Sex & Sexuality Quiz


Judaism does not see sex as dirty or grossly physical, neither does it encourage sex outside committed relationships. How much do you know about Jewish perspectives on sex?

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Qustion 1. When are sexual relations forbidden, according to traditional Judaism?

On Shabbat During a holiday such as Passover While a man is tired, or has a headache During the daylight hours

Qustion 2. Where, according to Dr. Ruth, does her message of sexual liberation have its origins?

In Eastern European folklore. Through being oppressed as a young woman. Through positive sexual messages in Orthodox Judaism. In a story from the Talmud. None of the above.

Qustion 3. Which of these is not explicitly prohibited in the Torah?

Incest Marrying both a woman and her sister Marrying one’s first cousin Bestiality

Qustion 4. What is the protocol for a ritually impure woman and man?

Expulsion from the Israelite camp Immersion in a ritual pool of water Death by stoning A ritual service administered by a priest, or kohen

Qustion 5. Which personality in the Christian Bible is famous for using religious terms to espouse a negative attitude toward sex?

Jesus John Paul Ringo

Qustion 6. Which of these is the most preferable form of contraception, according to rabbinic authorities?

Condoms. Birth control pill. Diaphragm. Withdrawal.

Qustion 7. According to the Torah, what is the punishment for men who have homosexual sex?

Incarceration Lashes Death Payment of a fine

Qustion 8. Which of the following statements is true, according to the Talmud?

Sexual pleasure is a husband's right and a wife’s obligation Sexual pleasure is a wife’s right and a husband’s obligation Sexual pleasure is equally the obligation of all involved parties The Talmud never directly addresses the issue of sexual pleasure

Qustion 9. According to traditional Jewish law, when do women immerse in the mikveh (ritual bath)?

Immediately after they finish menstruating Ashkenazic women immerse five days after their period begins, Sephardic women immerse four days after their period begins Seven days after they finish menstruating Seven days after they get their period

Qustion 10. What is the literal translation for the Hebrew phrase that means "sexual offenses"?

The "uncovering of nakedness." The "disclosing of truths." The "openness of desires." The "quenching of thirsts." None of the above.
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