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Bibles and Bible Translators Quiz

How much do you know about the Bible translators and Bibles of the Tudor period? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz.

Bibles and Bible Translators

Q1) Which Bible was the first English language Bible to appear in print?

The Great Bible

The Coverdale Bible

The Tyndale Bible

The King James I Bible

Q2) In which year was William Tyndale's New Testament first published?

1526

1528

1532

1534

Q3) William Tyndale "was strangled to death while tied at the stake, and then his dead body was burned" in Vilvoorde, bear Brussels, after he was condemned for heresy. In which year was he executed?

1535

1536

1537

1538

Q4) Which Reformer was commissioned to prepare The Great Bible?

Thomas Cranmer

Robert Barnes

John Frith

Myles Coverdale

Q5) The Great Bible was the first authorized edition of the Bible in English, being authorized by Henry VIII to be read aloud in churches throughout England, but in which year was it published?

1538

1537

1539

1540

Q6) Myles Coverdale was Bishop of .............?

Exeter

London

Durham

Worcester

Q7) Who was responsible for the 1537 Matthew Bible, publishing it under the pseudonym 'Thomas Matthew'?

John Frith

Robert Barnes

Matthew Parker

John Rogers

Q8) Who was the first translator of the whole Bible into Welsh?

William Salesbury

William Morgan

Daniel Rowlands

Richard Davies

Q9) What was the name of the English Bible which first appeared in 1560 and which was produced by scholars such as William Whittingham who were in exile during Mary I's reign?

The Calvinist Bible

The Bishop's Bible

The Strasbourg Bible

The Geneva Bible

Q10) Which Bible was completed in 1611

The Authorized Version

The King James Bible

The King James Version

All of the above

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Bibles and Bible Translators Quiz