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. How many minor prophets are there?
Question 2. What was the name of the prophet who confronted King David about his affair with Bathsheba?
Question 3. Which of these books is not one of the five megillot?
Song of Songs
Question 4. Ecclesiastes, Esther, Song of Songs, Ruth, and Lamentations are together known by what name?
Question 5. The Book of Chronicles never mentions
The story of creation
The Exodus from Egypt
The Temple in Jerusalem
Question 6. What is the Masoretic Text?
The traditionally correct text of the Hebrew Bible, established by a group of scholars between the sixth and tenth centuries
The oldest extant text of the Book of Genesis
An ancient Jewish text that didn't make it into the biblical canon
Another name for pseudepigrapha
Question 7. Which of the following were issues that prophets focused their prophecy on?
All of the above
Question 8. True or false: The Bible as a whole makes no claim for divine authorship.
Question 9. Jacob had twelve sons and how many daughters?
Question 10. Which of these is NOT a section of the Hebrew Bible?