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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. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?
 Torah
 Neviíim
 Talmud
 Ketuvim

 

Question 2. Neviíim Aharonim is another name for what?
 Former prophets
 Latter prophets
 Kings of Israel
 Writings

 

Question 3. 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 4. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah describe what event in Jewish history?
 The return to Zion around 538 B.C.E
 The destruction of the Second Temple
 King Davidís affair with Bathsheba
 When King Nebuchadnezzar ordered Arioch to kill all the wise men of Babylon

 

Question 5. True or False: Tamar was impregnated by her father-in-law.
 True
 False

 

Question 6. Which of the following prophets doesn't have a book named after him?
 Isaiah
 Elijah
 Samuel
 Joshua

 

Question 7. How many minor prophets are there?
 5
 7
 8
 12

 

Question 8. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.
 True
 False

 

Question 9. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?
 13
 613
 32
 24

 

Question 10. 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