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. 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 2. 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 3. Birkot HaShahar are blessings for what time of day?

Morning Meal-time Afternoon Evening

Qustion 4. Tehines are special prayers for which group of people?

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

Qustion 5. 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 6. Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?

The Baal Shem Tov Rabbi Nahman of Braslav Hillel Rabbi Akiba

Qustion 7. 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

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. Following Birkot HaShahar, which biblical story appears in traditional siddurim?

Noah’s ark The tower of Babel The receiving of the Ten Commandments The binding of Isaac

Qustion 10. Which book of the Torah is the first line of the Shema prayer taken from?

Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy
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