Jewish Film Quiz

Jews have always played a key role in the American movie industry, and in recent years, Israeli films have achieved a new level of international acclaim. Jewish themes have also shown up frequently in Hollywood productions. How much do you know about Jewish films, actors, directors, and stories?

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Qustion 1. Which fictional cartoon character’s father is Rabbi Krustofski?

Krusty the Clown Peter Griffin Elmer Fudd Homer Simpson

Qustion 2. What is the name of Mel Brooks' 1968 film, which later became a popular Broadway musical?

Spaceballs History of the World, Part I Robin Hood: Men in Tights The Producers Blazing Saddles

Qustion 3. Der Dibuk, the infamous Yiddish film, was produced in which country?

Poland USA Canada Australia

Qustion 4. Woody Allen's birth name was:

Allen Stewart Konigsberg Jon Leibowitz Melvin Kaminsky Richard Lewis Robert Allen Zimmerman

Qustion 5. During which decade do scholars generally agree that the unofficial boundary to mainstream American cinema was dropped for Jews?

1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s

Qustion 6. Adam Sandler plays a Mossad agent who wants to become a hairdresser in:

Billy Madison Happy Gilmore You Don't Mess with the Zohan Waterboy Eight Crazy Nights

Qustion 7. The 1981 film The Chosen was adapted from a book by which Jewish author?

Phillip Roth Chaim Potok Sholom Aleichem Saul Bellow

Qustion 8. The first movie filmed in Israel (1896) was

Exodus Train Station in Jerusalem Oded the Wanderer Gentleman's Agreement

Qustion 9. Which Israeli filmmaker made both Yossi & Jagger and Walk on Water?

Joseph Cedar Woody Allen Uri Barabash Eytan Fox Judd Ne'eman

Qustion 10. Borat, the film based upon Sacha Baron Cohen sketches, brings to light....

Anti-Semitism in the United States Cultural stereotyping The closed-mindedness of a certain type of American life Misogyny All of the above
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