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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. Which of the following is a traditional food for many Passover seders?
 Matzah Ball Soup
 Gefilte Fish
 Brisket
 All of the above
 None of the above

 

Question 2. The word seder means
 Really long meal
 Freedom
 Exodus
 Story
 Order

 

Question 3. How many times is Moses mentioned in the Haggadah?
 Once
 Ten Times
 Eighteen times
 Never

 

Question 4. On the intermediate Shabbat of Pesach, it is customary to read which of the five megillot?
 Ecclesiastes
 Ruth
 Lamentations
 Song of Songs

 

Question 5. Which of the following is not one of 10 plagues
 Blood
 Frogs
 Death of the Firstborn
 Dinosaurs
 Darkness

 

Question 6. Which commandment must all people observe on Passover?
 Eating matzah at the seder
 Visiting the sick
 Sitting in the sukkah
 Wearing tzitzit
 Wearing tefillin

 

Question 7. True or False: Hag ha-Aviv, or "the Spring Festival," is another name for Passover.
 True
 False

 

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

 

Question 9. The middle days of Passover are called
 Aseret yemei teshuva
 Hanukat Habayit
 Hol Hamoed
 Yom Haatzmaut

 

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