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. 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 2. 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 3. The counting of the Omer lasts
Question 4. Leaven is also known as
Question 5. At the end of the seder it is customary to say:
Next Year in Jerusalem!
Forty-nine days to Shavuot!
See you next year!
Question 6. The bitter herbs on the seder plate are meant to symbolize
The reeds in the red sea
The heat of the desert sun
The bitterness of life as a slave
The tears of the slaves
Question 7. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
Question 8. Which of the following is not one of 10 plagues
Death of the Firstborn
Question 9. The song Had Gadya is about
The Ten Commandments
Question 10. 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