How Much Do You Know About The Holy Day Yom Kippur?

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How Much Do You Know About The Holy Day Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur is regarded as the holiest day in the Jewish religion. It occurs once in a year, and it is based on repentance and atonement. On this day, millions of Jews pray and fast and spend most of the day in the synagogue. We want to know if you know some facts about Yom Kippur. Try this quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the other name for Yom Kippur? 
    • A. 

      Day of Remembrance 

    • B. 

      Day of Forgiveness 

    • C. 

      Day of Sacrifice 

    • D. 

      Day of Atonement 

  • 2. 
    What is the central theme of the Yom Kippur? 
    • A. 

      Repentance 

    • B. 

      Sacrifice 

    • C. 

      Holiness 

    • D. 

      Remembrance 

  • 3. 
    Which of these groups observe Yom Kippur? 
    • A. 

      Chinese 

    • B. 

      Jews 

    • C. 

      Americans 

    • D. 

      Britons 

  • 4. 
    When is the day normally observed? 
    • A. 

      7th day of Abib 

    • B. 

      10th of Tishrei 

    • C. 

      19th day of Nashim 

    • D. 

      13th day of Tishrei 

  • 5. 
    What precedes Yom Kippur? 
    • A. 

      Rosh Chodeh 

    • B. 

      Rosh Hashannah 

    • C. 

      Shabbat 

    • D. 

      Sukkot 

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not performed on Yom Kippur? 
    • A. 

      Mourning 

    • B. 

      Abstinence 

    • C. 

      Fasting 

    • D. 

      Prayer 

  • 7. 
    What does "Yom" means on Hebrew? 
    • A. 

      Celebration 

    • B. 

      Atonement 

    • C. 

      Repentance 

    • D. 

      Day 

  • 8. 
    When did the United Nations recognise Yom Kippur? 
    • A. 

      2013 

    • B. 

      2010

    • C. 

      2016 

    • D. 

      2012 

  • 9. 
    How many Isreali holidays were recognised by the United Nations in 2016? 
    • A. 

      Nine holidays 

    • B. 

      Ten holidays 

    • C. 

      Fifteen holidays 

    • D. 

      Six holidays 

  • 10. 
    Who was the first athlete to observe Yom Kippur even when it conflicted with playing his sport? 
    • A. 

      Asher Aaron 

    • B. 

      Wick Nobert 

    • C. 

      Sandy Koufax 

    • D. 

      John Nazareth