Kashrut/Dietary Laws QuizThe rules of kashrut dictate which animals can be eaten, how to slaughter animals, and how to separate meat and dairy. How much do you know about the details of and reasons behind kashrut?
Question 1. What is the principle of tsa'ar ba'alei hayyim?
The prevention of pain or cruelty to animals
Not mixing milk and meat during meals
Having a strictly vegetarian lifestyle
The ethical discipline of avoiding certain foods or limiting one's appetite because of the growing scarcity of food in parts of the world
Question 2. Rabbis have debated the kashrut status of which of these animals?
All of these
Question 3. Which of these animals has one attribute of being kosher, but not both?
Question 4. If a metal utensil becomes non-kosher (by coming in contact with non-kosher products), how can it be made kosher?
By exposing it to cold
By exposing it to heat
By cleaning it rigorously
It can never be made kosher again
Question 5. Which type of fish is NOT kosher?
Question 6. Which of these is NOT a pareve food?
Question 7. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?