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
Historians believe Hanukkah enjoyed a resurgence in America in modern times because
Question 2 of 10
The Maccabees were revolting against the ideas of
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following letters does not appear on a dreidel from America
Question 4 of 10
The shehekheyanu blessing is recited
Question 5 of 10
Which king plays a central role in the Hanukkah story?
Question 6 of 10
The Maccabees were led by the sons of the priest Mattathias. How many sons did he have?
Question 7 of 10
The paragraph beginning "Al Hanissim" is added to
Question 8 of 10
Hanukkah is also known as...
Question 9 of 10
We can see the development of both the Hanukkah and the stories associated with it in
Question 10 of 10
The Torah is read only once during Hanukkah.

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