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?

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Qustion 1. 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 2. True or false: Kosher and halal food obey the same laws.

True False

Qustion 3. How did some Jews in the Hellenistic world of late antiquity interpret the rules of kashrut?

As laws that must be strictly followed with the utmost precision As allegorical acts intended to teach universal philosophical truths As laws that were too hard to be followed strictly As a symbol of the covenant between God and the Jews

Qustion 4. Which type of fish is NOT kosher?

Blackfish Albacore Sea Bass Catfish

Qustion 5. According to most opinions, cookware made of which material may not be remade kosher after being rendered unkosher?

Metal Ceramics Glass None of the above.

Qustion 6. Which book of the Torah contains a list of the animals that are permissible for consumption and the animals that are not?

Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy

Qustion 7. Glatt (as in "glatt kosher") is a Yiddish term meaning what?

Smooth Hard Soft Torn

Qustion 8. Which is NOT considered its own category in the laws of kashrut?

Dairy foods Meat foods Pareve foods Liquids

Qustion 9. 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 10. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?

Hashgakhah Pareve Mehadrin Terefah
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