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Kosher Meat Quiz

How much do you know about kosher meat and ritual slaughter? Test your knowledge of these important areas of Jewish law.



Question 1. What is the general rule for figuring out if an animal is kosher?
 Does it have a cleft hoof and chew its cud?
 Does it eat other animals?
 Does it nurse its young?
 Did it die of natural causes?

 

Question 2. What is the name for kosher slaughtering methods?
 Mezuzah
 Mechitzah
 Halitzah
 Shehita

 

Question 3. What happens to a kosher animal after it has been slaughtered?
 It is salted and all of the blood is drained
 A rabbi blesses it
 A rabbi says Kaddish for it
 It is aged for 30 days

 

Question 4. On which holiday is it customary not to eat meat?
 Passover
 Shavuot
 Sukkot
 Hanukkah

 

Question 5. Jewish law forbids one from eating what immediately after eating meat?
 Anything made with potatoes
 Anything made with carrots
 Anything made with peanuts
 Anything made with dairy