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 is true of caviar?

It is kosher. It is not kosher. Some people think it is; others do not. None of the above.

Qustion 2. According to the Talmud, which type of person should not eat meat?

A woman An am ha'aretz, an ordinary person Children below bar mitzvah age A tzadik, or holy person None of the above.

Qustion 3. 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 4. Which of the following animals is not kosher?

Deer Duck Emu Moose Giraffe

Qustion 5. What is NOT a requirement that animals must have in order to be considered kosher?

They must be herbivores They must chew their cud They must have a cloven hoof They must have fur

Qustion 6. Glatt (as in "glatt kosher") is a Yiddish term meaning what?

Smooth Hard Soft Torn

Qustion 7. What was the inciting incident in the Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902?

Kosher meat was banned by the government. An outbreak of meat-related illnesses. Twenty thousand women broke into kosher butcher shops to protest high prices. All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 8. What does the word "kosher" mean?

Blessed by a rabbi Healthy or energetic Fit or appropriate Righteous or just

Qustion 9. 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 10. 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
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