Book of Bereshit Quiz

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Qustion 1. In Lekh Lekha, Sarah gives Hagar to Abram as a concubine. Where is Hagar from?

East Jerusalem Syria Sodom Egypt Haran

Qustion 2. What were Pharoah’s dreams about that Joseph interpreted, leading to his being appointed viceroy?

Wine and water Wine and cows Wheat and cows Lizards and chickens Chicken and waffles

Qustion 3. In Parashat Vayera, Abraham agrees to sacrifice Isaac in the morning. What Jewish ritual emerges from Abraham being a morning person?

The morning prayer of Shacharit Washing hands in the morning Saying Modeh Ani Blessing children Cleaning for Passover

Qustion 4. In Parashat Bereshit, Adam and Eve get kicked out of the Garden of Eden for eating from the Tree of Knowledge. What are some rabbinic interpretations over the years of what they ate?

Etrog Fig Grapes A kernel of wheat All of the above

Qustion 5. In Parashat Vayishlach, Dinah is attacked and her brothers take vengeance. Where was Dinah’s attacker from?

Kiryat Ono Bethlehem Sodom Shechem Carmel

Qustion 6. What gift does Rebecca get from Abraham’s servant, Eliezer, when he appears to look for a bride for Isaac?

A nose ring Bracelets Shekels All of the above

Qustion 7. According to Parashat Noah, why did God create many languages?

Because God was bored. To thwart the people, who were getting cocky with their tower and single tongue. Because there are many paths to divinity. Because God liked the variety of sounds. Because dystopia leads to utopia.

Qustion 8. In Parashat Toldot, Esau marries a woman from the Land of Canaan. What nation did Esau's first wife come from?

Phoenicians Hittites Persians Amalekites Incans

Qustion 9. In Parashat Vayehi, Jacob blesses all his sons. In his blessing for Judah, he says that Judah will launder his clothing in what substance?

Tide Water Milk Wine Honey

Qustion 10. How long did Jacob work in order to merit Rachel?

7 years 14 years 21 years 25 years 28 years
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