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Passover Quiz

Passover celebrates the biblical exodus from Egypt, but its focus on freedom in general has earned it a special place on the Jewish calendar. More Jews participate in a seder than any other Jewish ritual.How much do you know about Passover history and rituals?



Question 1. True or False: Hag ha-Aviv, or "the Spring Festival," is another name for Passover.
 True
 False

 

Question 2. The counting of the Omer lasts
 56 days
 49 days
 Two weeks
 8 months
 1 year

 

Question 3. Searching for leaven is also known as
 Spring cleaning
 Seder
 Bedikat Hametz
 Motzi
 Matzah

 

Question 4. The song Had Gadya is about
 One stick
 The Ten Commandments
 One Goat
 Two Tablets

 

Question 5. How many sons are there in the Haggadah
 3
 9
 7
 4
 8

 

Question 6. On the intermediate Shabbat of Pesach, it is customary to read which of the five megillot?
 Ecclesiastes
 Ruth
 Lamentations
 Song of Songs

 

Question 7. Which of the following is not one of 10 plagues
 Blood
 Frogs
 Death of the Firstborn
 Dinosaurs
 Darkness

 

Question 8. What do we do for the prophet Elijah at the seder?
 Open the door for him and pour him a cup of wine
 Ask him to bring needy families to join our seder
 Bless him for taking care of baby boys at their brit milah
 Leave a piece of matzah for him

 

Question 9. Passover celebrates
 God leading the Israelites out from slavery in Egypt to freedom
 God giving the Israelites the Torah in the desert
 The finishing of the Torah and starting it over
 The building of the Temple

 

Question 10. Leaven is also known as
 Matzah
 Hametz
 Marror
 Wine
 Seder