Quiz: You'll Only Know These 18 Questions If You Grew Up In A Jewish Family

Don't be a shlep! Take this quiz!

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 Jul 09, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick the correct answer!

What do you say to wish someone good luck?
“Oy Yay!”
“Mazel tov!”

Question: 2/18Pick the correct answer!

What do you call someone that does a lot of good deeds?
A bum bum
A shlep
A mensch

Question: 3/18Pick the correct answer!

What should a bagel have as a topping?
Butter and jam
Hummus and tomato
Cream cheese and lox

Question: 4/18Pick the correct answer!

Your mom was “verklempt” at your bat mitzvah, she was ______.
really annoyed
happily overwhelmed

Question: 5/18Pick the correct answer!

You’ve got some “shmutz,” means what?
You're lying
You are really smart
You have a dirt or stain

Question: 6/18Pick the correct answer!

On what Jewish holiday do you eat apples and honey?
Yom Kippur
Rosh Hashanah

Question: 7/18Pick the correct answer!

Your bubbe says you have a “shayna punim" meaning _______.
you have a sad attitude
you have a beautiful face
you have a round belly

Question: 8/18Pick the correct answer!

When your bubbe gives a long “spiel” that means she has what?
She has a huge gift for you
She has given a detailed story, speech, or plot
She has a nice hairdo

Question: 9/18Pick the correct answer!

What does "Yom Kippur" literally translate to?
"Day of God"
"Day of Festivals"
"Day of Atonement"

Question: 10/18Pick the correct answer!

What kind of Jewish bread is typically eaten on Shabbat?
Rye Bread

Question: 11/18Pick the correct answer!

What is a "Rabbi"?
A religious holiday involving fasting
A religious teacher authorized to make decisions on issues of Jewish law
A religious service lasting over 24 hours

Question: 12/18Pick the correct answer!

What is the special bread you eat during passover?

Question: 13/18Pick the correct answer!

When do you celebrate Hannukah?
December 6
25th day of Kislev
The first full moon of December

Question: 14/18Pick the correct answer!

At what age do you have a bar/bat mitzvah?

Question: 15/18Pick the correct answer!

What holiday do you dress up in costumes?
Yom Kippur

Question: 16/18Pick the correct answer!

Borsht is a ___ soup.

Question: 17/18Pick the correct answer?

How many candles are on the menorah?

Question: 18/18Pick the correct answer!

If you're kosher you cannot eat ______.
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Judaism is one of the world's oldest religions and predates Christianity. As one of the world’s oldest religions its adages, core values, and cultural attributes are strong and fiercely ingrained in the Jewish society as a whole. An example of this is Jewish slang. Like most cultures, Jewish society has developed certain phrases that are unique to its cultural and religious community. If you were raised Jewish you most likely grew up hearing these words thrown around your house!

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