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. The Shabbat before Purim is called
Question 2. The scroll of Esther is read with
The same cantillation also used for the Torah
The same cantillation also used for the haftarah
A special cantillation specifically for Esther
The same cantillation also used for the Song of Songs and Ruth
Question 3. Shushan Purim is
Another name for the regular Purim holiday
A line dance done after the Megillah reading
An extra day of Purim observed by cities that have been walled since the days of Joshua
The city where the first Megillah was written
Question 4. In the Purim story, the king's first wife is named
Question 5. What is the name of the noisemakers used during the megillah reading?
Question 6. Who is not mentioned in the Book of Esther
Question 7. When Mordechai told Esther of Haman's plans, she asked Mordechai to declare a fast that was how long