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
What is the traditional Jewish theological understanding of humanity’s relationship with the earth?
Question 2 of 10
Where in the Bible is the commandment to tend to and till the world?
Question 3 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 4 of 10
In what book does the commandment to be fruitful and multiply the earth first appear?
Question 5 of 10
What group created the first Jewish Community-Supported Agriculture program in 2004?
Question 6 of 10
According to Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch, why did the Bible require that levitical cities be surrounded by green space?
Question 7 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 8 of 10
According to the book of Deuteronomy 11, when humans do good things, what will God provide in return?
Question 9 of 10
What does the Torah require of levitical cities?
Question 10 of 10
The ancient compilation known as Perek Shirah (Chapter of Song), is based on what idea?