Purim QuizPurim is the most carnivalesque Jewish holiday. It is a day when norms are subverted and reversed to commemorate the reversal of fortune recorded in the Book of Esther. How much do you know about Purim?
Question 1. Who is not mentioned in the Book of Esther
Question 2. In the Purim story, the king's first wife is named
Question 3. What is the name of the noisemakers used during the megillah reading?
Question 4. The Shabbat before Purim is called
Question 5. True or False: In the Sistine Chapel, Haman is portrayed as being crucified by the Jews.
Question 6. What liturgical additions are there for Purim?
Purim Al Hanissim in the Amidah Prayer
Purim Al Hanissim in the Birkat Hamazon
A, B, & C
B & C
Question 7. Scholars believe the actual text of the Book of Esther was written
By an eyewitness to the events
During the First Temple period
During the Second Temple period
In the 2nd century