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
When did the Simchat Torah tradition of reading the final Torah portion of the previous year and the first Torah portion of the next year begin?
Question 2 of 10
What does Simchat Torah mean?
Question 3 of 10
What title is given to the person honored with the first aliyah of Genesis on Simchat Torah?
Question 4 of 10
Simchat Torah is traditionally what type of holiday?
Question 5 of 10
It is a custom for how many people to be honored with an aliyah on Simchat Torah?
Question 6 of 10
The Prayer for Rain recited on Shemini Atzeret is parallel to
Question 7 of 10
In recent times, how have synagogues made Simchat Torah a very "child-friendly" holiday?
Question 8 of 10
On Shemini Atzeret, people
Question 9 of 10
How many circles or circuits around the room are done in a Simchat Torah celebration?
Question 10 of 10
On Simchat Torah the torah reading includes