Waiting for a minyan for services at the El-Ghriba Synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba, 1995. (Zion Ozeri/Jewish Lens)

Liturgy & Prayers Quiz

How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat and holidays?

From the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?

Question 1 of 10
Which of these is NOT a feature of services on Yom Kippur?
Question 2 of 10
True or false: In the Conservative Siddur Sim Shalom, two parallel openings of the Amidah prayer appear, one with the traditional reference to the patriarchs, and another including the matriarchs as well.
Question 3 of 10
In most communities, how many days in a normal, non-holiday week is the Torah read?
Question 4 of 10
Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?
Question 5 of 10
Following Birkot HaShahar, which biblical story appears in traditional siddurim?
Question 6 of 10
Which is NOT added to the musaf service on Rosh Hashanah?
Question 7 of 10
What is the first paragraph of the Aleinu prayer about?
Question 8 of 10
Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?
Question 9 of 10
True or false: A minyan has always referred to a gathering of exactly ten people.
Question 10 of 10
What is Viddui?

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