Passover Quiz


Passover celebrates the biblical exodus from Egypt, but its focus on freedom in general has earned it a special place on the Jewish calendar. More Jews participate in a seder than any other Jewish ritual.How much do you know about Passover history and rituals?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Which commandment must all people observe on Passover?

Eating matzah at the seder Visiting the sick Sitting in the sukkah Wearing tzitzit Wearing tefillin

Qustion 2. Which of the following is not one of the four sons mentioned in the Haggadah?

The stupid child The wise child The wicked child The child who cannot ask questions

Qustion 3. Passover celebrates

God leading the Israelites out from slavery in Egypt to freedom God giving the Israelites the Torah in the desert The finishing of the Torah and starting it over The building of the Temple

Qustion 4. Which step of the seder includes the retelling of the story of the Exodus?

Kadesh Karpas Maggid Nirtzah

Qustion 5. Matzah must be made in how many minutes or less?

75 36 18 10

Qustion 6. The counting of the Omer lasts

56 days 49 days Two weeks 8 months 1 year

Qustion 7. True or False: Hag ha-Aviv, or "the Spring Festival," is another name for Passover.

True False

Qustion 8. Which of the following is a traditional food for many Passover seders?

Matzah Ball Soup Gefilte Fish Brisket All of the above None of the above

Qustion 9. What do we do for the prophet Elijah at the seder?

Open the door for him and pour him a cup of wine Ask him to bring needy families to join our seder Bless him for taking care of baby boys at their brit milah Leave a piece of matzah for him

Qustion 10. In medieval Europe, what was the most pressing problem that Jews faced around Passover?

They lived in the ghettos, making it hard to hold a proper seder They were too poor to make matzah and buy the wine There was no problem, they celebrated Passover just fine It was illegal for them to celebrate any Jewish holiday Widespread accusations of blood libel
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