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. Which of these figures was NOT a religious Zionist?

Chaim Weizmann Yehudah Alkalai Zvi Hirsch Kalischer Abraham Isaac Kook

Qustion 2. Early Zionists considered whch of these countries as possible sites for the Jewish homeland?

Uganda and Argentina Uganda and Kenya Argentina and Chile Syria and Lebanon

Qustion 3. True or false: Arab-Israelis are obligated to fight in the Israeli army.

True False

Qustion 4. 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 5. In dealing with Israel's Arab neighbors, who advocated for the establishment of an "Iron Wall"?

Ze'ev Jabotinsky Martin Buber Abraham Isaac Kook David Ben Gurion

Qustion 6. What world leader famously said the words "Shalom, Chaver" at Yitzhak Rabin's funeral?

Bill Clinton Hillary Clinton Yasser Arafat Jimmy Carter

Qustion 7. Ahad Haam was the founder of which kind of Zionism?

Secular zionism Religious zionism Cultural zionism Post-zionism

Qustion 8. Where did David Ben-Gurion move upon his retirement?

Tel Aviv Eilat New York Kibbutz Sde Boker

Qustion 9. True or false: A.D. Gordon was a socialist.

True False

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

Egypt Syria Jordan Lebanon
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