Quiz7: Conversions in Acts



Conversions in Acts

How well are you acquainted with the people who came to Christ in the days when the good news was first proclaimed in Jerusalem and across the Roman world? The book of Acts provides us with short accounts of the conversions of a variety of people. In this exercise, see if you know the following incidents. Simply identify the person or persons described by placing the letters on the line provided to the left of the numbers.

________ (1) What Gentile heard the word of the Lord, believed it, then was baptized sometime after midnight, along with the family?

________ (2) Who heard about Jesus and was immediate baptized along a road?

________ (3) What Galatians glorified the word of the Lord, believed, and were continually filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit?

________ (4) Who were told to “repent” and “be baptized for the forgiveness of [their] sins” that they might receive the gift of the Holy Spirit?

________ (5) What Mediterranean people heard the Lord Jesus preached, believed, and “turned to the Lord”?

________ (6) Who were becoming “obedient” to the faith?

________ (7) What worshiper of God, whose heart the Lord opened, responded to Paul’s message and was baptized along with the household?

________ (8) Who believed the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ and were being baptized?

________ (9) What people heard Paul speak to Gentile philosophers, believed in Christ, then joined Paul?

________ (10) Who had not heard about the Holy Spirit, but then believed the message Paul presented and were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus?

________ (11) Who saw Jesus, fasted and prayed for three days, and then was told, “Arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His [the Lord’s] name”?

________ (12) What sorcerer, who had been called “the Great Power of God,” believed and was baptized?

________ (13) Who heard the message of the gospel and believed–the number of believers becoming 5,000?

________ (14) What devout person who feared God heard the message of Christ from Peter, believed in Christ, and was baptized in the name of Jesus Christ?

________ (15) What noble-minded people received Paul’s word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures, and thus believed in the Lord Jesus?

________ (16) What people from an immoral city heard, believed, and were baptized?



(a) Jerusalem priests (Acts 6:7)

(b) Ethiopian (Acts8:35-39)

(c) Lydia (Acts 16:13-15)

(d) Cornelius (Acts 10:1-48; 11:14-18; 15:7-11)

(e) Twelve Ephesian Disciples (Acts 19:1-7)

(f) Athenians (Acts 17:32-34)

(g) Jews on Pentecost (Acts 2:38-41)

(h) Paul (Saul) (Acts 9:1-18; 22:16)

(i) Samaritans (Acts 8:5,12)

(j) Jailer and family (Acts 16:25,30-34)

(k) Antiochans of Syria (Acts 11:20-21)

(l) Corinthians (Acts 18:8)

(m) Bereans (Acts 17:11-12)

(n) Jews in Jerusalem after Pentecost (Acts 4:4)

(o) Simon (Acts 8:9,10,13)

(p) Antiochans of Pisidia (Acts 13:48-52)


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