Shavuot QuizShavuot began as a harvest festival, but it also commemorates the revelation at Sinai and the giving of the Torah. Traditions of the holiday include eating dairy, nighttime learning, and decorating houses and synagogues with plant life. How much do you know about this spring holiday?
Question 1. On the first day of Shavuot, this is read from the Torah
The story of creation
The story of Sodom and Gomorrah
The entire book of Leviticus
The first line of every parashah
The Ten Commandments
Question 2. The book of Exodus calls Shavuot
Question 3. Which book is read on Shavuot?
The Book of Ruth
The Book of Esther
Song of Songs
The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah
Question 4. What did the Jews standing at Mount Sinai say to signal their acceptance of the Torah
"We will do and we will listen"
"Blessed are You, Lord our God, Ruler of the Universe, who is good and causes good"
"Blessed be the maker of creation"
Question 5. Shavuot happens in the Hebrew month of
Question 6. The ritual of upsheren, associated with Lag Ba'Omer, involves:
The public reading of the Ten Commandments.
The naming of a child.
A boy's first haircut.
Dedicating a Torah.
Question 7. When may the omer be counted each day?
Starting at sunrise.
Starting at nightfall.
You may count on any day of Passover.
It doesn't matter as long as you make up the count by Shavuot.