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Bible Quiz

The Hebrew Bible is hardly bound by its covers; it has inspired significant commentary and criticism. How much do you know about the contents of the Bible, and about biblical scholarship?



Question 1. Which of the following books was written in part in Aramaic?
 Daniel
 Nehemiah
 Chronicles
 Lamentations

 

Question 2. According to the account in Genesis, God made Eve from what part of Adamís body?
 A rib
 A finger
 A hair
 A drop of blood

 

Question 3. What was the name of the King of Moab who wanted Balaam to curse the Israelites?
 Beor
 Ahasuerus
 Balak
 Antiochus

 

Question 4. Which of these books is not one of the five megillot?
 Ruth
 Jonah
 Esther
 Song of Songs

 

Question 5. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?
 Aaron
 Isaac
 Benjamin
 Moses
 Joshua

 

Question 6. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?
 Torah
 Neviíim
 Talmud
 Ketuvim

 

Question 7. How many minor prophets are there?
 5
 7
 8
 12

 

Question 8. What is the name of the son born to Abraham and Hagar (Sarahís servant)?
 Isaac
 Ishmael
 Joseph
 Lot

 

Question 9. Who were Rebekahís sons?
 Jacob and Esau
 Cain and Abel
 Nadav and Avihu
 Joseph and Levi

 

Question 10. According to rabbinic tradition, who is the author of Song of Songs?
 King Hezekiah
 King David
 King Solomon
 Jeremiah