High Holidays Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 52

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High Holidays Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We ask for G-d’s forgiveness prior to Yom Kippur for mistakes made against:
    • A. 

      Customer service representatives

    • B. 

      Everyone except ex’s and heinous bosses

    • C. 

      Endangered species

    • D. 

      People and G-d

  • 2. 
    We eat dates on Rosh Hashanah night as a good omen for:
    • A. 

      Single people having great dates

    • B. 

      Avoiding sticky situations

    • C. 

      G-d should cut off the enemies of the Jewish people

    • D. 

      It’s high in anti-oxidants

  • 3. 
    Some Jews eat the head of a sheep or fish on Rosh Hashanah night because:
    • A. 

      They’re totally insane

    • B. 

      G-d should bless us not to be thick-headed

    • C. 

      We save the lox for Yom Kippur break-fast so we have to eat the fish head

    • D. 

      G-d should bless us that we be as the head and not the tail

  • 4. 
    The role of G-d most closely associated with Rosh Hashanah is:
    • A. 

      Wisest of them all

    • B. 

      The Dude

    • C. 

      King of the Universe

    • D. 

      Chief Blogger for BookofLife.com

  • 5. 
    What does it mean to ask G-d to “remember us for life”?
    • A. 

      With over 6 billion children, you’d need reminders, too

    • B. 

      We want Him to forget a lot of things, but we also need him to remember some, too

    • C. 

      We should blessed with an abundance of Life cereal

    • D. 

      G-d should see the aspects of our past that best fit His vision and that help us receive a favorable judgment

  • 6. 
    What happened on the first Rosh Hashanah?
    • A. 

      Matzah ball soup was created

    • B. 

      Pot roast was created

    • C. 

      The heavens and earth were created

    • D. 

      Adam and Eve, the first beings with free will, were created

  • 7. 
    All animal horns are kosher for making a shofar except:
    • A. 

      The unicorn

    • B. 

      The cow

    • C. 

      Triceratops

    • D. 

      The moose

  • 8. 
    Who starts reciting the pre-Rosh Hashana slichos prayers (requests for forgiveness) earliest:
    • A. 

      Matt Lauer

    • B. 

      Sephardim

    • C. 

      Ashkenazim

  • 9. 
    The greatest strategy to get a more favorable judgment on Rosh Hashanah is to:
    • A. 

      Purchase indulgences from the Aish rabbis

    • B. 

      Go to more Aish classes

    • C. 

      Judge others more favorably

    • D. 

      Watch more Judge Judy

  • 10. 
    The ideal shofar shape is curved rather than straight because
    • A. 

      If Bose made shofars, that’s how they’d do it

    • B. 

      It makes it easier to see them from the back of the Synagogue

    • C. 

      It symbolizes our desire to bend our will toward G-d’s

    • D. 

      You try getting an animal to sit still long enough to straighten its horns