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
According to Jewish law, what is a goses?
Question 2 of 10
According to Jewish law, is therapeutic genetic engineering and gene manipulation sanctioned?
Question 3 of 10
According to the Talmud, when does a soul enter a baby's body?
Question 4 of 10
The concept of a surrogate mother is introduced in the Bible with which characters?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: In recent years, some liberal rabbis have suggested that active euthanasia be permitted in certain cases where the pain experienced by a terminally ill patient diminishes his/her ability to live in the image of God.
Question 6 of 10
From a Jewish perspective, what is the best way of screening for genetic diseases?
Question 7 of 10
In the Talmud, the vital sign distinguishing life and death is
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following biblical characters seems to have requested an assisted suicide?
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following denominations allow organ donation?
Question 10 of 10
Which Jewish tenet overrides all others in the debate regarding whether organ donation should be permissible acccording to Jewish law?

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