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Tisha B'Av Quiz

The fast day Tisha B'Av commemorates the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem and many other tragedies throughout Jewish history. How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?



Question 1. At the meal immediately after Tisha BAv, what two items are traditionally not consumed?
 Wine and meat
 Dairy and liquor
 Challah and wine
 Fish and meat

 

Question 2. True or False: Torah study is not permitted on Tisha B'Av.
 True
 False

 

Question 3. The Kotel is also known as the
 Eastern Wall
 Northern Wall
 Southern Wall
 Western Wall
 Northwestern Wall

 

Question 4. When is Tisha BAv observed?
 On the 7th of Av
 On the 9th of Av
 On the 10th of Adar
 On the 9th of Adar

 

Question 5. The Shabbat after Tisha B'Av is called
 Shabbat Gadol
 Shabbat Zahor
 Shabbat Nahamu
 Shabbat Hadash
 Shabbat Shekalim

 

Question 6. Who composed the Book of Lamentations?
 Bar Kokhba
 Rabbi Akiva
 Jeremiah
 Daniel

 

Question 7. The edict of King Edward I that forced Jews to leave England, was enacted in
 1776
 1492
 1290
 1310
 1578