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 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 2. The prayer in the morning service called Barukh She'amar lists how many different attributes of God?

8 11 16 25

Qustion 3. In which part of the daily service includes the act of "fall on their face" "(nefilat apayim," literally "fall on one's face")?

Amidah Tahanun Aleinu Kedushah Ashrei

Qustion 4. What does Amidah literally mean?

Praying Standing Silence Blessings

Qustion 5. Which of these Hebrew prayer words means "world" or "eternity"?

Barukh Melekh Olam Ha-aretz

Qustion 6. True or false: Setting the prayer liturgy to music is a 20th-century development.

Tue False

Qustion 7. True or false: Jewish law mandates that one must pray three times a day--at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 5 PM.

True False

Qustion 8. Is it permissible to reply "amen" louder than the person whose blessing you're saying "amen" to?

Yes No Only if you are a rabbi.

Qustion 9. Traditionally, Jews say which prayer when they wake up?

Modeh Ani Adon Olam Yigdal Barkhu

Qustion 10. What is the name of the Reconstructionist movement's main prayerbooks for weekdays, Shabbat, and holidays?

Siddur Sim Shalom Kol Haneshamah Metsudah Siddur Gates of Prayer
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