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
True or False: Is the Fast of Esther always observed on the day before Purim?
Question 2 of 10
How many minor fasts are on the Jewish calendar?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following is not a traditional Jewish fast?
Question 4 of 10
None of the four minor fast days can occur
Question 5 of 10
Which king laid siege on Jerusalem, marked by the 10th of Tevet
Question 6 of 10
Which fast day only applies to certain people?
Question 7 of 10
Ta'anit Bekhorim reminds us of which plague
Question 8 of 10
How can a firstborn son get out of his obligation to fast on Erev Pesach?
Question 9 of 10
Most minor fasts are connected with
Question 10 of 10
Who does the Fast of Gedaliah honor?

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