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
In the Purim story, the king's first wife is named
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
The Fast of Esther (Ta'anit Esther) is related to
Question 4 of 10
When is seudat Purim eaten?
Question 5 of 10
In a leap year, what is the additional month in the Jewish calendar called?
Question 6 of 10
True or False: Unlike Torah scrolls, many scrolls of Esther are illuminated with illustrations of the narrative.
Question 7 of 10
The Shabbat before Purim is called
Question 8 of 10
Packages of food and other small treats that are offered to friends and family are called
Question 9 of 10
Shushan Purim is
Question 10 of 10
When Mordechai told Esther of Haman's plans, she asked Mordechai to declare a fast that was how long

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