Kashrut/Dietary Laws Quiz


The rules of kashrut dictate which animals can be eaten, how to slaughter animals, and how to separate meat and dairy. How much do you know about the details of and reasons behind kashrut?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Which rabbinic text bans the consumption of milk during a meal after meat has been consumed at that meal?

Rashi's commentary on the Talmud The Babylonian Talmud The Mishnah The Midrash

Qustion 2. What does "pareve" mean?

A food that cannot be eaten with meat or dairy. A food that is neither meat nor dairy. A knife with which a kosher animal is killed. Bland.

Qustion 3. What is the Hebrew word for a kosher symbol on a package of food?

A heksher A kasher A mashgiach A knuffle A baal hayyim

Qustion 4. True or false: Both mammals and birds have to be slaughtered in a certain way in order to be kosher.

True False

Qustion 5. Who were the first people in the Bible to eat meat?

Adam and Eve Cain and Abel Noah and his family Moses and the desert-bound Children of Israel None of the above.

Qustion 6. Were Adam and Eve vegetarians?

Yes No

Qustion 7. In order to be considered kosher, what do fish have to have?

Fins Scales Gills A & B A & C

Qustion 8. If a metal utensil becomes non-kosher (by coming in contact with non-kosher products), how can it be made kosher?

By exposing it to cold By exposing it to heat By cleaning it rigorously It can never be made kosher again

Qustion 9. Some contemporary Jews connect the rules of kashrut to which of these?

Health concerns Environmental concerns Gender equity concerns A & B only All of these

Qustion 10. What is the name of the symbol that certifies products as kosher?

Halakhah Hekhsher Kasher Mehadrin
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