Hanukkah Quiz

How much do you know about the Festival of Lights?

Though initially a minor holiday, Hanukkah has become one of the paradigmatic Jewish holidays. Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the Jews over the Syrian Greeks in 164 BCE, and is celebrated numerous ways.

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How much do you know about Hanukkah?

Question 1 of 10
When was the Hanukkah song Ma'oz Tsur written?
Question 2 of 10
The Maccabees were led by the sons of the priest Mattathias. How many sons did he have?
Question 3 of 10
A hanukkiyah
Question 4 of 10
When lighting Hanukkah candles one should
Question 5 of 10
According to the Talmud one should give how many gifts on Hanukkah?
Question 6 of 10
The paragraph beginning "Al Hanissim" is added to
Question 7 of 10
We can see the development of both the Hanukkah and the stories associated with it in
Question 8 of 10
The Torah is read only once during Hanukkah.
Question 9 of 10
The Maccabees were revolting against the ideas of
Question 10 of 10
A special scroll that contained many legends about Hanukkah and was once read on the holiday is called

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