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. The Five Books of Moses is another name for what?
Question 2. What is another name for the Book of Leviticus?
Question 3. How many books are in the Hebrew Bible?
Question 4. On what holiday is the Book of Ruth read?
Question 5. What are the names of the three major prophets whose extensive writings are the longest in Neviíim Aharonim?
Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel
Joshua, Samuel, and David
Solomon, David, and Saul
Elijah, Elisha, and Nathan
Question 6. Neviíim Aharonim is another name for what?
Kings of Israel
Question 7. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah describe what event in Jewish history?
The return to Zion around 538 B.C.E
The destruction of the Second Temple
King Davidís affair with Bathsheba
When King Nebuchadnezzar ordered Arioch to kill all the wise men of Babylon
Question 8. According to rabbinic tradition, who is the author of Song of Songs?
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. Which of the following books was written in part in Aramaic?