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
True or false: Some of the Psalms are included in the daily prayer liturgy.
Question 2 of 10
What does Amidah literally mean?
Question 3 of 10
What prayer is only recited in the morning, with the exception of the night of the Passover seder?
Question 4 of 10
On Shabbat, the weekly Torah reading is divided into how many sections, or aliyot?
Question 5 of 10
In most communities, how many days in a normal, non-holiday week is the Torah read?
Question 6 of 10
When a Torah scroll is removed from the ark, what does the congregation chant?
Question 7 of 10
What letter of the Hebrew alphabet is missing from Ashrei, an acrostic psalm?
Question 8 of 10
Which rabbi designated ten Psalms as having special power for healing?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these is not a normal movement used during Jewish prayer?
Question 10 of 10
To spiritually prepare the worshipper for reciting the obligatory major prayers of the morning, the Rabbis established a series of selected passages to be read each morning. Where are these passages from?

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