Quiz: Only An Ignorant Christian Will Fail This Hanukkah Test

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'Oy vey, has it come to this?'

What are things about Hanukkah that people typically get wrong? What is the Jewish story of Hanukkah?

 Dec 14, 2016
1 of 13According to Webster's Dictionary, which is NOT an way to spell Hanukkah?
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Hanukah
Chanukah
Hannukah
2 of 13How do we place candles on Menorah?
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Makes no difference
Right to Left
Left to right
3 of 13How many blessings do we say on the first night?
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1
5
3
4 of 13What four letters appear on an Israeli Dreidel?
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And, Nan, Gimlet, Han, Pe
Ans. Nun, Gimel, Hay, Pay
An, Noo, Mein, Bin, Pay
5 of 13What is the name of the candle used to light the others?
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Dipper
Gadol
Shamash
6 of 13How many days is Hanukkah?
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Seven days
Three days
Eight days
7 of 13What did the Maccabees fight for?
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Against taxes
To keep the candle burning
For the right to practice Judaism
8 of 13What is the meaning of the word 'Maccabee' ?
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Axe
Swords
Hammer
9 of 13The most important Chanukah observance is:
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To play dreidel.
To eat traditional food.
Light the menorah.
10 of 13The Chanukah candles must burn:
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At least 30 minutes after night has fallen.
From midday to sunset.
All night.
11 of 13The following two foods are traditionally linked to the Chanukah miracle:
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Sour cream and applesauce
Potatoes and apricots
Dairy and oil.
12 of 13How many stems does a menorah traditionally have?
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9
8
5
13 of 13What is a latke?
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Applesauce
A potato pancake
Jewish bread
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