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
The comic plays performed on Purim are called
Question 2 of 10
During Megillah reading, it is customary to say the names of Haman's sons
Question 3 of 10
Hamantashen get their name from the Yiddish meaning
Question 4 of 10
Packages of food and other small treats that are offered to friends and family are called
Question 5 of 10
Matanot la'evyonim are
Question 6 of 10
What liturgical additions are there for Purim?
Question 7 of 10
According to tradition, Haman was
Question 8 of 10
Josephus, a Jewish historian of the first century of the Common Era, paraphrases the story of Esther in
Question 9 of 10
True or False: Unlike Torah scrolls, many scrolls of Esther are illuminated with illustrations of the narrative.
Question 10 of 10
The Shabbat before Purim is called

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