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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. When did Naomi Shemer compose the song "Yerushalayim Shel Zahav"?
 After Israel became independent
 During the British Mandate period
 Just before the Six-Day War
 After the first Intifada

 

Question 2. How many teams does each Israeli soccer league have?
 10
 12
 20
 24

 

Question 3. What are the names of the hip-hop artist Subliminal's first two albums?
 "The Light and the Shadow" and "The Light From Zion"
 "The Sun and the Moon" and "The Star of David"
 "Day and Night" and "Follow the Light"
 "The Numbers Song" and "Kobi Shimoni"

 

Question 4. What is the main ingredient in hummus?
 Tahina
 Garlic
 Chickpeas
 Chicken

 

Question 5. Which writer published his first volume of poetry in 1901 and came to be recognized as the preeminent voice in Hebrew poetry?
 Yehudah Amichai
 Chaim Nachman Bialik
 Aharon Appelfeld
 A. B. Yehoshua

 

Question 6. Which of these is a film based on Israeli history, directed by Amos Gitai?
 Kippur
 39 Pounds of Love
 Kedma
 A & B
 A & C

 

Question 7. In Israeli soccer, the country’s best teams (first tier) play in the Premier League. What is the Premier League called in Hebrew?
 Liga Artzit
 Kadur Sal
 Ligat Ha'al
 Liga Leumit