What Do You Know About Hebrew Alphabet? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Hebrew Alphabet? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about the Hebrew alphabet? The alphabet basically consists of twenty-two characters, which can be confusing if one does not pay attention to how they are written or pronounced. Hebrew is written from right to left rather than left to right as in English. This quiz will be perfect for someone who wants to polish their understanding of the alphabet. How about you check it out!


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  • 1. 
    Hebrew is a __________________ language.
    • A. 

      Sanskrit

    • B. 

      Semitic

    • C. 

      Camunic

    • D. 

      Venetic

  • 2. 
      What is the name of this Hebrew letter?
    • A. 

      Bet

    • B. 

      Vet

    • C. 

      Shin

    • D. 

      Alef

  • 3. 
    The Dead Sea Scrolls were written during the Second Temple period. What was the primary language used in them?
    • A. 

      Aramaic

    • B. 

      PaleoHebrew

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Classical Hebrew

  • 4. 
    The alef has no sound by itself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What sound does this letter make?
    • A. 

      None by itself

    • B. 

      "K" as in Cat

    • C. 

      "OO" as in moom

    • D. 

      "EE" as in Whopee.

  • 6. 
     What is this letter?
    • A. 

      Kaf

    • B. 

      Bet

    • C. 

      Vet

    • D. 

      Reish

  • 7. 
     This is Hebrew for ________
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Yeshua

    • D. 

      Children

  • 8. 
     What sound does this letter make?
    • A. 

      "A" as in apple

    • B. 

      "C" as in cat.

    • C. 

      "B" as in boy.

    • D. 

      "T" as in taco.

  • 9. 
     What is the name of this Hebrew letter?
    • A. 

      Tet

    • B. 

      Het

    • C. 

      Nun

    • D. 

      Tav

  • 10. 
      What is this letter?
    • A. 

      Lamed

    • B. 

      Reish

    • C. 

      Hey

    • D. 

      Mem

  • 11. 
    What sound does the Tav make?
    • A. 

      "R" as in Rabbit

    • B. 

      "T" as in Taco

    • C. 

      "M" as in Mouse

    • D. 

      "G" as in Go

  • 12. 
      What sound does it make?
    • A. 

      "M" as in mouse

    • B. 

      "H" as in hat

    • C. 

      "L" and in lamp

    • D. 

      "T" as in taco.

  • 13. 
     What is the name of this Hebrew letter?
    • A. 

      Khaf

    • B. 

      Reish

    • C. 

      Shin

    • D. 

      Mem

  • 14. 
     Why are there two forms of this letter?
    • A. 

      Because they are pronounced slightly different.

    • B. 

      Because one is from PaleoHebrew.

    • C. 

      Because the one on the left appears at the end of a word.

    • D. 

      Because the one on the right appears at the end of a word.

  • 15. 
      Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      The letter never appears with a dagesh

    • B. 

      The letter may appear with a dagesh, but the dagesh does not change the pronunciation.

    • C. 

      The letter may appear with a dagesh, and when it does it has a different pronunciation.

    • D. 

      The letter always appears with a dagesh.

  • 16. 
    What sound does this make?
    • A. 

      "A" as in apple.

    • B. 

      "OO" as in Goof.

    • C. 

      "OH" as in: Oh my!!

    • D. 

      B" as in boy.

  • 17. 
      What is the name of this letter?
    • A. 

      Bet

    • B. 

      Vet

    • C. 

      Kaf

    • D. 

      Hey

  • 18. 
     What sound does this letter make?
    • A. 

      "B" as in bat

    • B. 

      "K" as in cat

    • C. 

      "M" as in mouse

    • D. 

      Similar to the sound you make when clearing your throat.

  • 19. 
    What sound does this make?
    • A. 

      "L" as in lemon

    • B. 

      "AH" as in spa

    • C. 

      "UH" as in umbrella

    • D. 

      "EE" as in Bee

  • 20. 
     What is the name of this Hebrew letter?
    • A. 

      Shin

    • B. 

      Sin

    • C. 

      Tav

    • D. 

      Reish

  • 21. 
        Here is a tough one. Sound out the letters.
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Babylon

  • 22. 
      What sound does this letter make?
    • A. 

      "S" as in snake

    • B. 

      "SH" as in sharp.

    • C. 

      "B" as in boy.

    • D. 

      "M" as in mouse.

  • 23. 
      What sound does this make?
    • A. 

      "BE" as in a flying BEE.

    • B. 

      "BEY" as in bay.

    • C. 

      "OO" as in moon.

    • D. 

      "TA" as in taco.

  • 24. 
      What is the name of the vowel under the letter?
    • A. 

      Kamatz

    • B. 

      Segol

    • C. 

      Shva

    • D. 

      Patach

  • 25. 
     The vowel under the letter is called a Tsere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False