Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Quiz

How much do you know about these final holidays of the High Holiday season?

At the end of Sukkot, we celebrate the completion of the annual Torah reading cycle. How much do you know about Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah?

Question 1 of 10
It is a custom for how many people to be honored with an aliyah on Simchat Torah?
Question 2 of 10
In recent times, how have synagogues made Simchat Torah a very "child-friendly" holiday?
Question 3 of 10
Which of the following prayers are said on Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah?
Question 4 of 10
The origin of Simchat Torah can be found in
Question 5 of 10
What is the name of the prayer recited before the dancing begins on Simchat Torah?
Question 6 of 10
True or false: In traditional synagogues, Simchat Torah is the only time that the Torah is read at night.
Question 7 of 10
What is Vezot HaBerakhah?
Question 8 of 10
What do the circles around the synagogue on Simchat Torah represent, according to kabbalist tradition?
Question 9 of 10
Outside Israel, when are Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah observed?
Question 10 of 10
What title is given to the last person to receive an aliyah from the end of the Torah on Simchat Torah?

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