Jewish Humor Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Jews have long used humor as a tool for self-ridicule, fighting anti-Semitism, and even passing down traditions. And in the past few decades Jewish humor has become significant in mainstream popular culture. How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Question 1 of 10
Who was the only person with a speaking part in Mel Brooks' film Silent Movie?
Question 2 of 10
What is a shlemiel?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these people was not a Marx Brother?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is the first biblical character to laugh?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: Humor is one of the hallmarks of Yiddish literature.
Question 6 of 10
"Hanukkah Harry," "Jewess Jeans," and "Jew, Not a Jew," are sketches from what TV show?
Question 7 of 10
Which of these themes is commonly addressed in Jewish humor?
Question 8 of 10
How did the magazine National Lampoon set a new comedic standard?
Question 9 of 10
What is Chelm?
Question 10 of 10
What was The Goldbergs?

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