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 playing dreidel, if you spin and get a gimmel you should
Question 2 of 10
Which king plays a central role in the Hanukkah story?
Question 3 of 10
When was the Hanukkah song Ma'oz Tsur written?
Question 4 of 10
When lighting Hanukkah candles one should
Question 5 of 10
True or False: The reason we eat latkes is because it was the food that fortified the Maccabees as they fought Antiochus.
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following was a behavior prohibited by Antiochus?
Question 7 of 10
Which game is most commonly played during Hannukah?
Question 8 of 10
It has become customary for the Hanukkah menorah to have place for nine flames. Why is there a ninth candle, called the shamash?
Question 9 of 10
In the apocryphal story of Judith and Holofernes, Judith feeds the king cheese and wine so that she can...
Question 10 of 10
The shehekheyanu blessing is recited

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