Jewish Practices Quiz

How much do you know about the rules for Jewish daily life?

Mitzvot — Judaism’s commandments — guide Jewish practice. They have been interpreted and codified into a system called Halacha — Jewish law. How much do you know about Jewish practices and the rules for Jewish daily life?

Question 1 of 10
What is a mohar?
Question 2 of 10
The Torah says that one who respects his or her parents will be rewarded in what way?
Question 3 of 10
True or false: By the high Middle Ages, most Jewish communities recognized one rabbi as the arbiter of Jewish law in that community.
Question 4 of 10
What does the Hebrew word mitzvah literally mean?
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following is true of the commandment to visit the sick?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these mitzvot are still performed by Jews today?
Question 7 of 10
According to Jewish law how many times should a Jewish person pray every day? Tzedakah is often translated as charity, but it’s more closely related to the concept of what?
Question 8 of 10
What is the meaning of the root of the word halacha--the Hebrew term for Jewish law?
Question 9 of 10
Which is the tractate of the Mishnah that is most directly concerned with ethics?
Question 10 of 10
According to Jewish tradition, how many mitzvot (commandments) are there?

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