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!

Easy

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.

Medium

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.

Medium

What does Passover commemorate?

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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.

Medium

How many questions does the youngest person at the Seder ask?

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Answer: Four
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.

Hard

In which city was the world's largest matzah ball created in 2010?

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Answer: Tucson
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.

Hard

Who was the first US President to host a Passover Seder at the White House?

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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).

Medium

Which of the following is another name for Passover?

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Answer: Pesach
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.

Medium

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

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Answer: Haggadah
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.

Medium

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.

VeryHard

What is the first of the four cups of wine diners are obligated to drink at the Passover Seder meant for?

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Answer: Kiddush
Kiddush means "sanctification" in the English language.



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