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Questions about the Book of Daniel

Daniel is the twenty-seventh book of the bible. Daniel, whose name means, “God is my judge,” was taken in his youth to Babylon in the first deportation under Nebuchadnezzar. Daniel is one of the most readable books in the Bible. The stories are vivid and exciting, and the visions that Daniel had are most significant in the later chapters. The book of Daniel can be divided into eight parts: 1) Daniel’s early life in the Babylonian court, 2) Nebuchadnezzar’s vision of the image, 3) The deliverance of the three Hebrew youths from the fiery furnace, 4) The vision and humbling of Nebuchadnezzar, 5) Daniel’s experiences under Belshazzar and Darius, 6) Daniel’s vision of the four beasts, 7) The prophecy of the defeat of the Persians by the Greeks, and the desecration of the Temple, 8) Daniel’s prayer and the prophecy of the Seventy Weeks. The author of this book is Daniel. Listed below are questions on the book of Daniel. These questions can be used for Sunday school or bible study to help all young converts study the scriptures and may God bless you always.

Daniel Chapter 1

1) Who was the King of Babylon during the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim? (Daniel 1:1)

2) Who gave the King of Judah into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the King of Babylon? (Daniel 1:2)

3) Who was the master of the Kings eunuchs and what did he do for the King? (Daniel 1:3)

4) What kind of young children was he looking for in this verse four of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 1:4)

5) Who were the three young children that the King Nebuchadnezzar took from Judah? (Daniel 1:6)

6) What new names were given to the three young children from Judah by the prince of the eunuchs? (Daniel 1:7)

7) Why did Daniel purposes in his heart not to eat any portion of the King’s food or drink the wine? (Daniel 1:8)

8) What was the name of the eunuchs that was placed in charge of the three young children? (Daniel 1:11)

9) What test did Daniel ask the prince of the eunuchs to let them perform for ten days? (Daniel 1:12)

10) What was the difference between the three young children at the end of the ten days? (Daniel 1:15)

11) What did God give the four young children in this verse seventeen of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 1:17)

12) What did God give Daniel in this verse? (Daniel 1:17)

13) How much better did King Nebuchadnezzar find that they had a more wisdom than all of the magicians and the astrologers in his realm? (Daniel 1:20)

Daniel Chapter 2

1) What happened to King Nebuchadnezzar in his second year of his reign in this first verse of chapter two? (Daniel 2:1)

2) When the King could not sleep and was troubled in spirit, what did he command the magicians, the astrologers, the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans to show him? (Daniel 2:2-3)

3) What did the King tell the Chaldeans that he would do to them if they could not tell him the dream or tell him the interpretation of the dream? (Daniel 2:5)

4) What did the King say to the Chaldeans that they would receive from him, if they could show him the dream and its interpretation? (Daniel 2:6)

5) What was the decree that King Nebuchadnezzar made for all the wise men? (Daniel 2:13)

6) What was the name of the captain of the King’s guard, who was to go forth and slay all of the wise men of Babylon? (Daniel 2:14)

7) When the secret of the dream was revealed to Daniel in a night vision, how did he answer his God in Heaven? (Daniel 2:19-23)

8) What astonishing proof did Daniel give the King that God had endowed him with divine knowledge? (Daniel 2:28-30)

9) What was the dream of the King? (Daniel 2:31-35)

10) How did Daniel interpret this dream of King Nebuchadnezzar for him? (Daniel 2:36-43)

11) What power was to be greater than all of these Kingdoms? (Daniel 2:44)

12) What effect did this wonderful interpretation have on the King Nebuchadnezzar? (Daniel 2:46-47)

13) What position was Daniel promoted to by the King? (Daniel 2:48)

Daniel Chapter 3

1) What did King Nebuchadnezzar make and set up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon for the people to worship? (Daniel 3:1)

2) What was this image made of and big was it? (Daniel 3:1)

3) When the herald cried aloud to all the people and they heard the sound of all kinds of music, what were they to do? (Daniel 3:5-7)

4) What would happen to anyone that did not fall down and worship the golden image? (Daniel 3:11)

5) How did Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answer the King in these two verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 3:17-18)

6) How was the faith of the three friends of Daniel tried? (Daniel 3:20-23)

7) When Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were bounded and cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace were they hurt? (Daniel 3:25)

8) Who was the fourth person that King Nebuchadnezzar saw walking in the midst of the fire? (Daniel 3:25)

