Torah Study Quiz

How much do you know about studying Torah?

For thousands of years Jews have been studying texts in pairs or in groups, respectfully debating each other, and learning the stories and legal texts of Judaism. How much do you know about studying Torah?

Question 1 of 10
In approaching a text, one may first try to understand its p'shat. What does this mean?
Question 2 of 10
After which holiday do Jews begin the cycle of weekly Torah reading?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following statements about Jewish censorship of books is most accurate?
Question 4 of 10
What is a chumash?
Question 5 of 10
What is a d'var Torah?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: In the period after the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, Torah study, along with liturgical prayer, replaced sacrifices as the primary means of worship.
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following Jewish books have, at one time, been banned?
Question 8 of 10
What is a beit midrash?
Question 9 of 10
Before studying, it is customary to say a blessing thanking God for what?
Question 10 of 10
What does "it" refer to in this rabbinic saying: "Turn it and turn it; for everything is in it"?

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