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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?


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?


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


Question 5. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?


Question 6. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?


Question 7. How many minor prophets are there?


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


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