Here is a fun quiz to do, all about the story of Esther! Unless you
already know the Purim story really well, then it might be a good idea to
read the story first in the Bible, or you can read our version
of the story here! Another fun thing you
could do is to take the quiz now, go and read the Purim story and then
come back and see how much you have learned!
At the bottom of this page of quiz questions you will find a link to the
answers page. Why don't you write down your answers to the questions
and then you can easily compare them with the answers on the next page
and see how well you did!
Enjoy doing the quiz!!
Who commanded that Purim was to be celebrated by Jews every year?
What is the Jewish date for Purim?
13th of Adar
14th of Adar
15th of Adar
What did Mordecai do that made King Xerxes want to honour him?
Make known a plot to kill the King
Invite him to a banquet
Kill many of the King's enemies in battle
What is King Xerxes full name in Aramaic?
What did Mordecai refuse to do that made Haman angry?
He refused to throw a banquet for Haman
He refused to bow down to Haman
He refused to tell the King how wonderful he thought Haman was
What was the name of the woman Xerxes divorced at the beginning of
the story of Esther?
How many provinces did King Xerxes' empire include?
How many banquets did Queen Esther give for King Xerxes and Haman?
How many sons did Haman have?
What did Haman tell the people when he led Mordecai round Susa?
"This is what happens to those the King likes!"
"This is what happens to those the King wants to please!"
"This is what happens to those the King wants to honour!"
How many chapters are there in the Book of Esther?
What was Queen Esther's Jewish name?
What did Mordecai do when he heard about Haman's plan to kill all the
Put on sackcloth and ashes
Found Haman and had a fight with him
Went immediately to complain to the King
What was the name of Haman's wife?
For how long did Queen Esther have beauty treatments before meeting
How was Haman going to get rid of Mordecai?
Exile him to a far-away land
Sell him as a slave
For how long did Queen Esther and her maids fast before Queen Esther
went and invited the King to a banquet?
What were the names of the two men who wanted to kill King Xerxes?
Bigdan and Teresh
Bigthan and Teresh
Bigthan and Zeresh
Who did King Xerxes appoint as Prime Minister at the end of the story
Haman's eldest son
How many times is G-d's name mentioned in the Book of Esther?