Missions quiz

The focus for the quiz is on the work of Wycliffe Bible Translators in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the role of All Saints’ Mission Partners, Clare and Andrew Koens.  The web sites following give an overview:

http://koens.weebly.com/ - this introduces Clare and Andrew

http://pacificbible.blogspot.com/2010/07/papua-new-guinea-ukarumpa-linguistic.html - this goes the background to Bible translation work in PNG.

There are ten questions in the Quiz.  You may find the answers in the above websites. Otherwise refer to the help page via the link at the bottom of this page.

Q1. Where in the world is Papua New Guinea?

  1. North of Australia
  2. East of Australia
  3. South of Australia
  4. West of Australia?

Q2. How many different languages are spoken in PNG?

  1. More than 200
  2. More than 400
  3. More than 800

Q3. How many children do Clare and Andrew have?

  1. Two
  2. Three
  3. Four

Q4.  When did Andrew start work in PNG?

  1. 2002
  2. 2007
  3. 2012

Q5. As well as being a Dad, what is Andrew’s main work?

  1. Aeroplane pilot
  2. School teacher
  3. Vehicle maintenance/Mechanic

Q6.  As well as being a Mum, what work responsibilities has Clare had?

  1. Teaching
  2. Caring for staff members
  3. Teaching and caring for staff members

Q7.  The project is all about translating the Bible into local languages.  How many people are involved in translation work in PNG? 

  1. 250-350
  2. 351-450
  3. 451 or more

Q8. How many different PNG languages have at least some of the Bible available for download from the internet?

  1. 124
  2. 214
  3. 241

Q9.   Some imported food in PNG comes from Indonesia. Clare’s response to a recipe on a tin written in Indonesian: "Well, we won't be able to make that."  But what did the children say or do?

  1. Cry
  2. Cook something else
  3. Something else?

Q10.  What makes it so special to be able to read the Bible in your own language?  

  • This is an open question – for discussion, but there is an answer available.

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