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
True or false: Humanistic Judaism has its own bar and bat mitzvah rituals.
Question 2 of 10
The first bat mitzvah in the United States took place in
Question 3 of 10
The bar mitzvah ceremony dates back to
Question 4 of 10
In some synagogues, normally after the completion of 10th grade religious school, what ceremony do teenagers participate in?
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
Adult bar/bat mitzvahs have gained popularity in the last
Question 7 of 10
After the acceptance of mitzvot at 12, what does the Mishnah say is the next life step for a girl?
Question 8 of 10
Who decried the materialism of bar/bat mitzvah parties?
Question 9 of 10
Which one of these statements is NOT true: The bat/bar mitzvah celebration marks the time when children are
Question 10 of 10
Which TV show featured an episode where a character felt "incomplete" because he'd never had a bar mitzvah?