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
We can see the development of both the Hanukkah and the stories associated with it in
Question 3 of 10
The “Scroll of Antiochus”, a megillah for Hanukkah, was written in the Talmudic period in what language?
Question 4 of 10
According to the Talmud one should give how many gifts on Hanukkah?
Question 5 of 10
Which dessert from Israel is eaten at Hanukkah because it is fried in oil?
Question 6 of 10
How many blessings are said when lighting Hanukkah candles? (other than the first night)
Question 7 of 10
A hanukkiyah
Question 8 of 10
Historians believe Hanukkah enjoyed a resurgence in America in modern times because
Question 9 of 10
The military leader of the first phase of the revolt against the King in 167 BCE was
Question 10 of 10
The shehekheyanu blessing is recited

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