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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. How many walls must a sukkah have?

At least 2. At least 3. At least 4. At least 2 1/2. Exactly 4.

Qustion 2. Which of these is not one of the seven “guests” traditionally invited into the Sukkah?

David. Moses. Solomon. Abraham. Isaac.

Qustion 3. For people without a sukkah at home, which of these is a potential option for eating in a sukkah?

A local synagogue. A Hillel. A kosher restaurant. All of the above. None of the above.

Qustion 4. 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 5. What is Simhat Bet Hashoeva?

A water libation to be performed during Sukkot in the Temple. The seventh day of Sukkot. A ritual for welcoming guests into the sukkah. The concept of being happy on the holiday. None of the above.

Qustion 6. Which harvest is associated with Sukkot?

Fruit. Wheat. Cows and livestock. Corn and maize. Poultry.

Qustion 7. Which is NOT one of the four species for Sukkot?

Palm Myrtle Olive Willow

Qustion 8. At which point in the service are the lulav and etrog waved?

During the Amidah. During Hallel. At the conclusion of the service. When the Ark is opened. None of the above.

Qustion 9. Sukkot is sometimes called z'man simhatenu. What does this mean?

The harvest festival The season of rain The season of our joy To dwell in the sukkah

Qustion 10. True or false: The kabbalists developed the custom of inviting seven biblical ancestors as guests in the sukkah.

True False
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