Midrash Quiz

How much do you know about the origins and methods of this exegetical tradition?

Midrash Aggadah and Midrash Halacha are rabbinic tools for interpreting the Bible. How much do you know about the origins and methods of these exegetical traditions?

Question 1 of 10
Which of these is not an example of midrash halakhah?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: Midrashim are all stories.
Question 3 of 10
According to midrash, which of Judaism's forefathers once worked in a store that sold idols?
Question 4 of 10
The concept of kal v’homer is common in midrash. It means:
Question 5 of 10
The oldest existing aggadic midrashim are
Question 6 of 10
What is a Midrash Yelamdenu?
Question 7 of 10
What belief about Torah is attributed to the school of Rabbi Ishmael?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following stories is not a midrash?
Question 9 of 10
What is the main difference between the Mishnah and the Tannaitic Midrashim?
Question 10 of 10
Which Torah commentator sometimes dismissed the work of another Torah commentator by saying that "he relies too much on aggadah?"

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