Liturgy & Prayers Quiz

How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat and holidays?

From the morning Shema to the evening Shema, prayer provides structure for the Jewish day. How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat, and holidays?

Question 1 of 10
What does the word siddur mean?
Question 2 of 10
What letter of the Hebrew alphabet is missing from Ashrei, an acrostic psalm?
Question 3 of 10
What is the Yom Kippur service that refers to the symbolic closing of the gates of heaven?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: A minyan has always referred to a gathering of exactly ten people.
Question 5 of 10
Except on Mondays and Thursdays, Tahanun (the supplication prayer) begins with a reference to which biblical figure?
Question 6 of 10
What prayer is only recited in the morning, with the exception of the night of the Passover seder?
Question 7 of 10
The three pilgrimage festivals, as well as Hanukkah and Rosh Chodesh, are characterized by the joyous recitation of a group of psalms called what?
Question 8 of 10
The prayer in the morning service called Barukh She'amar lists how many different attributes of God?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is NOT a feature of services on Yom Kippur?
Question 10 of 10
Birkot HaShahar are blessings for what time of day?

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