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
Where is the commentary of the Tosafot on a page of Talmud?
Question 2 of 10
Which is the standard edition of the Talmud?
Question 3 of 10
What does Talmud mean?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these teachings does NOT appear in Pirkei Avot?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these was written in Aramaic?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these questions is debated in the Mishnah?
Question 7 of 10
Who was Beruriah?
Question 8 of 10
About how many years separated the writing of the Mishnah and Gemara?
Question 9 of 10
What is the focus of the Brisk method of studying Gemara?
Question 10 of 10
Where is the commentary of Rashi found on a page of Talmud?