Liturgy & Prayers QuizFrom the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?
Question 1. Following Birkot HaShahar, which biblical story appears in traditional siddurim?
The tower of Babel
The receiving of the Ten Commandments
The binding of Isaac
Question 2. The prayer in the morning service called Barukh She'amar lists how many different attributes of God?
Question 3. The three pilgrimage festivals, as well as Hanukkah and Rosh Chodesh, are characterized by the joyous recitation of a group of psalms called what?
Question 4. What does the word siddur mean?
Question 5. True or false: Some of the Psalms are included in the daily prayer liturgy.
Question 6. In most communities, how many days in a normal, non-holiday week is the Torah read?
Every day, as long as there is a minyan.
Question 7. Is it permissible to reply "amen" louder than the person whose blessing you're saying "amen" to?
Only if you are a rabbi.
Question 8. How many blessings are in the modern Shemoneh Esrei?