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
True or false: In traditional Jewish thought, evolution is always rejected.
Question 2 of 10
What topics are covered in modern ethnographic studies of the Jewish community?
Question 3 of 10
What event proved Einstein's Theory of Relativity right?
Question 4 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 5 of 10
In traditional Jewish law, who decides whether a person who is sick should eat on Yom Kippur?
Question 6 of 10
How did Samuel bar Abba, a talmudic sage, calculate and determine the calendar and the dates of holidays many years in advance?
Question 7 of 10
Who first applied the anthropological study of folklore to the Jewish Bible?
Question 8 of 10
Who used the Jewish Bible in order to explore the division of labor in society?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these Jewish thinkers was not also a scientist?
Question 10 of 10
What does the term "intelligent design" refer to?

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