Afterlife & Messiah Quiz

The immortality of the soul, the World to Come, the resurrection of the dead, and the Messianic age are all part of Jewish tradition. How much do you know about this area of Jewish belief?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. True or false: The mystic Abraham Abulafia didn't just try to bring the Messiah, he tried to become the Messiah.

True False

Qustion 2. What will the Messianic Era be preceded by, according to almost all Jewish sources?

A single light filling the world, and the sky turning purple Enormous amounts of suffering, the "birth pangs" of the Messiah An end to hunger and famine The giving of the third set of the Ten Commandments

Qustion 3. According to the Mishnah, who does not have a share in the World to Come?

One who says that the resurrection of the dead is a teaching that does not derive from the Torah One who says that the Torah is not from heaven One who questions the rabbis A and B only All of these

Qustion 4. How did Jacob Frank and his followers refer to God?

The Holy One, Blessed Be He The King of Kings Big Brother The Name

Qustion 5. True or false: Reform Judaism rejects the idea of a physical resurrection.

True False

Qustion 6. According to Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady, who enjoys the bliss of the World to Come while on Earth?

Sinners Saints Gluttons Those who indulge in things forbidden by Torah

Qustion 7. Which of these is not a term that refers to the Jewish conception of the Afterlife?

Eternal Jerusalem Gan Eden The World to Come Sheol

Qustion 8. Which of the following will not have a place in the World to Come, according to the Midrash on Ecclesiastes?

Animals Wicked people Non-Jews A and B only All of these

Qustion 9. In which book is the person who ushers in the World to Come called "The Messiah"?

Zechariah Jeremiah Isaiah Micah None of these

Qustion 10. According to Maimonides, which is true about the Messiah?

The Messiah will bring world peace The Messiah will reign over a peaceful and prosperous Israel The Messiah will undoubtedly be a man The Messiah will live forever
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