Tisha B'Av QuizThe fast day Tisha B'Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history. How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?
Question 1. True or False: Torah study is not permitted on Tisha B'Av.
Question 2. The Three Weeks begin on
The 18th of Tammuz
The 9th of Av
The 17th of Adar
The 17th of Tammuz
The 1st of Av
Question 3. The two major sects of Judaism after the destruction of the Temple were
The Reform and Orthodox
The Ashkenazic and Sephardic
The Pharisees and Sadducees
The Tannaim and Amoraim
The Kohans and Levis
Question 4. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.
Question 5. Beginning on the 1st of Av, traditionally people
Hold festive parties
Start reciting Selichot prayers
Do not eat meat
Do not drink water
Read from two Torah scrolls
Question 6. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called
Question 7. Which king was responsible for the destruction of the First Temple?