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 statements has been used to explain the prominence of Jews in psychology?
Question 2 of 10
Who was the father of modern psychoanalysis?
Question 3 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 4 of 10
Which of these medieval scholars engaged in astrological study?
Question 5 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 6 of 10
Which of these prominent social scientists was not Jewish?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these Jews believed that religion was the "opium of the masses"?
Question 8 of 10
How have Jewish institutions such as the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee dealt with attempts to introduce Intelligent Design into public schools?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these people is known as the "zoo rabbi," and has authored books on science and Torah which were banned?
Question 10 of 10
What does the term "intelligent design" refer to?