Ever wondered why Mormons are called Mormons?
Though Mormons are actually members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they got their nickname from their belief in the Book of Mormon. Maybe you’ve heard of it, but do you know what it’s about and where it came from? Find out with this quiz, and learn a little about how the book can help you in your life.
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The Book of Mormon is a book of:


 
Ever notice how the best stories tend to be the true ones? The Book of Mormon is indeed a real book of inspired scripture that we can use to find direction in our lives and come closer to God.

Do you believe we can find guidance by reading scriptures?

 
Who wrote the Book of Mormon?


 
Although Joseph Smith had a lot to do with sharing the Book of Mormon with the modern world because he translated it, it was actually written many hundreds of years ago by a group of ancient prophets. The Book of Mormon compiles their accounts into one record that shares their teachings along with the history of their people.

Do you believe God spoke to prophets in ancient times?

 
Who is the central figure in the Book of Mormon?


 
Above all, the Book of Mormon teaches about Jesus Christ—who He is, what He taught, why He died, and how He lives. In fact, even before Jesus Christ was born, the prophets of the Book of Mormon knew about Jesus Christ and shared this knowledge with the people of their day.  (FYI: The records were all collected and compiled by a prophet-historian named Mormon. The name of the book comes from him. Those records were then translated hundreds of years later by Joseph Smith.)

Have you ever found peace in the teachings of Jesus Christ?

 
Where do the events of the Book of Mormon mostly take place?


 
The Book of Mormon tells the story of a group of believers who were led by God out of ancient Jerusalem and across the ocean to the Americas, where the people grew into a mighty civilization. Sometimes they chose to follow God and were blessed. Other times they didn’t and suffered. The Book of Mormon details their rise and fall.

Do you believe our lives can be blessed when we follow God?

 
The Book of Mormon ends with a promise. It says:


 
If you’re wondering if everything you’ve read in this quiz is true, you’re not alone. Millions of people have wondered about the truthfulness of the book. That’s why the last chapter of The Book of Mormon contains this promise: “. . . Ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost.” (Moroni 10:4)

Do you believe God answers prayers?

You know your stuff! Not only do you know a lot about the Book of Mormon, but you also believe a lot of the same things that it teaches.
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