Matthew the Apostle: History, Facts & Death


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Matthew is believed to be the author of which part of the Christian Bible?

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1. Before following Christ, Matthew was a publican. What does that basically translate to?

2. What about Matthew's profession made him particularly untrustworthy to Hebrew's of the time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet set to see what you know about the life of Matthew, one of Christ's disciples. You will need to identify major features of his life and his death.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll assess your understanding of:

  • The source of the Jewish people's distrust of Matthew
  • Where Matthew traveled after Christ's death
  • The part of the Bible Matthew may have written

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the reason publican's were unpopular among the Jewish people
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as a publican
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where Matthew traveled after the death of Christ and where he may have been martyred

Additional Learning

To get a better understanding of this biblical figure, read the lesson titled Matthew the Apostle: History, Facts & Death. This lesson explains:

  • The original name of Matthew
  • Matthew's status within Catholicism
  • The reason Matthew followed Christ