Bible QuizThe 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. According to rabbinic tradition, who is the author of Song of Songs?
Question 2. On what holiday is the Book of Ruth read?
Question 3. What is another name for the Book of Leviticus?
Question 4. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?
Question 5. What was the name of the prophet who confronted King David about his affair with Bathsheba?
Question 6. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?
Question 7. Which of the following books was written in part in Aramaic?
Question 8. How does the Torah end?
With Moses hitting the rock instead of speaking to it
With Moses dying at the age of 120
With the Israelites entering the Land after wandering for 40 years
With the Ten Commandments
Question 9. When do scholars think the text of the Book of Esther was written?
By an eyewitness to the events
During the First Temple period
During the Second Temple period
In the second century CE
Question 10. The Five Books of Moses is another name for what?