How Much Do You Know About Amish?

Though the Amish may be very secretive, there's still a lot to know about this amazing culture! How much do you know about the Amish? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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During which period in history did the Amish have their start?
The 1600s
The 1700s
The 1400s
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True or false: Baptism in the Amish faith happens most often between 18-22 years old.
True
False
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True or false: The Amish do not believe themselves to be pacifists and are often quite violent.
True
False
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Why do Amish children play with faceless dolls?
They can't afford to make the faces
It deters pride and vanity
It is much simpler this way
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What is it called when an Amish youth is allowed to go out and do things normally forbidden by the Amish community?
Rumspringa
Spring break
Free study
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True or false: The Amish first immigrated to North America in the early 1700’s, primarily settling down in Pennsylvania.
True
False
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True or false: The Amish do not play any musical instruments, claiming they are a method of self-expression which would encourage pride and feelings of superiority.
True
False
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True or false: In public, an Amish woman is not forced to follow her husband's lead.
True
False
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What is it called when the Amish exclude members of their family?
Shunning
Disconnection
Reverting
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Amish communities are widely known for the festive time known as ____________.
Buggy painting
Barn raising
Corn picking
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True or false; An Amish man begins growing his beard (though not his mustache – they’re not allowed) immediately after his wedding.
True
False
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True or false: Though the Amish place the Word of God above governmental rule, they support the separation of church and state.
True
False
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're a bit Amish averse! While you may know the basics when it comes to the Amish, it's clear that you're not exactly an expert on this culture just yet. Don't worry, you'll get to know the Amish in no time!

C+, Amish Averse

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true Amish ace! It's obvious that you're a bit fascinated by the Amish culture and way of life. While you're not an expert just yet, you're well on your way!

B+, Amish Ace

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a true Amish guru! It's clear that you have a soft spot for Amish culture and the Amish way of life. Not only have you always been fascinated in learning about other cultures, but your fascination with lifestyles different from yours is admirable!

A+, Amish Guru

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1
During which period in history did the Amish have their start?
The 1600s
The 1700s
The 1400s
2
True or false: Baptism in the Amish faith happens most often between 18-22 years old.
True
False
3
True or false: The Amish do not believe themselves to be pacifists and are often quite violent.
True
False
4
Why do Amish children play with faceless dolls?
They can't afford to make the faces
It deters pride and vanity
It is much simpler this way
5
What is it called when an Amish youth is allowed to go out and do things normally forbidden by the Amish community?
Rumspringa
Spring break
Free study
6
True or false: The Amish first immigrated to North America in the early 1700’s, primarily settling down in Pennsylvania.
True
False
7
True or false: The Amish do not play any musical instruments, claiming they are a method of self-expression which would encourage pride and feelings of superiority.
True
False
8
True or false: In public, an Amish woman is not forced to follow her husband's lead.
True
False
9
What is it called when the Amish exclude members of their family?
Shunning
Disconnection
Reverting
10
Amish communities are widely known for the festive time known as ____________.
Buggy painting
Barn raising
Corn picking
11
True or false; An Amish man begins growing his beard (though not his mustache – they’re not allowed) immediately after his wedding.
True
False
12
True or false: Though the Amish place the Word of God above governmental rule, they support the separation of church and state.
True
False