How many wise men visited Jesus? Getty Images / iStockphoto / Robert Churchill Zero Correct Incorrect Zero Three Correct Incorrect Three Twelve Correct Incorrect Twelve The Bible doesn't specify a number Correct Incorrect The Bible doesn't specify a number Correct! Wrong! Though the Christmas carol “We Three Kings” leads you to think otherwise, the Bible actually makes no mention of the number of wise men who visited Jesus. The “Magi from the East” did, however, bring him three gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. In which city was Jesus born? Getty Images / iStock / omersukrugoksu Bethlehem Correct Incorrect Bethlehem Nazareth Correct Incorrect Nazareth Jerusalem Correct Incorrect Jerusalem The Bible doesn't say Correct Incorrect The Bible doesn't say Correct! Wrong! Bethlehem is located less than 10 miles from Jerusalem. What word does the Bible use to describe the place of Jesus's birth? Getty Images / iStock / Victoria1988 Stable Correct Incorrect Stable Cave Correct Incorrect Cave Manger Correct Incorrect Manger None of the above Correct Incorrect None of the above Correct! Wrong! According to Luke 2, Mary "brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger" (KJV). A manger is a feeding trough used by animals. Which animals were present at Jesus's birth? Getty Images / iStockphoto / jgroup Oxen and sheep Correct Incorrect Oxen and sheep Sheep and donkeys Correct Incorrect Sheep and donkeys Oxen, sheep, and donkeys Correct Incorrect Oxen, sheep, and donkeys The Bible doesn't mention any Correct Incorrect The Bible doesn't mention any Correct! Wrong! In his book Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives, Pope Benedict XVI confirms their absence from the manger scene: “In the Gospels there is no mention of animals.” People assume the presence of animals due to the fact that Mary “placed him in a manger,” or feeding trough. Which Gospel makes no mention of Jesus's birth? Getty Images / iStockphoto / katrinaelena Matthew Correct Incorrect Matthew Mark Correct Incorrect Mark Luke Correct Incorrect Luke Correct! Wrong! Our modern conception of Jesus’s birth comes from one chapter in Luke. The Gospel of Mark avoids the event entirely, while Mark and John begin with Jesus as an adult. True or false: Mary and Joseph were not married when Jesus was born. Getty Images / iStockphoto / Studio-Annika True Correct Incorrect True False Correct Incorrect False Correct! Wrong! According to Matthew 1, Mary and Joseph were merely pledged to be married upon discovering her pregnancy; however, they did marry before Jesus's birth. Complete Matthew 1:23: "Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name ___, which being interpreted is, God with us." Getty Images / iStockphoto / mletruc Emmanuel Correct Incorrect Emmanuel Hosanna Correct Incorrect Hosanna Israel Correct Incorrect Israel Correct! Wrong! The verse is from the King James Version. Which angel told Mary that she would give birth to Jesus? Getty Images / sedmak Michael Correct Incorrect Michael Gabriel Correct Incorrect Gabriel Raphael Correct Incorrect Raphael Correct! Wrong! The event is commonly referred to as the Annunciation. Where did Mary, Joseph, and Jesus go to escape King Herod's wrath? Getty Images / iStock / ChrisGorgio Egypt Correct Incorrect Egypt Judea Correct Incorrect Judea Galilee Correct Incorrect Galilee Correct! Wrong! They stayed in Egypt until after Herod's death, thereby escaping the Massacre of the Innocents. The Star of Bethlehem guided which of the following to see Jesus? Getty Images / iStock / losw Only the shepherds Correct Incorrect Only the shepherds Only the wise men Correct Incorrect Only the wise men The shepherds and wise men Correct Incorrect The shepherds and wise men None of the above Correct Incorrect None of the above Correct! Wrong! The "star" was most likely an astrological conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. Competing theories are that the star was a nova, or new star; a comet; or an aligning of Jupiter with the star Regulus.