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
If someone voluntarily fasts on Shabbat, what is the penalty according to Jewish law?
Question 2 of 10
Which of these events happened, according to the Mishnah, on the 17th of Tammuz?
Question 3 of 10
The following prayer is said on minor fast days
Question 4 of 10
Some people fast on the 7th day of Adar, which is believed to be...
Question 5 of 10
Which of the following is a traditional custom associated with minor fast days?
Question 6 of 10
This tractate of the Talmud is devoted to public fast days
Question 7 of 10
Which king laid siege on Jerusalem, marked by the 10th of Tevet
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is not a traditional Jewish fast?
Question 9 of 10
None of the four minor fast days can occur
Question 10 of 10
Minor fasts last from...

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