Trivia questions on Megillas Esther to use at your Purim party! Divide into teams and see which team can get the most answers right.
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- How many provinces did Achashveirosh rule over?
- How many silver talents (כִּכַּר כֶּסֶף) did Haman say he would give Achashveirosh if he would wipe out the Jewish people?
- How many amos high was the gallows that Haman made to hang Mordechai?
- How many men did the Jews kill in Shushan on 13 Adar?
- How many men did the Jews kill in Shushan on 14 Adar?
- How many men did the Jews in the rest of the cities kill?
- Who was Heigeih?
- Who was Mordechai’s grandfather?
- Who were כַּרְשְׁנָא שֵׁתָר אַדְמָתָא תַרְשִׁישׁ מֶרֶס מַרְסְנָא מְמוּכָן ?
- What was Hamans wife’s name?
- Who was Shaashgaz?
- Who was the messenger who passed messages between Esther and Mordechai?
- What was Esther’s other name?
WHICH OF THESE DOES NOT BELONG?
- פַּרְשַׁנְדָּתָא דַּלְפוֹן אַסְפָּתָא פּוֹרָתָא אֲדַלְיָא אַדְמָתָא אֲרִידָתָא פַּרְמַשְׁתָּא אֲרִיסַי אֲרִידַי וַיְזָתָא
- להשמיד לאבד להשחית להרג
- לֹא עַל הַמֶּלֶךְ לְבַדּוֹ עָוְתָה וַשְׁתִּי הַמַּלְכָּה כִּי עַל כָּל הַָרִים וְעַל כָּל הָעַמִּים אֲשֶׁר בְּכָל מְדִינוֹת הַמֶּלֶךְ אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹש
- ?מִי בֶחָצֵר
- Why does the Megillah tell us כִּי אֵין לָבוֹא אֶל שַׁעַר הַמֶּלֶךְ בִּלְבוּשׁ שָׂק ?
- What was the cause of וַחֲמַת הַמֶּלֶךְ שָׁכָכָה ?
- About what event is it said: וְנַהֲפוֹךְ הוּא ?
- In what year of Achashveirosh’s reign did he make a party?
- On what day of Achashveirosh’s party did he order for Vashti to come? (i.e. the 1st day, 2nd day, etc.)
- In what month did Haman cast lots?
- On what date (month / day) were the king’s scribes summoned to write Haman’s decree to destroy the Jews?
- In what month was Esther taken to Achashveirsoh for the first time?
- On what date (month / day) did Achshveirosh’s scribes write that Jews can assemble and protect themselves on 13 Adar?
- How long was Achashveirosh’s party for the people of Shushan?
- How long was each woman prepared with makeup etc. before appearing before Achashveirosh?
- How long was Achashveirosh’s party for all of Paras and Madai?
- Esther told Mordechai that she was afraid to come to Achashveirosh uninvited, because she had not been summed to the king for the past _____ (how long)?
- For how long did Esther tell Mordechai to tell the Jews of Shushan to fast?
ABOUT WHOM IS IT SAID:
- וַיִּזְעַק זְעָקָה גְדוֹלָה וּמָרָה
- חֲפוּי רֹאש
- לֹא תוּכַל לוֹ כִּי נָפוֹל תִּפּוֹל לְפָנָיו
- וְכָל זֶה אֵינֶנּוּ שֹׁוֶה לִי
- מִי הוּא זֶה וְאֵי זֶה הוּא
- תְּלֻהו עָלָיו