Tisha B’Av Quiz

How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?

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


Question 1 of 10
At the meal immediately after Tisha B’Av, what two items are traditionally not consumed?
Question 2 of 10
Which tragic event is not thought to have happened on Tisha B'Bv
Question 3 of 10
The two major sects of Judaism after the destruction of the Temple were
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.
Question 5 of 10
Which book is read on Tisha B’Av?
Question 6 of 10
What is the Hebrew term for the Book of Lamentations?
Question 7 of 10
Which Byzantine emperor allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall on Tisha B'av
Question 8 of 10
Which of these is NOT a term for the three weeks preceding Tisha B'Av?
Question 9 of 10
How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?
Question 10 of 10
What is a kinah?

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