Students at Pardes, a pluralistic yeshiva in Jerusalem. Copyright: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Talmud Quiz

How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

The Talmud–which consists of the Mishnah and Gemara–explicates and builds upon the Torah’s laws and stories. How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?

Question 1 of 10
Which of these was written in Aramaic?
Question 2 of 10
Whose commentary on the Talmud is printed on the inside margins of every page?
Question 3 of 10
Who was Beruriah?
Question 4 of 10
According to the Talmud, which of these sages entered the Divine Pardes, or the Orchard, and came out sane and alive?
Question 5 of 10
What is a baraita?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these is not the subject of an order of the Mishnah?
Question 7 of 10
What is the focus of the Brisk method of studying Gemara?
Question 8 of 10
What does Avot D'Rabbi Natan contain?
Question 9 of 10
Which is the standard edition of the Talmud?
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following is NOT the name of one of the six orders of the Mishnah?