Liturgy & Prayers Quiz


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?

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Qustion 1. Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?

The Baal Shem Tov Rabbi Nahman of Braslav Hillel Rabbi Akiba

Qustion 2. Which is NOT added to the musaf service on Rosh Hashanah?

Malkhuyot Al Chet Zikhronot Shofarot

Qustion 3. 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.

True False

Qustion 4. Which of these is not a normal movement used during Jewish prayer?

Taking three steps back, then three steps forward Bending the knees and bowing Folding the hands together, pointed upwards Swaying from side to side

Qustion 5. True or false: A minyan has always referred to a gathering of exactly ten people.

True False

Qustion 6. What is Viddui?

Repeated confession of sins A symbolic reenactment of the ancient priestly ritual for Yom Kippur The memorial service The last of the five Yom Kippur services

Qustion 7. Traditionally, Jews say which prayer when they wake up?

Modeh Ani Adon Olam Yigdal Barkhu

Qustion 8. Tehines are special prayers for which group of people?

Those younger than bar or bat mitzvah age Women Yeshiva students Orthodox Jews

Qustion 9. What is the text used during the Passover seder?

Machzor Siddur Humash Haggadah

Qustion 10. What is unusual about the kaddish prayer?

It does not mention God's name It is in Aramaic, not Hebrew It does not mention death All of the above None of the above
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