Book of B'midbar Quiz


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Qustion 1. In Parashat Balak, Balaam blesses the children of Israel three times. A portion of his final blessing is said in prayers:

On Rosh Hashanah On Passover Daily On Purim On Shabbat

Qustion 2. What do the tribes of Reuben, Gad and half of Manasseh request?

To keep the land east of the Jordan To stay in the desert To marry the children of Midian To read books all day and all night To own more cattle

Qustion 3. What precedent is set by the daughters of Zelophehad?

If a man dies without a male heir, the closest male relative inherits the property. If a man dies without a male heir, his daughters are sold into slavery. If a man dies without a male heir, the community inherits the property. If a man dies, he should be buried. If a man dies without a male heir, his daughters inherit the property.

Qustion 4. What were the two objects the Levite tribe was tasked with moving?

The Tabernacle and food supply The Tabernacle and tent The food supply and children The tent and the elderly The books and the furniture

Qustion 5. What happens as a direct result of Miriam’s death?

The water runs dry Moses and Aaron get into a brawl over her inheritance A giant storm whisks her body away All of the above

Qustion 6. What necessitated "Cities of Refuge?"

Stealing Manslaughter and murder Sacrificing a child Cutting down fruit trees Mother-in-laws

Qustion 7. What giant item did the scouts bring back after 40 days in the Land of Canaan?

Olives Milk and honey Wheaties Figs Grapes

Qustion 8. Why was a second Passover holiday created in the desert?

Because the Israelites forgot the date. Because they didn't prepare the sacrifice in time. Because community members weren't cleansed/purified to perform the sacrifice. Because there was a famine and there were no suitable animals to sacrifice. Because there wasn’t enough Matzah.

Qustion 9. How were Korah, Dathan and Abiram punished for their rebellion?

10 plagues They were swallowed by the ground and were consumed by fire They were put in the corner They had to eat manna for 40 years Stinky cheese rained from the sky

Qustion 10. When Moses took a census of the Israelites, which tribe was the largest?

Reuben Benjamin Manasseh Judah Naphtali
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