Kashrut/Dietary Laws QuizThe rules of kashrut dictate which animals can be eaten, how to slaughter animals, and how to separate meat and dairy. How much do you know about the details of and reasons behind kashrut?
Question 1. Which type of fish has both fins and scales when it's young, but lose its fins as it gets older?
Question 2. If a metal utensil becomes non-kosher (by coming in contact with non-kosher products), how can it be made kosher?
By exposing it to cold
By exposing it to heat
By cleaning it rigorously
It can never be made kosher again
Question 3. According to the Talmud, which type of person should not eat meat?
An am ha'aretz, an ordinary person
Children below bar mitzvah age
A tzadik, or holy person
None of the above.
Question 4. True or false: If blood is found in a piece of meat or an egg, it is no longer kosher to eat.
Question 5. To be considered kosher, what two characteristics must birds have?
Be capable of flight and not be birds of prey
Build nests and molt
Have webbed feet and not be birds of prey
Be capable of flight and build nests
Question 6. True or false: To ensure that meat and milk are not eaten together in any way, it is customary to wait a certain amount of time after a meat meal, before eating dairy.
Question 7. Which type of fish is NOT kosher?