Rosh Hashanah Quiz

Test your knowledge about the Jewish New Year!

Rosh Hashanah is a time when Jews reflect on their actions and try to make amends with each other and God, and it is also the Jewish New Year. How much do you know about Rosh Hashanah?

Question 1 of 10
The only reference in the Bible to a "Rosh Hashanah" appears in the sixth century BCE book of Ezekiel in a context that refers not to a specific holiday, but to a season of the year.
Question 2 of 10
The season of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are often called
Question 3 of 10
During Rosh Hashanah services in particular, Jews read special religious poems called
Question 4 of 10
The Hebrew month before Rosh Hashanah has special prayers and moments that help us prepare for the holiday. This month is called
Question 5 of 10
In the days leading up to Rosh Hashanah, special petitionary prayers are added to services. What are they called?
Question 6 of 10
The rabbis in the Talmud thought that the day of Rosh Hashanah coincides with which day of creation?
Question 7 of 10
The Mishnah gives four new years. Which is not one of them?
Question 8 of 10
What is the earliest source of sounding the shofar on Rosh Hashanah?
Question 9 of 10
In which Torah passage is the shofar alluded to?
Question 10 of 10
According to Rabbi Irving Greenberg, when the Rosh Hashanah liturgy focuses on death, what is it really talking about?

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