Shabbat Quiz

How much do you know about this weekly holiday?

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 10
True or False: The story of creation contains a commandment for humans to observe a sabbath.
Question 2 of 10
What does Oneg Shabbat mean?
Question 3 of 10
According to traditional observance, which of these acts is halakhically permissible on Shabbat?
Question 4 of 10
Traditionally, when are meals for Shabbat prepared?
Question 5 of 10
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?
Question 6 of 10
True or False: All of the Shabbat prayers for Friday night are from the Book of Deuteronomy.
Question 7 of 10
Traditionally, how many stars should appear in the sky to signify the end of Shabbat?
Question 8 of 10
Musaf is the additional service done in some synagogues that acts as a verbal replacement for what ancient custom?
Question 9 of 10
What is the meaning of the word Kiddush?
Question 10 of 10
All the details of Shabbat observance and work prohibitions can be found in the Torah.

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