9) What did King Nebuchadnezzar say to Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, when he recognized that their God had delivered them out of the mouth of the burning fiery fire? (Daniel 3:26)

10) What was the decree or punishment that the King made concerning the three young Hebrew men inverse twenty-nine? (Daniel 3:29)

Daniel Chapter 4

1) What was the King’s proclamation to all the people and nations that dwell in the earth? (Daniel 4:1-3)

2) When the King saw a dream that made him afraid, who was the only one that could interpret the dream? (Daniel 4:7-9)

3) What dream did God send the King to warn him in these verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 4:10-13)

4) Describe the dream that King Nebuchadnezzar had in these verses that made him afraid? (Daniel 4:14-17)

5) What did King Nebuchadnezzar say to Belteshazzar in verse eighteen of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 4:18)

6) Did Daniel interpret the vision of King Nebuchadnezzar? (Daniel 4:19-24)

7) What was to happen to King Nebuchadnezzar in verse 25 of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 4:25)

8) How long was the King to dwell like a beast in the field and eat grass like oxen? (Daniel 4:25)

9) What was the final result of the King’s vision in verses thirty-two and thirty-three? (Daniel 4:32-33)

10) Who did King Nebuchadnezzar give praise and honor to at the end of his days? (Daniel 4:37)

Daniel Chapter 5

1) Who was the king at the great feast when a thousand lords were drinking wine from the golden and silver vessels? (Daniel 5:1)

2) How did the King Belshazzar defile the vessels of the house of God? (Daniel 5:3-4)

3) Was King Belshazzar scare when the fingers of a man’s hand wrote on the wall? (Daniel 5:6)

4) What did the King promise to the wise men of Babylon that whosoever could read this writing and show him its interpretation? (Daniel 5:7)

5) When all the King’s wise men came could they read the writing and interpret it for him? (Daniel 5:8)

6) Who spoke to the King and said for him not to be troubled that there was a man in his kingdom that could interpret the writing? (Daniel 5:10)

7) Who was the one that the King Belshazzar called to show him the interpretation of the writing on the wall? (Daniel 5:12-13)

8) What did the King promise Daniel, if he could read the writing and tell him the interpretation of it? (Daniel 5:16)

9) What did Daniel say to the King Belshazzar about the gifts and rewards that he offered to him? (Daniel 5:17)

10) What was the interpretation of the writing on the wall in these verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 5:26-28)

11) When the King made a proclamation concerning Daniel, that he should be the third ruler in his kingdom, what happened to the King? (Daniel 5:30)

12) Who took control of the kingdom after the death of Belshazzar and how old was he at this time? (Daniel 5:31)

Daniel Chapter 6

1) Why did the King prefer Daniel about all of the presidents and the princes? (Daniel 6:3)

2) Did the presidents and all of the princes find any occasion or fault in Daniel? (Daniel 6:4)

3) What kind of trap did all of the presidents and princes lay for Daniel? (Daniel 6:7-8)

4) What did Daniel do in his house three times a day? (Daniel 6:10)

5) What was the decree for that King Darius signed in writing and the punishment? (Daniel 6:12)

6) Why could not the King alter this decree that he sighed? (Daniel 6:15)

7) Who commanded that Daniel be brought and cast into the lions den? (Daniel 6:16)

8) What was brought and laid upon the mouth of the den and what did the King sealed it with? (Daniel 6:17)

9) When the King came to den and cried with a lamentable voice to Daniel, what did the King ask him? (Daniel 6:20)

10) What was Daniel’s reply to the King? (Daniel 6:21-22)

11) What did the King do to all of the men and their families that accused Daniel? (Daniel 6:24)

12) What was the decree that King Darius made to all the people in his kingdom? (Daniel 6:26)

Daniel Chapter 7

1) What did Daniel have in the first year of Belshazzar, the King of Babylon? (Daniel 7:1)

2) When Daniel spoke about his vision, how did he describe this dream in verses two and three? (Daniel 7:2-3)

3) How did Daniel describe the first world empire of Babylon? (Daniel 7:4), (Daniel 2:37-38)

4) How did Daniel describe the second world empire of Medo-Persia? (Daniel 7:5), (Daniel 2:39), (Daniel 8:20)

5) How did Daniel describe the third world empire of Greece? (Daniel 7:6), (Daniel 2:39), (Daniel 8:21-22), (Daniel 11:2-4)

