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?

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Qustion 1. Which book is read on Shavuot?

The Book of Ruth The Book of Esther Ecclesiastes Song of Songs The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

Qustion 2. The 33rd day of the Omer is called

Passover Shavuot Lag B'Omer Yom Rishon Atzeret

Qustion 3. Which introductory hymn to the Ten Commandments is only recited on Shavuot?

Ain Kamocha. Akdamut. The piyyutim. Let My People Go. None of the above.

Qustion 4. 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 5. Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot

Mahzor Megillah Get Ketubah Pirkei Avot

Qustion 6. True or False: One cannot get married on Lag B'Omer

True False

Qustion 7. What food(s) are very popular to eat on Shavuot?

Cheesecake Blintzes Burekas Kreplach All of the above

Qustion 8. Shavuot happens in the Hebrew month of

Kislev Nissan Sivan Cheshvan Iyar

Qustion 9. For how many days is the Omer counted?

8. 10. 14. 33. 49.

Qustion 10. What did the Jews standing at Mount Sinai say to signal their acceptance of the Torah

"We will do and we will listen" "Amen" The Shema "Blessed are You, Lord our God, Ruler of the Universe, who is good and causes good" "Blessed be the maker of creation"
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