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

49 50 7 13 89

Qustion 2. 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 3. The word "Shavuot" means

Days Months Years Weeks Dairy

Qustion 4. Which of these customs is observed by traditional Jews during the period of the Omer?

Not cutting hair or shaving. Not listening to live music. Not attending parties or joyous functions. All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 5. Shavuot happens in the Hebrew month of

Kislev Nissan Sivan Cheshvan Iyar

Qustion 6. 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 7. 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

Qustion 8. Which Talmudic sage is associated with the pilgrimage taken by many Jews on Lag Ba'Omer?

Moses. Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai. Rabbi Akiva. Deborah the Judge. Hillel and Shammai.

Qustion 9. What food(s) are very popular to eat on Shavuot?

Cheesecake Blintzes Burekas Kreplach All of the above

Qustion 10. The tomb of Simeon bar Yohai, a noted figure connected to Lag B'Omer, is located in

Prague Meron Jerusalem Warsaw None of the above.
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