Kashrut/Dietary Laws QuizThe 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. What does "pareve" mean?
A food that cannot be eaten with meat or dairy.
A food that is neither meat nor dairy.
A knife with which a kosher animal is killed.
Question 2. Rabbis have debated the kashrut status of which of these animals?
All of these
Question 3. According to the Talmud, which type of person should not eat meat?
An am ha'aretz, an ordinary person
Children below bar mitzvah age
A tzadik, or holy person
None of the above.
Question 4. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?
Question 5. Which type of fish has both fins and scales when it's young, but lose its fins as it gets older?
Question 6. True or false: If blood is found in a piece of meat or an egg, it is no longer kosher to eat.
Question 7. Which of these is a rule about the knife used to slaughter animals in a kosher way?
It must be made of silver.
It must be serrated.
It must be unserrated.
It must be shorter than eight inches.