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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
Who was Beruriah?
Question 2 of 10
Where was the "Babylonian" Talmud produced?
Question 3 of 10
Who was Rabbenu Tam?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these sages lived first?
Question 5 of 10
According to the Talmud, which of these sages entered the Divine Pardes, or the Orchard, and came out sane and alive?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the two Talmuds is considered more authoritative?
Question 7 of 10
What is the first teaching in Pirkei Avot?
Question 8 of 10
What does Avot D'Rabbi Natan contain?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: The Talmud is a code of law, much like the Shulhan Arukh.
Question 10 of 10
Which is the standard edition of the Talmud?

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