Quiz: Pass This Judaism Quiz And We’ll Know If You Had A Bar Mitzvah

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Were you mitzvahed?

Did you have a bar or bat mitzvah? Take this quiz to show how much you know about this coming of age tradition in Judaism!

 Aug 31, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What's the difference between a bar and bat mitzvah?
One is for boys and one is for girls
One is for men and the other is for women
Nothing—it means the same thing

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Bat" mitzvah is ___________.
Greek
Aramaic
Hebrew

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Bar" mitzvah is ___________.
Aramaic
Hebew
Greek

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

According to Jewish law, someone who has a bat mitzvah is adult from the age of ___________.
10
12
13

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When does a bar mitzvah take place?
At 10
At 13
At 12

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are the small black leather boxes containing scrolls of parchment inscribed with verses from the Torah called?
Tefillin
Shocyte
Torahshelter

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the word "mitzvah" mean?
Commandment
Tradition
God

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the HaMotzi bless?
The food
The congregation
The person coming of age

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the Paul Jones game involve?
Running
Hopping
Dancing

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What happens to the guest of honor during the hora?
He is lifted while sitting in a chair
He says the first prayer
He has the first dance

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

On what day is a bar mitzvah usually held?
Passover
Shabbat
Yom Kippur

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What DON'T you do at a Bat Mitzvah ceremony?
Recite the Ten Commandments
Read the Bible
Read the Torah

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what book of the Bible is the bar mitzvah first mentioned?
Hebrews
Acts
Judges

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or false: You can have a bar or bat mitzvah as a adult.
True
False

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

As a bar or bat mitzvah guest, you shouldn't:
Both of these things
Take your own photos
Speak during services

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Haftarah portions come from which text?
The Torah
The Bible
The Prophetic Books

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A head Tefillin is put on and removed in which position?
Sitting
Lying
Standing

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many Jewish adults does Minyan have?
20
10
14
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Are you Jewish? Did you do well in Hebrew school? Do you know the difference between Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Reform movements within Judaism? Did you have a Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Did you celebrate the Jewish holidays with your family, and do you still make them a priority now? Do you value the traditions of Judaism as an adult? Do you still attend Shabbat dinners every Friday? Do you practice your faith as much as you did when you were studying back in Hebrew school? If you have kids, will you pass down what you've learned to them? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, then this is the quiz for you!

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