Ancient and Medieval History Quiz


The history of ancient and medieval Jewish communities reveals the origins of Judaism as we know it. How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?

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Qustion 1. Hai Gaon was the head of what educational institution?

College of Grenada College of Madrid College of Toledo College of Pumbedita

Qustion 2. Which of these kingdoms invaded the Land of Israel first?

Rome Persia Assyria Babylonia

Qustion 3. The Tannaim were teachers in what era?

The time of the First Temple The First and Second Centuries The Middle Ages The Ninth Century

Qustion 4. What number commandment (chronologically) is: "I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage"?

1 2 3 4

Qustion 5. In what town was King David born in?

Jerusalem Eilat Bethlehem Jericho

Qustion 6. When did it become popular for Ashkenazic Jews to wear hats?

10th century 12th century 14th century 16th century

Qustion 7. True or False: Synagogues have been present in the land of Israel since the time of Abraham.

True False

Qustion 8. Khosrow II Parviz, who took over Jerusalem in 614 CE, was part of what empire?

Greek Roman Persian British

Qustion 9. The Second Temple was built while Jerusalem was being ruled by what empire?

Babylonians Greeks Romans Persian

Qustion 10. In 538 BCE, what did Cyrus the Great decree?

That the Temple in Jerusalem should be rebuilt That all Jews should return to Egypt That all Jews in Babylon should be killed That Jews can build a new Temple in Babylon
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