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 tradition of boys reading from the Torah at their bar mitzvah began in what century?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these things is a bar or bat mitzvah child required to perform?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: The rabbis of the Middle Ages enacted laws to limit spending on bar mitzvah festivities.
Question 4 of 10
After the acceptance of mitzvot at 12, what does the Mishnah say is the next life step for a girl?
Question 5 of 10
Is a bar or bat mitzvah ceremony required for every Jewish child?
Question 6 of 10
In the Book of Numbers, what age does God identify as an age of moral responsibility?
Question 7 of 10
The first mention of a bar mitzvah party is found in which Jewish text?
Question 8 of 10
What is the minimum age for a girl to have a bat mitzvah?
Question 9 of 10
When did the first bar mitzvah ceremonies occur?
Question 10 of 10
When attending a bar/bat mitzvah service, guests should be careful to

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