Chanukah Quiz


#1 What does driedel mean?

#2 What does the נ stand for/mean in Yiddish?

#3 What does the ג stand for / mean in Yiddish?

#4 What does theש stand for / mean in Yiddish?

#5 What does the word “Chanukah” mean?

#6 What do the letters on the dreidel (nun, gimmel, hey, shin) stand for?

#7 What’s the Chanukah Megillah called?

#8 What is date of the earliest mention of the Chanukah Megillah?

#9 Where was the Chanukah Megillah first published?

#10 When did the Chanukah story take place?

#11 Rosh Chodesh for which month occurs on the 6th night of Chanukah?

#12 The Chanukah candles must burn for at least

#13 16. Jews who assimilated into Greek culture were called:

#14 Who was the Greek-Syrian leader that took harsh steps to destroy Judaism?

#15 The patriarch of the Maccabee clan was:

#16 Another name for the Maccabees is:

#17 The Syrian-Greek army was famous for its use of:

#18 What is the name of the courageous Jewish woman who defied the Greeks and killed one of their generals?

#19 The Syrian-Greeks prohibited which mitzvot?

#20 What is the 8th day of Chanukah known as?