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


Question 2. The song Had Gadya is about
 One stick
 The Ten Commandments
 One Goat
 Two Tablets


Question 3. 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


Question 4. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
 Ten Times
 Eighteen times


Question 5. The word seder means
 Really long meal


Question 6. 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 7. The Shabbat before Passover is called what?
 Shabbat HaZaken
 Shabbat HaOlam
 Oneg Shabbat
 Shabbat HaGadol


Question 8. Which is NOT part of the seder plate?
 Roasted bone
 A cup of wine
 Bitter herbs


Question 9. What is Maot Hittin?
 Assisting the poor during Purim
 Money give to the poor to purchase wheat for making matzah
 A special kind of haroset made from pears
 An organization that collects clothes for the homeless


Question 10. 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