Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Game Of Dreidel?

Are you the Dreidel champion?!

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 Dec 02, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick One:


True or false: Four players are required for a game of Dreidel.
False
True

Question: 2/18Pick One:


True or false: Each player begins with an equal number of pieces.
False
True

Question: 3/18Pick One:


How many sides are there to a dreidel?
Four
Five
Three

Question: 4/18Pick One:


What types of objects can be used for this game?
Pennies, Chocolate Chips, Gelt
Pants, Shirts, Scarves
Guitars, Violins, Drum Sticks

Question: 5/18Pick One:


If you land on "NUN" what do you get?
Nothing
Half
Everything

Question: 6/18Pick One:


If you land on "HEY" what do you get?
Two-Thirds
Nothing
Half

Question: 7/18Pick One:


If you land on "SHIN" how many do you lose?
Three
One
Two

Question: 8/18Pick One:


If you land on "GIMEL" what do you get?
Nothing
Three-Fourths
Everything

Question: 9/18Pick One:


True or false: Any number of people can take part.
False
True

Question: 10/18Pick One:


NUN also means:
Numph
Nisht
Nanca

Question: 11/18Pick One:


GIMEL also means:
Gantz
Garda
Gillat

Question: 12/18Pick One:


HEY also means:
Heda
Halb
Hijab

Question: 13/18Pick One:


SHIN also means:
Shypa
Shtel
Sheenal

Question: 14/18Pick One:


How do you start each round?
Each player puts a piece in the pot
Each player takes a piece from the pot
Each player recieves five pieces

Question: 15/18Pick One:


Each time it is your turn, how many times do you spin the dreidel?
Thrice
Twice
Once

Question: 16/18Pick One:


Which language are traditional dreidels written in?
Hebrew
Greek
English

Question: 17/18Pick One:


True or false: If you run out of game pieces, you can ask another player for a “loan.”
True
False

Question: 18/18Pick One:


When is one round of the game over?
When one person has won everything
When everyone has equal pieces
When one person says "NUN"
Women.com | Quiz Facts

When it comes to Jewish culture and Jewish traditions, playing the game of Dreidel is extremely fun and entertaining! The game does not have too many rules but the rules that are included simply allow the game to be more fun! This game is played during Jewish events, parties, and celebrations like Hanukkah, Shabbat, Rosh Chodesh, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah! These events are extremely fun and perfect for unifying and bringing families together!

There is something fun and exciting about the game of dreidel! It is like taking a gamble and a risk, but in the most lighthearted and fun way ever! Even kids can take part in this awesome game! The very popular Hanukkah blessing says, “And may this Festival of Lights bring blessings upon you and all your loved ones for happiness, for health, and for spiritual and material wealth. And may the lights of Chanukah usher in the light of Moshiach and a better world for all of humankind.” Once a blessing like that is stated, it is time to have fun and enjoy a game like Dreidel! Take this quiz and see how you do! See if you remember all the rules and the ins and out to this super awesome and totally fun game!

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