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

Egypt Syria Jordan Lebanon

Qustion 3. What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?

Bill Clinton Hillary Clinton Yasser Arafat Jimmy Carter

Qustion 4. What was the name of the space shuttle Ilan Ramon tragically died on?

Endeavor Discovery Apollo Columbia

Qustion 5. Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?

Tel Aviv Eilat New York Kibbutz Sde Boker

Qustion 6. True or false: Nahmanides believed that the only way to achieve a perfect Jewish life was to move to Israel.

True False

Qustion 7. What year was the Six-Day War?

1948 1956 1967 1973

Qustion 8. Prior to the Disengagement from Gaza, what percentage of the population there was Jewish?

0.06% 5% 10% 15%

Qustion 9. Which of these figures was NOT a religious Zionist?

Chaim Weizmann Yehudah Alkalai Zvi Hirsch Kalischer Abraham Isaac Kook

Qustion 10. True or false: The majority of rabbis, Orthodox and Reform, were supportive of Theodore Herzl's Zionist vision.

True False
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