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. Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?

Tel Aviv Eilat New York Kibbutz Sde Boker

Qustion 2. How many members are there in Israel's Knesset (parliament)?

60 90 120 150

Qustion 3. True or false: Nahmanides believed that the only way to achieve a perfect Jewish life was to move to Israel.

True False

Qustion 4. Who was the first American Consul to Jerusalem?

Edward Joy Morris Warder Cresson John C. Calhoun Abraham J. Karp

Qustion 5. What was Rashi's rationale for the Land of Israel belonging to the Jews?

The Israelites captured it fair and square Abraham is the father of all Western religions, and he gave the land to the Jews The Jews have nowhere else to go God owns the entire world and He gave Israel to the Jews

Qustion 6. In the Bible, God first promises the Land of Israel to whose descendants?

Adam Abraham Moses Joshua

Qustion 7. The Israeli Defense Force ran a covert operation in Entebbe, Uganda to rescue the passengers from what plane?

El Al 928 British Airways 27 American Airlines 999 Air France 139

Qustion 8. Which political party controlled the Knesset for a decade after the Six-Day War?

Kadima Mapai Labor Likud

Qustion 9. After Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, who succeeded him as Prime Minister?

Benjamin Netanyahu Ehud Barak Shimon Peres Ehud Olmert

Qustion 10. What is Galei Tzahal?

A popular children's television show An army post in Gaza Israeli Army Radio An Israeli basketball team
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