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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The Five Books of Moses is another name for what?

The Torah The Nevi’im The Talmud The Mishnah

Qustion 2. On what holiday is Ecclesiastes read?

Rosh Hashanah Sukkot Shavuot Passover

Qustion 3. According to biblical scholars, when was the latest material in the Hebrew Bible produced?

Fifth century BCE Around year 1 CE Second century CE Sixth century CE

Qustion 4. What is the name of the son born to Abraham and Hagar (Sarah’s servant)?

Isaac Ishmael Joseph Lot

Qustion 5. Which of the following prophets doesn't have a book named after him?

Isaiah Elijah Samuel Joshua

Qustion 6. Ecclesiastes, Esther, Song of Songs, Ruth, and Lamentations are together known by what name?

Kohelet The Megillot Ketuvim Tehillim

Qustion 7. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah describe what event in Jewish history?

The return to Zion around 538 B.C.E The destruction of the Second Temple King David’s affair with Bathsheba When King Nebuchadnezzar ordered Arioch to kill all the wise men of Babylon

Qustion 8. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?

Torah Nevi’im Talmud Ketuvim

Qustion 9. On what holiday is the Book of Ruth read?

Hanukkah Sukkot Passover Shavuot

Qustion 10. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.

True False
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