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
Which king plays a central role in the Hanukkah story?
Question 2 of 10
The Maccabees and their descendants are also known as the
Question 3 of 10
Hanukkah is also known as...
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following letters does not appear on a dreidel from America
Question 5 of 10
An eyewitness to the events of Hannukah wrote which scroll in Hebrew?
Question 6 of 10
How many blessings are said when lighting Hanukkah candles? (other than the first night)
Question 7 of 10
A special scroll that contained many legends about Hanukkah and was once read on the holiday is called
Question 8 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 9 of 10
The famous Hanukkah song written by "Peter, Paul, and Mary" is called
Question 10 of 10
According to the Talmud one should give how many gifts on Hanukkah?

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