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 attributes for God is described in Exodus?
 Merciful and Gracious
 Slow to Anger
 Abounding in Steadfast Love
 All of the above
 None of the above

 

Question 2. Which school of belief directly influenced Saadiah Gaon's perception of God?
 Kabbalah
 Merkavah
 Sufism
 Mutazilite kalam

 

Question 3. 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

 

Question 4. Which of these does the Bible NOT explicitly command us to do?
 Love God
 Fear God
 Worship God
 Struggle with God

 

Question 5. What is unique about the creation story in the Bible, compared to other Ancient Near Eastern creation stories?
 Man is created before woman
 It does not discuss the origin of God
 It happens in seven days
 All of these
 None of these

 

Question 6. True or false: The statement "there were no atheists in antiquity" is largely accurate.
 True
 False

 

Question 7. Which of these cities does God destroy?
 Ur
 Beersheva
 Sodom
 Jerusalem