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
Which Israelite tribe was not given agricultural land and essentially remained urban?
Question 2 of 10
According to Genesis 1, what did God create on the sixth day?
Question 3 of 10
According to the book of Deuteronomy 11, when humans do good things, what will God provide in return?
Question 4 of 10
Contemporary Jewish thinkers have drawn on Jewish texts to address which of these issues?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these traditions presents a challenge for Jewish families trying to balance traditional practice with environmental sensitivity?
Question 6 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 7 of 10
According to medieval commentator Don Isaac Abravanel, the Torah emphasizes sustainability through its discussions of which of the following mitzvot?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following was a major ecological concern in talmudic times?
Question 9 of 10
In what book does the commandment to be fruitful and multiply the earth first appear?
Question 10 of 10
What kind of trees does the Torah prohibit cutting down during war?

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