Saturday, September 5, 2009

Daf 16. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. What are the 3 jobs of the evil inclination ?

A. To persuade , prosecute & punish.

Q. Who else besides the evil inclination has good intentions ?

A. Penina

Q. What did Hashem create to serve as an antidote for the evil inclination ?

A. Torah.
Q. Who says , give me good friends or death ?

A. It was a folk saying.


Q. If Avraham Avinu had a daughter what was her name ?

A. Bakol.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Daf 15. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. Who wrote the last 8 verses of the Torah ?

A. There is a dispute , either Moshe Rabeinu or Yehoshua.
Q. Who were the 7 Prophets for non - Jews. ?

A. Bilam & his father ,
Iyov. ,
Elifaz , Bildad , Tzofar
& Elihu.

Q. Who was Iyov ?
A. That is a great dispute.

Q. Who may have been Iyovs wife ?

A. Dinah.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Daf 14. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. How many Sifrei Torah did Rav Huna write ?

A. 70.

How many times did Rebbi Ami write the verse Torah Tzivo ?

A. 400.
Q. Which 4 prophets were in the same era ?

A. Hoshea , Yeshaya , Amos & Micha.

Q. What can a person do to prevent one from losing a small item ?

A. Connect it to some other items to make it larger.
Q. What is the meaning of the name Russ ?

A. She produced a descendant Dovid who sang an abundance of songs & praises in Hashems honor.

Q. How many Sages have some of their compositions included in Sefer Tehilim ?

A. 10.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Daf 13. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. What should they do if there is not enough property to give each one a decent amount ?

A. R. Yehuda - you buy me out or I will buy you out.

R. Nachman - no. Let them just remain partners.
Q. Who was first to state - the world was created for people to be fruitful & multiply ?

A. Beis Shamai

Q. Why might someone refuse to accept a gift ?

A. It says in Mishlei - those who hate gifts will live.

Q. How many volumes of Prophets are there ?

A. 8.
Q. How many of Kesuvim ?
A. 11.

Q. May one place a Novi sefer on top of Kesuvim or the reverse ?

A. It dosent matter. Tosfos

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Q. How much space do we leave between one chumash & another ?

A. 4 lines.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Daf 12. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. When does a door lose its status as a door ?

A. When its door frame has been removed.
Q. Are people allowed to put up doors to close off their street ?

A. No. Because it may cause a hindrance to the public who pass by.
Q. Who is greater a prophet or a Sage ?

A. The Sage can be greater.

Q. Nowadays , which two types of people may say words of prophecy ?

A. Fools & children.

Q. How did Mar bar R. Ashi sign his name ?
A. Tavyomi.
Q. What does that mean ?
A. Have a good day.

Q. When is something called a measure of Sedom ?
A. When another person will benefit & you don't lose.
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Daf 11. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. What is the merit of saving one life compared to ?

A. Like saving the entire world. !

Q. What is the key factor in determining whether or not partners can split an item ?

A. If the item will still maintain its name after the division.

Q. How much room do we leave a person around his doorway in order to unload ?

A. 4 amos
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Daf 10. Taste of Daf Quiz

Q. We see that Hashem loves the poor , but why then dosent He provide for them directly ?
A. Because He also loves the rich & wants to save them from gehenom for the Mitzva of helping the poor.

Q. Which Mitzva brings the redemption closer ?

A. Giving Tzedaka.
Q. Which Halacha is taught twice in Shulchan Aruch ?

A. That one should give charity before prayer.
Its in the halachos of prayer because the prayer becomes more effective.

Its also by hilchos Tzedaka because the charity also becomes improved.
Q. What can a person take along to the World to Come ?

A. Ones Torah learning.

Q. Which nation is called the One unique nation ?

A. The Jewish Nation
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.

6 of 613

There are 6 official Mitzvos in Parshas Ki Sovoi

Viduy Maaser

3 for Maaser Sheini
1 to Emulate Hashems ways
Now may be a good time for a gem of Torah study.