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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. What is the name for matzah that has been made from wheat that has been watched from the time of harvesting until the final baking to ensure that no water, heat, or other natural processes cause it to begin fermentation?
 Shemurah matzah
 Spelt matzah
 Streit's matzah
 Safety matzah

 

Question 2. True or False: Ritual hand washing takes place at the seder twice.
 True
 False

 

Question 3. Which is a Passover-related fast?
 Ta'anit Bekhorim
 Ta'anit Esther
 Tisha B'Av
 Yom Kippur

 

Question 4. The earliest version of the Four Questions was preserved by
 Christian Monks
 The Tannaim
 The Jerusalem Talmud
 Pirkei Avot

 

Question 5. Matzah must be made in how many minutes or less?
 75
 36
 18
 10

 

Question 6. The counting of the Omer lasts
 56 days
 49 days
 Two weeks
 8 months
 1 year

 

Question 7. The book used to tell the story of Passover is called
 Siddur
 Mahzor
 Haggadah
 Tanakh

 

Question 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

 

Question 9. 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

 

Question 10. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
 Once
 Ten Times
 Eighteen times
 Never