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  • 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