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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. According to the Talmud, which type of person should not eat meat?
 A woman
 An am ha'aretz, an ordinary person
 Children below bar mitzvah age
 A tzadik, or holy person
 None of the above.

 

Question 2. What is the name of the symbol that certifies products as kosher?
 Halakhah
 Hekhsher
 Kasher
 Mehadrin

 

Question 3. Which type of fish is NOT kosher?
 Blackfish
 Albacore
 Sea Bass
 Catfish

 

Question 4. What does the word "kosher" mean?
 Blessed by a rabbi
 Healthy or energetic
 Fit or appropriate
 Righteous or just

 

Question 5. Which of these animals has one attribute of being kosher, but not both?
 Giraffe
 Pig
 Elephant
 Lion
 Mouse

 

Question 6. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?
 Hashgakhah
 Pareve
 Mehadrin
 Terefah

 

Question 7. True or false: If blood is found in a piece of meat or an egg, it is no longer kosher to eat.
 True
 False