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

Rabbi Akiba Hillel Shamai Martin Buber Judah the Prince

Qustion 2. For how many days is the Omer counted?

8. 10. 14. 33. 49.

Qustion 3. 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 4. 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 5. 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 6. 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 7. 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 8. The book of Exodus calls Shavuot

Hag HaBikkurim Hanukkah Hol Hamoed Hag HaKatzir Hag Halav

Qustion 9. 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 10. Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot

Mahzor Megillah Get Ketubah Pirkei Avot
View Printer Friendly Quiz » Return to Web Version