1. “And Yisro heard,” etc. What exactly did he hear?

  2. What were Yisro’s other (six) names? Reasons? (Give three.)

  3. Why was Moshe’s family in Midyan, and not in Mitzrayim?

  4. What were the reasons for the names Gershom and Eliezer?

  5. Did Paroh ever attempt to use a sword against Moshe? What happened?

  6. Why is it emphasized that Yisro came to the midbar (desert)?

  7. Did Yisro arrive before or after Matan Torah (the Giving of the Torah)? Proof?

  8. Was Yisro happy to hear about the downfall of the Egyptians? Proof?

  9. What’s a famous saying about geirim‎ (converts)?

  10. Only a person like Yisro could have made such a statement about faith. Which statement?

  11. Aharon, the elders and Yisro were eating together. Where was Moshe?

  12. What is the proof that the part about judges does not appear in chronological order?

  13. What was bothering Yisro about Moshe’s system of justice?

  14. Which qualities did Yisro require for judges to have?

  15. On which day did they arrive at Har Sinai (Mount Sinai)? What mood were they in?

  16. Why is Hashem’s care of Bnei Yisroel compared to the way an eagle cares for his young?

  17. ‘All beginnings are hard.’ Where in the parsha is this idea applicable?

  18. “You shall be unto Me a nation of priests.” But Kohanim came from only one tribe? Explain.

  19. Prove that all of the blind (and the deaf, etc.) were healed.

  20. Did Moshe add an extra day of preparation on his own?

  21. The Jewish nation was (and is) compared to a disciple and to a bride. Where?

  22. Did Hashem speak from Heaven or from Har Sinai? Explain.

  23. “And the Kohanim and the people shouldn’t go up,” etc. Were there ‘Kohanim’ then?

  24. What was unusual about Moshe’s voice when he was saying the eight commandments to the nation?

  25. Were Moshe, Aharon, and the ‘Kohanim’ standing together? Explain.

  26. How did the people respond to each commandment?

  27. Why did Hashem begin by saying “I …​ am the One Who took you out from Mitzrayim”? (Three reasons.)

  28. Why are the idols called ‘other’ deities? How does the Tanya explain it? (See Ch. 22.)

  29. Prove that Hashem’s good measure is 500 times greater than His harsh measure.

  30. In the Aseres Hadibros (Ten Commandments), where do we apply the twelfth method of interpretation that is taught by Rabbi Yishmael?

  31. Why can’t we use iron in the building of the mizbeyach (altar)?

  32. Why is Matan Torah a greater experience than all other miracles?

  33. When else do we read (most of) parshas Yisro other than on Shabbos?

  34. Find an obvious connection between the parsha and the portions of Tanya that we often learn this same week.

  35. Why were such “simple” instructions chosen to be included in the 10 commandments?

  36. In which way were the Bnai Yisroel compared to Yisro at Mattan Torah?

  37. On which day of the week was the Torah given? How do we mention it on that day?