Bar/Bat Mitzvah Quiz

How much do you know about this coming-of-age ceremony?

Traditionally, being a bar/bat mitzvah meant that one was obligated to fulfill the mitzvot, or commandments. Today, boys and girls may mark this event by leading services, reading from the Torah, or doing community service projects.

Question 1 of 10
Who first enacted Jewish confirmation ceremonies?
Question 2 of 10
What can parents do to help their child prepare for his/her bar/bat mitzvah?
Question 3 of 10
Which one of these statements is NOT true: The bat/bar mitzvah celebration marks the time when children are
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is a pre-bar/bat mitzvah child allowed to do?
Question 5 of 10
When do many traditional Jews mark a child's reaching the age of majority?
Question 6 of 10
What is the minimum age for a girl to have a bat mitzvah?
Question 7 of 10
Is a bar or bat mitzvah ceremony required for every Jewish child?
Question 8 of 10
In the Book of Numbers, what age does God identify as an age of moral responsibility?
Question 9 of 10
Which TV show featured an episode where a character felt "incomplete" because he'd never had a bar mitzvah?
Question 10 of 10
Haftarah portions come from which set of books?

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