Nephite Disciples

“Nephite Disciples,” Friend, Aug. 1996, 45

Nephite Disciples

The names of the twelve Nephite disciples are given in 3 Nephi 19:4 [3 Ne. 19:4]. Use this reference as well as the ones listed at the end of each question to help you answer the questions. Score 2 points for each correct answer you need no help to give; score only 1 point if you needed to use the reference. Some questions have more than one answer and are worth more points accordingly.

  1. In what year were the twelve Nephite disciples chosen by Jesus? (See 3 Ne. 8:5; 3 Ne. 10:18; 3 Ne. 12:1.)

  2. Which disciple has the same name as the King of Judah at the time Lehi left Jerusalem? (See 1 Ne. 1:4; 1 Ne. 2:2–3.)

  3. Which disciple is the son of Nephi? (See 3 Ne. 19:4.)

  4. There are two pairs of brothers among the Nephite disciples. Who are they? (See 3 Ne. 19:4.)

  5. What is the name of the two disciples who have the same name as the Apostle Peter’s father? (See John 21:15.)

  6. Which two disciples’ names are the same as two Old Testament prophets? They are also names of books in the Old Testament. (See the listing two pages before the book of Genesis, which starts the Old Testament.)

  7. Who baptized all the Nephite disciples except Nephi? (See 3 Ne. 19:11–12.)

SCORING: 18–22 points = Master Scholar; 10–17 points = Notable Scholar; 1–9 points = Rookie Scholar.