Passover QuizPassover 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 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 2. Which commandment must all people observe on Passover?
Eating matzah at the seder
Visiting the sick
Sitting in the sukkah
Question 3. What service is recited on the last day of Passover?
Question 4. The word seder means
Really long meal
Question 5. 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?
Question 6. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
Question 7. The Shabbat before Passover is called what?
Question 8. 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
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. In biblical times, the main ritual for celebrating Passover focused on
Eating matzah and bitter herbs
The paschal offering
The reading of the Haggadah
Finding the afikomen