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
The 17th of Tammuz marks the beginning of
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following is a traditional custom associated with minor fast days?
Question 3 of 10
What did leaders of the Hasidic movement recommend instead of fasting on non-fixed fast days?
Question 4 of 10
Which fast day only applies to certain people?
Question 5 of 10
Most minor fasts are connected with
Question 6 of 10
How can a firstborn son get out of his obligation to fast on Erev Pesach?
Question 7 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim takes place on
Question 8 of 10
Minor fasts last from...
Question 9 of 10
Which prophet was Gedaliah assigned to care for?
Question 10 of 10
If someone voluntarily fasts on Shabbat, what is the penalty according to Jewish law?

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