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. 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 2. Which rabbinic text bans the consumption of milk during a meal after meat has been consumed at that meal?
Rashi's commentary on the Talmud
The Babylonian Talmud
Question 3. Which is NOT considered its own category in the laws of kashrut?
Question 4. True or false: Kosher and halal food obey the same laws.
Question 5. What does "pareve" mean?
A food that cannot be eaten with meat or dairy.
A food that is neither meat nor dairy.
A knife with which a kosher animal is killed.
Question 6. How did some Jews in the Hellenistic world of late antiquity interpret the rules of kashrut?
As laws that must be strictly followed with the utmost precision
As allegorical acts intended to teach universal philosophical truths
As laws that were too hard to be followed strictly
As a symbol of the covenant between God and the Jews
Question 7. What does the word "kosher" mean?
Blessed by a rabbi
Healthy or energetic
Fit or appropriate
Righteous or just