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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. True or false: If blood is found in a piece of meat or an egg, it is no longer kosher to eat.
 True
 False

 

Question 2. What is the kashering method used for most foodware?
 Freezing
 Boiling
 Immersing
 Blessing

 

Question 3. 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 4. True or false: Kosher and halal food obey the same laws.
 True
 False

 

Question 5. Some contemporary Jews connect the rules of kashrut to which of these?
 Health concerns
 Environmental concerns
 Gender equity concerns
 A & B only
 All of these

 

Question 6. What is the name of the symbol that certifies products as kosher?
 Halakhah
 Hekhsher
 Kasher
 Mehadrin

 

Question 7. Rabbis have debated the kashrut status of which of these animals?
 Turkey
 Pheasant
 Swordfish
 All of these