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Quiz Updated Dec 12, 2017

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A miracle occurred, and it lasted for this many days, which is how long Hanukkah lasts8
78.6%
This top-like toy is traditionally played on HanukkahDreidel
71.9%
There was enough of the substance to last for this many days1
68.2%
The ritual required this substance, which is considered best for use in the modern Hanukkah ritualOlive oil
64.5%
Victories against the empire allowed the Jewish army to enter the Holy Temple in this cityJerusalem
63.3%
In the modern Hanukkah ritual, many use these in place of the above substanceCandles
57.7%
In the temple, this object had this many branches7
56.2%
These fried treats are customarily served on HanukkahPotato Latkes (Pancakes) or Sufganiyot (Donuts)
53.4%
Upon entering the temple, they sought to perform a ritual on this temple objectMenorah (Candelabrum)
45.8%
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Israel was ruled by this empire prior to the events celebrated on HanukkahSeleucid Empire (Syrian-Greek)
43.9%
His sons were known collectively by this nameMaccabees
42.1%
After his death, this son led the revoltJudah Maccabee
30.2%
Passages from this Biblical book are read in the synagogue every day of HanukkahNumbers (specifically, 7:1-8:4)
23%
This emperor began to restrict Jewish religious practiceAntiochus IV Epiphanes
19.5%
The word Hanukkah means this, which is what the Jewish army did to the Holy Temple at that timeDedication or Inauguration
17.5%
They entered the Holy Temple on this day of the Jewish calendar, on which Hanukkah begins25 Kislev
15.3%
This priest began to organize resistance against the empireMattisyahu (Mattathias)
14.8%
Years after that miracle, the Jewish army won complete independence from the empire and founded this dynastyHasmonean
9.6%

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