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
True or False: The story of creation contains a commandment for humans to observe a sabbath.
Question 2 of 10
What is the name of the reading from one of the Bible's prophetic books that is read after the Torah on Shabbat?
Question 3 of 10
The rabbis in the Mishnah identified how many basic categories of labor that are forbidden on Shabbat?
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
Tisha B'av is preceded and followed by special Shabbatot known as:
Question 6 of 10
All the details of Shabbat observance and work prohibitions can be found in the Torah.
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following is NOT one of the 10 things the Zohar explains the head of the household must accomplish at the Shabbat table?
Question 8 of 10
What does Havdalah literally mean?
Question 9 of 10
What does chillul Shabbat refer to?
Question 10 of 10
Which ceremony marks Shabbat's departure?

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