Yom Kippur Quiz


A day of fasting, prayer, and introspection, Yom Kippur is often considered the holiest day of the Jewish year. How much do you know about Yom Kippur?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The service that ends Yom Kippur is called

Musaf Viddui Neilah Yizkor

Qustion 2. The meal before the Yom Kippur fast is called

Seudat ha makom Seudat havra'ah Seudat hamafseket Seudat mitzvah

Qustion 3. When reciting the lists of sin, called the Viddui, it is customary for people to

Remain seated To stand and stomp after each sin is read Bow after each sin is read To stand and beat their chests after each sin is read

Qustion 4. The Avodah service describes

Business ethics in the Torah The importance of volunteerism The story of Jonah and the whale The sacrifice ritual in the Temple on the Day of Atonement Sins which the entire community committed

Qustion 5. What custom, often held on Erev Yom Kippur, is meant to atone for one's personal sins?

Tzedakah Kittel Kaparot Viddui

Qustion 6. According to Jewish law, at what age is a child is commanded to fast?

12 for boys, 13 for girls 13 for both boys and girls 12 for both boys and girls 12 for girls, 13 for boys

Qustion 7. Yom Kippur is the culmination of

Yamim Noraim (The Days of Awe) Hag Haasif (The Harvest Festival) Hag Habikkurim (Festival of First Fruits) Hag HaShavuot (Festival of Weeks)

Qustion 8. According to Jewish law, who may choose not to fast on Yom Kippur?

An ill person A nursing mother A child between the ages of 9-12 All of the above

Qustion 9. A famous story in the Talmud records a conversation between Rabbi Joshua and Rabbi Yohanan. When Rabbi Joshua decries the lack of the Yom Kippur sacrifice in the post-Temple word, Rabbi Yohana replies that we still have another effective method of atonement. What does he say that method is?

Giving charity to the needy Fasting Wearing white Acts of loving-kindness

Qustion 10. Which service is NOT specifically added for Yom Kippur?

Martyrology Avodah Musaf Neilah
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