THE ETGAR CHAL­LENGE

The Jewish Chronicle - - EDUCATION -

The Etgar com­pe­ti­tion in July is a high­light in the pri­mary school cal­en­dar. Now you can test your chil­dren’s knowl­edge in our weekly quiz. An­swers be­low

1. On Rosh Hashanah how many notes do we blow on the sho­far? a) 10 b) 30 c) 40 d) 70 e) 100

2. Which one of the fol­low­ing rab­bis lived in the medieval pe­riod? a) Hil­lel b) Sham­mai, c) Ye­hu­dah HaNasi d) Ye­hu­dah HaLevi e) Ba’al Shem Tov

3. How many books in Tanach come in two parts, aleph and bet? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 e) 5

4. The books of Ne­viim (Prophets) end with: a) The death of Solomon b) The fall of the House of Saul c) The end of King­dom of Is­rael d) The de­struc­tion of the First Tem­ple, e) The de­struc­tion of the Sec­ond Tem­ple

5. Who was the first pres­i­dent of the State of Is­rael? a) Theodor Herzl b) Chaim Weiz­mann c) David Ben-Gu­rion d) Al­bert Ein­stein e) Eliezer Ben-Ye­hu­dah

6. Of the 613 com­mand­ments how may are neg­a­tive? a) 150 b) 175 c) 248 d) 365 e) 488

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