Hebrew Roots Quiz 2 - Tanakh & Talmudic Quiz

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As part of the native and ancient religion, Judaism was incepted and subscribed to by many Hebrews. In this quiz, we look at their origin through the study of Tanakh and Talmudic. Advance your history by attempting it. All the best.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which individual from the Tanakh identified the specific time period the Messiah would come?
    • A. 

      Isaiah

    • B. 

      Daniel

    • C. 

      Jeremiah

    • D. 

      Ezekiel

  • 2. 
    According to the Talmud, all the following events happened at the time Yeshua (Jesus) was crucified, except one. 
    • A. 

      The Western Light went out & the crimson thread remained crimson.

    • B. 

      The lot for the Lord always came up in the left hand.

    • C. 

      The gates of the Temple would not stay closed.

    • D. 

      The Temple was destroyed.

  • 3. 
    The Tanakh acronym stands for the three subdivisions of the Masoretic Text. These are?
    • A. 

      Torah, Nevi'im, Ketuvim

    • B. 

      Torah, Nevi'im, Kotel

    • C. 

      Tanakh, Nevi'im, Kotel

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    The Targum was a translation of Jewish scriptures. It was written in what language?
    • A. 

      Hebrew

    • B. 

      Aramaic

    • C. 

      Arabic

    • D. 

      Paleo-Hebrew

  • 5. 
    The first part of the Talmud is the __________
    • A. 

      Gemara

    • B. 

      Shas

    • C. 

      Mishnah

    • D. 

      Tannait

  • 6. 
    This part of the Talmud expounds broadly on the Hebrew Bible and other Tannaitic writings.
    • A. 

      Gemara

    • B. 

      Shas

    • C. 

      Mishnah

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    The Mishnah deals with what?
    • A. 

      Geneology

    • B. 

      Judaism's Oral Law.

    • C. 

      Judaism's Written Law

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 8. 
    What historic event required the writing of Oral Law?
    • A. 

      The printing press

    • B. 

      Destruction of the Temple

    • C. 

      A Jewish revolution

    • D. 

      Improvements in literacy.

  • 9. 
    The Bomberg Talmud was written in what year?
    • A. 

      1909

    • B. 

      1897

    • C. 

      1523

    • D. 

      1131

  • 10. 
    This Jewish sect, found in the Second Temple period, rejected the Oral Torah.
    • A. 

      Sadducees

    • B. 

      Karaites

    • C. 

      Pharisees

    • D. 

      All of these sects reject the Orah Torah.

  • 11. 
    The Babylonian Talmud was completed before the Jerusalem Talmud.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Babylonian Talmud was completed around 600.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Babylonian Talmud established supremacy by the 11th century.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Scholars have identified passages that mention Jesus in the Talmud as a Torah teacher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Joseph Klausner made the argument that the Talmud verifies the existence of Jesus as a historical figure by the fact that it puts much effort into arguing against Jesus as the Messiah.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False