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. 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 2. What year were Jews expelled from Spain?
Question 3. Which of these kingdoms invaded the Land of Israel first?
Question 4. True or false: The Middle Ages was, by and large, a time of tense relations between faiths.
Question 5. The Spanish Inquisition was aimed at which group?
Question 6. In the fifth century, where in Arabia were most Jews concentrated?
Both a & b
Question 7. The Tannaim were teachers in what era?
The time of the First Temple
The First and Second Centuries
The Middle Ages
The Ninth Century