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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. Which of the following generally are not considered kitniyot
 Beans
 Rice
 Bananas
 Corn
 Peanuts

 

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

 

Question 3. 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

 

Question 4. Matzah must be made in how many minutes or less?
 75
 36
 18
 10

 

Question 5. 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

 

Question 6. 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 7. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
 Once
 Ten Times
 Eighteen times
 Never

 

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

 

Question 9. A cup of wine is included for what prophet
 Elijah
 Obadiah
 Jeremiah
 Moses
 Malachi

 

Question 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