Passover Trivia and Answers

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

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Answer: Kathmandu
More information: 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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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.

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Which Biblical figure is invited to the Passover Seder?

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Answer: Elijah
More information: An empty chair is often left at the Passover Seder table for Prophet Elijah. This empty seat is traditionally at the head of the table. In addition to this seat, a cup of wine is placed untouched at the table for Elijah. Based on the teachings of Judaism, it is believed that someday, Prophet Elijah will take his sit on that empty chair and announce the arrival of King Messiah (also known as Moshiach in Hebrew).

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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.

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What's the name of the special plate that holds the foods eaten during the Passover Seder?

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Answer: Passover Seder Plate
More information: 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.

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Which day of Nisan does Passover officially begin?

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

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

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Answer: Tucson
More information: 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.

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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.

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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.



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