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. What is the text used during the Passover seder?

Machzor Siddur Humash Haggadah

Qustion 2. 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 3. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?

10 18 19 36 100

Qustion 4. True or false: A minyan has always referred to a gathering of exactly ten people.

True False

Qustion 5. What is the Yom Kippur service that refers to the symbolic closing of the gates of heaven?

Musaf Viddui Neilah Yizkor

Qustion 6. 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 7. Which is NOT added to the musaf service on Rosh Hashanah?

Malkhuyot Al Chet Zikhronot Shofarot

Qustion 8. 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 9. Which of these is NOT a feature of services on Rosh Hashanah?

The blowing of the Shofar The inclusion of liturgical poetry called piyyutim The recitation of the legend of Jewish martyrs The recitation of the prayer Avinu Malkenu

Qustion 10. Birkot HaShahar are blessings for what time of day?

Morning Meal-time Afternoon Evening
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