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Kashrut/Dietary Laws Quiz

The 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 is NOT considered its own category in the laws of kashrut?
 Dairy foods
 Meat foods
 Pareve foods
 Liquids

 

Question 2. What does the word "kosher" mean?
 Blessed by a rabbi
 Healthy or energetic
 Fit or appropriate
 Righteous or just

 

Question 3. What is the name of the symbol that certifies products as kosher?
 Halakhah
 Hekhsher
 Kasher
 Mehadrin

 

Question 4. Which of these terms describes food that is neither meat nor dairy?
 Hashgakhah
 Pareve
 Mehadrin
 Terefah

 

Question 5. According to the Talmud, which type of person should not eat meat?
 A woman
 An am ha'aretz, an ordinary person
 Children below bar mitzvah age
 A tzadik, or holy person
 None of the above.

 

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.
 True
 False

 

Question 7. Which of the following animals is not kosher?
 Deer
 Duck
 Emu
 Moose
 Giraffe