Tisha B’Av Quiz


The fast day Tisha B’Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history.

How much do you know about Tisha B’Av?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in

1776 1492 1290 1310 1578

Qustion 2. "You will be offered for sale as slaves, and there will be no one willing to buy" is an ancient curse, foreshadowing Tisha B'Av and comes from:

The Torah The Talmud The Mechilta Rabbi Kook None of the above.

Qustion 3. Which European leaders expelled the Jews from their country in 1492?

King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella King Charles II Emperor Ferdinand Lucrezia Borgia None of the above.

Qustion 4. What is the Hebrew term for the Book of Lamentations?

Esther Gemara Eikha Shir HaShirim

Qustion 5. Who is the "weeping woman" in the prophet Jeremiah's dirges thought to be?

Eve Sarah Rachel Hannah Szenes Mother Israel

Qustion 6. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called

Shabbat Gadol Shabbat Zahor Shabbat Nahamu Shabbat Hadash Shabbat Shekalim

Qustion 7. What was the Western Wall originally the wall of?

The First Temple The Second Temple The Old City of Jerusalem Al-Aqsa Mosque

Qustion 8. Which Byzantine emperor allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall on Tisha B'av

Constantine Augustus Zeus Theodosius Mehmed II

Qustion 9. In what year were Jews expelled from Spain, one of the Jewish tragedies marked in Tisha B’av?

980 1450 1492 1889

Qustion 10. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?

Herod Hadrian Nebuchadnezzar Solomon None of the above
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