Quiz: Can You Get 15/15 On This Hanukkah Challenge?

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Take this fun and easy quiz about the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah! Pass this test about the 8 crazy nights!

 Dec 02, 2020

1 of 15Pick your answer!

How many nights of Hanukkah are there?
30
9
8

2 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the 9th candle on the menorah for?
To light the other candles
Just in case the other 8 burn too quickly
To represent the ninth night

3 of 15Pick your answer!

What is another name for Hanukkah?
Rosh Hashanah
Advent
The Festival of Lights

4 of 15Pick your answer!

What do you eat during Hanukkah?
Kringle
Latkes
Bitter herb and salt water

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Which Jewish community is part of the origin story of Hanukkah?
The Maccabees
Chanukans
Josephusians

6 of 15Pick your answer!

What game is played during Hanukkah?
Capture the flag
Scavenger hunt
Dreidel

7 of 15Pick your answer!

What type of candy is always out during Hanukkah?
Dark chocolate
Gelt
Snickers

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Who is the famous high priest in the Hanukkah origin story?
Matthias
Antiochus
Simon

9 of 15Pick your answer!

What do the 8 nights represent?
8 days of starvation for the Maccabees
the 8 nights the candles burned in the temple the Maccabees reclaimed
8 days of celebration of the overthrow of King Antioch

10 of 15Pick your answer!

What do you do when you are lighting a Hanukkah candle?
Say a blessing
Spin a dreidel
Clap

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of the following is a Hanukkah movie?
Eight Crazy Nights
Miracle
Miracle On 34th Street

12 of 15Pick your answer!

Which holiday does Hanukkah sometimes overlap with?
Easter
Valentine's Day
Christmas

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Due to modern tradition, a _____ is given each night of Hanukkah.
performance
gift
speech

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Hanukkah prayers are usually recited in which language?
English
Latin
Hebrew

15 of 15Pick your answer!

If a family doesn't give presents for Hanukkah, they usually do _____.
a family vacation
nothing at all
charity work
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