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
The confirmation ceremony commonly takes place on what Jewish holiday?
Question 2 of 10
Who decried the materialism of bar/bat mitzvah parties?
Question 3 of 10
In which countries is there evidence of bat mitzvahs before the 20th century?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: Before the Middle Ages, a pre-bar mitzvah boy was permitted to receive an aliyah and to put on tefillin publicly.
Question 5 of 10
Which of these is NOT a way for a bar/bat mitzvah party to be more socially responsible?
Question 6 of 10
The first bat mitzvah in the United States took place in
Question 7 of 10
What can parents do to help their child prepare for his/her bar/bat mitzvah?
Question 8 of 10
Which TV show featured an episode where a character felt "incomplete" because he'd never had a bar mitzvah?
Question 9 of 10
In some synagogues, normally after the completion of 10th grade religious school, what ceremony do teenagers participate in?
Question 10 of 10
Which one of these statements is NOT true: The bat/bar mitzvah celebration marks the time when children are

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