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
Haman drew lots to determine the day he would take revenge on the Jews. This day was
Question 2 of 10
Hamantashen get their name from the Yiddish meaning
Question 3 of 10
Packages of food and other small treats that are offered to friends and family are called
Question 4 of 10
The Book of Esther is one of how many biblical books that do not refer directly to God?
Question 5 of 10
What liturgical additions are there for Purim?
Question 6 of 10
Written evidence of Purim shpiels (Yiddish for "Purim play") exists in Europe dating back to the
Question 7 of 10
When Mordechai told Esther of Haman's plans, she asked Mordechai to declare a fast that was how long
Question 8 of 10
True or False: In the Sistine Chapel, Haman is portrayed as being crucified by the Jews.
Question 9 of 10
During Megillah reading, it is customary to say the names of Haman's sons
Question 10 of 10
According to tradition Esther and Mordecai are buried in:

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