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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
 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!


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


Question 6. On the intermediate Shabbat of Pesach, it is customary to read which of the five megillot?
 Song of Songs


Question 7. Leaven is also known as


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


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