Compassion Quiz

Compassion Quiz


What percentage of Americans lived below the poverty line* in 2009?

*The poverty threshold varies by family size and age. A family of 2 adults and 2 children was “in poverty” if the yearly income was less than $22,756 in 2009.

If you enter each of the following keywords to search an online database of US nonprofits, which receives the largest number of hits for related nonprofits?

If you enter each of the following keywords to search the same nonprofit database, which receives the fewest number of hits?

Through the writing of one of His prophets, God indicates what it means to “know the Lord:”

This is what the LORD says: “Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place.”

“He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?” declares the LORD.

These passages are found in which Old Testament book?

United Way was recently listed as the largest US charity in terms of private donations ($3.8B). Of charities focused on domestic relief (not international relief or medically-related), which organization came in second place?

In which gospel account did Jesus claim to have fulfilled the following Old Testament prophecy?

"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor."

Christians worldwide had personal income totaling more than $16 trillion in 2007.  How much of that income was donated to Christian causes?

According to one recent study, what percent of the country’s congregations take part in or support social service, community development, or neighborhood organizing projects?

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