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
What is the rabbinic position on stem cell research?
Question 2 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 3 of 10
According to Jewish law, when does a fetus acquire the rights of a person?
Question 4 of 10
According to traditional Jewish sources, when does death occur?
Question 5 of 10
From a Jewish perspective, what is the best way of screening for genetic diseases?
Question 6 of 10
The concept of a surrogate mother is introduced in the Bible with which characters?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following denominations allow organ donation?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: In some situations, Jewish law actually requires a woman to have an abortion.
Question 9 of 10
True or False: There is a case of genetic engineering in the Bible.
Question 10 of 10
According to some Orthodox rabbinic authorities there is concern that the use of donor sperm to impregnate a woman who was having trouble conceiving would constitute what?

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