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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. To be considered kosher, what two characteristics must birds have?
 Be capable of flight and not be birds of prey
 Build nests and molt
 Have webbed feet and not be birds of prey
 Be capable of flight and build nests

 

Question 2. 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.

 

Question 3. Which of these animals has one attribute of being kosher, but not both?
 Giraffe
 Pig
 Elephant
 Lion
 Mouse

 

Question 4. Were Adam and Eve vegetarians?
 Yes
 No

 

Question 5. What does terefah mean?
 Uncooked
 Non-kosher
 Holy
 Restriction

 

Question 6. True or false: Kosher and halal food obey the same laws.
 True
 False

 

Question 7. What is the kashering method used for most foodware?
 Freezing
 Boiling
 Immersing
 Blessing