6) How did Daniel describe the fourth world empire of Rome? (Daniel 7:7), (Daniel 2:40-43), (Daniel 7:23-24), (Daniel 9:26)

7) What did Daniel tell about Rome, the final form of the fourth world empire, and the ten kings and the little horn? (Daniel 7:8)

8) How did Daniel describe the coming of the Son of man Jesus Christ? (Daniel 7:9-14), (Matthew 24:27-30), (Matthew 25:31-34), (Revelation 19:11-21)

9) When Daniel was grieved by his spirit about the visions in his head, how was the interpretation made know to him? (Daniel 7:17-23)

10) What did Daniel say about the blasphemous leader Satan, and what will happen to the kingdom and his dominion? (Daniel 7:24-27)

Daniel Chapter 8

1) Where was Daniel when the vision appeared to him in verse two of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 8:2)

2) How did Daniel describe the vision that he saw by the river of Ulai? (Daniel 8:3-8)

3) When Daniel saw the he-goat come close to the ram, what happened to the ram? (Daniel 8:7)

4) How long were the vision of the daily sacrifice and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trampled under foot? (Daniel 8:14)

5) Who was the Angel that explained the interpretation of Daniels vision in verse sixteen? (Daniel 8:16)

6) What did the Angel say to Daniel concerning his vision in these two verses? (Daniel 8:17-19)

7) What was the identity of the ram that Daniel saw with two horns? (Daniel 8:20)

8) Who is the he-goat in this verse twenty-one, who is the one between his eyes? (Daniel 8:21)

9) What will the King of fierce countenance do in these verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 8:23-25)

10) What was Daniel to do about this vision in verse twenty-six of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 8:26)

Daniel Chapter 9

1) Who was the other prophet in verse two of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 9:2)

2) Who was the King that was over the realm of the Chaldeans? (Daniel 9:1)

3) What was Daniels confession and prayer to the Lord in theses verses in the book of Daniel? (Daniel 9:4-19)

4) What happened to Daniel, when he was speaking in prayer to his God? (Daniel 9:21)

5) How was the seventy weeks of Daniels vision explained to him in these verses? (Daniel 9:24-27)

Daniel Chapter 10

1) Who was the King of Persia in verse one of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 10:1)

2) How long was Daniel mourning in verse two of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 10:2)

3) When Daniel lifted up his eyes and looked he saw a certain man, how did he describe him? (Daniel 10:5-6)

4) When Daniel saw the vision in this verse what happened to the men that were with him? (Daniel 10:7)

5) Describe what kind of state that Daniel was in these two verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 10:8-9)

6) What did the Angel say to Daniel in these verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 10:11-14)

Daniel Chapter 11

1) When the three Kings of Perisa stand up what will the fourth King have in verse two of this book of Daniel? (Daniel 11:2)

2) When the mighty King stand up to rule with great dominion and do his will, what will happen to his kingdom? (Daniel 11:4)

3) What will happen to the King’s daughter, after the agreement was made with the King of the north? (Daniel 11:6-10)

4) What will happen to the arms of the South in verse fifteen of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 11:15)

5) Who is the Northern King that Daniel is referring to in verses twenty-one through thirty-five in the book of Daniel? (Daniel 11:35)

6) How will the vile person appear and how will he obtain his kingdom in verse twenty-one? (Daniel 11:21)

7) What is in the hearts of both of these Kings and what will they speak of at the table in this verse? (Daniel 11:27)

8) When the King returns and pollutes the sanctuary of the temple, what does he take away in this verse? (Daniel 11:31)

9) Who is the willful King that exalts himself and magnifies himself above every god, and what else does he speak of in this verse? (Daniel 11:36)

10) What will the god of his forces and the god of his fathers are honored with in this verse? (Daniel 11:38)

Daniel Chapter 12

1) How is the great tribulation described in verse one of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 12:1)

2) What will happen to those who are a sleep in the dust of the earth at the resurrection? (Daniel 12:2-3)

3) What happened when Daniel was told to shut up the words, and seal the book in this verse? (Daniel 12:4)

4) Who were the two others that stood on each side of the river in verse five of this book of Daniel? (Daniel 12:5)

5) Who ask the question, how long shall it be to the end of these wonders in verse six of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 12:6)

6) Who ask the Lord, what shall be the end of these things in verse eight 0f the book Daniel? (Daniel 12:8)

7) What did the Lord tell Daniel about the end of time in these verses of the book of Daniel? (Daniel 12:9-13)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and understanding of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose