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 piece of matzah is used for the afikomen?
The middle one
The top one
The bottom one
The burnt one
The triangle one
Question 2. Which of the following is a traditional food for many Passover seders?
Matzah Ball Soup
All of the above
None of the above
Question 3. Leaven is also known as
Question 4. What are the three pilgrimage festivals from the time of the Temple?
Passover, Shavuot, and Tu Bishvat
Rosh Hashannah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot
Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot
Simchat Torah, Purim, and Hanukkah
Question 5. What is the name for matzah that has been made from wheat that has been watched from the time of harvesting until the final baking to ensure that no water, heat, or other natural processes cause it to begin fermentation?
Question 6. Which of the following is not one of 10 plagues
Death of the Firstborn
Question 7. 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 8. 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 9. 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 10. Many contemporary Jews add additional items to the seder plate to symbolize struggles for liberation. What is a common new item the celebrates women?