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Chumash Final (past quizes)
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וַיִּקְרָ֖א אֶל־משֶׁ֑ה וַיְדַבֵּ֤ר יְהֹוָה֙ אֵלָ֔יו
Rashi on "וַיִּקְרָ֖א" says that when the word "קְרָ֖א" precedes "דַבֵּ֤ר" it denotes
Where did Hashem speak from in Vayikra 1:1
Why does the pasuk specify "בקר וצאן?"
In order to specify that the animals need to be domesticated
The pasuk says "מן הצאן," and Rashi holds that this is to exclude an animal that has been worshipped. T or F?
Fill in the blank " __________דַּבֵּ֞ר אֶל־בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ וְאָמַרְתָּ֣ אֲלֵהֶ֔ם"
According to Rashi, the first man didn't steal for sacrifices, so we too should not steal for sacrifices. T or F?
At the beginning of our intro, we discussed two views of "responsa." What is responsa?
Questions posed to a rabbi and answered in book form
Which method best describes Rabbi Moshe Feinstein's approach?
Original thought. He learned a particular "sugyah," (topic) and that became the basis for his response.
Which method best describes Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef's approach?
He compiled as many opinions on any given thought and then takes the majority or the strongest of opinions and that is the basis for the response.
Let's talk about the order of Bamidbar. Where does the structure of the camp and issues relating to their travels fall out?
Chapters 1-10 of bamidbar
The various complaints of Bnei Yisrael fall out in
Chapters 11-20 of Bamidbar
How many complaints fall out in the section of complaints?
Why are there inverted "nuns" before and after "וַיְהִ֛י בִּנְסֹ֥עַ הָאָרֹ֖ן וַיֹּ֣אמֶר מֹשֶׁ֑ה?"
At the center of the camp stood the Kohanim. T or F
What is the role of the simple Israelite in this world of holiness? It is this question which chapters 5-6 come to address by teaching us about
Which sefer outlines the sanctification of the Leviim?
Which sefer outlines the blessings of Moshe and Aharon?
How is the Nazir is similar to the Kohen?
They both have their own issues with hair.
A Nazir is forbidden to come into contact with a corpse except in the context of the funeral of one of his close relatives. T or F
The Kohen Gadol is forbidden to come into contact with a corpse except in the context of the funeral of one of his close relatives. T or F
The kohen who does the "Avodah" must keep his hair short. T or F
Which item falls out most in Bamidbar? Ritual Impurity - Banishing of the ritually impure
Banishing of the ritually impure
Which of the following complaints don't seem to fit into the list below?
Lusting for meat
Hitting of the rock for water
Now let's look at connections between Shemos & Bamidbar. The Manna and quail stories fall out in Bamidbar. T or F
Sefer Bamidbar recounts the extension of leadership (Shemot) and kedusha (Vayikra) to the people as a whole. T or F?
The parasha of "nedarim" (vows) follows immediately after the parasha of the sacrifices brought on the festivals because of the linguistic connection between, "apart from your vow offerings (nidreikhem) and voluntary offerings" and "If a person should take a vow (yidor neder). T or F?
According to Rashi, the שמעים were the people who witnessed the incident. T or F?
According to the pasuk, what were the שמעים required to do?
Place their hands on his head
According to Rashi, why does the pasuk say ושם אמו שלמית?
Because she was a harlot
According to Rashi, which words indicate that a man who kills anyone should be put to death?
כָּל נֶפֶשׁ אָדָם
The pasuk וּמַכֵּ֥ה נֶֽפֶשׁ־בְּהֵמָ֖ה יְשַׁלְּמֶ֑נָּה teaches us נֶ֖פֶשׁ תַּ֥חַת נָֽפֶשׁ. T or F?
After the מְקַלֵּ֗ל blasphemed, they placed him
alone in a cell.
According to Rashi, which person was definitely liable for the death penalty, but the question was how they should do it?
According to the Torah, שְׁלֹמִ֥ית בַּת־דִּבְרִ֖י was from the tribe of
According to the Torah who said this to whom?
הוֹצֵ֣א אֶת־הַֽמְקַלֵּ֗ל אֶל־מִחוּץ֙ לַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה וְסָמְכ֧וּ כָֽל־הַשֹּׁמְעִ֛ים אֶת־יְדֵיהֶ֖ם עַל־רֹאשׁ֑וֹ וְרָגְמ֥וּ אֹת֖וֹ כָּל־הָעֵדָֽה׃
Take the blasphemer outside the camp, and let all who were within hearing lay their hands upon his head, and let the whole community stone him.
Hashem to Moshe
What was the punishment for the מְקַלֵּ֗ל?
Which of the following were to carry out the punishment?
At the end of our parasha, we find two issues woven together,
The Mekalel & Damages
Correct the following pasuk: A person who kills any other person shall surely die. If a person kills an animal, he shall pay for it...
It doesn't need correcting
Which to these two best show a test of faith:
What does the shoresh " קוו" mean?
What does the shoresh נָקַב mean?
If we understand "וַ֠יִּקֹּב" from "נָקַב", then how do we understand what the "mekalel did?
He specifically cursed using G-d's name
We looked at an interesting parallel between the episode of the man who cursed and the beginning of Moshe's mission. What are the linguistic parallels:
Both places use the words went, hear & stranger
In parashas Behar, we find a list of some mitzvot that Hashem conveyed to Moshe upon Har Sinai - some of the mitzvos related to the land of Israel, and the laws of freeing slaves. The Torah mentions the incident of the cursing here in order to complete the parallel reminding us of the beginning of Moshe's mission and the burning bush. T or F?
