Passover QuizPassover 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. Which is the proper order of the beginning of the seder?
Kiddish, motzei matzah, urhatz, karpas
Kiddish, urhatz, karpas, yahatz
Yahatz, maggid, hallel, afikomen
Maggid, urhatz, karpas, hallel
Question 2. The book used to tell the story of Passover is called
Question 3. A cup of wine is included for what prophet
Question 4. 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 5. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
Question 6. In biblical times, the main ritual for celebrating Passover focused on
Eating matzah and bitter herbs
The paschal offering
The reading of the Haggadah
Finding the afikomen
Question 7. In medieval Europe, what was the most pressing problem that Jews faced around Passover?
They lived in the ghettos, making it hard to hold a proper seder
They were too poor to make matzah and buy the wine
There was no problem, they celebrated Passover just fine
It was illegal for them to celebrate any Jewish holiday
Widespread accusations of blood libel
Question 8. Many contemporary Jews add additional items to the seder plate to symbolize struggles for liberation. What is a common new item the celebrates women?
Question 9. Which of the following is a traditional food for many Passover seders?
Matzah Ball Soup
All of the above
None of the above
Question 10. 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