Ancient and Medieval History QuizThe history of ancient and medieval Jewish communities reveals the origins of Judaism as we know it. How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?
Question 1. When did it become popular for Ashkenazic Jews to wear hats?
Question 2. What year were Jews expelled from Spain?
Question 3. True or false: Archaeological evidence supports the biblical account in the Book of Joshua.
Question 4. After the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCE, who was appointed leader of the remaining Jews in the Land of Israel?
Question 5. What number commandment (chronologically) is: "I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage"?
Question 6. What was the purpose of the Crusades?
To bring an end to anti-Jewish violence in Europe
To merge the centers of Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jewry
To recapture the Holy Land for Christianity
To expose crypto-Jews who were practicing Judaism in secret
Question 7. What great leader conquered Palestine in 332 BCE?
Alexander the Great