Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Hanukkah Trivia Questions 

Our special days category includes Hanukkah Trivia Questions, which will challenge you to play this easy-hard Hanukkah festival challenge by answering these Hanukkah trivia questions and answers.

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Q1.The Hanukkah is a festival observed by which set of people?
Jewish
Hindu
Muslim
Christian

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Q2. Hanukkah is observed for how many days?
8 days
40 days
12 days
10 days

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Q3.Hanukkah is observed in accordance with which calendar?
Hebrew calendar
Hijrah calendar
Gregorian calendar
Solar calendar

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Q4. Hanukkah is celebrated in which city?
Jerusalem
Khartoum
Jeddah
Tel Aviv

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Q5. What is the name of the unique candle used for Hanukkah?
Shamash
Kislev
Dreidel
Menorah

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Q6.All of these are rituals for Hanukkah except?
Sacrificing a lamb
Maoz Tzur
Kindling the Hanukkah lights
Blessings over the candles

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Q7. The story of Hanukkah can be find in which book?
The Maccabees
The Bible
The Quran
The Gamara

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Q8.All of these are practices of Hanukkah except?
Fasting
Playing the Dreidel
Singing
Sharing foods

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Q9. According to the Hebrew calendar, Hanukkah begins on what day?
25th of Kislev
10th of Tishri
1st of Tammuz
25th of Nisan

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Q10. According to Hebrew calendar, Hanukkah ends in what month?
Tevet
Adar
Av
Elul

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Q11.According to the English lyrics of 'The Dreidel Song' which children sing at Hanukkah, out of what material is a dreidel made?
Clay
popsicle sticks
acrylic
Clay tools

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Q12. Chanukah usually starts on the 25th of Kislev, a date that varies in the Gregorian calendar. Chanukah is also commonly known as the festival of what?
Lights
Chandeliers
Floor lamps
Bedside lamp

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Q13.How many sons of Matisyahu (also called Mattathias) fought the Greeks?
5
56
16
76

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Q14. The best part of Jewish holidays is often food! To celebrate the "miracle of the oil", fried potato pancakes are eaten in Hanukkah. What are these pancakes called?
Latkes
Rösti
Racuchy
Hash browns

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Q15.Which of Matisyahu's sons was the leader?
Yehuda
Paul Miller
Laivy
Menachem Mendel

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Q16.How many players are needed to play a game of dreidel?
At least two
At least one
At least Five
At least three

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Q17.What were the Maccabees also known as?
Chashmonaim
Petah Tikva
Tel Aviv‑Yafo
Bnei Brak

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Q18.The dreidel game starts with each player placing the same number of playing pieces in the pot (pool or kitty, located in the centre of play). While many different items can be used as playing pieces, by what name are they usually generically referred?.
Gelt
Sufganiyah
Chocolate coin
Latkes

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Q19. Oil is an essential part of Chanukah, this because it's actually what is celebrated! The Talmud says that when the temple was rededicated, very little oil was left to light the menorah, a candelabrum which was supposed to be lit every night. It appeared that it would only burn for one night, however, how long did the oil last?
8 days
28 days
5 days
19 days

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Q20. Known as "sufganiyot", these delicious jelly doughnuts have become a Hanukkah tradition. By which of the following are sufganiyot known within the Yiddish?
Ponchkes
Soufganioth
Polish Pączki
Polish doughnuts

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Q21.What modern-day country was the 'Greeks' based in?
Syria
Libya
Iraq
Turkey

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Q22. What were the Maccabees looking for in the Temple that they needed to use right away?
oil
Sesame Oil
Avocado Oil
Almond Oil

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Q23. To celebrate the miracle of the oil, it is important to cook with plenty of it. What is the main ingredient of latkes, which are traditionally eaten on Chanukah?
Potatoes
Yukon Gold potato
Vitelotte
Bintje

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Q24.On what day does Chanukah start?
25th Kislev
Jewish holidays
Akkadian kislimu
Chislev

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Q25.Chanukah lasts for:

 
8 nights and 8 days
7 nights and 8 days
8 nights and 7 days
8 nights and 9 days

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