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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. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?


Question 2. The Book of Chronicles never mentions
 The story of creation
 The Exodus from Egypt
 King David
 The Temple in Jerusalem


Question 3. 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 4. Which of the following prophets doesn't have a book named after him?


Question 5. On what holiday is the Book of Ruth read?


Question 6. Which of these books is not one of the five megillot?
 Song of Songs


Question 7. According to rabbinic tradition, who is the author of Song of Songs?
 King Hezekiah
 King David
 King Solomon


Question 8. True or False: Tamar was impregnated by her father-in-law.


Question 9. How many parshiyot (portions) are there in the Torah?


Question 10. What was the name of the prophet who confronted King David about his affair with Bathsheba?