Death and Mourning Quiz

What are the history and practical aspects of Jewish bereavement?

Question 1 of 10
True or false: There is no explicit prohibition against suicide in the Bible.
Question 2 of 10
According to Maimonides, the rules of mourning apply after the death of anyone older than
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is NOT a common custom during shiva?
Question 4 of 10
Traditionally, if a bride or groom suffers the loss of parent within the 30 days leading up to the wedding, the wedding is to be:
Question 5 of 10
What is a shomer in the context of death and mourning?
Question 6 of 10
Which biblical character is said to have delivered the first ethical will to his/her descendents?
Question 7 of 10
When might Jewish law permit autopsies?
Question 8 of 10
What is potentially problematic about wills?
Question 9 of 10
How many Jews are required to be present during the recitation of the Mourner's Kaddish?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: One is not required to sit shiva after the death of a step-parent.

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