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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. Which of these is NOT a pareve food?


Question 2. Which book of the Torah contains a list of the animals that are permissible for consumption and the animals that are not?


Question 3. 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 4. Which type of fish is NOT kosher?
 Sea Bass


Question 5. According to the Talmud, which type of person should not eat meat?
 A woman
 An am ha'aretz, an ordinary person
 Children below bar mitzvah age
 A tzadik, or holy person
 None of the above.


Question 6. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?


Question 7. Which rabbinic text bans the consumption of milk during a meal after meat has been consumed at that meal?
 Rashi's commentary on the Talmud
 The Babylonian Talmud
 The Mishnah
 The Midrash