Israeli History Quiz


Since its birth in 1948, Israel has had a busy history, dotted with wars and peace treaties. How much do you know about the history of Zionism and the Jewish state?

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Qustion 1. In 1973, Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on what Jewish holiday?

Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Sukkot Hanukkah

Qustion 2. How long was Israel's war in 1967?

Just under a month Just under a week On and off for a couple months Three days

Qustion 3. Who was Eli Cohen?

The military general who liberated the Western Wall in 1967 A spy for Israel The Mossad agent who captured Adolf Eichmann Yitzhak Rabin's second-in-command

Qustion 4. The first Intifada began in what year?

1967 1973 1987 2000

Qustion 5. During the mass immigration of Russian Jews to Israel in the 1990s, what percentage of immigrant families were headed by single parents?

15% 20% 30% 50%

Qustion 6. When did Israeli academics begin to write new historical narratives that contradict traditional Zionist views?

In 1973, after Israel's demoralizing defeat in the Yom Kippur War Immediately after 1967, when the Palestinian problem became prominent and unavoidable In the 1980s, after analyzing recently declassified documents from the early years of the state In 1995, out of despair after Rabin's assassination

Qustion 7. Prior to the Disengagement from Gaza, what percentage of the population there was Jewish?

0.06% 5% 10% 15%

Qustion 8. In the Bible, God first promises the Land of Israel to whose descendants?

Adam Abraham Moses Joshua

Qustion 9. The high-tech industry was so expansive in Israel in the 1990s, that some referred to it as what?

Histadrut Silicon Wadi The kibbutz movement The Labor Party

Qustion 10. What country did Israel, France, and Britain invade in October 1956?

Egypt Syria Jordan Lebanon
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