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. Jacob had twelve sons and how many daughters?
Question 2. What is the Masoretic Text?
The traditionally correct text of the Hebrew Bible, established by a group of scholars between the sixth and tenth centuries
The oldest extant text of the Book of Genesis
An ancient Jewish text that didn't make it into the biblical canon
Another name for pseudepigrapha
Question 3. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.
Question 4. 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 5. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?
Question 6. On what holiday is the Book of Ruth read?
Question 7. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?
Question 8. The Book of Chronicles never mentions
The story of creation
The Exodus from Egypt
The Temple in Jerusalem
Question 9. According to the account in Genesis, God made Eve from what part of Adamís body?
A drop of blood
Question 10. How does the Torah end?
With Moses hitting the rock instead of speaking to it
With Moses dying at the age of 120
With the Israelites entering the Land after wandering for 40 years
With the Ten Commandments