Why does the Torah choose the punishment of stoning? Because it is the only form of capital punishment that is carried out by the entire congregation. T or F?
What did we use this pasuk for? "וַיֹּ֤אמֶר הַפְּלִשְׁתִּי֙ אֶל־דָּוִ֔ד הֲכֶ֣לֶב אָנֹ֔כִי כִּֽי־אַתָּ֥ה בָֽא־אֵלַ֖י בַּמַּקְל֑וֹת וַיְקַלֵּ֧ל הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֛י אֶת־דָּוִ֖ד בֵּאלֹהָֽיו"
That the Philistine cursed David in God's name
Which other mitzvah is mentioned in Kedoshim with ואהבת לרעך כמוך?
Do not bear a grudge
What does Unkelus add to the mitzvah of וְאָהַבְתָּ לְרֵעֲךָ כָּמוֹךָ ?
There is a story about a gentile who came before Rabbi Akiva and said to him, "I will convert if you teach me the entire Torah while I stand on one foot." T or F?
According to the Sefer HaChinush, "One who glorifies himself at the expense of his fellow
has no share in the World to Come
According to the Talmud Bavli (Babylonian Talmud), Kiddushin 41a, what must one do before becoming betrothed?
see the other person
תּוֹכָחָה means revenge T or F?
a law that has no reason
When the Torah discusses כִּלְאַ֔יִם, it brings three examples. Pick the missing example.
You shall not mix your animals with different species.
You shall not wear a garment that has a mixture of shatnez.
You shall not sow your field with a mixture of seeds
Fill in the blank from the Talmud Bavli Arachin 16b.
Do not ________ him, do not _________ him, and do not ruin him due to hatred. Therefore the pasuk states "in your heart." This teaches that the verse speaks of hatred in the heart.
Hit, ruin him
According to the Talmud Bavli Yevamos 65b, One should not rebuke those who are not willing to listen to his message. T or F?
According to the Shulchan Aruch, women who eat and drink until dark on Erev Yom Kippur, and don't know it is a command to add from the weekday to the Holy day, (we make Yom Tov earlier,)
should not be told that they are doing something wrong
According to the Rema, (in the Shulchan Aruch), it is better that a person does something by accident than on purpose. T or F?
If it is better that a person does something by accident than on purpose, does the Rema make a distinction between something not written out clearly in the Torah and something that is written clearly out in the Torah? Yes or no?
According to the Talmud Bavli Erechin 16b, the one giving rebuke may not sin by embarrassing the other person. According to the Talmud, how would you know he a person is embarrassed?
His face changes due to humiliation
bearing a grudge
Bearing a grudge
One said to his fellow: Lend me your sickle, and he said: No. The next day he, the one who had refused to lend the sickle, said to the other person: Lend me your ax. If he said to him: I will not lend to you, just as you did not lend to me. This is called
One said to his fellow: Lend me your ax, and he said: No, and the next day he, the one who had refused to lend the ax, said to the other man: Lend me your robe; if the first one said to him: Here it is, as I am not like you, who would not lend to me. This is called
Bearing a grudge
According to the Talmud Bavli Sanhedrin 45a, how high did they made the platform in the "stoning house?"
Twice the height of an ordinary person
According to ______________, חֻקִּים are laws that have no reasons.
According to ______________, חֻקִּים like כִּלְאַ֔יִם are meant to keep a species intact, the way Hashem created them.
Define Korban N'dava
The Olah is a peace offering, of which part is eaten by the owner
Which of the following is not used for an Olah?
Bikurim is part of which sacrifice?
Which of the following statements is true about a Korban N'dava?
It is arranged by type of offering
Parshat Vayikra first speaks about the Korban Chova and then about the Korban N'dava. T or F?
Both Koban N'dava and Korban Chova can be given based upon your personal finances. T or F?
A Mincha is a flour offering. T or F?
Chatat are for general and specific transgressions
The Asham is never given from a ram.
According to what we learned in class, Sefer B'reishit is mostly
According to what we learned in class, Sefer Shemot is mostly
Sefer B'reishit has only three mitzvot. They are found in the following order.
Be fruitful & multiply, Brit, Gid Hanashe
Sefer Shemot has 200 mitzvot T or F?
Sefer Bamidbar has 52 mitzvot.
In which of the books is the story of the seven day dedication ceremony of the Mishkan?
In which of the books is the story of the "m'kalel?
Sefer Shemot is called Torat Kohanim.
Sefer Vayikra is logical and not chronological
My book contains 247 mitzvot.
The Chet Ha'Egel is found in sefer
Which came first, "speaking from the "ohel moed" or "speaking from Har Sinai?"
Relate a story
The punishment for the "m'kalel" was
Execution by stoning
A major narrative about the Mishkan says that
the story of the seven day dedication ceremony of the Mishkan, was followed by the special korbanot and the death of Nadav and Avihu that same day
This sefer has 200 mitzvot.
This sefer constitutes more than simply a technical list of the various rituals. The laws of this sefer involve the very nature of Am Yisrael's relationship with God.
What is Sefer Vayikra
As we said, a brief header introduces each set of mitzvot. In most cases, these introductions make no mention of where these mitzvot were given to Moshe, only that "God spoke to Moshe saying..." When the Torah does offer this information, the mefarshim will always find the significance. We gave an example of "Shemita." What does Rashi say about "Shemita?"
Just as Shemita was given from Sinai, with all of its generalities and details, so were all the mitzvos given this way
The laws of Sefer Vayikra involve the very nature of Am Yisrael's relationship with God, at the
individual and national level
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