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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Tehines are special prayers for which group of people?

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

Qustion 2. Traditionally, Jews say which prayer when they wake up?

Modeh Ani Adon Olam Yigdal Barkhu

Qustion 3. 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

Qustion 4. What is the morning service called?

Shaharit Minhah Maariv Havdalah

Qustion 5. Which is NOT added to the musaf service on Rosh Hashanah?

Malkhuyot Al Chet Zikhronot Shofarot

Qustion 6. What is the Yom Kippur service that refers to the symbolic closing of the gates of heaven?

Musaf Viddui Neilah Yizkor

Qustion 7. 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 8. Which of these prayers are the focus of the morning service?

Hinei Ma-tov and Aleinu Ashrei and Adon Olam Shema and the Amidah Barkhu and P'sukei d'Zimrah

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

Machzor Siddur Humash Haggadah

Qustion 10. On Shabbat, the weekly Torah reading is divided into how many sections, or aliyot?

Four Three Six Seven
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