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 step of the seder includes the retelling of the story of the Exodus?

Kadesh Karpas Maggid Nirtzah

Qustion 2. On the first day of Passover we say a special prayer asking for

Sustenance in the year to come Abundant bread in the year to come The messiah to come and end Passover Dew to fall in Israel over the dry summer months

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 is the proper order of the beginning of the seder?

Kiddish, motzei matzah, urhatz, karpas Kiddish, urhatz, karpas, yahatz Yahatz, maggid, hallel, afikomen Maggid, urhatz, karpas, hallel

Qustion 5. True or False: Hag ha-Aviv, or "the Spring Festival," is another name for Passover.

True False

Qustion 6. Many contemporary Jews add additional items to the seder plate to symbolize struggles for liberation. What is a common new item the celebrates women?

A lemon An orange An egg Parsley An olive

Qustion 7. The counting of the Omer lasts

56 days 49 days Two weeks 8 months 1 year

Qustion 8. 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 9. The middle days of Passover are called

Aseret yemei teshuva Hanukat Habayit Hol Hamoed Yom Haatzmaut

Qustion 10. The bitter herbs on the seder plate are meant to symbolize

The reeds in the red sea The heat of the desert sun The bitterness of life as a slave The tears of the slaves
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