Bible Quiz

The Hebrew Bible is hardly bound by its covers; it has inspired significant commentary and criticism. How much do you know about the contents of the Bible, and about biblical scholarship?

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Qustion 1. Who were Rebekah’s sons?

Jacob and Esau Cain and Abel Nadav and Avihu Joseph and Levi

Qustion 2. Where and when is the Book of Lamentations set?

In Jerusalem in the days after the Temple was destroyed by the Babylonians In Jerusalem in the days after the Temple was destroyed by the Romans In Samaria after the division into two kingdoms after King Solomon In exile after the conquest of the northern kingdom of Israel by the Assyrian Empire

Qustion 3. Jacob had twelve sons and how many daughters?

1 2 7 12

Qustion 4. According to the account in Genesis, God made Eve from what part of Adam’s body?

A rib A finger A hair A drop of blood

Qustion 5. How many parshiyot (portions) are there in the Torah?

36 51 54 72

Qustion 6. The Five Books of Moses is another name for what?

The Torah The Nevi’im The Talmud The Mishnah

Qustion 7. When do scholars think the text of the Book of Esther was written?

By an eyewitness to the events During the First Temple period During the Second Temple period In the second century CE

Qustion 8. According to rabbinic tradition, who is the author of Song of Songs?

King Hezekiah King David King Solomon Jeremiah

Qustion 9. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?

Aaron Isaac Benjamin Moses Joshua

Qustion 10. What is the name of the son born to Abraham and Hagar (Sarah’s servant)?

Isaac Ishmael Joseph Lot
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