Family & Education

The Etgar Quiz no 268

Try our weekly Jewish knowledge quiz


1) Which poet, who escaped to Sweden from Nazi Germany, won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1966?

a) Nelly Sachs

b) S. Y. Agnon

c) Natan Alterman

d) Primo Levi

e) Else Lasker-Schüler

2) Who served as both a Chasidic Rebbe and a university professor?

a) Rav Soloveitchik

b) The Lubavitcher Rebbe

c) Rav Yitzchak Twersky

d) Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

e) Rav Moshe Feinstein

3) Why did Nadav and Avihu die?

a) They brought a forbidden sacrifice

b) They slandered Moshe

c) They broke shabbat

d) They started a rebellion

e) They blasphemed

4) In which year did the ship The Exodus depart from France with 400 Jewish refugees on board?

a) 1936

b) 1939

c) 1945

d) 1946

e) 1947

5) The rules of shatnez prohibit:

a) eating fish and meat together

b) wearing a garment containing wool and linen

c) growing hybrid plants

d) farming unkosher animals

e) shaving or cutting hair during the omer

6) The practice of leaving a part of the field for poor people to harvest is called:

a) pe'ah

b) leket

c) ashirah

d) chochmah

e) hachanasat orchim

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 Answers 1a, 2c, 3a, 4e, 5b, 6a

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