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

 

Question 2. Which is NOT part of the seder plate?
 Roasted bone
 Haroset
 A cup of wine
 Bitter herbs

 

Question 3. Which is a Passover-related fast?
 Ta'anit Bekhorim
 Ta'anit Esther
 Tisha B'Av
 Yom Kippur

 

Question 4. At the end of the seder it is customary to say:
 Next Year in Jerusalem!
 Forty-nine days to Shavuot!
 See you next year!
 L'chaim!

 

Question 5. True or False: Ritual hand washing takes place at the seder twice.
 True
 False

 

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. Leaven is also known as
 Matzah
 Hametz
 Marror
 Wine
 Seder

 

Question 8. The middle days of Passover are called
 Aseret yemei teshuva
 Hanukat Habayit
 Hol Hamoed
 Yom Haatzmaut

 

Question 9. Which of the following generally are not considered kitniyot
 Beans
 Rice
 Bananas
 Corn
 Peanuts

 

Question 10. 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