Yom Kippur : The Day Of Atonement Quiz

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Yom Kippur, which is also called the day of atonement when translated in English, is the holiest day in Jews. The day provides knowledge on the second coming of the messiah, the restoration of the nation, Israel, and the final judgment of the world. Sacrifices are usually made during the day, and the people fast to make their effort accepted by God
What do you know about Yom Kippur? Take our quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which religion practices this act of yom Kippur?

    • A.

      Budaism 

    • B.

      Theism 

    • C.

      Judaism 

    • D.

      Christianity 

    Correct Answer
    C. Judaism 
    Explanation
    Yom Kippur is a religious holiday observed by Judaism. It is considered the holiest day of the year in the Jewish calendar and is characterized by fasting, prayer, and repentance. During Yom Kippur, Jews seek forgiveness for their sins and reflect on their actions of the past year. It is a solemn and introspective day that emphasizes the importance of atonement and spiritual renewal.

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  • 2. 

    What is the day of Yom Kippur marking the climax of the ten day period of repentance called? 

    • A.

      “Days of Awe”

    • B.

      “Days of peep”

    • C.

      “Days of purity”

    • D.

      “Days of cleansing”

    Correct Answer
    A. “Days of Awe”
    Explanation
    Yom Kippur marks the climax of the ten day period of repentance called the "Days of Awe." This period is a time of reflection and introspection for Jewish people, where they seek forgiveness for their sins and strive to improve themselves. Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is considered the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and is a time for fasting, prayer, and seeking forgiveness from both God and fellow human beings. The term "Days of Awe" reflects the solemn and introspective nature of this period leading up to Yom Kippur.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following was Yom Kippur once a day for?

    • A.

      Procreation

    • B.

      Match making 

    • C.

      Lecturing

    • D.

      Thanksgiving

    Correct Answer
    B. Match making 
    Explanation
    Yom Kippur was once a day for match making. Yom Kippur is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, and traditionally, it was a day when unmarried women would dress in white and go out to dance in the vineyards, while the men would come to find a wife. This tradition of match making on Yom Kippur has historical and cultural significance in Jewish communities.

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  • 4. 

     Which among the following is also not allowed on the Holy day?

    • A.

      Praying

    • B.

      Scolding

    • C.

      Wearing perfume

    • D.

      Walking in the sun

    Correct Answer
    C. Wearing perfume
    Explanation
    On the Holy day, wearing perfume is also not allowed. This could be because the use of perfume is seen as a form of vanity or indulgence, which goes against the spirit of the Holy day. Additionally, some religious traditions may discourage the use of strong scents or fragrances during religious observances as they can be distracting or overpowering. Therefore, individuals are expected to refrain from wearing perfume on this day.

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  • 5. 

    What is the clothing men wear over their shoulder when entering into the temple called?

    • A.

      Hijab

    • B.

      Tallit

    • C.

      Shoulder wear

    • D.

      Warmer

    Correct Answer
    B. Tallit
    Explanation
    A tallit is a Jewish prayer shawl that men wear over their shoulders when entering a temple. It is a religious garment that symbolizes devotion and reverence. The tallit is typically made of wool or silk and features fringes on its corners, which serve as a reminder of religious commandments. Wearing a tallit is a customary practice during prayer and religious ceremonies, and it is considered a sign of respect and humility in the presence of God.

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  • 6. 

    What is the Yom Kippur prayer book called? 

    • A.

      Machzor

    • B.

      Remip

    • C.

      Lewn

    • D.

      Ratzde

    Correct Answer
    A. Machzor
    Explanation
    The Yom Kippur prayer book is called the Machzor.

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  • 7. 

    What is the cantor also referred to as?

    • A.

      Tarzan

    • B.

      Resiz

    • C.

      Chazzan

    • D.

      Zadar

    Correct Answer
    C. Chazzan
    Explanation
    The cantor is also referred to as a Chazzan.

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  • 8. 

    What does the cantor lead?

    • A.

      Praises

    • B.

      Testimony 

    • C.

      Prayers 

    • D.

      Dancing 

    Correct Answer
    C. Prayers 
    Explanation
    The cantor leads prayers during religious services. They are responsible for leading the congregation in reciting or singing the prayers, setting the pace and tone for the worship. The cantor's role is to guide and inspire the worshippers in their prayerful communication with a higher power. They may also be responsible for selecting appropriate prayers and ensuring that the congregation is actively engaged in the prayer experience.

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  • 9. 

    How many parts is the evening service divided into?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    The evening service is divided into three parts. The question is asking about the number of divisions in the evening service. The correct answer is 3, indicating that the evening service is split into three distinct parts.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is not among the three evening prayers?

    • A.

      Kol Nidrei 

    • B.

      Maariv

    • C.

      Selichot

    • D.

      Sahich

    Correct Answer
    D. Sahich
    Explanation
    Sahich is not among the three evening prayers because it is not a recognized prayer in any religious tradition. Kol Nidrei, Maariv, and Selichot are all well-known evening prayers in different Jewish traditions, but Sahich does not exist as a recognized prayer in any religious context.

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