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?
9
8
30

2 of 15Pick your answer!

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

3 of 15Pick your answer!

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

4 of 15Pick your answer!

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

5 of 15Pick your answer!

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

6 of 15Pick your answer!

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

7 of 15Pick your answer!

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

8 of 15Pick your answer!

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

9 of 15Pick your answer!

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

10 of 15Pick your answer!

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

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?
Valentine's Day
Christmas
Easter

13 of 15Pick your answer!

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

14 of 15Pick your answer!

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

15 of 15Pick your answer!

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