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 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 2. 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 3. 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


Question 4. What movement was founded in 1963 by Sherwin Wine?
 Reconstructionist Judaism
 Secular Humanistic Judaism
 Jewish Renewal
 The Chosen People Foundation


Question 5. True or false: Saadiah Gaon thought that belief in rational argument is a vital component of religious belief.


Question 6. Which body part is attributed to God in the Torah?
 An arm
 A leg
 A brain
 A heart


Question 7. Which of these does the Bible NOT explicitly command us to do?
 Love God
 Fear God
 Worship God
 Struggle with God