Sukkot QuizSukkot is when the sukkah, the non-permanent outdoor hut, is built. Sukkot was also once a holiday of agricultural thanksgiving, and this is celebrated with the holiday's other ritual items: the lulav and etrog. How much do you know about Sukkot?
Question 1. At which point in the service are the lulav and etrog waved?
During the Amidah.
At the conclusion of the service.
When the Ark is opened.
None of the above.
Question 2. What are the days of hol hamo’ed?
The first and last day of the festival
The few days after Sukkot when the sukkah must be taken down
The intermediate days of the festival
Like a mini-Yom Kippur, a time to repent for our sins
Question 3. Many of the prayers recited on Sukkot revolve around asking God for which of these?
Question 4. A sukkah may be built underneath
The branches of a tree
A balcony overhang
Question 5. True or false: It is a requirement to decorate the sukkah immediately after it is built.
Question 6. Which is the customary order for waving the lulav and etrog?
Down, up, south, north, west, east
East, south, west, north, up, down
East, west, north, south, down, up
West, north, south, east, up, down
Question 7. What is the Hebrew term for "please save us" that is recited while walking around the synagogue with the lulav and etrog?