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

Tu Bishvat Tisha B’Av Simchat Torah Shemini Atzeret

Qustion 3. Which is not a pilgrimage festival?

Sukkot Passover Hanukkah Shavuot

Qustion 4. 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 5. True or false: It is a requirement to decorate the sukkah immediately after it is built.

True False

Qustion 6. Which of these is not one of the Four Species?

Myrtle. Willow. Palm. Citron. Maize.

Qustion 7. 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 8. How many walls must a sukkah have?

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

Qustion 9. An etrog is a variety of

Citrus Berry Apple Root vegetable

Qustion 10. 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.
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