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!

Challenge yourself with a Passover Trivia Quiz!

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Which day of Nisan does Passover officially begin?

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Answer: 15th day of Nisan
Passover always begins on the 15th day of Nisan. This is the Jewish year's first month.

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What is the name of the ritual meal that is enjoyed during Passover night?

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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.

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What does the lettuce vegetable represent on the Seder plate?

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

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What do Jews purge their home of during Passover?

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Answer: Chametz
One of the most important parts of the tradition of Passover is to thoroughly clean one's house to the point where every crumb of chametz is totally gotten rid of. And what's chametz? It is any leavened food.

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What's the name given to the unleavened bread that is consumed at Passover?

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Answer: Matzah
Matzah is the name of the unleavened bread Jews eat during Passover. This symbolizes the fact that during the Israelites' escape from Egypt to the Promised Land, they left so quickly that they didn't have sufficient time to wait for their dough to rise.

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Which Christian celebration is influenced by the Passover?

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

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Which city hosts the world's largest Passover Seder every year?

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Answer: Kathmandu
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.

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What does the final day of Passover celebrate?

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Answer: The arrival of the Israelites to the Red Sea
The last day of the Passover celebrates the arrival of the Israelites (who had successfully escaped slavery in Egypt) to the Red Sea. It's noteworthy to mention that upon getting to the Red Sea, Moses miraculously parted it for the Israelites to get across. During the last day of Passover, women and girls customarily light candles in commemoration of that great event.

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Is Passover celebrated on the same date every year?

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Answer: No
The date of the celebration of this very important Jewish festival isn't the same every year. Why? Simply because its date depends on the moon's multiple phases.

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How many cups of wine are supposed to be drunk during the Seder?

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Answer: Four
At the Seder table, diners are required to drink approximately four cups of wine. Each of the four cups represents each of the four messages of deliverance God promised His people in Exodus 6:6-7.



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