Bible QuizThe Hebrew Bible is hardly bound by its covers; it has inspired significant commentary and criticism. How much do you know about the contents of the Bible, and about biblical scholarship?
Question 1. According to the account in Genesis, God made Eve from what part of Adamís body?
A drop of blood
Question 2. Ecclesiastes, Esther, Song of Songs, Ruth, and Lamentations are together known by what name?
Question 3. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?
Question 4. What is another name for the Book of Leviticus?
Question 5. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.
Question 6. Which of these books is NOT part of the former prophets?
The Book of Joshua
The Book of Judges
The Book of Samuel
The Book of Isaiah
Question 7. According to biblical scholars, when was the latest material in the Hebrew Bible produced?
Fifth century BCE
Around year 1 CE
Second century CE
Sixth century CE
Question 8. The Book of Chronicles never mentions
The story of creation
The Exodus from Egypt
The Temple in Jerusalem
Question 9. When do scholars think the text of the Book of Esther was written?
By an eyewitness to the events
During the First Temple period
During the Second Temple period
In the second century CE
Question 10. What was the name of the King of Moab who wanted Balaam to curse the Israelites?