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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


Question 2. 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 3. 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
 An olive


Question 4. 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 5. The Shabbat before Passover is called what?
 Shabbat HaZaken
 Shabbat HaOlam
 Oneg Shabbat
 Shabbat HaGadol


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. How many sons are there in the Haggadah


Question 8. The counting of the Omer forms a connection between Passover and what holiday
 Tisha B'av


Question 9. Which of the following is not one of 10 plagues
 Death of the Firstborn


Question 10. The word seder means
 Really long meal