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. How many weeks of communal mourning lead up to Tisha B’Av?

One Two Three Four

Qustion 2. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in

1776 1492 1290 1310 1578

Qustion 3. True or false: Some Jews believe that a need for Tisha B'Av no longer exists.

True False

Qustion 4. Which Byzantine emperor allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall on Tisha B'av

Constantine Augustus Zeus Theodosius Mehmed II

Qustion 5. The Three Weeks begin on

The 18th of Tammuz The 9th of Av The 17th of Adar The 17th of Tammuz The 1st of Av

Qustion 6. On Tisha B'Av, these are worn at minhah

Leather shoes White robes Tallit and tefillin Soiled clothing

Qustion 7. Who is the "weeping woman" in the prophet Jeremiah's dirges thought to be?

Eve Sarah Rachel Hannah Szenes Mother Israel

Qustion 8. When is Tisha B’Av observed?

On the 7th of Av On the 9th of Av On the 10th of Adar On the 9th of Adar

Qustion 9. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?

Herod Hadrian Nebuchadnezzar Solomon None of the above

Qustion 10. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?

Bar Kokhba Rabbi Akiva Jeremiah Daniel
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