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?

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Qustion 1. Which of the following is true of the commandment to visit the sick?

It's forbidden if the sick person has a communicable disease It's encouraged, even when it will make the person sicker It is thought to have healing properties It is preferable to visit as often as possible and stay as long as possible

Qustion 2. According to the Book of Leviticus, if the children of Israel do not observe God's commandments what could be the consequence?

They will not be allowed into the Land of Israel The land will spew them out The Babylonians will come and exile them Civil war

Qustion 3. Which of the following is forbidden by the Torah?

Sexual relations with a girl before she has begun menstruating Sexual relations with a woman when she is pregnant Sexual relations with a woman who is post-menopause Sexual relations with a woman while she is menstruating

Qustion 4. What is the Hebrew word for holiness?

Kedushah Barukh Minyan Tallit

Qustion 5. The Torah says that one who respects his or her parents will be rewarded in what way?

With great wealth With long life With great respect from the Jewish people With a guaranteed entrance into the World to Come

Qustion 6. According to Jewish law how many times should a Jewish person pray every day? Tzedakah is often translated as charity, but it’s more closely related to the concept of what?

Justice Pity Wrath Anger

Qustion 7. What is Levirate marriage?

The obligation of a surviving brother to marry the widow of his brother if he died without having fathered children The obligation of a Jewish woman to marry a Levite if there is one who desires her The custom of inviting a Levite to officiate at a Jewish wedding The name for a marriage that has not been consummated

Qustion 8. According to Jewish tradition, how many mitzvot (commandments) are there?

10 37 613 520

Qustion 9. Around the year 200 CE, the earliest compendium of Jewish law was redacted. Which text is this?

The Assyrian Talmud The Jerusalem Talmud The Gemara The Mishnah

Qustion 10. What Jewish practice is done immediately upon waking up in the morning?

Kissing the Mezuzah Washing the hands Praying Shaharit Brushing the teeth
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