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 does "it" refer to in this rabbinic saying: "Turn it and turn it; for everything is in it"?
Question 2 of 10
In approaching a text, one may first try to understand its p'shat. What does this mean?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following statements about Jewish censorship of books is most accurate?
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
Which of these daily prayers emphasizes the obligation to study and teach Torah?
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
What is a talmid hakham?
Question 9 of 10
After which holiday do Jews begin the cycle of weekly Torah reading?
Question 10 of 10
What does Judaism value more--study or action?

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