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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. In what year did Hebrew became one of the official languages of Palestine under the British Mandate?
 1914
 1932
 1922
 1941

 

Question 2. 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 3. Where is the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music located?
 Tel Aviv
 Jerusalem
 Safed
 Eilat

 

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. Who wrote The Work of Revival in the Lands of the Diaspora?
 Theodor Herzl
 A.D. Gordon
 Mordecai Kaplan
 Martin Buber

 

Question 6. 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 7. 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