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Seventeenth of Tammuz: Quiz

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Question 1: ________ and Tisha B'Av) do not apply.
Jewish servicesShabbatJewish holidayYom Kippur

Question 2: The 17th of Tammuz is mentioned in the ________ as "the fast of the fourth month."[4] According to the Mishnah (Taanit 4:6 ) five calamities befell the Jewish people on this day:
Books of KingsBook of DanielBook of ZechariahBook of Ezra

Question 3: The "three weeks of mourning between the 17th of Tammuz and ________" is cited [7] as a rabbinically instituted period of fasting for the "especially pious".
Tisha B'AvJewish holidayYom KippurTabernacle

Question 4: It is preceded seven months by the fast of the Tenth of Tevet and arrives three weeks prior to the full-day fast of the ________.
The Three WeeksJewish holidayYom KippurTisha B'Av

Question 5: The day also commemorates the destruction of the Twin Tablets of the ________.
BibleTen CommandmentsBiblical canonChristianity and Judaism

Question 6: The Babylonian Talmud (Taanit 28b) places the second and fifth tragedies in the ________, while dating the third tragedy (breach of Jerusalem) to the Second Temple period.
Kodesh HakodashimSolomon's TempleKohen GadolTabernacle

Question 7: ________ broke the two tablets of stone on Mount Sinai;
MosesDavidElijahAbraham

Question 8: This ________ glosses Lamentations 1.3, "All [Zion's] pursuers overtook her between the straits."
BibleMidrashRabbinic literatureTalmud

Question 9: Congregations also recite during ________ a series of Selichot (special penitential prayers) reflecting the themes of the day.
Seudah ShlishitMikvehAmidahJewish services

Question 10: Prior to Bar Kokhba's revolt, Roman military leader Apostomus burned a ________ scroll;
JudaismBibleTorahKabbalah







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