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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. What is the Hebrew word for a kosher symbol on a package of food?
 A heksher
 A kasher
 A mashgiach
 A knuffle
 A baal hayyim


Question 2. What does the word "kosher" mean?
 Blessed by a rabbi
 Healthy or energetic
 Fit or appropriate
 Righteous or just


Question 3. True or false: If blood is found in a piece of meat or an egg, it is no longer kosher to eat.


Question 4. Which book of the Torah contains a list of the animals that are permissible for consumption and the animals that are not?


Question 5. Were Adam and Eve vegetarians?


Question 6. True or false: Kosher and halal food obey the same laws.


Question 7. True or false: To ensure that meat and milk are not eaten together in any way, it is customary to wait a certain amount of time after a meat meal, before eating dairy.