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
What belief about Torah is attributed to the school of Rabbi Ishmael?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these is NOT a work of halakhic midrash?
Question 3 of 10
What is a Midrash Yelamdenu?
Question 4 of 10
What is Midrash Aggadah?
Question 5 of 10
Were midrashic texts discovered among the Dead Sea Scrolls?
Question 6 of 10
The beginning line of a midrash is called the
Question 7 of 10
What does the word "rabbah" mean?
Question 8 of 10
The Mekhilta is a book of legal midrashim focusing on
Question 9 of 10
Which is an alternate name for Midrash Tanhuma?
Question 10 of 10
Who said that "the Torah speaks in the language of human beings"?

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