Afterlife & Messiah Quiz

How much do you know about Judaism and the afterlife?

The immortality of the soul, the World to Come, the resurrection of the dead, and the Messianic age are all part of Jewish tradition. How much do you know about this area of Jewish belief?

Question 1 of 10
Which Jewish hero did many, including Rabbi Akiba, think would turn out to be the Messiah?
Question 2 of 10
Where does the idea of a political or military redeemer come from?
Question 3 of 10
In rabbinic literature, the soul goes through three stages after death. Which of these is not one of those stages?
Question 4 of 10
What does mashiah, the Hebrew word for "messiah," literally mean?
Question 5 of 10
In the Zohar, when do most pilgrimages of holy people to Heaven take place?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is a Jewish belief about heaven?
Question 7 of 10
Which is true of Maimonides' conception of the World to Come?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following will not have a place in the World to Come, according to the Midrash on Ecclesiastes?
Question 9 of 10
According to the Books of Ecclesiastes and Job, who goes down to Sheol after they die?
Question 10 of 10
According to Maimonides, which is true about the Messiah?

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