Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
Under normal circumstances, how long is a shiva?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: According to Jewish law, a convert is not obligated to sit shiva for a member of his/her gentile family.
Question 3 of 10
True or false: There is no explicit prohibition against suicide in the Bible.
Question 4 of 10
After tearing their clothing, what Hebrew phrase do Jewish mourners say?
Question 5 of 10
Which biblical character is said to have delivered the first ethical will to his/her descendents?
Question 6 of 10
After the establishment of the State of Israel, what did Israel's Knesset decide was the only crime punishable by death?
Question 7 of 10
True or false: One is not required to sit shiva after the death of a step-parent.
Question 8 of 10
Traditionally, upon entering a shiva, a visitor may not speak until
Question 9 of 10
What is a shomer in the context of death and mourning?
Question 10 of 10
In Jewish tradition, the face of the deceased at a burial is

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