Jewish Humor Quiz

How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Jews have long used humor as a tool for self-ridicule, fighting anti-Semitism, and even passing down traditions. And in the past few decades Jewish humor has become significant in mainstream popular culture. How much do you know about Jewish humor?

Question 1 of 10
Which of these TV characters is Jewish?
Question 2 of 10
"Hanukkah Harry," "Jewess Jeans," and "Jew, Not a Jew," are sketches from what TV show?
Question 3 of 10
What is Chelm?
Question 4 of 10
What year did Seinfeld premiere?
Question 5 of 10
Who was the Jewish cast member on All in the Family?
Question 6 of 10
"I do not know whether there are many other instances of a people making fun to such a degree of its own character." Who said this about the Jews?
Question 7 of 10
The Marx brothers--Julius, Adolph, and Leonard--were renamed
Question 8 of 10
Which of these is the first biblical character to laugh?
Question 9 of 10
A comedy trend of the '90s called "sick humor" owes its inspiration to whom?
Question 10 of 10
Which Jewish writer produced classics of bittersweet humor?

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