Quiz: Only A Jewish Scholar Could Ace This Yiddish Culture Quiz. Can You?

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Are you a true scholar?

How smart are you when it comes to language? Take this quiz to find out if you know these great Yiddish terms!

 Dec 05, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If you've got " bupkis," you've got:
Something
Everything
Nothing
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
money
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What is the Yiddish term for money?
Felt
Gelt
Pelt
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If you are about to "kvetch," what are you doing?
Complaining
Doing a good deed
Singing
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If you're "noshing," you're:
Eating
Sleeping
Dancing
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is a "nebbish"?
A lucky person
An unfortunate person
A funny person
6 of 18Define:
That's "Meshuggeneh"!
That's crazy!
You're lying!
That's awesome!
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Complaining in Yiddish is called:
Kvelling
Kvetching
Whining
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To travel with difficulty is known as:
Schlepping
Schmaltzing
Journeying
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
rag
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This is called a ___________ in Yiddish.
Mopine
Shmatte
Chiffon
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To make small talk is to:
Blab
Chatter
Schmooze
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
A jerk in Yiddish is:
Glupan
Cafone
Schmuck
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
A "Daven" is:
A type of dish
A vacuum
A prayer
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
If someone is clumsy, they are called a:
Glitch
Klutz
Kvetch
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
"Schlock" describes something that is:
Bright
Heavy
Cheap
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
A long, involved sales pitch is called a:
Plotz
Spiel
Schmatta
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
butt
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What is the Yiddish word for backside?
Bum
Butt
Tuches
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
A female gossip is called a:
Twattle-basket
Clatteran
Yente
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does "goy" describe?
Someone who is Jewish
Someone who is not Jewish
A young, Jewish girl
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Did you attend Hebrew school where you learned Yiddish terms, including yiddish slang? 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 said "yes" to any of these questions, then this is the quiz for you!

Find out how strong your knowledge of Yiddish by answering these eighteen fun but challenging questions identifying some popular Yiddish terms and sayings! Do you still practice your faith and language or do you need to brush up on your skills? There's only one way to find out—take the quiz already!

By playing a Women.com quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll work your mind out too! You may even be exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—we believe you're a trivia whiz, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know in high school. Everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think? We sure do! We believe in you, and we have no doubt you'll ace these fun but challenging trivia questions! Good luck!