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
What is a talmid hakham?
Question 2 of 10
What is a beit midrash?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these describes the process of Jewish study?
Question 4 of 10
What is a chumash?
Question 5 of 10
What does Judaism value more--study or action?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following Jewish books have, at one time, been banned?
Question 7 of 10
Before studying, it is customary to say a blessing thanking God for what?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following statements about Jewish censorship of books is most accurate?
Question 9 of 10
In approaching a text, one may first try to understand its p'shat. What does this mean?
Question 10 of 10
Which 20th-century Jewish scholar said: “When I pray, I speak to God; when I study, God speaks to me”?

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