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. What is the name of the son born to Abraham and Hagar (Sarah’s servant)?
Question 2. How many parshiyot (portions) are there in the Torah?
Question 3. Jacob had twelve sons and how many daughters?
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. 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
Question 6. Nevi’im Aharonim is another name for what?
Kings of Israel
Question 7. What is another name for the Book of Leviticus?
Question 8. According to rabbinic tradition, who is the author of Song of Songs?
Question 9. Who were Rebekah’s sons?
Jacob and Esau
Cain and Abel
Nadav and Avihu
Joseph and Levi
Question 10. How many minor prophets are there?