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!
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.
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.
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.
The lettuce on the Seder plate is a reminder of the bitter suffering the Israelites went through while in Egypt.
Passover is primarily celebrated by Jews around the globe. It is one of the most popular and widely celebrated of all Jewish holidays.
Answer: Seven or Eight days
Passover is often celebrated for seven or eight days. However, most Jews around the world observe it for eight days.
In the past, Jews commemorated Passover by sacrificing a paschal lamb, roasting its flesh and proceeding to eat it.
Answer: Passover Seder Plate
The traditional Passover Seder Plate normally contains 6 to 7 symbolic foods of Passover. Each of the 6 or 7 foods on this special plate symbolizes an important element from the Israelites' journey to freedom from servitude in Egypt.
Answer: 15th day of Nisan
Passover always begins on the 15th day of Nisan. This is the Jewish year's first month.
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.