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

True False

Qustion 2. When did it become popular for Ashkenazic Jews to wear hats?

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

Qustion 3. According to the Bible, who was Isaac's father?

Abraham Jacob Adam Joseph

Qustion 4. Who were the Karaites?

A medieval Jewish sect An alternative to rabbinic Judaism Biblical fundamentalists All of these

Qustion 5. What great leader conquered Palestine in 332 BCE?

Caesar Alexander the Great Constantine Nebuchadnezzar

Qustion 6. True or false: Archaeological evidence supports the biblical account in the Book of Joshua.

True False

Qustion 7. What holiday commemorates the success of the Maccabean Revolt?

Hanukkah Tu Bishvat Purim Tisha B'Av

Qustion 8. Who did the Maccabees revolt against?

The Babylonians The Greeks The Romans The Christians

Qustion 9. The Spanish Inquisition was aimed at which group?

All Heretics Jews Protestants Atheists

Qustion 10. 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"?

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