You don't need to be Jewish to know about the Passover. Or is it a Muslim festivity also? Just like Christmas day is nowadays recognized internationally and basic facts about it are known by almost everyone, so it is that you probably know more about the Passover than you think you do. Or do you? Take our fun and informative trivia questions test about it and find out what you know and what you may be missing!
Answer: Passover Seder
The Passover Seder is the Jewish ritual dinner that is enjoyed on either the first night or the first and second nights of Passover. In Israel, the Seder is held only on the first night of Passover.
Answer: 15th day of Nisan
Passover always begins on the 15th day of Nisan. This is the Jewish year's first month.
Answer: The exodus/freedom of Jews from slavery in Egypt.
Passover commemorates how Moses safely and successfully led the Jews out of Egypt, where they had spent centuries living in slavery under various Egyptian Pharaohs.
At the beginning of the Seder, the youngest child or person present is customarily required to ask four important questions about the main traditions of the Passover.
In a 2010 Jewish Food Festival held in Tucson, Arizona, history was made when the largest matzah ball in the world was created. The gargantuan matzah ball, which was made with over a thousand eggs, reportedly weighed about 488 pounds.
Answer: Barack Obama
In 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama hosted the White House Passover Seder, which went down history as the first Seder to be hosted in the White House and attended by a sitting US president. Obama held the Seder every Passover throughout the duration of his presidency (2009 to 2016).
The Jewish holiday of Passover can also be referred to as Pesach in the Hebrew language. This is one of the most important holidays in the Jewish calendar.
The Jewish text of Haggadah is always recited by the gathering at the Passover Seder. The Haggadah, which translates to "telling" in the Hebrew language, recounts the tale of the Israelites journey to freedom from slavery in Egypt.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is famed for playing host to the largest Passover Seder in the world every year. Thousands of people from all over the world often take trips to Kathmandu to be part of this spectacular event.
Kiddush means "sanctification" in the English language.