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. Kinot are

Beans not to be eaten on Passover Prayers of mourning Special Torah readings Skits telling the story of the Temple Songs of praise

Qustion 2. Who first allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall?

Herod Hadrian Nebuchadnezzar Solomon None of the above

Qustion 3. How many weeks of communal mourning lead up to Tisha B’Av?

One Two Three Four

Qustion 4. How many Jews died in the war for independence against the Romans?

Less than ten 500 10,000 Over one million

Qustion 5. Which Byzantine emperor allowed Jews to pray at the Western Wall on Tisha B'av

Constantine Augustus Zeus Theodosius Mehmed II

Qustion 6. Which king was responsible for the destruction of the First Temple?

King Nebuchadnezzar King Titus King Antiochus King Ahab

Qustion 7. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?

Bar Kokhba Rabbi Akiva Jeremiah Daniel

Qustion 8. What was the Western Wall originally the wall of?

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

Qustion 9. 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 10. On Tisha B’Av, people

Refraining from washing Refraining from sexual relations Fasting Refraining from wearing leather All of the above
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