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. In a leap year, what is the additional month in the Jewish calendar called?
Question 2. When Mordechai told Esther of Haman's plans, she asked Mordechai to declare a fast that was how long
Question 3. The Book of Esther is one of how many biblical books that do not refer directly to God?
Question 4. What was the name of the King of Persia in the Purim story?
King Antiochus IV
Question 5. What is the name of the noisemakers used during the megillah reading?
Question 6. The Shabbat before Purim is called
Question 7. Matanot la'evyonim are
Gifts to the poor