Jewish Practices Quiz

Mitzvot–Judaism's commandments–guide Jewish practice. They have been interpreted and codified into a system called Halakhah–Jewish law. How much do you know about Jewish practices and the rules for Jewish daily life?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. What Jewish practice is done immediately upon waking up in the morning?

Kissing the Mezuzah Washing the hands Praying Shaharit Brushing the teeth

Qustion 2. Which is the tractate of the Mishnah that is most directly concerned with ethics?

Bava Kamma Avot Nazir Pe'ah

Qustion 3. How many loaves of bread is it traditional to have on the table on Shabbat?

1 2 4 7

Qustion 4. True or false: By the high Middle Ages, most Jewish communities recognized one rabbi as the arbiter of Jewish law in that community.

True False

Qustion 5. When walking into a room with a mezuzah on the door one should

Kiss the Mezuzah Bow to the mezuzah Stare at the mezuzah Ignore the mezuzah

Qustion 6. What is the name of the halakhic code developed by Joseph Caro in the 16th century?

Mishneh Torah Shulhan Arukh Teshuvot Talmud Yerushalmi

Qustion 7. Which is an example of a Jewish custom, or minhag?

Putting on tefillin during morning prayers Saying kaparot before Rosh Hashanah, while waving a rooster around one's head and saying "May this rooster, which is to be killed, be an atonement for my sins" Separating milk from meat when eating meals Putting a mezuzah on one's doorpost

Qustion 8. What is "Oral Torah"?

The Ten Commandments which God revealed orally on Mount Sinai The Mishnah, Talmud, and later works of law The Books of Genesis and Exodus Any piece of Jewish law that is memorized

Qustion 9. According to Jewish law, one must wait between eating

dairy and eggs meat and dairy meat and eggs bread and meat

Qustion 10. According to Jewish tradition, how many mitzvot (commandments) are there?

10 37 613 520
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