Shavuot Quiz


Shavuot began as a harvest festival, but it also commemorates the revelation at Sinai and the giving of the Torah. Traditions of the holiday include eating dairy, nighttime learning, and decorating houses and synagogues with plant life.
How much do you know about this spring holiday?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The tomb of Simeon bar Yohai, a noted figure connected to Lag B'Omer, is located in

Prague Meron Jerusalem Warsaw None of the above.

Qustion 2. By which name are the 49 steps of the Omer traditionally referred?

The Ladder of Righteousness. The Steps of Purity. The Steps of Ascension. The Journey of Faith. None of the above.

Qustion 3. What type of decoration is traditionally found in the home and/or synagogue during Shavuot?

A lulav and etrog Flowers Grapes Hamentachen Streamers

Qustion 4. Which service(s) are recited on Shavuot?

Hallel (psalms of praise) Yizkor (memorial service) Tal (prayer for rain) Al Hanisim (prayer concerning miracles) Both A & B

Qustion 5. The late night Shavuot study session is known as

Pesach Tikkun Olam Tikkun Leil Shavuot Olam Haba Laila Boker

Qustion 6. The hymn said as an introduction to the Ten Commandments is called

Anim Zemirot Avinu Malkeinu Akdamut Hoshanah Shavuot

Qustion 7. The ritual of upsheren, associated with Lag Ba'Omer, involves:

The public reading of the Ten Commandments. The naming of a child. A boy's first haircut. Dedicating a Torah.

Qustion 8. Which of these holidays occurs during the counting of the Omer?

Jerusalem Day. Israeli Independence Day. Holocaust Remembrance Day. All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 9. On the first day of Shavuot, this is read from the Torah

The story of creation The story of Sodom and Gomorrah The entire book of Leviticus The first line of every parashah The Ten Commandments

Qustion 10. In the book of Ruth, Ruth's mother-in-law is

Deborah Miriam Yael Naomi Boaz
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