Shavuot Quiz

How much do you know about this spring holiday?

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 10
Which Talmudic sage is associated with the pilgrimage taken by many Jews on Lag Ba'Omer?
Question 2 of 10
In the book of Ruth, Ruth's mother-in-law is
Question 3 of 10
How many sentences are in the Jewish version of the Ten Commandments
Question 4 of 10
The tomb of Simeon bar Yohai, a noted figure connected to Lag B'Omer, is located in
Question 5 of 10
The 33rd day of the Omer is called
Question 6 of 10
The word "Shavuot" means
Question 7 of 10
Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot
Question 8 of 10
Shavuot celebrates
Question 9 of 10
Shavuot is also called Hag Habikkurim, which means
Question 10 of 10
What is an omer?

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