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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
Which of these was written in Aramaic?
Question 2 of 10
Which text lays out the founding principles of the Mishnah?
Question 3 of 10
Who was Beruriah?
Question 4 of 10
Where is the commentary of the Tosafot on a page of Talmud?
Question 5 of 10
Who was Rabbenu Tam?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following is NOT the name of one of the six orders of the Mishnah?
Question 7 of 10
About how many years separated the writing of the Mishnah and Gemara?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these sages lived first?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these does not appear in the Talmud?
Question 10 of 10
What are the two kinds of material found in the Talmud?

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