Bible Quiz - Iowa Awana

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What is it?
Why should I encourage it?
How do I prepare for it?
Gil Korthals
Iowa Awana Ministry Team
Co-Commander, Bondurant Federated Church
1. In the reference Romans 3:23,
what does the 3 refer to?
A. Chapter
B. Book
C. Verse
1. In the reference Romans 3:23,
what does the 3 refer to?
A. Chapter
B. Book
C. Verse
What is Bible Quiz?
A competition where clubbers compete
against clubbers from other churches in how
well they know the Bible verses and other
material they have been memorizing.
 Consists of boys and girls teams from each handbook
 Covers the first four Discoveries/Challenges of each book
 Oral Quiz (12 M/C questions) & Written Quiz (12 ques.)
Objectives
1. To encourage clubbers in Bible memorization, review
books.
2. Provide competition for clubbers to show Bible
knowledge.
3. Give clubbers a greater love for a working knowledge
of the Bible.
4. Everyone learns about salvation, so they can accept
Christ.
Why Participate?
 Really strengthens and deepens the verses the kids
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have learned.
Motivates clubbers to make progress in their books.
Grows, strengthens and stretches your club, kids and
leaders.
Interact with other churches, both leaders and kids.
Kids see that they are not alone in studying God’s
Word and are encouraged.
Gives your high achievers a place to be challenged.
Gives your non-atheletes a place to shine.
Teams
 Boys compete against boys generally and girls against
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girls. Exception is when low numbers, then combine.
Each team consists of 1-6 boys or girls.
A ‘full’ team is 2 - 6 kids (max points available).
2-4 kids do the Oral Quiz, two do the Written.
If a lot of boys or girls for a particular handbook, can
split and have two teams for that book.
A single person can be a team but only half the points
available.
Scoring
Oral Quiz
 Each M/C question worth 10 points
 12 questions = 120 points possible per clubber
 Two clubbers per team = 240 total points possible
Written Quiz
 Each question worth 10 points but partial credit
possible.
 12 questions = 120 points possible per clubber
 Two clubbers per team = 240 total points possible
Perfect Team score = 480 points
Girls
Boys
Oral Quiz Setup
2nd Boy
Bondurant
Federated
Grace
West
Urbandale
Baptist
1st Baptist
Colfax
1st
Federated
Calvary
Baptist
Evangelical
Free
Church
1st
Baptist
Perry
1st
Bondurant
Federated
Grace
West
Urbandale
Baptist
1st Baptist
Colfax
1st
Federated
Calvary
Baptist
Evangelical
Free
Church
1st
Baptist
Perry
2nd Girl
Bondurant
Federated
Grace
West
Urbandale
Baptist
1st Baptist
Colfax
1st
Federated
Calvary
Baptist
Evangelical
Free
Church
1st
Baptist
Perry
1st Girl
Bondurant
Federated
Grace
West
Urbandale
Baptist
1st Baptist
Colfax
1st
Federated
Calvary
Baptist
Evangelical
Free
Church
1st
Baptist
Perry
Boy
Front
Screen
Preparing Your Kids
 Two to four practice sessions
 Split up by handbook
 Recruit coach/helper for each handbook
 Note cards (flash cards)
 Study guides
 Practice questions – yes, homework!
 Practice oral quiz, especially for first timers
 Online quiz/questions
Helpful Websites
Study guides and practice questions – most useful website
 http://www.2timothy215.net/
Memorization Tools (some have a cost)
 http://www.quizzinggame.com/
 http://showcase.netins.net/web/awanapmc/Choose_A_T&T_Book.shtml
 http://mt.verseminder.com/welcome/aid/3/tabid/139/default.aspx
 http://www.getintheword.com/Products.aspx?Product=MemoryMan&Page=Download
Bible verse flash cards
 http://www.barnescomputer.net/Personal/awanaT&Tbook.html
Click on Book 1 to get this page.
Practice
Questions
Study Guide
Tips and Tricks
 Emphasize that they get out of it what they put in
 Beware of ‘None of the above’ answers in Oral Quiz
 Get parents involved – parents meeting before first
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practice, e-mails with copies of homework, …
Homework on colored paper to match book
Start small, maybe only observe the first year
Commander doesn’t have to be the coach
Don’t forget purpose is to deepen knowledge of the Word.
That is winning.
Bring three volunteers to be scorekeeper, room monitor,
paper corrector.
Invite 2nd graders & parents to watch
Questions?

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