Jewish Bioethics Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish bioethics?

When Jewish thinkers consider issues like euthanasia, abortion, and organ donation, they articulate diverse positions on the relationship between Jewish law, Jewish ethics, and secular ethics. How much do you know about Jewish bioethics?

Question 1 of 10
Couples should be genetically screened
Question 2 of 10
True or false: Judaism sees the termination of a pregnancy as murder.
Question 3 of 10
According to Jewish law, which of the following is true of abortion?
Question 4 of 10
What is the one principle that can be singled out for its prominence in Jewish bioethical discourse?
Question 5 of 10
The traditional Jewish principle guiding end-of-life decisions is that nothing can be done to hasten death, but _____________ can be removed.
Question 6 of 10
According to Jewish law, what is a goses?
Question 7 of 10
According to traditional Jewish sources, when does death occur?
Question 8 of 10
According to the Talmud, when does a soul enter a baby's body?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following biblical characters seems to have requested an assisted suicide?
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish law, is therapeutic genetic engineering and gene manipulation sanctioned?

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