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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. How many sons are there in the Haggadah
 3
 9
 7
 4
 8

 

Question 2. True or False: Hag ha-Aviv, or "the Spring Festival," is another name for Passover.
 True
 False

 

Question 3. The counting of the Omer forms a connection between Passover and what holiday
 Purim
 Hanukkah
 Sukkot
 Tisha B'av
 Shavuot

 

Question 4. What service is recited on the last day of Passover?
 Tal
 Piyyutim
 Shir Ha-Shirim
 Yizkor

 

Question 5. In medieval Europe, what was the most pressing problem that Jews faced around Passover?
 They lived in the ghettos, making it hard to hold a proper seder
 They were too poor to make matzah and buy the wine
 There was no problem, they celebrated Passover just fine
 It was illegal for them to celebrate any Jewish holiday
 Widespread accusations of blood libel

 

Question 6. A cup of wine is included for what prophet
 Elijah
 Obadiah
 Jeremiah
 Moses
 Malachi

 

Question 7. The counting of the Omer lasts
 56 days
 49 days
 Two weeks
 8 months
 1 year

 

Question 8. Which commandment must all people observe on Passover?
 Eating matzah at the seder
 Visiting the sick
 Sitting in the sukkah
 Wearing tzitzit
 Wearing tefillin

 

Question 9. True or False: Ritual hand washing takes place at the seder twice.
 True
 False

 

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