Tu B'Shevat and Israel's Special Species of Fruit

AN INTERACTIVE QUIZ

Check out the Jewish Virtual Library . (http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Judaism/species.html .)

Now, check your knowledge with our on-line quiz!

question no. 1

Which of the following are among the seven special fruits described in the bible?
wheat
apricots
grapes
barley
olives
figs
lemons
pomegranates
apples
dates

question no. 2

Which grain requires less water in order to grow?
wheat
barley

question no. 3

Which one of the seven species is also one of the four species blessed on Sukkot?
pomegranate
fig
date

question no. 4

According to the bible, the spies brought   to the children of Israel in the wilderness.

question no. 5

Which fruit may be used to make honey?
grapes
dates
pomegranates
olives

question no. 6

Which fruit is used to make wine?
dates
olives
grapes

question no. 7

Which grain ripens earliest?
wheat
barley

question no. 8

The unique shape of which fruit has been used in decorating Torah scrolls and the Temple?
pomegranate
date
apple
barley

question no. 9

Olive oil has had many uses over the years, including:
annointing priests
food preparation
fuel for lighting the Temple Menorah
all of the above.

question no. 10

Which fruits are considered to be symbols of fertility?
apples and figs
figs and pomegranates
pomegranates and grapes
olives and grapes

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