Kashrut Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 86

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Kashrut Quiz

Enjoy this opportunity to show off your knowledge and thinking about Kashrut!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List four different types of Kashrut restrictions that we learn from the Torah. 
  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements from the Torah is the basis for the separation of meat and milk? 
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
    • E. 
  • 3. 
    How many times is that statement made in the Torah?  
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      5

  • 4. 
    The Talmud (and later, Maimonides) develops the Torah's statement about meat and milk to have multiple interpretations. What are those interpretations?
  • 5. 
    Which of the following mitzvot is an example of "tzar ba'alei chayim"?
    • A. 

      Always help little old ladies walk across streets.

    • B. 

      Do not eat pigs.

    • C. 

      Never cook a kid in its mother's milk.

    • D. 

      Always feed your animals before yourself.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following mitzvot is an example of the Jewish value of "tzar ba'alei chayim"?
    • A. 

      You must eat three meals on Shabbat.

    • B. 

      An animal threshing corn must not be muzzled.

    • C. 

      Recite "haMotzi" before eating bread.

    • D. 

      Always remove the blood before cooking meat.

  • 7. 
    Is this kosher?   (grasshopper)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Is this kosher?    (bear)
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 9. 
    Is this kosher?   (eagle)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    Is this kosher?       (Pigeon)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    What is shechita ?
    • A. 

      The blessings recited after using the restroom.

    • B. 

      The knife used to slaughter animals in a kosher way.

    • C. 

      The system of kosher slaughter.

    • D. 

      Non-dairy, non-meat products.

  • 12. 
    "Pareve" means
    • A. 

      A restaurant that is certified kosher

    • B. 

      A communal meal

    • C. 

      Food that is neither meat nor dairy

    • D. 

      Food that has been blessed by rabbi

  • 13. 
    "Glatt" means
    • A. 

      When a person eats soy products mixed with milk.

    • B. 

      Meat from animals with smooth or defect-free lungs.

    • C. 

      An egg with a drop of blood in it.

    • D. 

      The knife used to slaughter animals in a kosher way.

  • 14. 
    SHORT ANSWER: Does Kashrut make your more connected to other people or more separated from other people?  How so?
  • 15. 
    SHORT ANSWER (2 paragraphs): Various writers and sources that we studied referenced the concept "you are what you eat". Which one of those was the most convincing to you? Why? What did that source say about this idea? Please provide at least three specifics. Which one was least convincing to you? Why? Please provide at least two specifics.