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Megillah Questions

...for the Younger and 'Older' Ones
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Megillah Questions
for the younger ones

  1. How many countries did Achashverosh rule over?
  2. How many days did the first feast last?
  3. What are the names of Achashverosh's two servants who tried to kill him?
  4. How did Haman choose the date that he did for killing the Jews?
  5. How many people did Esther invite to her parties?
  6. Where did Mordechai live after Haman was hung by Achashverosh?

Answers
  1. How many countries did Achashverosh rule over?
    127 (1:1)

  2. How many days did the first feast last?
    180 (1:4)

  3. What are the names of Achashverosh's two servants who tried to kill him?
    Bigtan and Teresh (2:21)

  4. How did Haman choose the date that he did for killing the Jews?
    With a lottery (3:7)

  5. How many people did Esther invite to her parties?
    Two: Achashverosh and Haman (5:4 & 5:8)

  6. Where did Mordechai live after Haman was hung by Achashverosh?
    In Haman's House (8:2)

Megillah Questions
for the 'older' ones

(A Working Knowledge of Hebrew and a Copy of Megillat Esther Required!)

  1. How many beds did Achashverosh have?
  2. How many mothers did Vashti have?
  3. What position did Mordechai play in the Shushan Soccer Team?
  4. What job did Haman have in the Sushan Dairy Company?
  5. How old was Achashverosh when Haman came to power?
  6. What did Haman think was strange about Esther's face?

Answers
  1. How many beds did Achashverosh have?
    6! (1:6)

  2. How many mothers did Vashti have?
    Two! (1:9)

  3. What position did Mordechai play in the Shushan Soccer Team?
    Goal Keeper! (2:21)

  4. What job did Haman have in the Sushan Dairy Company?
    He made butter! (3:5)

  5. How old was Achashverosh when Haman came to power?
    12! (3:7)

  6. What did Haman think was strange about Esther's face?
    She had no nose! (5:12)

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