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
Scholars believe the actual text of the Book of Esther was written
Question 2 of 10
On Purim we read the Book of Esther
Question 3 of 10
The Megillah scroll should be
Question 4 of 10
When is seudat Purim eaten?
Question 5 of 10
What was the name of the King of Persia in the Purim story?
Question 6 of 10
Beans and peas are sometimes eaten on Purim because
Question 7 of 10
True or False: Unlike Torah scrolls, many scrolls of Esther are illuminated with illustrations of the narrative.
Question 8 of 10
Written evidence of Purim shpiels (Yiddish for "Purim play") exists in Europe dating back to the
Question 9 of 10
Purim Katan is observed
Question 10 of 10
What is the name of the noisemakers used during the megillah reading?

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