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. The word seder means

Really long meal Freedom Exodus Story Order

Qustion 2. In biblical times, the main ritual for celebrating Passover focused on

Eating matzah and bitter herbs The paschal offering The reading of the Haggadah Chanting Hallel Finding the afikomen

Qustion 3. At the end of the seder it is customary to say:

Next Year in Jerusalem! Forty-nine days to Shavuot! See you next year! L'chaim!

Qustion 4. Leaven is also known as

Matzah Hametz Marror Wine Seder

Qustion 5. True or False: Ritual hand washing takes place at the seder twice.

True False

Qustion 6. Which of the following generally are not considered kitniyot

Beans Rice Bananas Corn Peanuts

Qustion 7. 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

Qustion 8. What are the three pilgrimage festivals from the time of the Temple?

Passover, Shavuot, and Tu Bishvat Rosh Hashannah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot Simchat Torah, Purim, and Hanukkah

Qustion 9. Which piece of matzah is used for the afikomen?

The middle one The top one The bottom one The burnt one The triangle one

Qustion 10. 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
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