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Kashrut/Dietary Laws Quiz

The 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. Which type of fish is NOT kosher?
 Blackfish
 Albacore
 Sea Bass
 Catfish

 

Question 2. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?
 Hashgakhah
 Pareve
 Mehadrin
 Terefah

 

Question 3. 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 4. Why did 20,000 Lower East Side women boycott kosher meat in 1920?
 Because of the jump in prices of kosher meat
 Because they found blood in their meat
 Because they discovered that animals had not be slaughtered properly
 To protest the beef monopoly

 

Question 5. Which is NOT considered its own category in the laws of kashrut?
 Dairy foods
 Meat foods
 Pareve foods
 Liquids

 

Question 6. What is the kashering method used for most foodware?
 Freezing
 Boiling
 Immersing
 Blessing

 

Question 7. Which of these are never kosher?
 Mammals
 Birds
 Crustaceans
 Dairy products