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

True False

Qustion 3. Shavuot happens in the Hebrew month of

Kislev Nissan Sivan Cheshvan Iyar

Qustion 4. Shavuot is also called Hag Habikkurim, which means

Festival of first fruits Festival of harvest Festival of weeks Time of receiving the Torah Festival of assembly

Qustion 5. The hymn said as an introduction to the Ten Commandments is called

Anim Zemirot Avinu Malkeinu Akdamut Hoshanah Shavuot

Qustion 6. How many sentences are in the Jewish version of the Ten Commandments

10 7 17 13 20

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

Cheesecake Blintzes Burekas Kreplach All of the above

Qustion 8. 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"

Qustion 9. What type of decoration is traditionally found in the home and/or synagogue during Shavuot?

A lulav and etrog Flowers Grapes Hamentachen Streamers

Qustion 10. Shavuot celebrates

The making of huts in the desert when the Jews wandered for 40 years The giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai The escape of the Jews from Egypt The first grain harvest after the Jews arrived in the Holy Land
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