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 are the names of the three major prophets whose extensive writings are the longest in Nevi’im Aharonim?
Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel
Joshua, Samuel, and David
Solomon, David, and Saul
Elijah, Elisha, and Nathan
Question 3. Where and when is the Book of Lamentations set?
In Jerusalem in the days after the Temple was destroyed by the Babylonians
In Jerusalem in the days after the Temple was destroyed by the Romans
In Samaria after the division into two kingdoms after King Solomon
In exile after the conquest of the northern kingdom of Israel by the Assyrian Empire
Question 4. Zipporah was the wife of which biblical man?
Question 5. What was the name of the King of Moab who wanted Balaam to curse the Israelites?
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. What is the name of the son born to Abraham and Hagar (Sarah’s servant)?
Question 9. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.
Question 10. Which of these books is NOT part of the former prophets?
The Book of Joshua
The Book of Judges
The Book of Samuel
The Book of Isaiah