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High Holidays Quiz for Kids

May 9, 2009 | by

How well are you prepared for the High Holidays?


1. What is the Day of Judgement?

A. Rosh Chodesh
B. Yom Kippur
C. Rosh Hashanah



2. One of the main ideas of Rosh Hashanah is that:

A. God is our king.
B. God took us through the Red Sea.
C. God performed miracles



3. We eat honey on Rosh Hashanah because:

A. We want to give business to the bee-keepers.
B. We hope God will grant us a sweet new year.
C. It is healthy.



4. On Rosh Hashanah we eat the head of a fish because:

A. We hope God will keep us ahead of other nations.
B. Jews like to go fishing.
C. It tastes better than the tail.



5. During which month do we blow the shofar just about every day?

A. Kislev
B. Tishrei
C. Elul



6. Bitter herbs are eaten on:

A. Rosh Hashanah
B. Passover
C. Tisha B'av



7. What are the names of the sounds the shofar makes?

A. Tekia, Truah, Shevarim.
B. Tefilah, Torah, Sefarim.
C. Tequilla, Brew-a, Collada.



8. The ceremony of symbolically throwing our sins into a body of water is called:

A. Bedikat Chametz
B. Neilah
C. Tashlich



9. The 10 days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are called:

A. 10 Days of Prayer
B. 10 Days of Charity
C. 10 Days of Repentance



10. Grown-ups fast on Yom Kippur because:

A. They have to diet at least once a year.
B. It is a Biblical commandment.
C. There aren't any good recipe books for Yom Kippur.




True or False?

1. Rosh Hashanah is a 2 day Festival even in Israel.




2. The Shofar is blown 100 times on Rosh Hashanah.




3. The Shofar is never blown on Yom Kippur.




4. Kiddush for Rosh Hashanah is the same as Kiddush for Shabbat.


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