Sukkot Quiz


Sukkot is when the sukkah, the non-permanent outdoor hut, is built. Sukkot was also once a holiday of agricultural thanksgiving, and this is celebrated with the holiday's other ritual items: the lulav and etrog. How much do you know about Sukkot?

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Qustion 1. The lulav and etrog became symbols of the Land of Israel in the time of Bar Kochba. How do we know this?

There is textual evidence written by Bar Kochba It is written in the Dead Sea Scrolls It is an oral tradition that has been passed down for centuries Coins from the time of the Bar Kochba revolt have pictures of the lulav and etrog

Qustion 2. An etrog is a variety of

Citrus Berry Apple Root vegetable

Qustion 3. Which of these is not one of the Four Species?

Myrtle. Willow. Palm. Citron. Maize.

Qustion 4. Many of the prayers recited on Sukkot revolve around asking God for which of these?

Rain Wealth Success The Messiah

Qustion 5. Where are you allowed to shake a lulav?

Only at home. Only in synagogue. Only in a Jew's home. Only outside. Anywhere.

Qustion 6. When is it customary to build a sukkah?

As soon as possible after the conclusion of Yom Kippur One week after Yom Kippur The third week of August Immediately after Tzom Gedaliah

Qustion 7. Outside Israel, on the evening following the seventh day of Sukkot, what holiday begins?

Tu Bishvat Tisha B’Av Simchat Torah Shemini Atzeret

Qustion 8. Sukkot is often referred to as hag haasif, which means

Festival of first fruits Festival of the harvest Festival of weeks Time of the reception of Torah Cessation or solemn assembly

Qustion 9. A sukkah may be built underneath

Clouds The branches of a tree A roof A balcony overhang

Qustion 10. What is a pittam?

A piece of the stem protruding from the end of the etrog The sharp point of the top of the lulav A black spot on an etrog The preferred length of the willow branch
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