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
True or False: Unlike Torah scrolls, many scrolls of Esther are illuminated with illustrations of the narrative.
Question 2 of 10
What liturgical additions are there for Purim?
Question 3 of 10
During Megillah reading, it is customary to say the names of Haman's sons
Question 4 of 10
The Fast of Esther (Ta'anit Esther) is related to
Question 5 of 10
Who is not mentioned in the Book of Esther
Question 6 of 10
Scholars believe the actual text of the Book of Esther was written
Question 7 of 10
What is the name of the noisemakers used during the megillah reading?
Question 8 of 10
Beans and peas are sometimes eaten on Purim because
Question 9 of 10
In the Purim story, the king's first wife is named
Question 10 of 10
The comic plays performed on Purim are called

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