A Quiz on Psalms

1. The book of Psalms is divided into how many sections? 2. How many verses does the shortest Psalm 117 contain? 3. Which Psalm Jesus used while he was dying on the cross to express his anguish? 4. Which is the longest Psalm? 5. What is the first word of the book of Psalms ? 6. How many types of musical instruments are mentioned in Psalm 150? 7. Psalm 91 verses 11 and 12 are quoted in which New Testament incident? 8. Jesus was a high priest after the order of which ancient king, mentioned in Psalm 110? 9. What is the "chorus" in Psalm 136 which is repeated in every verse? 10. Which Psalm is entitled "A Prayer of Moses"? 11. Which is the last phrase of the book of Psalms? 12. Which is the middle verse of the Bible? 13. Name the two Psalms were we find the words, “Fools say to themselves, there is no God.”? 14. In which Psalm we find these words, “I know that your goodness and love will be with me all my life.” 15. Which Psalm did David write after he committed the double sins of adultery and murder?

Answers: A quiz on Psalms
1. The book of Psalms is divided into how many sections? Five sections, each dealing with a different theme. The first collection of psalms (1 through 41), written mainly by David, discuss humans as blessed, fallen, and redeemed by God. The second section (42 through 72) talks about how we can go to God with our problems. These psalms were written mostly by David and the sons of Korah. The third section (73 through 89) praise God because he is holy, and they are written mainly by Asaph or Asaph's descendants. The fourth section (90 through 106) often talks about keeping our life in perspective to God's plans. This section was written mainly by unknown authors. The fifth section (107 through 150) was also mainly written by David. These verses were originally set to music and were used to praise God. These books are comparable to the five books of Moses. 2. How many verses does the shortest Psalm 117 contain? 2 Verses 3. Which Psalm Jesus used while he was dying on the cross to express his anguish? Psalm 22 4. Which is the longest Psalm? Psalm 119 (176 Verses) 5. What is the first word of the book of Psalms? Blessed or Happy 6. How many types of musical instruments are mentioned in Psalm 150? Six (Trumpets, Harps, Lyres, Drums, Flutes, Cymbals) 7. Psalm 91 verses 11 and 12 are quoted in which New Testament incident? The temptation of Jesus 8. Jesus was a high priest after the order of which ancient king, mentioned in Psalm 110? Melchizedek 9. What is the "chorus" in Psalm 136 which is repeated in every verse? For his mercy endureth forever or His love is eternal. 10. Which Psalm is entitled "A Prayer of Moses"? Psalm 90 11. Which is the last phrase of the book of Psalms? Praise the Lord. 12. Which is the middle verse of the Bible? Ps. 118:8 - It is better to trust in the Lord than to put trust in man 13. Name the two Psalms were we find the words, “Fools say to themselves, there is no God.”? Psalms 14 and 53 14. In which Psalm we find these words, “I know that your goodness and love will be with me all my life.”? Psalm 23 15. Which Psalm did David write after he committed the double sins of adultery and murder? Psalm 51