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
Beans and peas are sometimes eaten on Purim because
Question 2 of 10
The comic plays performed on Purim are called
Question 3 of 10
Matanot la'evyonim are
Question 4 of 10
True or False: Unlike Torah scrolls, many scrolls of Esther are illuminated with illustrations of the narrative.
Question 5 of 10
The Shabbat before Purim is called
Question 6 of 10
True or False: Traditionally, Purim was a holiday where celebrants drank until they were unable to tell the difference between Mordecai and Haman.
Question 7 of 10
The name "Purim" is the plural of the word pur, which means
Question 8 of 10
On Purim we read the Book of Esther
Question 9 of 10
Hamantashen get their name from the Yiddish meaning
Question 10 of 10
What was the name of the King of Persia in the Purim story?

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