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Israeli Culture Quiz

Israel is regarded as one of the most culturally vibrant places in the world, with experimental theater, visual art, an unparalleled writing scene, and more. How much do you know about Israeli culture?

Question 1. What kind of song is "Erev Shel Shoshanim" (Evening of Lilies)?
 A reggae song
 A love song
 A hip-hop song
 A piyyut (liturgical poem)


Question 2. What is the main ingredient in hummus?


Question 3. Which of these is a film based on Israeli history, directed by Amos Gitai?
 39 Pounds of Love
 A & B
 A & C


Question 4. Yaacov Agam is best known for what?
 Optic art
 Dot paintings


Question 5. Which is NOT a popular Middle Eastern food?
 Baba Ghanouj


Question 6. Chava Alberstein sings in which three languages?
 English, French, and Hebrew
 Yiddish, Hebrew, and English
 Polish, Hebrew, and Yiddish
 Russian, Hebrew, and Yiddish


Question 7. In what year did Hebrew became one of the official languages of Palestine under the British Mandate?