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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. Where is the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music located?
 Tel Aviv
 Jerusalem
 Safed
 Eilat

 

Question 3. What was one of the first-ever motion pictures, filmed in Ottoman Palestine?
 Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer
 Exodus
 Train Station in Jerusalem
 Oded the Wanderer

 

Question 4. Which movie is based on a short story by A.B. Yehoshua?
 Three Days and a Child
 Fiddler on the Roof
 Beyond the Walls
 Sallah Shabbati

 

Question 5. What is the main ingredient in hummus?
 Tahina
 Garlic
 Chickpeas
 Chicken

 

Question 6. Yaacov Agam is best known for what?
 Optic art
 Dot paintings
 Sculptures
 Watercolors

 

Question 7. How many teams does each Israeli soccer league have?
 10
 12
 20
 24