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
Most minor fasts are connected with
Question 2 of 10
Which minor fast day is mentioned in the Torah?
Question 3 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim takes place on
Question 4 of 10
This tractate of the Talmud is devoted to public fast days
Question 5 of 10
Which prophet was Gedaliah assigned to care for?
Question 6 of 10
Which fast day only applies to certain people?
Question 7 of 10
Minor fasts last from...
Question 8 of 10
Some people fast on the 7th day of Adar, which is believed to be...
Question 9 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim reminds us of which plague
Question 10 of 10
What did leaders of the Hasidic movement recommend instead of fasting on non-fixed fast days?

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