The kosher section at a supermarket in Boca Raton, Florida. (Uriel Heilman/JTA)

Kashrut/Dietary Laws Quiz

The rules of kashrut dictate which animals can be eaten, how to slaughter animals, and how to separate meat and dairy. How much do you know about the details of and reasons behind kashrut?

Question 1 of 10
True or false: Both mammals and birds have to be slaughtered in a certain way in order to be kosher.
Question 2 of 10
Some contemporary Jews connect the rules of kashrut to which of these?
Question 3 of 10
Were Adam and Eve vegetarians?
Question 4 of 10
Which book of the Torah contains a list of the animals that are permissible for consumption and the animals that are not?
Question 5 of 10
In order to be considered kosher, what do fish have to have?
Question 6 of 10
The biblical prohibition of cooking a baby goat in its own mother's milk is the basis for what law?
Question 7 of 10
What is the Hebrew word for a kosher symbol on a package of food?
Question 8 of 10
What does "pareve" mean?
Question 9 of 10
What did Maimonides believe was the purpose of the strictures of kashrut?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these are never kosher?

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