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 first enacted Jewish confirmation ceremonies?
Question 3 of 10
The Hebrew term for being called up to the Torah is
Question 4 of 10
When did the first bar mitzvah ceremonies occur?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: The rabbis of the Middle Ages enacted laws to limit spending on bar mitzvah festivities.
Question 6 of 10
True or false: In Moroccan communities, the emphasis of the bar mitzvah is more about laying tefillin, and less about being called up to the Torah.
Question 7 of 10
Which of these is a bat mitzvah tradition among Chabad-Lubavitch families?
Question 8 of 10
In what country was the drasha (Torah discourse) first included in bar mitzvah celebrations?
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
What is the traditional blessing for a father to recite at his son's bar mitzvah?

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