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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?
 Sea Bass


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


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


Question 6. What is the kashering method used for most foodware?


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