Nature & the Environment Quiz

How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

The environment impacts so many aspects of life, from the air we breathe to the water we drink. How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

Question 1 of 10
The ancient compilation known as Perek Shirah (Chapter of Song), is based on what idea?
Question 2 of 10
What group created the first Jewish Community-Supported Agriculture program in 2004?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: Maimonides believed that animals were created solely for the purposes of humans.
Question 4 of 10
True or false: The radical monotheism of biblical Israel led to a desacralized view of nature itself, making it not a realm of gods, but the Creation of God.
Question 5 of 10
The following quote is attributed to what great Jewish thinker: "It is not only forbidden to destroy fruit-bearing trees but whoever breaks vessels, tears clothes, demolishes a building, stops up a fountain or wastes food, in a destructive way, offends against the law of 'thou shalt not destroy.'"
Question 6 of 10
Saadiah Gaon provided three possible reasons as to why God created animals. Which of these reasons is NOT one of his explanations.
Question 7 of 10
Where in the Bible is the commandment to tend to and till the world?
Question 8 of 10
According to the 13th Century Seder Hahinukh, righteous people should grieve when what seed is wasted?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: The Book of Job argues that human beings are the center and purpose of creation.
Question 10 of 10
Contemporary Jewish thinkers have drawn on Jewish texts to address which of these issues?

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