Sanballat and Tobiah
Thomas and Jerrius
Bertrum and Ernest
Sonnet and Cherub
Simeon and Garfunkelstein
2. What was the first attempt to stop work on the wall?
Cut off the water supply to Jerusalem
Prevent workers from getting enough sleep
Throw rocks at the workers
Make fun of the workers and their work
3. What was the second attempt to stop work on the wall?
Claim that an endangered animal was living in the rubble of Jerusalem's walls
Threaten to attack and fight the workers that were building the wall
Arrest the workers for not having a building permit
Declare the ground under Jerusalem a sacred burial site
4. Why were the workers that were building the wall discouraged?
There was too much rain
There were too many rabbits
There was too much rubbish
There was too much heat
5. What did Nehemiah do when he learned about a second attempt to stop the work?
He rode his horse back to Persia
He rode his horse to Bethlehem
He asked the king for soldiers
6. What did Nehemiah do to help prevent an attack?
He posted men with weapons at low places and places most vulnerable to attack
He set up security cameras around the entire perimeter of Jerusalem
He sent money to the attackers and asked them to leave Jerusalem alone
He sent a letter to King Artaxerxes and informed him of the danger
7. What did many workers hold in one hand while they worked with their other hand?
A two-way radio
8. What did some workers keep strapped to their sides while they worked?
9. How did Nehemiah plan to use a trumpet in case of trouble?
The sound would let everyone know there was an attack on the city
The trumpet could be used as a weapon in case Nehemiah was personally attacked
Nehemiah planned to start a band using trumpets and stones
The trumpet would be used as a symbol of courage, honor, liberty, and justice for all.