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Hebrew Roots Quiz 1 - Oral Law

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Hebrew Roots Quiz 1 - Oral Law

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  • 1. 
    BC and BCE essentially refer to the same period of time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Orthodox Jews believe Moses was given one law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Orthodox Jews are considered descendants of which group?
    • A. 

      Pharisees

    • B. 

      Sadducees

    • C. 

      Essenes

    • D. 

      Zelots

  • 4. 
    The Oral Law is made up of what parts?
    • A. 

      Mishna, Gamera

    • B. 

      Mishna, Midrash

    • C. 

      Gamera, Talmud

    • D. 

      Talmud, Midrash

  • 5. 
    The commandments for Jews to wash their hands is found in the Torah.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Pharisee means ___________________________
    • A. 

      Cleansed one.

    • B. 

      Separated one.

    • C. 

      Covered one.

    • D. 

      Religious one.

  • 7. 
    Orthodox Jews claim that  Rabbi’s have greater authority than G-d in interpreting scripture, because the Torah is not in heaven (Deut. 30:12).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ______________________ Jews do not believe in the Oral Law.
    • A. 

      Pharisees

    • B. 

      Pharisees & Sadducees

    • C. 

      Karite & Sadducees

    • D. 

      Karite & Pharisees

  • 9. 
    What does this scripture from the Brit Hadasha Mean: But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.
    • A. 

      The scribes and pharisees do not obey their own laws.

    • B. 

      The scribes and pharisees are given the authority to make laws.

    • C. 

      The pharisees have rabbinical authority.

    • D. 

      All of these.

  • 10. 
    The Oral Torah was written as the Mishnah in ______ .
    • A. 

      500 BCE/BC

    • B. 

      200 BCE/BC

    • C. 

      100 CE/AD

    • D. 

      200 CE/AD

  • 11. 
    Pharasees claim you cannot understand the written torah without the oral torah.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Pharisees say rabbis have complete authority and must be obeyed, unless what the rabbis say is factually wrong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    There are two Talmuds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Jerusalem Talmud was written first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Talmud is written in Tannaitic (Early Rabbinical) Hebrew, or Mishnaic Hebrew, which is derived from Biblical/Classical Block Hebrew.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Babylonian Talmud is considered more important than the Jerusalem Talmud
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The ___________________ is a series of stories (making a point) that might be used in a religious sermon.
    • A. 

      Mishna

    • B. 

      Gamera

    • C. 

      Midrash

    • D. 

      Talmud

  • 18. 
    After the destruction of Jerusalem, the spiritual center of Judaism became ______, under the direction of Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakai.
    • A. 

      Yavne

    • B. 

      Tiberius

    • C. 

      Haifa

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    The meaning of Tannaim (writers of the Mishna) is _______________________
    • A. 

      Prophets

    • B. 

      Repeaters of what is taught

    • C. 

      Wise ones

    • D. 

      Artists

  • 20. 
    The Jerusalem Talmud was written in Jerusalem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False