Shabbat Quiz

How much do you know about this weekly holiday?

Though many activities are forbidden on Shabbat–from writing to playing instruments–Shabbat is seen as a great gift from God to the Jewish people, and is celebrated with special songs, meals, and prayers. How much do you know about Shabbat?

Question 1 of 10
Muktseh can be described as
Question 2 of 10
Which important Jewish writer wrote, "More than the Jewish people has preserved the Shabbat, the Shabbat has preserved the Jewish people."
Question 3 of 10
Traditionally, how many stars should appear in the sky to signify the end of Shabbat?
Question 4 of 10
What song is traditionally sung at the start of Friday night dinner?
Question 5 of 10
How long does Shabbat last?
Question 6 of 10
When does the first special Shabbat of the Jewish year occur?
Question 7 of 10
True or False: Shabbat services are generally longer than weekday services.
Question 8 of 10
On Shabbat, one should light exactly two candles—no more and no less.
Question 9 of 10
The blessing for male children invokes the biblical characters of
Question 10 of 10
What is the meaning of the word Kiddush?

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