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Bible Quiz

The 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. On what holiday is Ecclesiastes read?
 Rosh Hashanah


Question 2. Which of the following were issues that prophets focused their prophecy on?
 Worshipping idols
 Social ills
 Immoral Behavior
 All of the above


Question 3. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?


Question 4. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?


Question 5. According to the account in Genesis, God made Eve from what part of Adamís body?
 A rib
 A finger
 A hair
 A drop of blood


Question 6. What are the names of the three major prophets whose extensive writings are the longest in Neviíim Aharonim?
 Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel
 Joshua, Samuel, and David
 Solomon, David, and Saul
 Elijah, Elisha, and Nathan


Question 7. The Five Books of Moses is another name for what?
 The Torah
 The Neviíim
 The Talmud
 The Mishnah


Question 8. 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 9. Every day in the Temple in Jerusalem the Levites sang:
 The story of creation
 The Song of Songs
 A Psalm for the day of the week
 Hannah's prayer


Question 10. What is another name for the Book of Leviticus?
 Torat Kohanim
 Mishneh Torah