Purim Quiz

How much do you know about this festive holiday?

Purim is the most carnivalesque Jewish holiday. It is a day when norms are subverted and reversed to commemorate the reversal of fortune recorded in the Book of Esther.

How much do you know about Purim?

Question 1 of 10
At the end of the Purim story, we hear that the Jews killed how many of their enemies?
Question 2 of 10
Haman drew lots to determine the day he would take revenge on the Jews. This day was
Question 3 of 10
Who is not mentioned in the Book of Esther
Question 4 of 10
According to tradition, Haman was
Question 5 of 10
What was the name of the King of Persia in the Purim story?
Question 6 of 10
Hamantashen get their name from the Yiddish meaning
Question 7 of 10
True or False: In the Sistine Chapel, Haman is portrayed as being crucified by the Jews.
Question 8 of 10
The Megillah scroll should be
Question 9 of 10
Written evidence of Purim shpiels (Yiddish for "Purim play") exists in Europe dating back to the
Question 10 of 10
In a leap year, what is the additional month in the Jewish calendar called?

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