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. In the fifth century, where in Arabia were most Jews concentrated?
Both a & b
Question 2. What were the two cultural sub-communities of Jews that emerged in the Middle Ages?
Ashkenazic and Sephardic
Spiritual and physical
Self-governing and politically-dependent
Orthodox and Reform
Question 3. What did inquisitors do to Isaac de Castro when he refused to convert to Christianity?
They expelled him to Australia
They burned him alive
They beheaded him
They appointed him king
Question 4. Who succeeded Solomon as King of Judah?
Question 5. Hai Gaon was the head of what educational institution?
College of Grenada
College of Madrid
College of Toledo
College of Pumbedita
Question 6. Rabbi Shlomo Yitzhak is better known as whom?
Baal Shem Tov
Question 7. The Spanish Inquisition was aimed at which group?