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
Hanukkah is one of the Jewish holidays not mentioned in the Bible.
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following letters does not appear on a dreidel from America
Question 3 of 10
The Maccabees were led by the sons of the priest Mattathias. How many sons did he have?
Question 4 of 10
A Hanukkiyah should be placed
Question 5 of 10
The military leader of the first phase of the revolt against the King in 167 BCE was
Question 6 of 10
A special scroll that contained many legends about Hanukkah and was once read on the holiday is called
Question 7 of 10
According to the Talmud one should give how many gifts on Hanukkah?
Question 8 of 10
The shehekheyanu blessing is recited
Question 9 of 10
When lighting Hanukkah candles one should
Question 10 of 10
The “Scroll of Antiochus”, a megillah for Hanukkah, was written in the Talmudic period in what language?

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