Tu Bishvat Quiz

Test your knowledge of the birthday of the trees.

Tu Bishvat, traditionally known as the birthday of the trees, is a time to think about relating to the natural world. How much do you know about Tu Bishvat?

Question 1 of 10
True or False: When describing trees that can be cut down after capturing a land, the Torah does not distinguish beween fruit-bearing and non-fruit-bearing trees.
Question 2 of 10
According to Vayikra Rabbah the first thing the Israelites should do when they enter the land of Israel is
Question 3 of 10
Which is not a “new year” established by the rabbis of the Talmud?
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is NOT an element of the mystics’ Tu Bishvat seder?
Question 5 of 10
What group of people rediscovered and popularized Tu Bishvat in the 16th century?
Question 6 of 10
According to Rabbi Yohanan ben Zakkai, if one is holding a tree sappling when the Messiah arrives
Question 7 of 10
True or False: At a Tu Bishvat seder it is customary to mix different kinds of wine.
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following is NOT a historical Tu Bishvat custom?
Question 9 of 10
The new year for trees is connected to the Jewish legal practice of
Question 10 of 10
According to Midrash, when did God tell people to look at the World and take care of it “for there will be no one to repair it after you”?

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