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
How can a firstborn son get out of his obligation to fast on Erev Pesach?
Question 2 of 10
Which king laid siege on Jerusalem, marked by the 10th of Tevet
Question 3 of 10
Which minor fast day is mentioned in the Torah?
Question 4 of 10
Who does the Fast of Gedaliah honor?
Question 5 of 10
What does the Fast of Esther commemorate?
Question 6 of 10
This tractate of the Talmud is devoted to public fast days
Question 7 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim takes place on
Question 8 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim reminds us of which plague
Question 9 of 10
Which of the following is not a traditional Jewish fast?
Question 10 of 10
What anniversary does the Tenth of Tevet mark?

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