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. The Kaddish prayer is in what language?

Arabic Hebrew Yiddish Ladino Aramaic

Qustion 2. Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?

Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy

Qustion 3. Which is NOT added to the musaf service on Rosh Hashanah?

Malkhuyot Al Chet Zikhronot Shofarot

Qustion 4. To spiritually prepare the worshipper for reciting the obligatory major prayers of the morning, the Rabbis established a series of selected passages to be read each morning. Where are these passages from?

The Book of Genesis The Talmud Song of Songs The Hebrew Bible

Qustion 5. What is the text used during the Passover seder?

Machzor Siddur Humash Haggadah

Qustion 6. 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 7. In most communities, how many days in a normal, non-holiday week is the Torah read?

One. Three. Four. Every day. Every day, as long as there is a minyan.

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. What letter of the Hebrew alphabet is missing from Ashrei, an acrostic psalm?

Aleph Vav Nun Tet

Qustion 10. What is the Yom Kippur service that refers to the symbolic closing of the gates of heaven?

Musaf Viddui Neilah Yizkor
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