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Sukkot Quiz

Sukkot 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. This book is customarily read on Sukkot
 Song of Songs


Question 2. True or false: People may sleep and eat in the sukkah during the intermediate days of Sukkot.


Question 3. True or false: The kabbalists developed the custom of inviting seven biblical ancestors as guests in the sukkah.


Question 4. Which harvest is associated with Sukkot?
 Cows and livestock.
 Corn and maize.


Question 5. Which of these is not one of the Four Species?


Question 6. Many of the prayers recited on Sukkot revolve around asking God for which of these?
 The Messiah


Question 7. A sukkah may be built underneath
 The branches of a tree
 A roof
 A balcony overhang