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Kashrut/Dietary Laws Quiz

The rules of kashrut dictate which animals can be eaten, how to slaughter animals, and how to separate meat and dairy. How much do you know about the details of and reasons behind kashrut?

Question 1. According to most opinions, cookware made of which material may not be remade kosher after being rendered unkosher?
 None of the above.


Question 2. Glatt (as in "glatt kosher") is a Yiddish term meaning what?


Question 3. If a metal utensil becomes non-kosher (by coming in contact with non-kosher products), how can it be made kosher?
 By exposing it to cold
 By exposing it to heat
 By cleaning it rigorously
 It can never be made kosher again


Question 4. Why did 20,000 Lower East Side women boycott kosher meat in 1920?
 Because of the jump in prices of kosher meat
 Because they found blood in their meat
 Because they discovered that animals had not be slaughtered properly
 To protest the beef monopoly


Question 5. True or false: To ensure that meat and milk are not eaten together in any way, it is customary to wait a certain amount of time after a meat meal, before eating dairy.


Question 6. Which of the following animals is not kosher?


Question 7. What was the inciting incident in the Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902?
 Kosher meat was banned by the government.
 An outbreak of meat-related illnesses.
 Twenty thousand women broke into kosher butcher shops to protest high prices.
 All of the above.
 None of the above.