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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. 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 2. Leaven is also known as
 Matzah
 Hametz
 Marror
 Wine
 Seder

 

Question 3. Matzah must be made in how many minutes or less?
 75
 36
 18
 10

 

Question 4. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
 Once
 Ten Times
 Eighteen times
 Never

 

Question 5. What is Maimouna?
 A special kind of matzah for people who are allergic to gluten
 A celebration that takes place the night and day after Passover ends
 The name given to the person who recites the four questions at the seder
 A city in Egypt where the Jews stopped on their way to the Red Sea

 

Question 6. Which piece of matzah is used for the afikomen?
 The middle one
 The top one
 The bottom one
 The burnt one
 The triangle one

 

Question 7. On the first day of Passover we say a special prayer asking for
 Sustenance in the year to come
 Abundant bread in the year to come
 The messiah to come and end Passover
 Dew to fall in Israel over the dry summer months

 

Question 8. What service is recited on the last day of Passover?
 Tal
 Piyyutim
 Shir Ha-Shirim
 Yizkor

 

Question 9. True or False: Hag ha-Aviv, or "the Spring Festival," is another name for Passover.
 True
 False

 

Question 10. The word seder means
 Really long meal
 Freedom
 Exodus
 Story
 Order