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. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.
Question 2. Which of these books is not one of the five megillot?
Song of Songs
Question 3. Which of the following were issues that prophets focused their prophecy on?
All of the above
Question 4. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?
Question 5. Jacob had twelve sons and how many daughters?
Question 6. Why do many modern Bible scholars believe that the Torah had multiple authors or redactors?
Because the Torah has internal contradictions
Because there are shifts in language between different sections of the Torah
Because different sections of the Torah reflect different outlooks
All of these reasons
Question 7. What was the name of the King of Moab who wanted Balaam to curse the Israelites?
Question 8. Who were Rebekah’s sons?
Jacob and Esau
Cain and Abel
Nadav and Avihu
Joseph and Levi
Question 9. 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 10. What was the name of the prophet who confronted King David about his affair with Bathsheba?