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 another name for the Book of Leviticus?
Question 2. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?
Question 3. Nevi’im Aharonim is another name for what?
Kings of Israel
Question 4. What are the names of the three major prophets whose extensive writings are the longest in Nevi’im Aharonim?
Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel
Joshua, Samuel, and David
Solomon, David, and Saul
Elijah, Elisha, and Nathan
Question 5. The Five Books of Moses is another name for what?
Question 6. Which of the following books was written in part in Aramaic?
Question 7. 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 8. According to biblical scholars, when was the latest material in the Hebrew Bible produced?
Fifth century BCE
Around year 1 CE
Second century CE
Sixth century CE
Question 9. Jacob had twelve sons and how many daughters?
Question 10. 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