Name that Apostle: See if you can match biographical information to the correct LDS Church leader


They were lawyers, educators, surgeons, nuclear scientists and car-dealership owners by profession, but this special group of men also had members who cleaned library bathrooms, announced high school basketball games and repaired cars for the Union Pacific. One thing is certain: The members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have led fascinating lives. See if you can guess who appeared in the Hill Cumorah Pageant, who performed heart surgery on Spencer W. Kimball and who married a fellow student-body officer in this quiz below.


Sources: Information taken from individual profiles of the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on the Prophets and Apostles section of Additional information taken from official biographies on


Elyssa Andrus has worked as a journalist for 14 years, most recently as the lifestyle editor at the Daily Herald newspaper in Provo. She is a contributor to the KSL-TV show "Studio 5" and is co-author of the book "Happy Homemaking" (Cedar Fort, 2012) with Natalie Hollingshead. She lives with her husband and four young children in Utah Valley.

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