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. When may the omer be counted each day?

Starting at sunrise. Starting at nightfall. You may count on any day of Passover. It doesn't matter as long as you make up the count by Shavuot.

Qustion 2. What city is traditional for some to make a pilgrimage to on Lag Ba'Omer?

Jerusalem. The nearest large metropolis. Safed. Meron. Tel Aviv

Qustion 3. How many sentences are in the Jewish version of the Ten Commandments

10 7 17 13 20

Qustion 4. True or False: There are different versions of the Ten Commandments.

True False

Qustion 5. Shavuot takes place how many days after the first Passover seder

49 50 7 13 89

Qustion 6. The word "Shavuot" means

Days Months Years Weeks Dairy

Qustion 7. What is an omer?

Any food eaten by the priests during the Shavuot holiday. A measure of grain brought to the Temple. A member of the Nation of Israel. Ruth's original tribe. None of the above.

Qustion 8. Some believe the Omer is a period of mourning for the students of

Rabbi Akiba Hillel Shamai Martin Buber Judah the Prince

Qustion 9. Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot

Mahzor Megillah Get Ketubah Pirkei Avot

Qustion 10. What is the date given in the Torah for celebrating Shavuot?

The sixth of Iyar. The sixth or seventh of Iyar. The fiftieth day of the counting of the Omer. The first day of summer. None of the above.
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