God Quiz

Judaism has long been credited with introducing monotheism to the world. But Jewish conceptions of that one God have varied through the ages.

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Qustion 1. True or false: Saadiah Gaon thought that belief in rational argument is a vital component of religious belief.

True False

Qustion 2. True or false: Sometimes in the Bible, people can see God.

True False

Qustion 3. Who introduced the term "Jehovah" as a name for God?

Christian scholars Secular Jewish scholars of Christianity The Greek translators of the Torah The founders of the Jehovah's Witnesses

Qustion 4. Which body part is attributed to God in the Torah?

An arm A leg A brain A heart

Qustion 5. What distinction did the Kabbalists make between different aspects of God?

The human and the divine The revealed and concealed The earthly and the endless The Jewish and the Christian

Qustion 6. Which of these characteristics is attributed to God in the Torah?

God has a hand God has an arm God gets angry All of these None of these

Qustion 7. Which of these is not a comparison used in rabbinic literature?

God as a parent God as a king God as a kohen, or priest God as a banker

Qustion 8. What was Philo of Alexandria's main contribution to Jewish philosophy?

Explaining God in an abstract philosophical way Wedding the Jewish God with the Greek pantheon Creating a Jewish philosophy without God Explaining the steps of Creation through reasoning

Qustion 9. According to Maimonides, what is the "fundamental of fundamentals"?

Devotion to the commandments Belief in God Acceptance of the Torah The notion of Jews as God's Chosen People

Qustion 10. What is the teleological proof of God's existence?

The idea of concrete evidence, such as evolution The idea that the world is a complicated place, and it's unlikely to become that way by accident The idea that our beliefs have a concrete manifestation The idea of using the Bible as historical evidence.
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