My Jewish Learning

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.

Question 1. Which of these statements about angels is NOT true according to Jewish tradition?
 They perform various functions at God's behest
 They are the object of worship
 They are lower in rank than good men
 They possess form without matter


Question 2. True or false: God is described in the Torah as "the anointed one."


Question 3. Which of these does God identify as His own name, in the Bible?
 The Omnipresent
 I Am Who I Am
 The Holy One Blessed Be He
 The Name
 The One Who Spoke and Thus Created The World


Question 4. Which body part is attributed to God in the Torah?
 An arm
 A leg
 A brain
 A heart


Question 5. Which of these is not a list in the book Shiur Komah?
 A list of the limbs of God
 A list of the measurements of the limbs of God
 A list of the esoteric names of each limb of God
 A list of the thoughts of God


Question 6. 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


Question 7. Which of the following ideas is the Bible concerned with?
 Proving the existence of God
 Establishing the differences between the Jewish God and the Christian God
 Exploring God's creative capacity and oneness
 Establishing a set ritual of prayers