Minor Fasts Quiz

How much do you know about these days of mourning?

The four minor fasts on the Jewish calendar commemorate tragedies in Jewish history such as the murder of Gedaliah, the Jewish governor of Judah, and the breach of the walls around Jerusalem in 70 CE.

How much do you know about these days?

Question 1 of 10
Which king laid siege on Jerusalem, marked by the 10th of Tevet
Question 2 of 10
Which fast day only applies to certain people?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is not a traditional Jewish fast?
Question 4 of 10
How many minor fasts are on the Jewish calendar?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these events happened, according to the Mishnah, on the 17th of Tammuz?
Question 6 of 10
Which is not a reason to hold a personal fast?
Question 7 of 10
What does the Fast of Esther commemorate?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is a traditional custom associated with minor fast days?
Question 9 of 10
Some people fast on the 7th day of Adar, which is believed to be...
Question 10 of 10
Which minor fast day is mentioned in the Torah?

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