Science & Judaism Quiz

How much do you know about the relationship between science and Judaism?

The Bible and Talmud saw science and Jewish tradition as pathways to the same divine truth. But still, the two regularly come in conflict.

Question 1 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers was not also a scientist?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these was Maimonides influenced by?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following people is known as the "Zoo Rabbi," committed to understanding the role of science in traditional Jewish sources?
Question 4 of 10
True or False: Carl Jung was Jewish.
Question 5 of 10
Which of these talmudic theories is supported by modern science?
Question 6 of 10
Where does this statement of wonder at the natural world--"How great are Your works, God, You made them all with wisdom"--come from?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: Maimonides said that if a rabbi in the Talmud claims something that contradicts a known scientific fact, the Talmud's word must be trusted.
Question 8 of 10
Which of these prominent social scientists was not Jewish?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers also developed astronomical models, tables for solar and lunar motion, and a plan for a camera obscura?
Question 10 of 10
How did Samuel bar Abba, a talmudic sage, calculate and determine the calendar and the dates of holidays many years in advance?

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