Passover Trivia and Answers

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!

Easy

Cups of wine are drunk during Seder. What do people who can't drink wine drink at the Seder?

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Answer: Grape juice
More information: It's customary for everyone present at the Seder to drink wine. However, those who can't consume wine can replace it with grape juice.

Easy

Which religious group observes Passover?

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Answer: Jews
More information: Passover is primarily celebrated by Jews around the globe. It is one of the most popular and widely celebrated of all Jewish holidays.

VeryHard

What does parsley dipped in salt water on the Seder plate represent?

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Answer: Tears and pain of the Jewish slaves
More information: The dipping of the parsley in salt water during the Seder meal symbolizes the tears and pains of the enslaved Jews in Egypt.

Medium

Which of the following is another name for Passover?

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Answer: Pesach
More information: 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.

Hard

What does the lettuce vegetable represent on the Seder plate?

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Answer: Bitterness
More information: The lettuce on the Seder plate is a reminder of the bitter suffering the Israelites went through while in Egypt.

Medium

What does Passover commemorate?

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Answer: The exodus/freedom of Jews from slavery in Egypt.
More information: 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.

Easy

Passover is celebrated around the same time with a Christian holiday. What Christian holiday is this?

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Answer: Easter
More information: Passover is usually celebrated in March or April, which is around the same time Christians also celebrate Easter.

Medium

How many times are Jews supposed to wash their hands at the Seder table?

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Answer: Two times
More information: Traditionally, everyone present during the Seder meal is required to wash his or her hands twice. The first washing of the hands takes place after the Kiddush. The second takes place just before the matzah is blessed.

Medium

Which Christian celebration is influenced by the Passover?

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Answer: Good Friday
More information: Good Friday is believed to have some roots in Passover. Interestingly enough, Good Friday and Passover usually coincide.

Medium

There is a ritual text that is read at the Passover Seder? What is this text called?

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Answer: Haggadah
More information: 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.



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