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
Which of these daily prayers emphasizes the obligation to study and teach Torah?
Question 2 of 10
What is a beit midrash?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following Jewish books have, at one time, been banned?
Question 4 of 10
Which 20th-century Jewish scholar said: “When I pray, I speak to God; when I study, God speaks to me”?
Question 5 of 10
What does "it" refer to in this rabbinic saying: "Turn it and turn it; for everything is in it"?
Question 6 of 10
What is a d'var Torah?
Question 7 of 10
Before studying, it is customary to say a blessing thanking God for what?
Question 8 of 10
What is a chumash?
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
What does the term “talmud torah” specifically refer to?

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