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
Where are the weekly haftarah selections taken from?
Question 2 of 10
Tisha B'av is preceded and followed by special Shabbatot known as:
Question 3 of 10
Musaf is the additional service done in some synagogues that acts as a verbal replacement for what ancient custom?
Question 4 of 10
One of the key values connected to the celebration of Shabbat is that of menuha, which means what?
Question 5 of 10
What is the proper order of the blessings in the Havdalah ceremony?
Question 6 of 10
Traditionally, when are meals for Shabbat prepared?
Question 7 of 10
True or False: The story of creation contains a commandment for humans to observe a sabbath.
Question 8 of 10
All the details of Shabbat observance and work prohibitions can be found in the Torah.
Question 9 of 10
"Come my friend, let us greet the Shabbat bride!" is the chorus of what Shabbat prayer?
Question 10 of 10
According to traditional observance, which of these acts is halakhically permissible on Shabbat?

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