New Testament Scripture Mastery Jeopardy

Adapted from Cathy Hunter at 

Make a grip (on poster board or dry erase/chalkboard) with 4 squares across (plus space for categories at the top) and 5 squares down (for dollar amounts.) If on poster board, make two boards, one for round one dollar amounts, and one for round two.


  • Answers must be in the form of a question. 30 second time limit to "answer" once the bell is rung. If answer is correct, team scores dollar amount and chooses next category and dollar amount. If wrong, answering team loses dollar amount and other team(s) have option to answer and score.

  • Round One

    Categories (across top) - Meanings, Application, Direct Quote, Historical Setting.

    $100 - We should serve others. (What is Matthew 25:40?)
    $200 - There will be apostasy before Christ's 2nd coming. (What is 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3?)
    $300 - We must know God and His Son to gain eternal life. (What is John 17:3?)
    $400 - We won't be tempted more than we can resist. (What is 1 Corinthians 10:13?)
    $500 - One of the missions of the Church is to perfect the Saints. (What is Ephesians 4:11-14?)

    $100 - I will keep God's commandments. (What is John 14:15?)
    $200 - I will be baptized for the dead. (What is 1 Corinthians 15:29?)
    $300 - I will be grateful that I can be resurrected because of the Atonement. (What is 1 Corinthians
    $400 - I won't be embarrassed to explain gospel truths to non-members. (What is Romans 1:16?)
    $500 - I will work hard to attain the Celestial Kingdom. (What is 1 Corinthians 15:40-42?)

    Direct Quote.
    $100 - "Let your light so shine." (What is Matthew 5:14-16?)
    $200 - "Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit." (What is John 3:5?)
    $300 - "He shall know of the doctrine." (What is John 7:17?)
    $400 - "And other sheep I have." (What is John 10:16?)
    $500 - "Flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee." (What is Matthew 16:15-19?)

    Historical Setting.
    $100 - Jesus appeared to His apostles after He was resurrected. (What is Luke 24:36-39?)
    $200 - This scripture sent Joseph Smith to the Sacred Grove. (What is James 1:5-6?)
    $300 - Paul's letter encouraged scripture reading. (What is 2 Timothy 3:16-17?)
    $400 - While Stephen was being stoned to death, he saw the Father and the Son. (What is Acts 7:55-56?)
    $500 - John saw a vision while exiled on the Isle of Patmos. (What is Revelation 14:6-7 OR What is Revelation 20:12-13?)

    Double Jeopardy Round.

    Categories (across the top) - Clue Words, Next Word, References, Last Word Rhymes with Chapter Number.

    Clue Words.
    $200 - Born of water and spirit. (What is John 3:5?)
    $400 - Ask God. (What is James 1:5-6?)
    $600 - Apostasy. (What is 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3?)
    $800 - Resurrected Christ. (What is Luke 24:36-39?)
    $1000 - Godhead. (What is Acts 7:55-56?)

    Next Word.
    $200 - "Now is Christ risen from the ____________." (What is dead?)
    $400 - "If ye love me, ______________." (What is keep)
    $600 - "I saw another angel fly in the midst of ________________." (What is heaven?)
    $800 - "No man taketh this honor unto ________________." (What is himself?)
    $1000 - "One star differeth from another star in _____________." (What is glory?)

    $200 - 1 Corinthians 10:13. (What is escaping temptation?)
    $400 - Matthew 25:40. (What is serve others?)
    $600 - Romans 1:16. (What is not ashamed of the gospel?)
    $800 - John 7:17. (What is know doctrine?)
    $1000 - 2 Timothy 3:16-17. (What is purpose of scriptures?)

    Last word rhymes with chapter number.
    $200 - Judgment plenty. (What is Revelation 20?)
    $400 - Faith, and works too. (What is James 2?)
    $600 - Master don't mix. (What is Matthew 6?)
    $800 - What leaders are for? (What is Ephesians 4?)
    $1000 - Perilous times shall be. (What is 2 Timothy 3?)

    *Scores have been totaled for both rounds, so that teams (or individuals) know how much they can wager on Final Jeopardy.

    Final Jeopardy

    Category - Doctrinal Teaching

    Peter knew by revelation that Jesus was the Christ. Answer (What is Matthew 16:15-19?)