Shabbat Quiz

Though many activities are forbidden on Shabbat–from writing to playing instruments–Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. Which Torah service on Shabbat offers a taste of the next week's Torah portion?

Shaharit Minhah Maariv Havdalah

Qustion 2. Which of the following is NOT one of the 10 things the Zohar explains the head of the household must accomplish at the Shabbat table?

Welcome poor guests to the table Eat three festive meals Put two loaves of bread on the table Drink four cups of wine None of the above

Qustion 3. What song is traditionally sung at the start of Friday night dinner?

Lekha Dodi Shalom Aleichem Adon Olam Eliyahu Hanavi

Qustion 4. An eruv helps people deal with the Shabbat prohibition of

Cooking Cleaning Carrying Plowing Lighting a fire

Qustion 5. What is seudah shelishit?

The third meal on Shabbat An exception made to a Shabbat prohibition The final prayer that ends the Havdalah service One who observes all Sabbath laws faithfully

Qustion 6. True or False: The story of creation contains a commandment for humans to observe a sabbath.

True False

Qustion 7. How long does Shabbat last?

24 hours 25 hours 26 hours 24 hours and 30 minutes

Qustion 8. Which ceremony marks Shabbat's departure?

Musaf Maariv Havdalah Hallel

Qustion 9. What is the meaning of the word Kiddush?

Wine Gratification Sanctification Blessing

Qustion 10. What is the blessing over the challah called?

Kiddush Sheheheyanu Lehadlik ner shel Shabbat Hamotzi
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