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. The 33rd day of the Omer is called

Passover Shavuot Lag B'Omer Yom Rishon Atzeret

Qustion 2. Sephardic Jews often read a version of this on Shavuot

Mahzor Megillah Get Ketubah Pirkei Avot

Qustion 3. 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.

Qustion 4. Shavuot happens in the Hebrew month of

Kislev Nissan Sivan Cheshvan Iyar

Qustion 5. 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 6. Which book is read on Shavuot?

The Book of Ruth The Book of Esther Ecclesiastes Song of Songs The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

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

Cheesecake Blintzes Burekas Kreplach All of the above

Qustion 8. The book of Exodus calls Shavuot

Hag HaBikkurim Hanukkah Hol Hamoed Hag HaKatzir Hag Halav

Qustion 9. For how many days is the Omer counted?

8. 10. 14. 33. 49.

Qustion 10. 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.
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